Category Archives: Michael Escoubas

Free verse by Michael Escoubas

Afternoon Tea by Michael Escoubas Momma set the table at the meadow’s edge where the emerald grass became a carpet for our feet. She placed a perppermint cloth on it. We donned our prettiest tea dresses: her sheer beige shift … Continue reading

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Free Verse by Michael Escoubas

Brian’s Poem By request I said, “Yes,” to a challenge that I work one special word into a poem.   I found it in my lexicon and liked the way it sloshed and rolled around and round   over and … Continue reading

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Check This New Book Out!

Little Book of Devotions: Poems that Connect Nature, God and Man More than a collection of poems . . . Poet Michael Escoubas’ fourth poetry collection offers deserving readers a welcome respite from the stress of Covid-19 and the turmoil … Continue reading

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Free Verse by Michael Escoubas

About your shoes . . . I owe you an apology for calling them land mines that could kill a person . . . I might trip over them scattered in the kitchen lurking inside doorways sitting sidewise on stairs … Continue reading

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Book Review: New Poetry Collection by Michael Escoubas

In Steve Henderson in Poetry and Paint, by Poet Michael Escoubas, we are offered an exceptional collection of ekphrastic poems complementing the art pieces of Henderson, a nationally-known painter. Escoubas’ poems are inspired by thirty-two of Henderson’s pieces, the latter … Continue reading

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Read This Great Review Posted Today!

http://highlandparkpoetry.org/reviewsthanks.html Many thanks to Michael Escoubas for reviewing my new book, and writing a terrific review at that!

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Free Verse by Michael Escoubas

Summer Haircuts There wasn’t much money for small things in the 1950s. Dad’s welding and repair business paid the bills, but that’s about all. Come the end of May along about Memorial Day, my brothers and I were long overdue. … Continue reading

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Ekphrastic Poem by Michael Escoubas

Woman with a Parasol After a creation by Claude Monet painted in 1875 She seems to blend in with the wind with the clouds with the sky and the swing and sway of grasses and flowers— the green underside of … Continue reading

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Free Verse by Michael Escoubas

Each Moment   In memory of Professor Robert Duncan   by Michael Escoubas     I sit with him while his wife visits the doctor. He looks at me blankly and says, Who are you?     I sit with … Continue reading

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