Merak Magazine

Michael Lee Johnson

Michael Lee Johnson

Michael Lee Johnson lived 10 years in Canada during the Vietnam era and is a dual citizen of the United States and Canada. Today he is a poet, freelance writer, amateur photographer, and small business owner in Itasca, DuPage County, Illinois.

Missing Feeding of the Birds

Keeping my daily journal diary short  these sweet bird sounds lost-  reviews January through March.  Joy a dig deep snow on top of my sorrows.  Skinny naked bones sparrows these doves  beneath my balcony window,  lie lifeless without tweet  no…

Old Men Walk Funny

Old men walk funny with shadows and time eating at their heels. Pediatric walkers, prostate exams, bend over, then most die. They grow poor, leave their grocery list at home, And forget their social security checks bank account numbers, Dwell…