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About Michael Wright
Michael attributes his passion for writing multicultural novels to his military service, which took him to five continents and introduced him to the good people of many nations, cultures, races, and religions. Captain Michael Wright, a retired Air Force officer, served as a meteorologist. He forecasted weather in areas ranging from the Amazon jungle in South America to the Space Shuttle program. Michael also taught National Security at Bowling Green State University in Ohio as an Assistant Professor. Fluent in Spanish, in addition to English, Michael has worked in many countries in Central and South America as well as Spain. He lived in the Republic of Panama for six years, where he met his wife, Dalys.
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Concise one-minute poems to read on your phone, where you can let them carry you away whenever you have a minute to spare. Many you'll want to read to your friends. And that's okay!
Don't underestimate the power of poetry to enhance your day with romance, inspiration, celebration, nostalgia, and some humor for spice.
All poems are Villanelles, a French verse form consisting of five three-line stanzas and a final four-line quatrain. (Screen size on your device may word-wrap some lines, and create stanzas that exceed the three or four line stanzas in the original poem.)
Written by the award-winning writer, Michael Wright,
All poems can be read in a minute or less, which is just right.
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Comments by other poets:
"From the word go, your poetry captivates." Jeanette GEM
"Please keep writing, you have a true talent and gift." Allie Sunshine
"Truly amazing work. Please write more!!!" Khloe
"Such a powerful writing, Michael." Rose Winter
Novels you'll also enjoy by Michael Wright.
Teresa's Tale – Teresa faces two bad options: One, endure poverty and gang violence in Honduras. Or two, ride the Mexican freight train, known as the beast, to find a better life in the United States. For Teresa, her best option is the beast.
Our Love's Rivalry with Religion – A devout Muslim woman falls in love with a devout Christian man, and their love must survive opposition from their families and their separate, unsympathetic religions.
A BALMY BREEZE FROM TWO SEAS – A Latin American woman falls in love with a U.S. Air Force Officer as the whirly winds of war between their two countries threaten to keep them apart.
La pandilla Mara Salvatrucha tortura y mata al padre y al novio de Teresa y amenaza a ella y a su hermano. Su madre, Susana, ahora viuda, elige la bestia como la mejor de sus malas opciones para Teresa y sus hermanos. Teresa viaja por Guatemala y México con su hermano adolescente, José, y su hermano de seis años, Pepe. Cuando José cae de la bestia a su muerte, Teresa abandona la bestia, y llega a ser víctima de la violación sexual.
Su destino cambia cuando un misionero cristiano en México la ayuda a superar la devastación y el trauma de la violación para restaurar su fe en Dios. Teresa llega a los Estados Unidos como inmigrante indocumentada y se enamora de Matthew, una estrella del fútbol. Pero justo cuando ve alguna esperanza de felicidad en su vida, la hermana de Matthew, Cynthia, traiciona a Teresa y la deportación los separa.
During the two years leading up to the U.S. invasion to remove Panamá dictator General Manuel Noriega from power, their love grows increasingly intense and more intimate. But the balmy breeze of their sweet love is destined to face the whirly winds of war between their two countries. War cruelly separates them. Will the strength of their love transcend the tempestuous tragedy of war and ultimately bring them back together to restore paradise lost?
The Mara Salvatrucha gang tortures and kills Teresa's father and boyfriend and threatens her and her brother. Her mother, Susana, now a widow, chooses the beast as the best of their bad options for Teresa and her brothers. Teresa travels through Guatemala and Mexico with her teenage brother, José, and her six-year-old brother, Pepe. When José falls from the beast to his death, Teresa abandons the beast, only to fall victim to a rapist.
Her fate changes when a Christian missionary in Mexico helps her overcome the devastation and trauma from the rape and restores her faith in God. Teresa makes it to the United States as an undocumented immigrant and falls in love with Matthew, a soccer star. But just when she sees some hope for happiness in her life, Matthew’s sister, Cynthia, betrays Teresa, and deportation tears them apart.