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Our Poet, Mr Michael Jordan

Many a tribute is written Only the writer knows why The reason I'm writing this He could have been goodbye This Bakersfield boy Smith Corner he graced To lose his mother at 4 A young soul misplaced Loving Grandparents Filled an empty void For the loss of a parent Internal destroy High School reached Hooked on drugs Degenerating body Societies bug He ended up here And also there To the age of 41 In hazed stare An Angel was released To look after her son As he rose from his prayer His new life begun Then came the day A son was reborn In a town called Willows The end of his storm Another two Angels appeared Michaela and Antoinette His future path laid All three, truly set Mr Michael Jordan I think your grand You help your past Now that's a stand A leader, a gent Poet and dude To shake your hand I wish i could My tribute to a wonderful person whose life story always moved me.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2009

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Date: 8/28/2009 4:02:00 PM
Wonderful piece to a friend who has overcome the odds!! Lovely tribute to Michael from another gifted poet!! ~ :) love, Carrie
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Date: 8/18/2009 12:18:00 PM
(Me too!, Michael.) James, This is a wonderful tribute to someone that many of us love, cheer for, and hold dear. We respect him because he learned to love God and respect others. God has blessed many through his poetry...and yours. Lovingly, Dane
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Date: 8/17/2009 5:04:00 AM
Good morning James. Thank you for sharing your tribute with us today. I truly enjoyed reading it. Love, Carol
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Date: 8/16/2009 4:50:00 PM
A revealing introspective into a true gentle-man I know MJ's story better from thses few lines Good job charlie
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Date: 8/16/2009 2:47:00 PM
I said this today once before, on another poem, but when you can bring tears to the eyes of the reader. You're smoking, James you must be telling the truth about our own Michael. Sincerely Moses
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Date: 8/16/2009 11:03:00 AM
Nicely written about one with struggles. Keep writing. Sara
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Date: 8/16/2009 10:50:00 AM
This was such a beautiful tribute to an amazing person who has touched my life and many others. Thanks so much for your comments on my poems, I truly appreciate it. Blessings, ~Michaela~
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Date: 8/16/2009 12:04:00 AM
MJ's story is quite moving and you have told it beautifully with grace and elegance. Outstanding write, Highlander! Love you, Carolyn
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Date: 8/15/2009 10:04:00 PM
James what can I say - I am a very blessed man to have survived my life and ended up with a beautiful family and friends like i have here on the Soup - The e-mail was very courteous of you and please accept the offer ok - I often wonder if I actually do touch others lives in a positive way and its wonderful to know that I have and I thank you - God Bless you James, MJ
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Date: 8/15/2009 5:59:00 PM
Wonderful tribute to a very cool love.
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