Hockey Mask 4
Mikesjournal © January 2006
Battered and bruised
This face, this mask
I use to fend
against the blows.
Hit me again
and again and again.
Is that the best you can do?
Link to the index of the Poetry Blog:
Illios: Illustrated Poetry of Love and Other Afflictions
To be notified of new poems as soon as they are written
Send an e-mail to
We will put you on the list
We also Publish Mikesjournal Magazine
Available for a limited time.
Mikesjournal No. 7 - The Dominican Republic (Shipping now!)
Faces of the Dominican
54 pages, poetry art and a short story
Photos in the Dominican Republic by Eric and Mike
Art Direction and design Elliott
Click on the little girl with the red dress for a sample
The initial print run is limited to 250 numbered autographed copies
Free - first come first served
Send e-mail with mailing address to get on mailing list
All photos published in Mikesjournal are subject to copyright laws
Free usage available for educational and non-commercial purposes.
Contact Mike at the e-mail above.
Visit our Greatest Hits Home Page 1000 Faces Project
Mikesjournal magazine is protected by copyright and publishes from time to time
Sorry about Death Valley #6
All the free copies are gone
Reprints available $10 or equivalent
Proceeds to fund this blog and allow
Free distribution of the images
for educational and non profit uses
Click here to visit the store