Happy Galactic Solar Return Michael Joseph Jackson: August 29, 2011

Happy Birthday-Michael Jackson August 29th:

melbrake

In tribute to Michael Joseph Jackson:

Our Little Michael/Your Michael Jackson
Written by Mel Brake

Our little Michael
Begin his life in our homes
He danced in our living rooms
Like James Brown

He was raised in every small
Town in black America

He and his brothers were the
First black family band
Like the White Osmond’s
To make it big
In the record business with

Arithmetic and alphabet
Songs

Like
Sugar and pop
Syrupy breakfast cereal
The girls fell in love with him

Our little Michael
Was the heart of
Every little black girls
Dream comes true

And Even if
The boys would get
Jealous

But
He was our little Michael
Like a little brother

We watched as he grew up
On TV
And left our families
As all children must

Our little Michael
Moved from every little black town
To LA LA Land and embarked on a
Solo…

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About melbrake

Mel Brake is an awarding winning Philadelphia based poet/singer/song writer, whose poetry has appeared in several media outlets and journals, including Philadelphia Poets 2007, 2008 and 2009, Mad Poets Review, Fox Chase Review, and The Philadelphia Bulletin. In addition, Long Island Sounds: An Anthology of Poetry, Writing Outside The Lines (WOSTL) Anthology, Word Riot Magazine, The New Verse News, Word Salad Magazine and Poetry Ink 2010 has published his works. Recently, his band, the Mel Brake Family Band performed a benefit concert at Cross Road Café in Delaware County. He is the Founder and Executive Director of MPW, a non-profit organization, focusing on using the arts to reach children in the Tri-state area. In addition, his first chapbook, “Obama Poetry Project” is available at: MelBrakEpress.blogspot.com.
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