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No Child Left with a Mind
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A Zebra Diguised as a Gentle Brown Horse
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Writing Two Pieces at Once
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Being Normal Is Not Normal
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Free to Write, Free to Go Unheard
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On the Outside Looking In
Another Brilliant Idea Down the Drain
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A Small World
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My Grandfather and Captain John
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Tormented by a Mosquito
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Somewhere it is Written
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Cutting Hair
A Bag of Buttons
Why Not a Horse?
Quietly Going Mad
Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow
The Great American Novel
Out of the Shadows
Sundays, Far from Home
High Street, Nov. 23, 1999
Who knows the dreams that lie here buried?

Also by William Michaelian

Winter Poems

ISBN: 978-0-9796599-0-4
52 pages. Paper.
Another Song I Know
ISBN: 978-0-9796599-1-1
80 pages. Paper.
Cosmopsis Books
San Francisco

Signed copies available

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