View Michael Mack’s profile on LinkedIn, the world's largest professional community. Jackson Mac Low was born in Chicago on September 12, 1922. R.I.P. Family,friends, ect. He was also a painter and multimedia performance artist, and often worked in collaboration with his wife, Anne Tardos. Michael Mack is Assistant Professor of English at The Catholic University of America. Michael Mack is my favorite poet. . Michael Mack Show Inspired Many in New Jersey. PRAISE FOR THE BOOK "Mack's probing, informed study looks afresh at the central assertion made by Philip Sidney in his Apology for Poetry, the most vital Elizabethan treatise in the subject. Mac Low… NAMI NJ sponsored the award winning show, Hearing Voices (Speaking in Tongues), by acclaimed performer Michael Mack in October 2011. Michael has 3 jobs listed on their profile. just by reading some of your poems michael mack youve mad me one of ur biggest fans Lorie. In his one-man show "Hearing Voices (Speaking in Tongues)," poet Michael Mack Michael, im totally speechless on this one. by Michael Mack: In that forgotten part of town Where wasted hopes and dreams abound, A wrinkled man with life near end, In hopes to have at least one friend, Fashioned bits of wood and things And made a dummy run by strings. whispering into their fists. Winner of the 2009 Writers Circle National Poetry Competition, Michael Mack's poem "Becoming Annie" was chosen by Patricia Fargnoli, Poet Laureate of New Hampshire, from over 400 submissions drawn from 23 states nationwide. I loved the suspense, Saturdays, waiting on pews. It touched me. I really like this poem. It showed how much I take for granted all the things I have. Featured in Best Catholic Writing 2007, Michael Mack's poem "Confession" is from his forthcoming work, Kingdom of Busted Furniture.. confession. i already used his "A small pain in my chest" for an English project last quarter, and now im using this poem for 2nd quarter. ‘A Small Pain in my Chest’ by Michael Mack is an eloquent piece of anti-war poetry that describes the ill effects of war with much pathos through a dying soldier and an emotionally wounded narrator who is left to witness the death. omg i love it its so cute. i mean that was brillant and touching. Tabitha. A poetry slam champion who worked through pieces of this play in competitions and on open-mike nights, he first performed it in its entirety in 1995 in Boston and has performed it perhaps 100 times since - at theaters and in clinical settings. The room darkens, and sad, frightening voices echo through the air. It is with some relief as well that I tell you Michael did not suffer long as the cancer he had took him very quickly. . Courtesy of Michael Mack. Michael Mack was five years old when his mother suffered her first psychotic break. . We have lost one of the best poets that Passions In Poetry had grace their pages of blue. Sympathy towards the dead and dying soldiers and their families is not the only thing that we feel. He was a poet and composer, and a writer of performance pieces, essays, plays, and radio works. Michael Mack (Balladeer) It is with the deepest sorrow I announce that Michael Mack passed away peacefully yesterday afternoon. This is a list of English-language poets, who have written much of their poetry in English. im 17 and i like to think of my self as a love/relationship poet but i have a long way to come. . with ancient hunch-backed women . I loved stepping inside the confessional, Michael Mack is a poet and performer who uses his art to give form to his feelings about having a mother with schizophrenia and in so doing educates his audiences about the devastating illness.