Imagine Jack Micheline, half pint riding the left hip pocket of his holy corduroys, walking sunset, one arm around the sky, the other around the Earth, as he rages against the Clowns who've denied The Poet's Blood, then get a firm grip on your soul, bust the cover of Outlaw Bible and let the century gush.
Wanda Coleman, author Bathwater Wine
This book is dedicated to Jack Micheline, greatest Outlaw Poet of all time, and to Outlaws everywhere, living or dead, who have stayed one step ahead of all laws, chasing after the lawless beauty of the imagination.
March 5, 1999
WELCOME TO THE WILD WEST of American Poetry.
I am a man who, sauntering along without fully stopping, turns a