mickeymichaelmiguel.com is a collection of musings freed from the recesses of book bags and piles of Post-It Notes usually saved and forgotten in Michael’s journals or lost at the edges of his desk, as well as other gems from the interwebs.
mickeymichaelmiguel.com is a collection of musings from goal-encrusted bohemian with #writeboyproblems Michael Counter—writer, poet and yoga teacher.
Enjoy essays and articles, behind-the-scenes blurbs, photos, and drafts of creative writing freed from the recesses of book bags and piles of Post-It Notes usually saved and forgotten in journals or lost at the edges of Michael's desk, as well as other gems from the interwebs.
Michael can be reached via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
"If we take the simplest words that occur constantly in speech and endeavor to analyze the meaning given to them, we shall see it at once that, at every moment of his life, every man puts into each word a special meaning which another man can never put into or suspect."
"Her testimony really undermined the levees that Mississippi had built against the whole country. Once she broke through that the gate was up. You needed someone who expressed Mississippi in their bones to be able to reach through.”
"He explained that that history goes back to the start of the art form. “Photography started before the end of slavery, when African Americans were not considered human beings,” he said. “This legacy of representation vis-à-vis the camera has been really critical to the civil rights of African-Americans.”"