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Michael O'Rourke

Michael O'Rourke was born in New York City, the tenth child in a family of thirteen. His life's long journey has placed him in many different positions: janitor, deputy sheriff, bodyguard, attorney, teacher and now poet. It's not the book that makes the poet, however, it's the spirit and depth of writer. Michael is a writer and teacher, married with three children. He's also an attorney in Palm Beach, Florida, but his poem "About Me" looks at the role of attorney with skepticism and humor. This...See more