The lords above

by Michael Nikoletseas

He lifted his sward
in the shape of the tent
liquid light weighing
pressing forward
the danse below
numbed the sinews
the gates of tranquility
the dance below
he lifted his sward again
the lords above knew
but not of the dance below

Far Pitched Tents: Poems of War (2011)

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Biography:, Nikoletseas Michael M. Professor of Medicine, philosopher, classicist. Born in Androussa, Messinia, Greece in 1943. After graduating from high school in Greece, he came to America where he studied Psychology (B.A. with Honors, 1969-1973), Psychobiology (Rutgers University, M.S., PhD, 1973-1978), postdoctoral studies at the Medical College of Pennsylvania and University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. He taught at the School of Medicine of the University of Wisconsin in Madison, WI, and UPR. Visiting professor at the University of Texas at Houston School of Medicine., Parents: Johannes Peter Müller (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin) ->, Hermann von Helmholtz (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin) -> Wilhelm Max Wundt (Universität Leipzig) -> Edward B. Titchener (Cornell University) -> John Paul Nafe-> Clarence Graham (Columbia University) -> William S. Verplank, Jr. (Indiana University Bloomington)-> George H. Collier (Rutgers University) -> Michael M. Nikoletseas

Last updated June 15, 2015