Michael Neal Morris

Biography

Michael Neal Morris is the author of Based on Imaginary Events, Release, Haiku, Etc., Music for Arguments, In Domestic News and other books. He has published a number of stories, poems, and essays both online and in print. He teaches Composition and Creative Writing at Eastfield College in Mesquite. He lives with his wife, children, and two snarky cats just outside the Dallas area.

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Books

Crows and Sunflowers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 650. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2023 . Categories: Poetry » American poetry » General
Here is a collection of 53 haiku written on walks and drives and meditative moments.
The Way of Weakness
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,320. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2021 . Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
This is a book of short meditations for a broken and weakened world.
Briefs
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,460. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2020 . Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Really, really short stories, custom made for your devices and starring people you probably know.
As a Crow Eats Seeds
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2019 . Categories: Poetry » American poetry » General, Poetry » Themes & motifs » General
This book is a collection of one stanza, sometimes experimental, poems covering several themes, such as decay, death, love, lust, and memory.
Haiku, Etc
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2018 . Categories: Poetry » American poetry » General
A modern approach to haiku and its related forms, without losing sight of a variety of traditions, Haiku, Etc. contains three sections: "before me the black road curves" (haiku, senryu, and tanka), "crossings: three renga," and "outline of distant trees" (pictureless eyeku).
Words With Dark Coffee
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 290. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2018 . Categories: Poetry » Themes & motifs » Places
A twist on the tradition of the ekphrasis, where a writer responds to another work of art, this collection of micropoems have been written about photographs he has taken.
Release
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,700. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2018 . Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Lester Baum is leaving prison, and wants to live a quiet, unobtrusive life. But after registering as a sex offender, peace is the one thing that is not going to happen.
Recital Notes, Volume 2: The Digital Sessions
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2018 . Categories: Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
This is the second collection in a series of poems inspired by and first drafted during recitals I have attended.
Music for Arguments
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,600. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2018 . Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Twenty short stories. These tales are about families in turmoil, men who wrestle with the expectations of others and what is expected of them, and hard to find grace.
In Domestic News
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,990. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2018 . Categories: Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
This volume contains poems published between 2009-2012 (some written much earlier in the author's career). Themes included are domestic life, suffering, and redemption.
Is It I, Rabbi?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,010. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2018 . Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Meditations
This is short book of meditations on scriptural passages and reflections on Christian life.
Naked
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014 . Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
121 micro-poems. Here are verses which started on twitter, and were pared-down where possible in hopes of saying more with less.
Recital Notes, Volume 1: The Paper Sessions
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014 . Categories: Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
This book contains untitled poems composed during recitals I attended between 2005 and 2012. Some are about the music I listened to. Some are about what came to mind as I listened to that music. For many readers, the thread connecting these pieces to music will be invisible. What I hope you find is a taste of the wonder I have experienced.
Wrestling Light
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,490. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012 . Categories: Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
We wrestle with many things during our lives: each other, ideas, desires, God. This is a book about such conflicts.

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