Michael Czarnecki

A Vital and Vibrant Life


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Talk and discussion centered on living a vital and vibrant life. Topics will include poetry, homesteading, homeschooling, creativity, natural world, travel, literature, and day-to-day dealing with life

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Review of the just completed poetic road trip to NE, WY, MT and SD.

Over the next four weeks I'll be out on the road giving readings in the Adirondacks and then out in the western states of NE, WY, MT and SD. I'll preview the upcoming road trip and share some past experiences of being on the road as a... more

Stories, Poems, Tips about Acadia National Park from 36 years of visiting and sometimes living there.
Michael Czarnecki

A Few Changes

  • by Michael Czarnecki
OK, I was going to stick with the Vital and Vibrant Life show for six months and then make a decision as to whether or not to continue. It's been over three months only but the listenership hasn't been building along like I had hoped. So,... more

Wildflowers. Poems, personal experiences, information about them.

The Beat Generation and how it has influenced my life and my writing.
Michael Czarnecki

June wrap-up and what's in store ahead.

  • by Michael Czarnecki
Another month of shows completed. I've committed myself to six months of trying out the show and then seeing if I want to continue. Will be closing in on three months soon but I don't want to even think about evaluating it yet. It would be... more

A show featuring summer poems. Gary Snyder, Robert Frost, Li Bai, Du Fu, Su Tung Po, Lew Welch and a few of my own.

Japanese poet Saigyo and American writer David Grayson

Nature notes and some road stories from my short trip to Massachusetts and some re-exlporing parts of US 20.