Described as a Zen Practitioner (how do you practice Zen?), Michael is also a Brown-Belt in Karate. Michael is beginning to enter the palliative care phase with his illness. His writings are inspiring, sad, happy, calming, and raw. He puts poems on a separate blog and I thought I would share one with you all (hope that's okay, Michael):
Voices from the subconscious
A poem? At a time like this?
Are you crazy?
Michael, thought you might enjoy this little cartoon: