Subscribe To Our
Poetrybay Blog on Facebook

Winter 2018/19

M.L. Liebler


     “We're going to change the world.” Viola Liuzzo

I come from a place
Where unspoken heroes 
Are born to make a difference
And are never heard from again.

M. L. LIEBLER is a poet, professor and literary arts organizer in Detroit. He has authored many books, and received the 2018 PEN / Oakland Josephine Miles Award for his book Heaven Was Detroit; Essays on Detroit Music from Jazz to Hip Hop. His new book RESPECT: Poets Response to Detroit Music, is due in 2019 from The Michigan State University Press.



Poetrybay seeks fine poetry, reviews, commentary and essays without restriction in form or content, and reserves first electronic copyright to all work published. All rights to published work revert to the author following publication. All Email submissions should be in body of email text.

To submit poems write to:

PO Box 114 
Northport NY 11768
or email us at

send comments to

first electronic copyright 2004
©2018 poetrybay. 
all rights revert to authors

website comments to