Category: writing

  • Relatable & Introspective

    Relatable & Introspective

    The Indie Asylum weighs in with their take on my new album. Thanks for the great review! Mike Power is an American singer / songwriter and musical storyteller as he combines melodic, haunting lyrics with simple musical arrangements. He wants to draw people into his own artistic world by using relatable lyrics to create introspective…

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  • Interview


    Here’s an interview I did with Dizzy Storms about my new album, and music in general. You can find out more about Dizzy on her blog at DJ Interviews: Mike Power  How’d you get started in music? I recently found an old diary from when I was 15 and read about how I first…

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  • Observations & Assumptions

    Observations & Assumptions

    Within seconds of meeting a new person, and minutes of talking with them, we make dozens of observations and assumptions – some correct and some not – about who and what they are. These observations and assumptions can tell us as much about ourselves as it can about the people we are meeting. Our impressions…

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  • Tofurkey Day 2022

    Tofurkey Day 2022

    The year was 1977. The Clash, The Talking Heads, The Sex Pistols, and Elvis Costello all released their debut albums while The Ramones released their second and third albums, but I wasn’t listening to any of them. I was still obsessed with Stevie Wonder’s Songs in the Key of Life released the year before and…

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  • Leisure


    What is this life, if, full of care, We have no time to stand and stare. No time to stand beneath the boughs And stare as long as sheep or cows. No time to see, when woods we pass, Where squirrels hide their nuts in grass. No time to see, in broad daylight, Streams full…

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