Author Archives: marcbeaudin

About marcbeaudin

Poems, plays, books, roads, trails.

Hundred Highways Tour #69 – #79: H-58, M-28, M-94, US-2, I-75, US-23, M-13, M-247, M-84, M-81 & M-46 to Theodore Roethke House

After a few days on the stormy shores of Lake Superior, we dropped down to one of my favorite bodies of water in the world: the northern reaches of Lake Michigan. In Vagabond Song, I describe it as, “crystalline, memory-cleansing, … Continue reading

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Hundred Highways Tour #67, 68: US-23 & I-75 to Bayliss Library

Being from the lower peninsula of Michigan, the U.P. feels like having a mystical, ghost-like sibling. Yes, we’re related, but something magical and unknown is going on up there. We trolls can visit, we can make jokes about Yoopers, but … Continue reading

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Hundred Highways Tour #61 – 66: I-75, M-33, M-72, M-32, M-68 & M-27 to Purple Tree Books

We flew into Bay City, Michigan—my hometown, though barely recognizably so. All the empty shells of downtown buildings have been given new life with condos and boutiques and gourmet this-and-that’s. The long abandoned shipworks—gigantic, hulking structures with thousands of broken … Continue reading

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