Mekael Shane is an American Mountaineer and Poet, who was born on October 17th 1970 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Thematically, Mekael's poetry often expresses his perspectives on topics that include politics, love, race-relations, the human condition, war and the journey of the spirit.

The author of six collections of poetry, Mekael's work has also appeared in various anthologies and periodicals, which have helped him to garner various poetry award nominations. To learn more about Mekael and his poetry, please visit his website at


Mekael Shane Poems

Father To Son

And if someday
My sons ask
'Dad, why do you climb? '... more »

As We Sail By

We float
Through purple-velvet skies
Out where black holes are born
And the Milky Way lies... more »

Lovely Is She

Lovely is she
Who came
And rescued me... more »

Mekael Shane Quotes

Comments about Mekael Shane

Valencia Stinson 10 Aug 2012 12:11
wonderful poet....deeply missed....blessings praying for u