Inspired and commissioned by the W. K. Kellogg Foundation, the Michigan Poem is a calling out to all of us to lift ourselves up in a time of need. Both Gabriel and Kirk have gone through deep struggle and have wanted many times to give up. Our state too is going through struggle But we believe that it this struggle that makes us stronger. That it is through coming out on the other end that we learn to better love and appreciate what we have in this life.

And it’s true. You’ve show us that. Here is the poem dedicated to our state, featuring music by musician and friend Nick Lobel.

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