Check on your strong friend.. know there is a way out and you are not alone.. shouts to @amankbatra 👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾 https://t.co/4E6K1A0OSb
I be clownin with my students. Please disregard the overload of hate comin from my cohost Tangie. She be enjoying t… https://t.co/lcqOjyLvu9
#Tbt Teach your kids balance. Cherish the moments and take plenty of pictures. Laugh as much as possible and do not… https://t.co/Lp9mjsjTTx
For those of you that don’t know, I am the Dean of Students at a high school. Let the record state, if this EVER ha… https://t.co/G2xK9uxKmI
My nephew gets super busy. Played against one of the country’s highest ranked 8th graders and gave him that good ol… https://t.co/rtLKQBIEkF
United.... States of Poetry.. we filled the space with love @EasternCTStateU got them poems tonight..... with peace… https://t.co/wZOdj9sl88
We poem’n tonight @EasternCTStateU bringin love and unity in the space... Pull up and get some of this love... AND… https://t.co/sWewC0mEUm
Im poem’n this Friday at Eastern Connecticut State University... we fillin the place with love and Uniting these st… https://t.co/H9LGGenNlh
@DeionSanders how bout them Cowboys
RT @ChiefThePoet: https://t.co/swnLmNyCUx In honor of all the foolery goin on in the #NFL poem “Taco” for them #DallasCowboys

About Michael “Chief” Peterson

Michael “Chief” Peterson marries social consciousness with mellow poetic verses. Born and raised in New Britain, CT, he declares himself a man dedicated to his family and focused on helping our youth. A graduate of the University of Rhode Island with a bachelor of arts in Elementary Education and a bachelor degree in Child Psychology, he is no stranger to the injustice he speaks out about. He is currently a Dean of Students at his alma mater, New Britain High School and is also a part-time Child Development Specialist. He also coaches football and basketball at New Britain High School

Chief not only speaks about social inequities and individual struggle, but he acts to change the cycle. Chief is the playwright of and actor in his one-man show, I Wish Life Had Training Wheels. Chief was recently appointed as the first ever Poet Laureate of his hometown, New Britain Connecticut.  He appeared on Seasons 4, 5 and 6 of the TvOne hit series Lexus Verses and Flow. He is the 2013, 2014 and 2015 Connecticut Spoken Word Grand Slam Champion. Chief was featured at the Kallio Block Party in Helsinki, Finland. He also performed at the 2012 London Olympics. From the high school where he works to the stages where he performs, this poet on the rise turns his art into action while inspiring people to do the same.

His dedication to excelling in poetry has placed him in collaboration with some of today’s finest poets. Allowing him to noticed by and become a member of the Urbintel Inc. Family. He now works as a current writer/actor/poet for and assistant director of the Urbintel Production “The Male Ego,”

Chief not only speaks about social inequities and individual struggle, but acts to change the cycle. This is a performer who literally practices what he preaches. His writings touch on the topics of love, war, family, politics, adversity and so many different realms of life from his personal experiences, inspirations and thoughts. He claims to be certain that there will always be someone he inspires with his words.

From the high school where he works to the stages where he performs, this poet on the rise is about turning his art into action and inspiring people to do the same. Chief currently resides in New Britain and conitunes to work at New Britain High School as the Dean of Students and has two beautiful children Mia and Major

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