profile image

Andy Millican

Updated: 4 days ago

Contact via WOL

URL:

Biography

I've been writing poetry for 40+ years. Won some minor competitions, placed runners up in many more and in mid 90s had 9 poems broadcast on BBC. Spent too long working and writing behind a desk so 2017 has been the year to have a go at the Open Mic stuff and been fortunate enough to have appeared monthly at Manchester Central Library throughout the year. Also joined Stockport WOL which is a fabulously talented small group and one which I am proud to be a member of.

Samples

A Strange Chorus 4.19am. A grey half light comes through the high frosted bathroom window, cuts laser-like across the smooth marbled floor towards our bed. Low air conditioning hums in competition with your purring snore. Somewhere close a strangulated scream erupts over the terracotta rooftops like a woman assaulted; her cries for help echo down alleyways and passageways, curdle blood, tease imagination, strike primeval fears through the soft dopey haze of sleep as barking starts: then squeals and yelps herald a dervish chorus, a sick din orchestrated by an avian jinn.

All poems are copyright of the originating author. Permission must be obtained before using or performing others' poems.

Viewed 321 times since 15 Jan 2017

Do you want to be featured here? Submit your profile.

Comments

Profile image

AM Cash

Fri 16th Jun 2017 23:35

Andy, get the Tesco lady up here, more relevant than ever, AMC

Profile image

John F Keane

Tue 14th Feb 2017 00:32

Andy, you need to complete your profile before I can add you to our Stockport WoL group account.

View all comments

If you wish to post a comment you must login.

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

Find out more Hide this message