Andrew Michaels

Rookie (Feb.10,1956 / Neosho, Missouri)

Biography of Andrew Michaels

This is the part I hate, I would rather suffer
Shakspeare's slings and arrows, than post a biography
of myself but, here it goes: My favorite female poet is Sylvia Plath and my favorite male is Dylan Thomas,
I also favor Emily Dickinson, Walt Whitman, and Percy
Bysshe Shelley. As my birth-date reads I'm turning 51
this month and well, before I'm worm food I thought I
would test the waters of the world wide web... I'm a
whole lot new on the internet, as I always thought it
a very incapable speaking tool, yet now I know different. I preform and recite my poetry in several
coffee houses and have (self-published three books of poetry, I also studied and teach poetry at college as
that is where I learned about the net. I am also my own
worse critic as I take to my craft seriously (sometimes
too much) . I look forward to reading new material as I
adventure across the ever widening web. Your friend
Andrew Michaels

Andrew Michaels's Works:

My 1st book; Gray Matter, Frees the Mind
2nd book: Lunar Lighthouse
3rd book: Angelic Dreams
As these books are in limited production they are
sold by me personally, and I will be posting some
material here, so let me know what you think. I also appreciate firm, sound, and insightful criticism. Updates

A Poet's Love

he's a street poet all over again
knowing the hardness of pain
his wisdom is in this sad refrain:

and he remembers a danger bird
he who once flew with the wind
yet his voice remained unheard

and then the world shut him down

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