Hilarious and relatable comics about one young woman's life, relationships, and day-to-day humorous musings on why it's good to leave the house sometimes—and when it's better to stay home. Cassandra Calin’s ability to document the hilarity of relatable everyday events in a series of webcomics has generated a huge following on social media. This beautifully … Continue reading Book Review. I Left the House Today by Cassandra Calin.
This is a vast collection of poetry on grief, loss and place. I don’t think I have read anything like it. I did struggle to connect emotionally with the poems, but I didn’t dislike them. The way the poems were written, and the images in the poems were stunning. I love how poets can take … Continue reading Book Review. Poetry Collection – The Sea Refuses no River. Bethany Rivers.
I had a revelation recently. I was sorting through a bunch of papers and wondering which had stuff written on them I needed to keep and use or throw away. It was a lot because I thought why do I let months and months of writing and ideas and scribbles build up until one point … Continue reading A Revelation
I love reading anthologies for 2 reasons. 1. Sampling poems from writers who are not familiar to me and 2. Anthologies, not all, but some raise money for charities. The proceeds from Persona Non Grata go to Crisis Aid and Shelter. 2 very important causes. Persona Non Grata has a number of quality poems from … Continue reading Book Review. Persona Non Grata Edited by Isabelle Kenyon
do you ever feel like you want to hide yourself away from the world? shut the curtains, put on yr baggiest tshirt & climb into bed because you feel too stupid too ugly too at odds with the world. These were the last words I wrote, before I shut down my laptop and stopped having … Continue reading where i have been