Book Review. Dreaming in Blue by Anne Brooke.

Anne Brooke writes poetry on everyday happenings, observations, with a focus on nature. It’s full of insight and wisdom, and wit too. It makes you appreciate what you have. Brooke’s poetry is exactly what the definition of poetry is. ★★★★ the only real cure is half an hour at the allotment,where the wide earth sings and skies … Continue reading Book Review. Dreaming in Blue by Anne Brooke.

Book Review. Motion as the Thing that Separates the Living from the Dead by Liza Rose.

The poems in MATTTSTLFTD by Liza Rose made me feel an aching sort of nostalgia. Memory is a key theme. At times I almost got the shivers. I loved the metaphor in Training Wheels, a poem about the individual influences on our writing and for the narrator these influences were Plath, Oliver and Bishop. I … Continue reading Book Review. Motion as the Thing that Separates the Living from the Dead by Liza Rose.

Book Review. How to be Autistic by Charlotte Amelia Poe

How to be Autistic is a non-fiction book of essays by Charlotte Amelia Poe on their experiences of growing up with autism, which hadn’t yet been diagnosed. This was a difficult book for me to read because I saw a lot of myself in it. Especially with how difficult it was being a teenager. There … Continue reading Book Review. How to be Autistic by Charlotte Amelia Poe