Honeybee is one of Trista Mateer’s first collections of poetry and so it’s a little less polished than recent collections, but still a great read. The poetry in Honeybee is about heartbreak. Something that many of us can probably relate to, and Trista Mateer brings us the raw emotions of a breakup in her poems, the processing it and trying to live in the after of an all consuming romantic relationship.
‘once, when you were making dinner, you asked me not to watch you put together your secret pasta sauce, but I did from the hall and it was mostly just Campbell’s Tomato soup and crushed garlic,’Honeybee by Trista Mateer.
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