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Split into 2 chapters – the EP & the LP, Alicia Cook takes us through a landscape of joy, pain and triumph in I Hope my Voice Doesn’t Skip. The subjects were varied – from family and home, to nostalgia, love and world events. There were poems with grief as a subject, which made me … Continue reading My thoughts on I Hope My Voice Doesn’t Skip by Alicia Cook.
Every poem in Masquerade by Cyrus Parker I want to put my arms around and embrace. As somebody still discovering their identity I can relate all too well to Parker’s words. I enjoyed this book more than their first book, as I felt I could relate to the poems more. Fixer-upper self-confidence is built in … Continue reading Masquerade by Cyrus Parker.
Title: Poems for a World gone to Sh*t Publisher: Quercus Books Genre: Poetry Rating: It can feel like the world has gone to shit at the moment, can’t it? The perfect book then is surely this poetry anthology, compiled, and published by Quercus books. The inside describes it as, ‘Here in this … Continue reading i rise // i rise // i rise // Poems for a World gone to Sh*t @Quercusbooks “the amazing power of poetry to make even the most f**ked up times feel better”
2017 Wishing Shelf Book Awards Finalist “Kat Lehmann's original poetry shows an advanced understanding of the human condition.” –Hall of Fame, Top 500, Vine Voice reviewer
Small Stones from the River is a collection of inspirational poetry and word meditations that will appeal to readers who love the soul-force reflections of Rumi, Nayyirah Waheed, and Lao Tzu. The entries resonate and build so the book becomes an extended meditation that explores love, loss, forgiveness, resilience, and happiness. Small Stones from the River is a companion book for journaling or journeying. These “small stones” are the words you will want to keep in your pocket for later.
“Profound and inspiring… One of the best poetry collections I've read in a long time.” – Top 500, Vine Voice reviewer