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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.
Hahei Beach at 7pm Heads bobbing like seals, squeals the unique frequency of teenage years too old to play sand castles, adrenaline – coursed veins cannot process the cold without an allergic reaction (survival purpose: unconscious attract attention, a male, procreate). Bodies of potential, naturally bleached by gentle sun rays. The Drive To … Continue reading From New Zealand. Poems from Digging Holes to Another Continent, a poetry chapbook by Isabelle Kenyon ( @kenyon_isabelle )
Fossil Fuel I did not want it This longing for a stone That I will never find Evidence of life lived I held it once A clean slate Under grey flat skies At Staithes sluice Seaworn and smooth My perfect ammonite Was fuel for my heels Salted my battles to come My father spoke for … Continue reading Poems Fossil Fuel & Cycle. Written by Barry Fentiman Hall.