A haunting ossuary of tiny poems covering a wide range of topics such as love, romance, relationships, queer sexuality, religion, death, demons, ghosts, bones, gender, and darkness.
Sharp hits at who we think we are and what the view to that might actually look like.
SquallPoems in the Voice of Mary Shelleyby Chad Norman While reading Squall: Poems in the Voice of Mary Shelley, I found myself in an other-world of course. Not one where fairies live, or maybe but not the kind of fae I am familiar with. Perhaps it is a world where monsters are made and then… Continue reading Book Review: Squall
Nocturnal by Wilder Poetry From the front cover to the back and every page in between, it is the prettiest little book I have ever held. The gorgeous pages are filled with short and dynamic verse creating a beautifully illustrated poetry collection. If you have not read Wilder Poetry, I highly suggest you do. I… Continue reading Book Review: Nocturnal by Wilder
Here by Wislawa Szymborska These poems by Wislawa Szymborska, in English and Polish, drive home a real sense and value of life. This book reads like a first hand experience of how rotten life really can be, at times. While at other times, if even the slightest, a reason to laugh and to continue to… Continue reading Book Review: Here by Wislawa Szymborska
Black Rose, Wilted by Frederick Jones Black Rose, Wilted is a little darker than some poetry, with a Gothic feel to it. The cover caught my eye and made me want to take a closer look. The poems inside are revealing. The order of these words and how each poem is actually formed on paper… Continue reading Book Review: Black Rose, Wilted by Frederick Jones
Exploding Into Night by Sandy Pool Exploding Into Night is elegantly charted. The story is told with raw description. Extremely sexy. At times raunchy. It's always vivid with a great suspense, and mystery. The story is set up like a wall of Polaroids. I imagined looking at black and white photos of each scene as… Continue reading Book Review: Exploding Into Night by Sandy Pool