Verses Defiant in Their Unshackling Attacks on racism and patriarchal religious structures abound in the strong, bold verses of this 2019 publication from Trio House Press. Poet Tamara J. Madison’s armory includes a deft understanding of poetic influence and a … Continue reading Free with Threed
Let’s Hope There Are More Poetic Bunns In the Oven Chelsea Bunn is an excellent poet, producing work that is poised to be on every reader’s shelf. She writes with a rare grace that allows her poems to dance what … Continue reading Make Space For Bunn On Your Bookshelf
A Reinterpretation That Could Use A Little Innovation Romeo, Romeo, oh we know all about you Romeo. Or do we? Nadd Wellgreen invites his readers to peek deeper into the lives of two of the most well known characters in … Continue reading Wherefore Art Thou, Rosaline?
We Are Only Now Losing The Garden eden turns poetry on its head. Literally. Poet Liv Chalmers ends all the poems in her 2019 publication with their titles. A bit of a surprise at first, this reconfiguration is actually a … Continue reading Eden Was Always Here
No Sicilians Were Killed In the Making of This Poetry Mark Petit’s earnest romantic poetry is beguiling in its sweetness. “You are the wind,” the speaker says in “Shine On”. “For my heart takes flight with your passing /And every … Continue reading Poetry As Sweet As Princess Buttercup