It is not always the fate of poetic works to become the next vaulted step on the path to higher enlightenment and that is unfortunately the case with Tanya Bailey’s Seemingly Provoked. The text holds some intriguing phrases, but overall … Continue reading Not so much Provoked as Confused…
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
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?
Briana Roldan Works to Dismantle the Stigma Surrounding Mental Illness Briana Roldan’s The Retribution of a Diagnosis is a bold publication. The collection allows strangers to pay witness to the inner workings of someone diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder. It can … Continue reading The Retribution of a Diagnosis: A Review
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