Lamar Neal’s Youthful Voice Hisses and Wails Lamar Neal’s We All Need Therapy, published in 2019, is a passionate collection dripping with sarcasm, rage and an immense sadness. It is also intensely ambitious at 174 pages long. There are so … Continue reading A Sharp, Young New Voice in Poetry
Bowen’s Romantic Poetry Seduces and Enchants the Reader Seas, gardens, stars and brilliant explosions of pain swirl about on a world constructed of paper. Ollie Bowen’s On the Occasion of a Wedding entices not only the mind and heart but … Continue reading Love Poems for the Modern Ear
Dye Takes Risks With Her Poetry Squint past the cover of voyeuristic trees and then trip into the deep green pages of Aleah Dye’s 2019 publication If I Just Look Hard Enough. Her cover of near camouflage and dark green … Continue reading Bold Poetry For The 21st Century
The Question of Poetry’s Nature Echoes in Ashmi Sheth’s Collection Readers who despise the poetic execution of that iconoclast Rupi Kaur may feel their skin tingle with rancor as they read Ashmi Sheth’s 2019 poetry collection Silenced Echoed. Many of … Continue reading What Makes A Poem Anyway?
I will keep this post incredibly brief… I’ve written before about budget friendly ways to help poets, but did you know that by simply reading one of my poetry book reviews you are helping sponsor a FREE book review for … Continue reading Free Ways to Help Poets!