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?
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
Form Beats Out Function With Displeasing Results The Light Before We Land, published in 2019, is an ambitious collection which is split into three sections entitled “Abstract Poems,” “Narrative Poems,” and “Christian Poems.” Patrick D. Kaiser’s poetry fails to light … Continue reading Rhyme Scheme Strangler