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…
Martin Jon Porter’s 2019 collection, No Home Like A Raft, is a lovely work reflecting on the joy of travel and the disorientation of homecomings that now sits in an interesting window of human history. Will poetry collections like Porter’s … Continue reading Wanderlust Before the Pandemic
And So Do Black Voices Protests rage across the country alongside a pandemic. People are being tear gassed while exercising their right to free speech. You may be feeling overwhelmed. Trapped, even, by a desire to DO something. You can … Continue reading Black Lives Matter
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