In ‘Desert Angels’ you will find a thought provoking and inspiring book, who’s content belies its length. Despite offering a mere 70 odd pages, author Lyman Ditson crams every paragraph with challenging perspective, propelling the reader headfirst into deep thinking and self-reflection.
Following on from his excellent poetry collection ‘Situationship’ which was recognised by the 2020 North Street Book Prize, Osamase Ekhator offers us ‘I Am You’, an anthology of works dissecting love, religion and social injustice.
Stark Hunter demonstrates anti-poetry with a twist in his new Opus ‘The Pink Oleanders’, which features the life story of the Moore family, spanning 3 generations and 35+ years. With reflective vignettes of somewhat ordinary scenarios brought to life and given flavour by Stark’s individual approach to prose. Each vignette is divided into snapshots of memory, creating a stand-alone insight into life against the background of the ‘Hoover Street House’.
A memoir in verse that takes the reader on Marin’s journey through her struggles with an anxiety disorder that often leads to depression.
Love poems have become increasingly grounded in pop culture and whilst the genre is populated with an unfailing degree of mediocrity Joseph Wood’s Dawn Of Speech is not only beautifully written it has a quality that goes beyond sentimentality.
A remedy to irrelevance, The White Colossus is an anthology of significant depth that blends a menagerie of stylistic prose with expansive implications
Beautifully and thoughtfully conceived, When Drought Becomes You: and other poems proves a lyrical rollercoaster of discovery against the backdrop of youth.
Verbul’s Notes is a methodical journey of life, through a poet’s perspective:
“The quietest people sometimes have the most to say; Ink is our temptations handcuffs, the page, its cage & sometimes it’s expressed as a poetic awakening.”