‘Some Good Writ’ does not shy away from difficult conversations. Indeed, as the title suggests, the frailty of human life is expressed eloquently in pieces detailing cancer, euthanasia, age and sanity.
Clementakuo- Ehohnzi weaves historical culture, hardship and tradition throughout his verse, creating an astoundingly beautiful picture of human kindness and decency juxtaposed with a darker side of human nature.
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.
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.”