Divided into the topics of ‘Pandemic’, ‘Injustice’, ‘Courage’, ‘Love and ‘Hope’ Schneider does each one justice in an explorative journey into each. The variety ensures there is something to read for each mood and meditation.
‘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.
Ololade Ejembibia’s relatable and wise poetry makes for an interesting and thought-provoking read. Added to this, the timbre and resonance of her words form verse which is quite simply a joy to read.
Greg Wyss opens the door into his weird and wonderful mind where nothing is taboo. If you are looking for the naked truth about love, lust, religion and politics, this anthology is for you. Although penned in the 70’s and reflective of its idiosyncrasies, these poems are timeless in their accuracy and perceptions of human nature, delving deep into the psyche of the brash and the desperate.
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.
Take a deep breath and enter the mind of Vincent Cotroneo through the pages of Imagine No More. An author for whom the unconscious subconscious takes literary form and brings a powerful and highly distinctive literary voice to all of his musings.