books, poetry, review

Book Review: R.H. Sin (Whiskey Words and a Shovel Vol. I, II, III, Resting in the Mourning, A Beautiful Composition of Broken)

So I'm grouping the review of these together, as they all read as a continuous flow. The themes of his poems do not change from book to book, a poem from Whiskey Words could be inserted to Rest in the Mourning and no one would notice it wasn't meant to be there. So, this is… Continue reading Book Review: R.H. Sin (Whiskey Words and a Shovel Vol. I, II, III, Resting in the Mourning, A Beautiful Composition of Broken)

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Poem: Bad Boys Shouldn’t Fall For Good Girls

He hides a halo under Dark hair And Dark eyes Skinny jeans in the dead of summer Leather jacket On a Motorcycle And everyone tells you Stay away He’s got the devil in him He’ll take your soul Chew you up and spit you out Because he’s the dangerous boy Always on the edge of… Continue reading Poem: Bad Boys Shouldn’t Fall For Good Girls

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Poem: Forever Is Too Long

Oh we built this city on The ruins of an old one On the bones of those before On the ashes of the ones Who couldn’t escape the fire And here we are Human nature We survive despite the odds We always survive But not always with souls intact So tell me a story Tell… Continue reading Poem: Forever Is Too Long

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Poem: Stages Of A Doomed Love Story

In the first we conceal our fault lines In the second, the earthquake hits and the truth revealed In the third we rose from the ashes and deal with the aftermath Before We were disaster waiting in the wings After Nothing with ever be the same Because I think each one of us gets two… Continue reading Poem: Stages Of A Doomed Love Story

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Poem: Backs To The Wall

We are not stabbing anyone Not tonight Tonight we keep our daggers In our pockets And we keep our backs against the wall We are not stabbing anyone tonight We are not stabbing anyone tonight Not friends, lovers, or enemies Current or exes or otherwise Tonight we pretend to Be strangers Or barring that We… Continue reading Poem: Backs To The Wall

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Poem: Draw The Line

Tell me which you’d rather be A good man Or A great one This defines you Tell me whether you rather Do good Or Do well This defines you too As the nuances of life often do Tell me where we draw the line Between hero and villain The hero doesn’t believe he his one… Continue reading Poem: Draw The Line

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Poem: Despite Your Heart Of Gold (I’m Not The One You Need To Save)

Stop me of you’ve heard this one Stop me if it’s the same old story The princess forgot to live the fairytale And now we pay the price The princess is captured By a beast  - the dragon And only the bravest warrior can save her Can kill the monster And win her heart And… Continue reading Poem: Despite Your Heart Of Gold (I’m Not The One You Need To Save)

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Book Review: Milk and Honey

Original Release Date: November 4th 2014 Date I Read The Book: January 2017 My Star Rating: 4 stars Chronology: Poetry Collection Official Summary: milk and honey is a collection of poetry and prose about survival. It is about the experience of violence, abuse, love, loss, and femininity. It is split into four chapters, and each chapter… Continue reading Book Review: Milk and Honey

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Book Review: The Princess Saves Herself In This One

Original Release Date: April 23rd 2016 Date I Read The Book: January 2017 My Star Rating: 4 stars Chronology: Poetry Collection Official Summary: "Ah, life- the thing that happens to us while we're off somewhere else blowing on dandelions & wishing ourselves into the pages of our favorite fairy tales." A poetry collection divided into… Continue reading Book Review: The Princess Saves Herself In This One

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Poem: In The Morning (I’ll Be A Ghost)

We all know the story One way or another Of starcrossed lovers, soulmates Blessed and cursed to find each other   It’s an old wife’s tale An old story told at night Two halves of a whole And when together they shine bright   Blessed be the boys time can’t capture Cursed by the girls… Continue reading Poem: In The Morning (I’ll Be A Ghost)