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What’s Written on the Body by Peter Pereira

  I have always been fascinated with the body and the medical field. What’s Written on the Body was not my intended book to review, but the title called out to me. Just the thought of writing poetry from a medical perspective and terminology is quite intriguing. Peter Pereira did not disappoint when his savvy […]

What’s Written on the Body by Peter Pereira

  I have always been fascinated with the body and the medical field. What’s Written on the Body was not my intended book to review, but the title called out to me. Just the thought of writing poetry from a … Continue reading

Paisley Rekdal: Animal Eye

Animal Eye is the fourth collection from American poet Paisley Rekdal. As the title suggests, these poems frequently draw upon animals as conceits in order to make complex statements about life and love. This is some of the most thematically complex contemporary poetry I have encountered; Rekdal juggles multiple themes and ideas in each one […]

Paisley Rekdal: Animal Eye

Animal Eye is the fourth collection from American poet Paisley Rekdal. As the title suggests, these poems frequently draw upon animals as conceits in order to make complex statements about life and love. This is some of the most thematically … Continue reading

Sour Grapes by William Carlos Williams

     I stumbled across Sour Grapes by William Carlos Williams when reading through several books of poetry. Published in 1921, this books features some of Williams’ earlier writings which I find were different then most poems that I have read. Common themes that were presented throughout the novel was the use of nature images […]

Sour Grapes by William Carlos Williams

     I stumbled across Sour Grapes by William Carlos Williams when reading through several books of poetry. Published in 1921, this books features some of Williams’ earlier writings which I find were different then most poems that I have … Continue reading

Things I Can Fit My Whole Head Into by Douglas Collura

There wasn’t a picture of the cover online so I had to take my own! The book of poetry and short musings, Things I Can Fit My Whole Head Into by Douglas Collura, is a compilation of surprising topics and gives the reader a completely different way of looking at the world. WARNING: If you’re looking […]

Things I Can Fit My Whole Head Into by Douglas Collura

There wasn’t a picture of the cover online so I had to take my own! The book of poetry and short musings, Things I Can Fit My Whole Head Into by Douglas Collura, is a compilation of surprising topics and gives … Continue reading

Martin Steinagle: Everyday but Not Common, Poems and Quotes

“If all a man wanted in life was to live, then what value would death have?” I have always been fascinated with poetry that has a philosophical perspective. The title of this book caught my eye and the fact that it has poems and quotes aroused my curiosity. Steinagle has a way with words that […]

Martin Steinagle: Everyday but Not Common, Poems and Quotes

“If all a man wanted in life was to live, then what value would death have?” I have always been fascinated with poetry that has a philosophical perspective. The title of this book caught my eye and the fact that … Continue reading

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