Obit: Poems by Victoria Chang – A Review

Obit: Poems by Victoria Chang Poetry | Contemporary | Memoir Published by Copper Canyon Press Released April 7th, 2020 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: This was not an easy book to read. Obit is a deeply personal collection of poems written by Victoria Chang about her grief over her mother’s illness and subsequent death along with her father’s stroke and […]

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Shame Is an Ocean I Swim Across by Mary Lambert – A Review

Shame is an Ocean I Swim Across by Mary Lambert Poetry | LGBTQ | Mental Health Published by Feiwel & Friends Released October 23rd, 2018 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: Read via Audiobook “I want to watch the fat lady win I want her to stop apologizing for being fat I wish I could say: Hey, perfect […]

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Live Oak, with Moss by Walt Whitman – A Review

Live Oak, with Moss by Walt Whitman Illustrated by Brian Selznick Poetry | Graphic Novel | LGBTQ+ Published by Harry N. Abrams Released April 9th, 2019 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: I’ve always been a bit intimidated by classic poetry. When we read it in high school and college, I never really got them and found myself […]

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The Truro Bear and Other Adventures by Mary Oliver – A Review

The Truro Bear and Other Adventures by Mary Oliver Poetry | Nature Published by Beacon Press Released 2008 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: As a Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winner, Mary Oliver was a prominent figure in the poetry world until her death in January 2019. It wasn’t until her death, however, that I […]

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Break Your Glass Slippers by Amanda Lovelace – A Review

Break Your Glass Slippers by Amanda Lovelace Poetry | Feminist | Retellings Published by Andrews McNeel Publishing Release Date: March 17th, 2020 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: Note: I received an electronic arc of this collection from NetGalley. This in no way affects my opinions. I’ve never been a huge fan of poetry, despite often trying to […]

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Dark Energy by Robert Morgan – A Review

Dark Energy by Robert Morgan Poetry Published by Penguin Books Released May 26, 2015 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: Let me preface this review by saying that I’m not very knowledgeable about the poetry world. I’ve read very little of it (unless you count Shel Silverstein) and sometimes the meanings are simply lost on me. April is […]

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