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Blossom and Bone

By Nicole Lyons

Nicole Lyons’ Blossom and Bone is an engaging collection of poems containing honest and heartfelt expressions. The language makes use of striking words that arouse intense feelings. In the poem “Melancholy”, the poet states, “Melancholy, my longest lost lover has returned, to dance with me,...

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Bard Bart

Poetic Rhymes and Punchlines
By Barton Johnson

In his introduction to Bard Bart: Poetic Rhymes and Punchlines, Barton Johnson writes, “At the very least this book is a tangible part of my life’s legacy, something profoundly and intimately personal to offer to the world.” These words prove to be true because this...

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Breath of Joy!

Ah, Autumn
By Kathy Joy

Breath of Joy! Ah, Autumn by Kathy Joy falls into the genre of children’s picture books. This book would appeal most to a mixed audience of children and parents who wish to embrace the season of autumn. This book utilizes images and words to bring...

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Boston Dialect

Volume One
By Paul Tait

The first poem in Boston Dialect: Volume One, Ashes Lent, gives a hint at a religious, or at least deep-thinking man in Paul Tait. According to the introduction, none of the poems had titles originally; they were an expression of his on-going thoughts. The titles...

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Beyond Rock Bottom

A Collection of Poetry
By Kara Petrovic

Beyond Rock Bottom: A Collection of Poetry by Kara Petrovic is a compilation of the author's prose, chronicling some incredibly dark and difficult times in life. There is a cautionary clause as the book begins, a trigger warning for depictions that include suicide, mental illness,...

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Black Butterfly

The Journey - The Victory
By Lorna Jackie Wilson

Black Butterfly: The Journey - The Victory by Lorna Jackie Wilson is a book of the author's poetry, compiled into a collection of poems. Separated into two sections, the poetry compilation and tributes, Wilson shares her experiences as a child in the foster care system,...

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Black Sheep, Rising

By C. Streetlights

Black Sheep, Rising is a non-fiction memoir in prose and verse written by C. Streetlights. What exactly is a black sheep and how did the term ever come to have the connotation it bears of describing the outcast, the misfit, the left-out-of-it? Streetlights examines the...

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Between the Lines There Lies a Story of Me

The Lost and Found Hope, Volume 1
By Sabaine

No one needs to love poetry to appreciate this wonderful collection of poems. Between The Lines There Lies a Story of Me by Sabaine features well-written, rhythmic, and beautiful poems that will resonate with a wide range of readers, poems that cover a variety of...

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Before It Sets You Free

By Anca Rotar

Before It Sets You Free by Anca Rotar is a collection of particularly dark poems that leave a lasting impression on the reader, or at least they did on me. The poem Warriors was quite good and I liked the last lines - "I am...

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Brightness From The Shadows

By Jon M. Nelson

Jon M Nelson has one distinct message that he wants readers of Brightness from the Shadows to get: we are all part of the human race. No man is lesser or greater and therefore what we can infer from this is that the wars we...

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