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Reviewed by Sarah Stuart for Readers' Favorite
Musings of a Tangled Tongue: Prittle-prattle and Pickled Poems is an exciting collection of poems comprising a wide range of subjects, including love, life, lust, passion, adventure, work-life balance and heartfelt grumbles. This is a fresh, exciting, mischievous, and experimental style of poetry that will make Yemi Adesanya’s Musings of a Tangled Tongue a fascinating addition to any poetry lover's library; they vary so much in mood. Free style, almost traditional genre but never quite, long, and short: the changes are endless, and particularly appealing to anyone who enjoys reading poetry aloud, with the suggestion that readers sing. If you know the tune Leonard Cohen wrote for Hallelujah, the words of Adesanya’s poem of the same name fit perfectly.
Yemi Adesanya’s marvellous book, Musings of a Tangled Tongue, captivated me from the start; they’re brave. Some poems strike a contradictory note. Here Lies Lust is an excellent example. “There flies love That waxen ethereal dove It soars; it soars so high Chasing rabbit clouds like a bounding mutt”: part of a very beautiful poem. Roughly the same number of words can be the whole of another. “Snoring is death, it’s the devil’s chorus. That’s not music, please sing a new tune.” This time you’re left to choose your own song to adapt; Adesanya is never boring! My favourite is I Want To Love You. If you can resist this quote, it’s because you’ve found a favourite of your own: “We can’t do this with less than both our hearts.”