Looking For Indie Books To Review

Calling all indie/self-published writers. I am looking at making the review section of this blog a strictly indie/self-published-centric. I want to only review work from independent writers who self-publish or from small presses who want to see the work of those they published reviewed. In order to do this I need input. I am opening… Continue reading Looking For Indie Books To Review

One Sentence Challenge: Conclusion

Congratulations to Morgan Hazlewood again for her entry to last weeks One Sentence Challenge, the topic was overcoming hardships. Here is her entry:  It’s probably best that I did not know what lay ahead, or else I might not have had the heart to face what even now feels hardly surmountable — but it was… Continue reading One Sentence Challenge: Conclusion

The Emperor of Stagnation, a Poem

In the years I thought myself invincible Competition was an itch I refused to scratch Now it erupts from me as if some cancer That didn't want to be a member of this body This is and was the formula; Strive towards something, Progress as one normally would, Realize you were getting good, Then quit… Continue reading The Emperor of Stagnation, a Poem

Fear is in the Mind of the Beholder, a Poem

You haven't read The bodies of work I expend salt water over It is not because you are cruel Nor is your voice a myriad vipers Clutching, clinging, stinging At every mistake Rather, I am afraid your harmony May one day sound akin the cacophonous criticisms That I judge myself with daily Photo Credit: https://www.pexels.com/@pixabay

The Sun and Her Flowers by Rupi Kaur, A Book Review

Heart-breakingly beautiful. Beautifully heart breaking. I'm not sure which one is more apt in the case of Rupi Kaur's work "the sun and her flowers". Even with having read, and reviewed, her debut collection "Milk and Honey", I was still unprepared for the ways that it would impress on me. It moved me to the… Continue reading The Sun and Her Flowers by Rupi Kaur, A Book Review