Blossom and Bone Reviews

Blossom and Bone Reviews

For my money, Nicole Lyons is hands down the best poet writing today. By far. She simply excels at her craft, and she does so with the apparent ease of one who effortlessly speaks her soul without need of any edit or further rewrite. Which, of course, is impossible. One would think. And I have [...]

Motel Nine

Motel Nine

Come a little closer, darling. I want to see your legs just one last time, at the moment when you finally decide to cross them. I want to see you bat his name from your eyes, at the moment when the tears spill down your cheeks. I want to see you clench your fists on [...]

Readers’ Favorite Reviews Blossom and Bone

Readers’ Favorite Reviews Blossom and Bone

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, again.” In three sentences, the earnest message intended by the [...]

Blossom and Bone – The Book Trailer

Thank you to Dena Daigle of Phoenix Ascended for creating this stunning trailer for Blossom and Bone, I freaking love it! Enjoy you guys, and then go and love Dena up!     Purchase your copy of Blossom and Bone here  

Blossom and Bone – an Advanced Review by Candice Louisa Daquin

Blossom and Bone – an Advanced Review by Candice Louisa Daquin

Blossom and Bone / by Nicole Lyons Reviewed by Candice Louisa Daquin Blossom and Bone (Sudden Denouement Press, 2018) is Lyons' third collection of poetry and even with the title Lyons has already said a myriad of things which is one of her signature qualities as an author, she can truly ‘say it’ often using [...]

Blossom and Bone – Advance Reviews

Blossom and Bone – Advance Reviews

I would like to give huge thank you, and a big shout out, to the badass writers who read an advance copy of Blossom and Bone and wrote some pretty wicked reviews, I'm truly honoured and so very happy they liked the book, and I encourage you all to check out their work, their websites, [...]

Have I Offended You?

Have I offended you enough? Is today the day when you will type your pedantic verses on the not quite organic paper you were lucky enough to find, buried under last year’s lonely hearts Valentine card stock in a flash Friday two for one sale at Chrissy’s Cuts and dollar bargain free-for-all? Have I offended [...]

On Poetry #4

I wouldn't call myself a poetry whore, but there is something about a well-placed comma that really revs my engine.     © Nicole Lyons 2018

Light Show

I hope this life decides to be kind to you, I hope it rings your bells and sets off fireworks in your name. I hope you’re a fucking light show. But if my hopes fall short and you are left in the dark, I hope you know you are loved, and I hope you know [...]

Oblivion

Oblivion

My first attempt at a creative nonfiction contest. The rules were that the piece had to be creative nonfiction, and it had to come in at 1500 words or less, I think mine was pretty close to that. Enjoy Oblivion, and I'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments. Oblivion Someone making an unsuccessful [...]