Book Review – Composition of a Woman – by Christine Ray

I was thrilled when the brilliant Christine Ray of Brave and Reckless asked me to read and review an advanced copy of her debut collection, 'Composition of a Woman', and let me tell you guys, you are going to want to mark your calendars for its July 31st release date! This book is fire, unbridled, … Continue reading Book Review – Composition of a Woman – by Christine Ray

Love & Vodka – A book review

I was lucky enough to snag a signed copy of Christina Strigas’ Love & Vodka, and even now, days after closing the book, I am still love drunk on her words. Charles Bukowski said, “genius might be the ability to say a profound thing in a simple way” and if we take him at his … Continue reading Love & Vodka – A book review

Broken, I love someone broken – Lizzi Lewis

Broken, I love someone broken   “We’re playing hot potato,” you had said As we took turns to succumb to the monsters; Those chemical teeter-totters in the playgrounds Of our heads, and whilst I was below Beset, prepared to die to spare you (How nobly I would go, for you, for everyone For those foolish … Continue reading Broken, I love someone broken – Lizzi Lewis

Puppetmaster’s Burden – C. Streetlights

Puppetmaster’s Burden     They thought I’d be their puppet by pulling my strings and making me dance.   With each command across the stage (grotesquely shadowed by their hearts) I lit a match for every hoop and watched it burn instead.   They tried with earnest to set me right, and force me into … Continue reading Puppetmaster’s Burden – C. Streetlights

Friday Reads: Paper Souls by Allie Burke

I would never read a book if it were possible for me to talk half an hour with the man who wrote it.— Woodrow Wilson   I’m going to have to disagree with Wilson here. I have spent many hours talking with Allie Burke and I will devour every word the woman writes. She is … Continue reading Friday Reads: Paper Souls by Allie Burke