Sometimes, it can be very difficult to succeed in poetry, when everything is public and open to criticism. With its growing popularity, the industry is becoming more and more saturated with work. Instagram is full of it and so finding the right recipe of engagement, marketing and quality of work while staying true to your … Continue reading The Moon – K.Tolnoe | A Book Review
As I finished Ruby Dhal's latest poetry collection (My Hope For Tomorrow), I was on the Gatwick Express from Brighton to London Victoria. It was late at night and I had just been to see a friend's gig. Life was looking up and I had been reflecting quite regularly upon the changes that have … Continue reading My Hope For Tomorrow – Ruby Dhal | A Book Review
Should we really write so personally? All these examples of poetry, novels, blogs and plays that are so heavily grounded in a real-life situation, should we really be so open? Absolutely! With a few important side-notes and a powerful fearlessness, being so honest and open not only heals us, but it has the potential to … Continue reading Stop Being Afraid To Write What Happened | Writing Advice
(I seldom post poems on here these days, but I miss writing long-form poems that I don't feel fit my Instagram, so along with my reviews, I'm going to start posting more poems here so keep an eye out.) There is a name for this kind of feeling but it eludes my tongue. It is … Continue reading A Most Unnameable Thing | A Poem
Aisha Munir (known as A.Munir) is a talented writer, and the vocabulary and emotion displayed in 'Curing My Venom' is powerful, let down only by a few forced rhymes and the irrelevancy of 'Denial'. As a quick summation of the book then: Curing My Venom is structured along the 5 stages of Grief. I get … Continue reading Curing My Venom – A. Munir | Book Review
Recently, I had the chance to receive a copy of Savannah Slone's debut poetry collection 'Hearing The Underwater' in exchange for a review. I have to be honest, at times I have a little trepidation, the poetry world is becoming so saturated that you have as much chance at finding something a bit rubbish, as … Continue reading Hearing The Underwater – Savannah Slone | Book Review
Robert Frost once said, "A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness" which is quite possibly one of my favourite quotes about poetry. Hannah Murray, a poet from the South of England, who posts poetry and photography on Instagram, and whose following is quickly growing, echoes Frost's … Continue reading Untangling Roots – Hannah Murray| A Book Review
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"written from a more positive standpoint but still punches an incredibly fervent emotional punch"