In which Siege has an early contender for her favorite book/poet of the year.
In which Siege returns, dipping her toes back into the waters of literary criticism with a small book of poetry.
I haven’t read a book of poetry in a long time, and this was a perfect way to get back into it. I used to love writing and reading poetry, especially in high school. I was even published once, in our lit mag. This is the type of poetry I have always loved, and I wish Amanda Lovelace had come into my life sooner. This slight and powerful book of poetry is based on Amanda’s life and while simply written, contains such multitudes of feeling […]
St. Trigger by Aaron Coleman is one of those books you look and think it will be easy. After all, the publisher review says it only has 52 pages. After reading the first few poems I stopped and went back and re-read them. Started in early-late December, I finished on January 1, 2019. I have no idea what I read. Is there beautiful language and images? Oh boy yes! “A dozen monarch butterflies strewn like candy wrappers in the seaweed.” This was one of many […]