Poetry

Ways of Mercy By Allison Grayhurst

Ways of Mercy By Allison Grayhurst

Allison Grayhurst gives us beautiful thoughtful imagery that is divine, devoted, full of passion and sometimes some darker themes. Her lines such as “All the while the / stars melted” will enrapture poetry readers

The Night Highway  By Christopher Hivner

The Night Highway By Christopher Hivner

The first poem in this new poetry book sets the stage for the feel and them of the rest of the collection. The author uniquely places a time of day/night above each poem to further give the reader a sense of when it’s taking place.

The Absence of Marie  by William Doreski

The Absence of Marie by William Doreski

William Doreski gives us ethereal surreal natural poems in this new poetry book. His poems bring moments of great clarity.

The Bride’s Gate and Other Assorted Writings By Lenora Rain-Lee Good: A Modern Eclectic Reader for Modern Eclectic Readers

The Bride’s Gate and Other Assorted Writings By Lenora Rain-Lee Good: A Modern Eclectic Reader for Modern Eclectic Readers

In this new book, Lenora Rain-Lee Good gives us a variety of pieces to read, absorb and enjoy! She includes poems, non-fiction memoir bits and fiction stories in this unique book.

Guest of Myself  By John Grey

Guest of Myself By John Grey

I have always enjoyed reading John Grey’s poetry. I’m not sure when I first read a poem by him, but when I come across his works in various publications I read I know I can always expect something good. I am always reading, I love to read poetry as well as a variety of books such as mysteries, thrillers, science-fiction, and non-fiction. I firmly believe to be a good poet or writer you must be a good reader, too so I’m always happy to find a poet’s work I like to follow and enjoy such as Grey’s.

Shoveling Mud into Rushing Water  By CL Bledsoe

Shoveling Mud into Rushing Water By CL Bledsoe

CL Bledsoe gives us some very personal poems in this new collection. He writes about life, maybe his own in a very relatable poems of Americana using lines such as “Dad dragged me along to fetch / things I couldn’t carry” (from his title poem).

I Garden Weeds  By Ethan Goffman

I Garden Weeds By Ethan Goffman

This new collection of poems is laid out into eight sections. The first one is entitled “Eternity Begins.” That really makes the reader wonder where exactly will these poems start out and what will they be about. If you’re going to use sections, and section titles in your poetry book, they do become a part of the cohesiveness of said book.

Leave a Light On By j. lewis

Leave a Light On By j. lewis

j. lewis has written poems of good and bad memories, love and loss in this new poetry book. The opening poem gives the hope of being able to come home and find a light on, for real or metaphorically. The poet aims, according to the introduction, to write poems “to be a light.”