Poetry

Genealogy Lesson for the Laity by Cathryn Shea

Genealogy Lesson for the Laity by Cathryn Shea

Cathryn Shea is the author of four chapbooks, including “Backpack Full of Leaves” (Cyberwit, 2019)

Alan Morrison on Geoffrey Heptonstall  The Rites of Paradise

Alan Morrison on Geoffrey Heptonstall The Rites of Paradise

Geoffrey Heptonstall is a veteran writer, playwright, monologist, poet and critic who has regularly reviewed for The London Magazine among others, and as a poet has been published in scores of reputable journals. The Rites of Paradise is, surprisingly, his first solo poetry collection.

Murmurations by Lea Graham

Murmurations by Lea Graham

Graham’s fascination for birds is also evident in her poem “Murmurations,” which begins: “The shape and sense where/ wonder takes us: these starlings, a/ rumor in celluloid, some dark heart/ blooming, bits of shale shattering/ sky— what we used to marvel at,/ the slick and simple and strange.”

Today is a Michigan ghost town by Matthew Borczon

Today is a Michigan ghost town by Matthew Borczon

Today is a Michigan ghost town, titled latest poetry collection of Matthew Borczon shows signs of freshness and originality. His poems are remarkable for vivid, picturesque, and sensuous descriptions of nature and otherworldly creatures. Matthew’s true ability as a poet is revealed by the dint of this book. At times he sounds an intimately personal note. His imaginations and philosophical tone aptly entice the readers.

Dead Shark on the N Train by Susana H. Case

Dead Shark on the N Train by Susana H. Case

Dead Shark on the N Train, a new collection of poetry by Susana H. Case, exemplifies the immense change in the style of writing poetry. The poet has divided the collection among three contrasting sections named as Living Dolls, Crime Scenes, and Storm Clouds. The poet has written all three sections in a style to enable the euphoria of the reader not to be broken. It wouldn’t have been facile for the poet to manage such drastic mood changes but astoundingly the poet is able to captivate the reader. All the poems have been written ardently which can be figured out very well by a bibliophile.

A Sense of Place Paperback  by Richard Rose

A Sense of Place Paperback by Richard Rose

A Sense of Place written by Richard Rose is a bouquet of wonderful memoirs he has treasured so far in his life. Reading this book gave me a very pleasant feeling and I was able to grasp Richard’s magnanimous sensitivity towards life. I firmly believe that Writers and Poets are able to pen down their thoughts with vivid imagination because they are sensitive. I definitely can relate with all of them being a Writer myself.

‘Rites of Passage’ Geoffrey Heptonstall Cyberwit ISBN 978-81-8253-673-9

‘Rites of Passage’ Geoffrey Heptonstall Cyberwit ISBN 978-81-8253-673-9

Geoffrey Heptonstall’s ‘Rites of Passage’ is split into three sections, ‘The Bird of Paradise’, ‘Oceans and Islands’ and ‘More Songs for Her’. The first has a focus on reading and music, gateways to paradise perhaps. The second focuses on the sea and the lives of those who live on the coasts. The third works towards a conclusion. From the first section, in ‘The Book I Open’,

Andrew has over 9 books to his credit and some of his poems have originally appeared in few journals and publications.

Andrew has over 9 books to his credit and some of his poems have originally appeared in few journals and publications.

Some of his poems are too simplistic and yet beautiful like On This Sunday Morning, “Overtop the trembling aspen raindrops fall before striking the pain”, in Winds, “Wail louder, your might, I am well, I have a book, I have a fire, I have my pen”

The very first catchy line of Olivier’s book, “He is happiest; be he king or peasant, who finds peace in his home” by Goethe is so perfect and true.

The very first catchy line of Olivier’s book, “He is happiest; be he king or peasant, who finds peace in his home” by Goethe is so perfect and true.

Some of his collection has appeared in many publications and he has to his credit many Awards which is worth mention here. Congratulations Olivier and we look forward to many more.

His words in As One give glimpses of the word “waves” which seem to come out of his profound observations of the sea and oceans.

His words in As One give glimpses of the word “waves” which seem to come out of his profound observations of the sea and oceans.

Dear Readers, there’s lot to read in Robert’s book. He has penned over 150 poems. “Isn’t it mind blowing?” All those who love to read poetry will find this book very interesting who can mindfully go through each one of his writing as one relishes goodies in life.