BOOK REVIEW: Dead of Night by Chris Mc Geown

Dead of Night is another book brought to you by a fabulous person I “met” using WordPress.  Chris Mc Geown over at Short Poems and Other Nonsense is an amazing poet.  He crafts poems so dense & moving in so few words, I can barely express my awe. Chris’s sister, Laura McGeown (I think I… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Dead of Night by Chris Mc Geown

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Yahrzeit & “Apathy Blanket” (Poem)

Maybe I should have made this into two separate posts.  I'm sure the title has people confused as heck! Hopefully some of you stuck around to find out what it means. “Yahrzeit” is a Yiddish word.  It means “anniversary,” but it typically comes up in the form of remembering the death of a loved one. … Continue reading Yahrzeit & “Apathy Blanket” (Poem)

Throwback Shakespearian Monologue

I doubt anyone remembers this, as it was in the middle of a massive posting spree & smack dab in the center of a humongous post. But, on the off chance someone had insomnia & used my book review of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare as a sleep aid, I'm sharing this with you… Continue reading Throwback Shakespearian Monologue

BOOK REVIEW: A Book Of Women Poets: From Antiquity To Now ed. by Aliki Barnstone & Willis Barnstone

I got this book when I was in college.  I studied English, with a concentration in Creative Writing.  So, I read & wrote a lot of poetry. I honestly don’t remember which class assigned this book, but I know we didn’t read much of it.  The wide reach of this book looked so appealing, I… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: A Book Of Women Poets: From Antiquity To Now ed. by Aliki Barnstone & Willis Barnstone

BOOK REVIEW: The Complete Works of William Shakespeare – Poetry

I had every intention of writing & posting this last week.  Then, my Dad’s car crapped out & I had to be his driver.  I would’ve rather re-read The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, to be honest. Shakespeare’s poetry isn’t as well known as his plays; not by a long shot.  However, many of us… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: The Complete Works of William Shakespeare – Poetry