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Review: Writers Writing Dying: Poems by C.K. Williams 

Summary: a collection of random poems by Williams regarding life lessons, family, career, and random philosophies about life. Genre: Poetry Page Length: 80 Published: October 2012 Going to skip the usual pros and cons and just write a general paragraph about this one: I only enjoyed about two poems from this entire book. A lot… Continue reading Review: Writers Writing Dying: Poems by C.K. Williams 

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Book Review: Snow by Maxence Fermine

So rare is a book that both delicately and forcefully enchants the reader into a world that they do not dare want to flee from. Snow was unlike anything I have ever read before. It is a very short book, filled with only 100 pages of free-verse poems, dialogue, and profound storytelling, though the way… Continue reading Book Review: Snow by Maxence Fermine

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Book Review: Mind, Body, And Soul Of A Teenage Intellect By Shanet Outing

Let's jump right to it! Shanet Outing's Mind, Body, And Soul Of A Teenage Intellect is a deep, moving, and beautiful collection of poetry that covers the day-to-day aspects of the author's life while she was in her teen years. Even though it's only about 180 pages, I read through the poems swiftly and was never… Continue reading Book Review: Mind, Body, And Soul Of A Teenage Intellect By Shanet Outing

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Book Review: Bitter Sweet Love By Michael Faudet

*Bitter Sweet Love Goodreads Synopsis* Oh, man. I LOVE poetry. I know that it's not a literary genre for everyone, but I love everything about it. Especially free verse poetry. There's something so majestic, so raw, so simple about it that makes me want to read any and all of it I can get my… Continue reading Book Review: Bitter Sweet Love By Michael Faudet

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13 Book Quotes That Perfectly Describe Heartbreak

Falling in love is always the easy part. It's exciting, it's scary, and it can be wonderfully life-changing. Though if you give your heart to someone who's not worthy of taking care of it the way it should be cherished, the aftermath can be a pain all its own.   1. “Indeed — why should I not… Continue reading 13 Book Quotes That Perfectly Describe Heartbreak

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Book Review: A Light In The Attic By Shel Silverstein

I just finished Silverstein’s 1981 collection of poems, A Light In The Attic about thirty minutes ago and I am convinced that I loved this one a tad bit more than Where The Sidewalk Ends (which was released 7 years prior to ALITA, in 1974). The main reason being was that this one included poems… Continue reading Book Review: A Light In The Attic By Shel Silverstein

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Book Review: A Night Without Armor By Jewel

“I’m becoming more and more myself with time. I guess that’s what grace is. The refinement of your soul through time.” ~ Jewel I absolutely love poetry. I love reading it even more. Oblivious to the fact that singer and songwriter Jewel had released her own book of poetry, A Night Without Armor, once I… Continue reading Book Review: A Night Without Armor By Jewel

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Book Review: Where the Sidewalk Ends: The Poems And Drawings Of Shel Silverstein By Shel Silverstein

I have long been a huge lover of all things poetry, and I have yet to read a book, or collection of poems that I did not enjoy wholeheartedly. Shel Silverstein’s Where the Sidewalk Ends, proved to be no different for me. I had the honor of spotting the 40 year collector’s edition, as seen… Continue reading Book Review: Where the Sidewalk Ends: The Poems And Drawings Of Shel Silverstein By Shel Silverstein

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The Five Notable Works Of Sylvia Plath Everyone Should Read

It’s safe to say that Sylvia Plath was one of the first women writers to really make a name for herself in the literary world. Though her life was all the shortness of 30 years, her name is one that rings clear and loud when one thinks of the more interesting classics and works of… Continue reading The Five Notable Works Of Sylvia Plath Everyone Should Read

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16 Books That Will Turn That Frown Upside Down

Good days, bad days, ehhh days. They all come without warning. Fortunately though, we have these wonderful, humorous literary works to bring even the tiniest of smiles to our faces. May they shed some light on your day, no matter what kind you’re having.   1. Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns) by Mindy Kaling… Continue reading 16 Books That Will Turn That Frown Upside Down