[Poetry Review] Pitch Lake by Andre Bagoo

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Author: Andre Bagoo
Genre: Prose poetry

Where I got the book: I received a free copy from the author in exchange for an honest review.

My rating: ★★★★☆

Summary: A poetry collection divided into three distinctive parts. It includes a variety of themes, such as reflections around art, Trinidad’s history and its threatened ecosystem, and queer sexuality in a homophobic climate.

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[Poetry Review] Stupid Flowers by Brice Maiurro

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Author: Brice Maiurro
Genre: Prose poetry

Where I got the book: I received a free e-copy from the author in exchange for an honest review.

My rating: ★★★★☆

Summary: A collection of personal but highly relatable poems dealing with the various anxieties, questions, and reflections concerning love, life, and death.

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[Poetry Review] Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur

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Author: Rupi Kaur
Genre: Prose poetry

Where I got the book: I purchased this collection through Book Depository.

My rating: ★★★☆☆

Summary: A poetry collection that deals with trauma, abuse, loss, healing, and femininity. It’s split into four chapters – the hurting, the loving, the breaking, and the healing – where each chapter serves a different purpose.

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[Poetry Review] Hold Your Own by Kate Tempest

41n7immud1l-_sx342_bo1204203200_Title: Hold Your Own
Author: Kate Tempest
Genre: Prose poetry

Where I got the book: I purchased this collection through Book Depository.

My rating: ★★★★☆

Summary: Structured around the Greek myth of the blind prophet Tiresias, this modern interpretation presents a collection of poems on gender, love, childhood, age, and sexuality.

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[Poetry Review] Bright Minds Empty Souls by Jennae Cecelia

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Author: Jennae Cecelia
Genre: Prose poetry

Where I got the book: I purchased this collection through Book Depository.

My rating: ★★☆☆☆

Summary: A poetry collection about falling in and out of love with yourself and others. For the hopeless romantics and those who need a friend to comfort their late night thoughts.

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