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Review for From the Depths of Darkness by Khaya Ronkainen ! #Books #Review #Poetry

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From the Depths of Darkness by Khaya Ronkainen ~ 
Immediately this book catches your eye. It’s like looking into a beautiful sunset. The cover, the illustration is on another level. And the words cut deeper. Death and tragedy blend with stories of surviving the impossible. I was blown away. From the Depths of Darkness is the kind of poetry that will change the world.
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“What you find buried in warm sweet water / swirling and inviting stays with you / long after tea cups have dried” ~ *I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review*

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Review for Imagination Is My Escape by H.E. Hoover #Books #Poetry #Review

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This debut book by H.E. Hoover is a stunning accomplishment. The raw passion of the author’s observations hit home as a millennial. I’m reminded almost of the singer Halsey with her ability to express what many of us have felt growing up this century. Society (The Saddest Poem I’ll Ever Write) captures a disassociation that surely comes with the lack of empathy online culture has generated. In this way, it is an incredibly important and crucial read. I highly recommend buying this book.

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Review for Milkshakes & Chilidogs by @bartbarkerpoet #Books #Poetry #Review

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Overall, a different book from others I have read. It is a short, light read that does not overwhelm you with substance. The focus is largely food and the emotions behind it. Some of the descriptions were strange but that might be my familiarity with cooking in the Midwest. My biggest criticism is it did not go as deep as I would like. *I received this book for free and voluntarily reviewed*

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Review for Lift Off! by Vivian Zems #Books #Poetry #Review

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Lift Off! is a short collection of inspirational poetry. It might seem simplistic at first glance, but the imagery and wordplay are more complex. This is a great poetry book for any age group, especially if you are looking to start reading the genre again. I recommend this for beginners or for a quick easy read.
*I received this book for free and voluntarily reviewed*

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