Review of I Am A World of Uncertainties Disguised as a Girl, Nicole Lyons

Nicole Lyons is nothing short of a wordsmith. She doesn't need reams of paper or hours of your time to tell a story of epic, poetic status. Her story telling is succinct. Her love and loathing palpable. Her ability to leave the page and rest within your mind's eye, magic. Whenever I read a poetry … Continue reading Review of I Am A World of Uncertainties Disguised as a Girl, Nicole Lyons

Review of Free Verse Revolution: The Collection (2010 – 2017), Nicholas Gagnier

Split into parts which correlate with Gagnier's life as a man and poet, this collection is a wonder to behold. I followed Gagnier from his mid twenties into his early thirties; with reminiscent childhood pieces interwoven throughout. His voice and style is in flux as he changes but there is no doubt it grows in … Continue reading Review of Free Verse Revolution: The Collection (2010 – 2017), Nicholas Gagnier

Review of Magpie in August, Kindra M. Austin

Originally posted on Indie Blu(e). Austin stuns with her debut novel, Magpie in August. A lovingly written narrative about living, dying and the purgatory in between. I’ve been an admirer and reader of Austin’s poetry since late 2016, a little while after she started poemsandparagraphs. Austin always writes honestly with the razor-sharp ability to steal … Continue reading Review of Magpie in August, Kindra M. Austin