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Honeybee by Trista Mateer

I'm trying to read more poetry as I really enjoy Amanda Lovelace's works, so I am starting to branch out a bit more in this new-to-me genre. Honeybee is one of these collections that I just finished reading. The poems of this collection focus on the author's love, heartbreak and healing for a young woman,… Continue reading Honeybee by Trista Mateer

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Break Your Glass Slippers by Amanda Lovelace

Oh yes! Break Your Glass Slippers is the newest collection of poetry by Amanda Lovelace and it is divine! ***SPOILER ALERT *** This post is going to contain some of my favourite poems from this collection! Firstly, what I loved about this collection was that there were so many poems in it that I related… Continue reading Break Your Glass Slippers by Amanda Lovelace

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To Drink Coffee With a Ghost by Amanda Lovelace

To Drink Coffee With a Ghost is the second and final poetry collection in the Things that H(a)unt duology by Amanda Lovelace. Again, this wasn't really a collection that spoke to me. I have an excellent relationship with my mother, of which I am blessed to have, and she is still living and well. Maybe… Continue reading To Drink Coffee With a Ghost by Amanda Lovelace

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To Make Monsters Out of Girls by Amanda Lovelace

To Make Monsters Out of Girls is the first book in The Things That H(a)unt duology by the amazing poetress Amanda Lovelace. While I thoroughly enjoyed The Witch Doesn't Burn In This One, and mostly enjoyed the Women Are Some Kind of Magic series, To Make Monsters Out of Girls wasn't really my cup of… Continue reading To Make Monsters Out of Girls by Amanda Lovelace

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The Mermaid’s Voice Returns In This One by Amanda Lovelace

Tonight I finished reading the "Women Are Some Kind of Magic" poetry series by Amanda Lovelace. It finishes with this beautiful purple collection called "The Mermaid's Voice Returns In This One". While it was full of wonderful poetry by Amanda, and pieces contributed by other poetresses, it was not my favourite collection. I found with… Continue reading The Mermaid’s Voice Returns In This One by Amanda Lovelace

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The Witch Doesn’t Burn In This One by Amanda Lovelace

The second book in the fantastic Women Are Some Kind of Magic series, The Witch Doesn't Burn In This One continues on with more amazing poetry. Again, it deals with themes of abuse, feminism, empowerment, and so much more; these poems really spoke to my heart and soul. They made me want to be stronger,… Continue reading The Witch Doesn’t Burn In This One by Amanda Lovelace

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The Nectar of Pain by Najwa Zebian

The Nectar of Pain is an amazing collection of poetry. It deals with heartbreak, letting go, moving on and healing. Having had my fair share of heartbreak, relationships ended with misunderstanding and lies, a lot of the poems in this collection really spoke to me. As I said in my last poetry post, poetry is… Continue reading The Nectar of Pain by Najwa Zebian