Book Reviews, Religious

Man Overboard (review)

Man Overboard: A Tale of Divine Compassion by David Denny My rating: 5 of 5 stars You have probably heard the story of Jonah, but never like David Denny tells it in Man Overboard: A Tale of Divine Compassion. In 24 poems capturing the voices of Jonah, God, sailors, wind, whale, people of Nineveh, their… Continue reading Man Overboard (review)

Book Reviews, Poems by others, Religious

Conspiracy of Light (review)

Conspiracy of Light: Poems Inspired by the Legacy of C.S. Lewis by D.S. Martin My rating: 5 of 5 stars “There is, then, creative reading as well as creative writing” said Emerson. Canadian poet D. S. Martin has read. C. S. Lewis creatively over years in order for us to now enjoy Conspiracy of Light:… Continue reading Conspiracy of Light (review)

People, Poetry Friday, writing

Messy – Poetry Friday

Messy Poetry is messy all these snippets of poems lying around all these lines that keep asking to be changed or moved into another poem altogether how do I keep track? And look at these books —mere brochures with spines too skinny for titles slight, yet too weighty for the garbage lovely to hold but… Continue reading Messy – Poetry Friday

Book Reviews, Poetry, Poetry Friday

Black Friday wish list for poets

It's Black Friday. For me here in Canada, that term was meaningless for most of my life. When I first heard it, I thought it had something to do with a particularly unlucky Friday the 13th or something. Of course those innocent days are gone. Black Friday disease has crossed the border, and even though… Continue reading Black Friday wish list for poets