Spacecraft by John McCullough ★★★★★

Spacecraft is a contemporary poetry collection that discusses many aspects of life, love and human relationships. This poetry collection is stunning: I have absolutely fallen in love with it. The collection incorporates so many wonderful elements: emotional depth, cleverly intricate wordplay, discussion of important contemporary topics, wonderful imagery, incredible insight and a perceptive examination of human … Continue reading Spacecraft by John McCullough ★★★★★

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And Still I Rise by Maya Angelou ★★★★½

And Still I Rise is a poetry collection by Maya Angelou, author of her famous memoir I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings. Born in 1942 Maya Angelou lived and documented her extraordinary life, overcoming racism, poverty and violence. This collection explores a broad range of themes, from sex to slavery, motherhood to romantic relationships, and … Continue reading And Still I Rise by Maya Angelou ★★★★½

The Nation’s Favourite Children’s Poems ★★★★½

This poetry collection, produced in 2001, is a collection of famous, well-loved children's poems by many well known authors, selected by Spike Milligan. Having received this book for Christmas when it first came out I had many of the poems read to me when I was extremely young, and have also reread it multiple times … Continue reading The Nation’s Favourite Children’s Poems ★★★★½

The Princess Saves Herself In This One by Amanda Lovelace ★★★★½

The Princess Saves Herself In This One is a poetry collection divided into four parts: The Princess, The Damsel, The Queen and You. The first three sections trace Amanda Lovelace's life, while the final section is addressed to the reader. I picked this collection up after being recommended it due to my thorough enjoyment of … Continue reading The Princess Saves Herself In This One by Amanda Lovelace ★★★★½