Posted in Memoir, Non-Fiction, Reviews

Everything I Know About Love by Dolly Alderton

What do I know about love?

Admittedly, very little.

I know there are a million different types of love, if not more. There’s familial love, friendship, pets (although some will argue pets count as family). There is romantic love, love you hate to feel, love you long to feel. There’s the love you feel for your favourite character, that ‘soft spot’ you hold for the cute barista in your local coffee shop. There is the love that hides in the furthest corner of your mind for the person you wish you could have, but know you can’t. Or the love that leaps out whenever you’re around them. It is the reflection of yourself in the water as you walk across your favourite beach. It is in the kiss goodbye in the hospital ward before the machines are switched off. It is the laughter with the bartender who ‘just got you’. It is the free fall of a bungee jump, hair wrapped around your face and adrenaline pumping through your veins. It is the silence as you’re immersed in your favourite book. 

Love is a million things and more. 

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Posted in Poetry, Reviews

Chronicles of Chaos and Consonance by Kalybre the Eclectic

Poetic language is certainly hard to master.

You need to be descriptive but not too complicated. Elegant with your words but simple enough for the imagery to flow and dance on the page.

One thing about poetry is just how subjective it can be.

Which makes reviewing it quite a challenge.

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