waves of chill here's the strange thing the wicked thing about living within yourself alone a place that is used to the voice that belongs to a single person solitary the space that is brimming with the leftovers of a worried life a decaying existence I shiver in the heat because I … Continue reading Alone with my Voice – A Poem
I recently finished reading Bänoo Zan's poetry collection titled Songs of Exile. I've rated it 4.5/5 stars! Zan is a poet from Iran who settled in Canada in 2010. It took her a while to adjust to her new environment and she ended up exploring the literary circles and eventually started her own Shab-e-Sher (Poetry … Continue reading Poetry Book Review: Songs of Exile by Bänoo Zan
I enjoy writing poems but like most of my other writings I've learned to hide them, sweep them under the rug, store them in a box behind the bookshelf. But I thought I'd try to change that by sharing one of my least favourite poems that I've written. I was taking a look at all … Continue reading Your Life and Mine – a Poem
I'm here with another poetry review for you guys! I completed reading Don't Forget the Couscous by Amir Darwish in two sittings. Last night I decided to read a poem or two before sleeping - I ended up reading half the book. The second half I finished in my free time at University. Amir Darwish … Continue reading Poetry Book Review: Don’t Forget The Couscous by Amir Darwish
I spent a few days with Hannah Kent's Burial Rites. I took my time reading it because, from the very first page, it's quite an intense book. I'm sure I'm going to remember Burial Rites for a very long time and Agnes as well, the ambiguous woman at the center of the story - just … Continue reading Book Review: Burial Rites by Hannah Kent
Time for one of my first poetry book reviews! I love reading contemporary poetry, sometimes in Granta, sometimes collections and a lot of times I just binge watch Button Poetry! I'm into all kinds of poetry: the classics, Poe-esque works, Richard Siken's beautiful works, Lang Leav's simple heartfelt love poems and of course, the insanely … Continue reading Poetry Review: The Whole by Contemplation of a Single Bone by Nancy Pearson
I have a love-hate relationship with YA books. I don't know how it started but I do know John Green is to blame. Sorry folks, I just didn't like The Fault in Our Stars. I'm entitled to my opinion and so are you! I remember buying the entire four-book box set of Green's books during … Continue reading Explaining My Love-Hate Relationship With YA – And a List of YA Fantasy that I’d love to read!