The pressure is always there. Rising, Rising, Rising. It sits in between your shoulder blades, Causing more discomfort then you expected.
“One more” is your mantra. It lives and breathes through Your veins, stopping every Obstacle that might be in your path. Further and further it extends its reach, until it’s one—just one—in Your mind, your heart, your body. Just one more.
I stand there with baited breath. My hands wring the railing that holds me back, Its metal slick and smooth beneath them. It’s like the iron wall I know you face. It bears down on you with heavy weight, And missing keyholes, And walls unreachable, And doors forever sealed.
This is pretty surreal to be sharing this post today. Why? This isn't just any cover reveal. It's the cover reveal for my poetry collection. ... SQUEALS! I am SOOOOO excited to be sharing the cover of my upcoming book, Team Lines: A Poetry Collection! This short collection of poems is written in honor of the fictional characters who inspire readers to dig deeper and [...]
Today is extra the fun! Not only am I sharing a "Three Reasons Why" video review, but I'm also interviewing the author behind said book! YAY! If you enjoy reading poetry, then truly you are in for a treat! I'm sharing some reasons (and snippets!) why I think you should read Bethany A. Jennings's latest collection, This Poem Is A Weapon, but also chatting with [...]
Do you enjoy reading poetry? I use to say, "No, I don't," but only because I felt I couldn't resonate with the poems I was reading. They seemed "above" me or just didn't make sense. Yet, as more of my close friends have published their poetry in the last few months, I'm finding that's not true anymore. An excellent poetry collection that has deeply resonated [...]
Enjoy reading inspirational or nonfiction? Here's all my fangirl ramblings of why I enjoyed Annie Louise Twitchell's book, For the Love of a Word! Don't forget to snag a copy on Amazon! ;) Did you miss the exclusive excerpt I shared yesterday? Click here to read one of my favorite poems, MUSE, from this encouraging read.
This week has been so surreal for me. Not only is a really good friend of mine been visiting this week (and sharing all her publishing knowledge), but since reading this nonfiction book I'm featuring, I feel I'm embracing a side of me that I didn't fully embrace before. I'm claiming I'm a writer and "implementing" those changes internally. Of course, the encouraging love letters [...]