Heya, nerds! If you’ve been following this blog for a while, you’ll know just how much I love poems. My love for poetry and metaphors rammed full speed into my love for performance arts to give me this innate interest in spoken word poetry. I follow a variety of spoken word poets, but most of…… Continue reading 7 spoken word poems you should listen to today.
Sometimes, I think I need an award for all the creativity I put into blog titles. Anyhoo… I don’t generally do wrap-ups, but this is one of the aforementioned “new things”. Like every other wrap-up post in the blogosphere, we will be looking back at everything that happened in April. Books read This poignant…… Continue reading April 2018 wrap-up: New things, old things, and…old-new things?
Hiya, nerds! Guess who just improved from being a couch potato complaining about her life to couch potato complaining about her life through poetry? As you may or may not have noticed, I’ve been pretty absent on my blog lately. That’s because I’m writing for National Poetry Writing Month this year. I’ve never written…… Continue reading Look who fancies herself a poet now! | NaPoWriMo update
I received a copy of this book from the author in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions expressed here are my own. I love reading poems, especially by women. One of my favorite poets is Warsan Shire. She writes about feminism, immigration, dysfunctional families, and a lot more. [Related: 9 Warsan Shire…… Continue reading More Than a Memory by Pragya Bhagat
Warsan Shire is a Kenyan-born, Somali-British poet, who writes poems that speak to your soul. Shire’s quotes have been adapted by Beyoncé in the visual album Lemonade. Beyoncé reads them out at the start of each song, and her voice makes the already amazing quotes even more impressive. Here are 11 Warsan Shire quotes that say…… Continue reading 9 Warsan Shire quotes that will speak to your soul.
Why are you staring? They say your title needs to reflect the content. *shrugs* I’ve been tagged to do a number of posts but I never got around to doing them. I’ve ignored the Disney Princess tag, Earth Day, the Sims tag, and so many more. I’m very sorry, everyone who nominated me–this is because…… Continue reading The Happiness Ta–WAIT, This is Lit is still doing tags?!
Top 5 Wednesday is a weekly meme that was created by Lainey of gingerreadslainey and is currently hosted by Sam of ThoughtsOnTomes. Head over to this Goodreads group if you want to join in on the fun! The topic for today is Current Favorites that Aren’t Books. Sam wants us T5Wers to talk about interests…… Continue reading T5W: Current Favorites that Aren’t Books