This book titled No Guns Left Behind: Poems about Mass Shootings on US School Campuses by Mickey J Corrigan is a sorrowful saga of students, professors and people who lost their lives in the school massacres committed in the US.
With the title, BROADWAY FOR PAUL, this book is a compilation of several aesthetic poems. The art of showing the glimpses from the poet’s point of view is remarkable in most of the poems. Vincent’s wonderous and erratic perspective amuses the reader’s mind and creates joy in the reader’s heart also.
With a sub-title ‘A gallery of chosen poems from my collection,’ this is a compilation of 81 selected poems for a wide range of audiences, including children. Cyberwit says on its AIS, ‘The poet for the most part uses matter-of-fact, everyday words instead of artificial and ornamental vocabulary’, and this is indeed one of the most attractive elements of the collection.
Geoffrey Heptonstall is a veteran writer, playwright, monologist, poet and critic who has regularly reviewed for The London Magazine among others, and as a poet has been published in scores of reputable journals. The Rites of Paradise is, surprisingly, his first solo poetry collection.
Graham’s fascination for birds is also evident in her poem “Murmurations,” which begins: “The shape and sense where/ wonder takes us: these starlings, a/ rumor in celluloid, some dark heart/ blooming, bits of shale shattering/ sky— what we used to marvel at,/ the slick and simple and strange.”
Today is a Michigan ghost town, titled latest poetry collection of Matthew Borczon shows signs of freshness and originality. His poems are remarkable for vivid, picturesque, and sensuous descriptions of nature and otherworldly creatures. Matthew’s true ability as a poet is revealed by the dint of this book. At times he sounds an intimately personal note. His imaginations and philosophical tone aptly entice the readers.