Keepers of the Crown Excerpt

Before, Now, and After   “I had brothers once,” I say. My voice is an echo of the ancients. A mourn. A scoff. “But...I betrayed them.” I shift inward when the darkness folds itself around me. The darkness I’ve summoned for myself. “My brothers...their wings were more...magnificent. The first brother’s were fashioned of gold, but the weight was nothing…

so i wrote a book (pt. 1)

Essence of An Age: A Collection of Poetry and Prose by Lydia Redwine explores the depths of the heart, mind, and soul during the years where one is finding that they are growing up. Its emotional imagery will sweep readers into a world as real as their own, a world dealing with the dualities of…

Strange Diary Days by Blake Edwards – review

I was fortunate enough to have received free copies of both of Blake Edwards poetry collections: Strange Diary Days: What We Leave Behind and Strange Diary Days: All That Can be Imagined in exchange for my honest reviews. I gave What We Leave Behind 3.5 stars and All That Can be Imagine I gave 4 stars as I did…

pretty boys / party girls – a poem

pretty boys / party girls A chaotic balance  of concussion and adrenaline, near transcendent blend of the divine: a demon’s medicinal drink, an angel’s liar. The reaching of a vagrant to immortal grounds  - a prayer.   These immortal grounds speak, “Wear your crowns! O knights deemed weak and damsels bleak.”   { Princes and…