Poem – A Bookish Distraction

Hello everyone, It feels like forever since I last shared a bookish poem, but now I am back with another one that explores a topic that I am sure many book lovers can relate to. We all enjoy reading, perhaps more than anything else, but often social media can provide a distraction and we end … Continue reading Poem – A Bookish Distraction

Poem – All The Things

Hello everyone, I hope you are having an excellent weekend, full of relaxing and reading, or holidaying. It is time to share my next poem! This one is about things in my life that I aspire to do, and whether I am confident enough to fulfil them. It is called 'All The Things'. Without further … Continue reading Poem – All The Things

Book Review – The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo

Pages: 358 Published: 6th March 2018 Genre: Young Adult Contemporary Synopsis A young girl in Harlem discovers slam poetry as a way to understand her mother’s religion and her own relationship to the world.  Xiomara Batista feels unheard and unable to hide in her Harlem neighborhood. Ever since her body grew into curves, she has learned to … Continue reading Book Review – The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo