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Book No. 7: Title and Cover Reveal!

July 24th, 2020 An anomaly, a release, a primarily poetic, partially memoiristic, and proudly queer coming out story of pain, regret, rage, anguish, and betrayal… In White Rose, her seventh published collection, author Ami J. Sanghvi tries something a little bit different with her poetry. She breaks her own rules and dares to dare for something …

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Private Poems Mostly, by Chris Mahan (A Book Review)

In an age where instant gratification is all the rage and accountability is a lost art, Christopher Mahan rises above the current social climate in his poetry collection, Private Poems Mostly. I found Mahan and his poetry through Twitter and discovered even more of it through his Patreon account. This is a man who lives …

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Why Joining the Twitter #WritingCommunity and Becoming an Indie Author Are Two of the Best Decisions I Ever Made for Myself

One of my absolute favorite things about being an independent author is the level of transparency I’m able to have with my readership. I have the extraordinary privilege of involving my readers, potential readers, friends, family, followers, and sometimes even authors aspiring to go indie in every single step of my writing and publishing processes …

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Thus, I Despair (Original Poetry, from “Cerulean”)

A poem from Sanghvi’s fifth book, Cerulean. Released: March 13th, 2020. I despair in the face of thinking these thoughts, and feeling those feelings which invoke [or else mimic] the very same spirits which are known to make me despair… At least by those few who care enough to know more of me than just …

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Kellogg’s (Original Poetry)

  Your bones dug into my neck Like some rusted-over shovel, My face shoved into a soggy pillow, Thanks for the muzzle. You became afraid Whenever you heard those “snaps”, “Crackles”, And “pops”, Not because you loved me, But because you feared the cops.

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“Nefelibata,” by Athena Belle-Fairplay (A Book Review)

I don’t usually write book reviews; as a matter of fact, this is only the second one I’ve ever posted on this blog. My [unintentional] “celibacy” in regards to not blogging about other authors’ books persisted for a long while without any glitches.  It’s not exactly like I was going out of my way to …

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I (Like Pizza Pie) (Original Poetry from “The Book of Soft, Sweet Nothings”)

A poem from Sanghvi’s sixth book, The Book of Soft, Sweet Nothings. Released: April 11th, 2020. Naught I…     Flesh I…     Face I…     Bleeding I…         I…     I ripped my face from my skull today,   Even savored it slightly As it melted, Fallen flesh …