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Poetry Month Celebration!

In honor of Poetry Month, I thought I would share a couple of the poems that I wrote for my school poetry contest! We had to write all kinds of different styles for this, so it was an interesting experiment. I generally write prose, but here's my attempt at something a little different.

Sinking Through Time Slowly she sinks, slipping into the sands of time She shouldn't sink, even so slowly, but she does "Stop!" she screams to her sinking soul She shan't see the sadness that sinks her soul She shall search silently for why She sinks so far away so easily forgotten
Unanswered Questions It is a dim path everyone is wandering Often it leaves them pondering
The questions one never got to ask Discovering the answer becomes the task
But one cannot answer for someone silent It seems that the universe is much too defiant
To fill the questions that go unanswered  Really, the outcome is terribly substandard
So to the sky you can cry Why didn't they ever say goodbye
Fearl…

Weekly Book Reviews and Recommendations: Week 5

This week has been a bit crazy. With a four day weekend because of Easter, I thought I'd get some extra reading done. Lo and behold, that's not exactly what happened. I was way busier than I thought I'd be, but better late than never, I guess. Anyway, I read three great books this week that were all very different but also very good in their own rights.


1) Girl In Pieces  by Kathleen Glasgow (406 pages) 
This book was so beautiful and amazing that I had to write a Standout Review for it. I published that earlier in the week, and you can check it out here: http://www.readingwritingandme.com/2017/04/standout-book-girl-in-pieces.html


P.S. I Still Love You by Jenny Han (337 pages)
Overview:P.S. I Still Love You is the second installment of Jenny Han's YA series. (You can check out my review of the first book To All The Boys I've Loved Before here: http://www.readingwritingandme.com/2017/03/reading-reviews-and-recommendations.html ) In this book, we catch up with Laura Je…