This was lovely surprise bookmail from Quercus a few days ago. They are a fabulous publisher who have been very kind to me over the years, so a big thank you to them.
Poetry is something I really enjoy and a little book like this to dip in and out of is always welcome.
Hey you have a book to review! Whats it called?
Poems for a world gone to sh*t
Who wrote it?
No one author, Its a compilation of poems, old and new
Whats it about?
Poems to make life better in this messed up world we live in right now
Now for the important bits, did you like it? (be honest now)
Its fantastic! I do love discovering new poets works as well as having a special old favourite poem just at my fingertips when i need a lift.
Gimme the Pros?
Its set out into separate chapters e.g
1. What the f**k?
2. get me the f**k out of here… down to
5. life is still f**king beautiful
Its a gorgeously made little naked hardback and the poetry has been thoughtfully chosen to both amuse and enlighten us.
Hit me with the Cons?
No cons here.
All the feels or none of the feels?
All of the feels definitely, here are two of my favourites
Okay, so enjoyment factor out of 10?
20! its a beautiful little book
Would you recommend I read this book?
Yes in a heartbeat! Its perfect for long standing poetry fans and for introducing poetry to those who may have thought it wasn’t for them.