My Heart truth told (Poetry Block 9)

It stands protected Never neglected I hold it so tight That I nearly stop breathing Never do I wear it on my sleeve For anyone to steal it Too many times I let it run free Only for it to fall and break Recovery is hard when it’s bleeding That’s when a new part of me awakes So I lock her up She’s missing too many pieces And I can’t trust again Which is the hardest decision That’s just a fraction of a glance On why my heart remains closed I got to do what’s right for her Even if … Continue reading My Heart truth told (Poetry Block 9)

Precious Blood by Tonya Hurley

Precious Blood Review: Three girls: Lucy, Cecilia and Agnes end up at Perpetual Hospital for different reasons. Their reasons bring them together and are met by Sebastian, the boy who believes he, himself and the girls are saints. In an unfolding turn of events Sebastian makes the ultimate sacrifice ┬áin front of the girls and Dr. Frey. As the girls must pick up the pieces of their life, they also have to come together and figure out what Sebastian meant about their “saint” lives. This is a great beginning to a wonderful trilogy. Reading on how the girls try to … Continue reading Precious Blood by Tonya Hurley

Labels and Words (Poetry Block 8)

Stuck on a name That nowhere nearly defines me Bullied by the audience Words in ways more than one are harming Living on the edge With headphones drowning out the noise Fighting back the tears That a long time ago had once been joy I thought I would come out winning By ignoring the negative But I was labeled as too damn different And it hurt more than I should have let it Weight became the next issue And the taunts came rolling My hate was turning From them to myself real slowly Wanting to stay silent And hold in … Continue reading Labels and Words (Poetry Block 8)

Anna and the Swallow Man by Gavriel Savit

Anna and the Swallow Man Review: A very sad, but heartfelt story of a young girl who has to experience the cruelties of war alongside a stranger, the Swallow Man. He teaches her how to survive, how she must act, how she must speak, etc. He shows her things to comfort her. Throughout their journey, you can feel the pain, fear and sadness Anna exhibits. But there is also a side of the Swallow Man that can prove to be dangerous and in times like these, who else can Anna trust. He’s really all she has. But there is hope … Continue reading Anna and the Swallow Man by Gavriel Savit

Blood Magick (Cousins O’Dwyer Trilogy, Book 3) by Nora Roberts

Blood Magick Review: Six who are willing to fight bravely with everything they have, mostly with love in their hearts, against Cabhan. In these final moments, Branna has been struggling to find the right potions and words to defeat Cabhan once and for all. So much rides on it being perfect in order for them to finally live their lives in peace. But there is a piece of the puzzle that makes all this more difficult. The love that has both comforted and separated Branna and Fin. It is known that Fin is Cabhan’s son because he wears a mark, … Continue reading Blood Magick (Cousins O’Dwyer Trilogy, Book 3) by Nora Roberts