Caterpillar Dream (Poetry Block 50)

Dreams may seem hard to reach And sometimes you’re close but not quite there Then you start to over think Are my dreams too far for me to care? Sure it’s easy to let them go And pretend you never had them But that would be giving up hope And trying is what makes them worth it Like the caterpillar We become cocooned Only to awake stronger With the realization our dreams will be reality soon We hesitate in the beginning Not sure of whom we might become But like the caterpillar’s metamorphosis into a butterfly We risk never knowing … Continue reading Caterpillar Dream (Poetry Block 50)

The Last Days of Night by Graham Moore

The Last Days of Night Review: A genius of a well-crafted piece of historical fiction.  Moore wrote an extraordinary account on the case regarding to whom did the light bulb invention really belong to.  Brilliance wielding magic, deception and love, The Last Days of Night, certainly sparks more than just an interest, but an obsession to truly understand what it means to “invent”. Continue reading The Last Days of Night by Graham Moore

Workings of a Heart (Poetry Block 49)

On the coldest day The heart is warm On the cruelest lesson The heart is learning On the impossible outcome The heart is patient On the hardest step The heart is courageous On the ones who are despised The heart loves On the words that hurt The heart heals On the darkest journeys The heart lights On the saddest moments The heart smiles On the rage-full spirits The heart ignores On the saving life The heart is content On the last few moments The heart is at peace   Poet’s Thoughts: The words from this poem came from a place … Continue reading Workings of a Heart (Poetry Block 49)

Love for Slaughter by Sara Tantlinger

Love for Slaughter Review: The most disgusting selection of poetry I have ever read in my entire life (and that’s a great thing!).  And while the entire selection is my favorite, I do have personal favorites (which I’ll get to in a minute).  Totally had mind blown at reading poetry under a different light and what a remarkably, grotesque and genuine light it is.  A lot were read over and over again because the words were just so appealing, my eyes were bleeding reading them.  Sara has a beautiful gift of writing this kind of poetry, I can’t wait to … Continue reading Love for Slaughter by Sara Tantlinger

The Little White Ball and His Big Idea by Spanish Missy

The Little White Ball and his Big Idea Review: A very easy read about a white ball and his big idea.  A Beginner’s Guide to teach your child how to practice their colors in Spanish.  The story is told in English, with an opportunity to read the story in Spanish to your child.  It is very simple, yet it is a fun way to learn colors in Spanish without seeming overbearing.  At the end, there is a little review regarding the story and it asks questions about the story in both English and Spanish.  There is also a list of … Continue reading The Little White Ball and His Big Idea by Spanish Missy