I have compiled poems from 1998 to 2008, and continued since the inception of this blog to write and post. Subject matter varies depending on the events and perspective of my life. The style of many of my early poems was inspired by the language and style of the short novel, Wide Sargasso Sea. Originally, they were each hand written as visual poems. Typing them up of course, they lose the majority of the original art.
Later poems are a result of more structured thinking and writing and are not visual works of art. The subject matter switches from working through of childhood trauma to the events related to adulthood and growing into a woman. I often deal with transformative events, moving from grand themes to intimate details.
I hope that there are people out there who will appreciate my style and content. If you take anything positive away from these poems, I will be ever so glad.
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