I was sceptical, I have to admit. The title caught my eye because I had watched the trailer of the upcoming movie already. I was unaware the book existed until I found out that Nick Robinson and Amandla Stenberg were adopting the fictional roles of Maddy and Olly. (Nick will continue his YA movie … More ‘Everything, Everything.’ – Nicola Yoon
Poetry And it’s the eyes The eyes, he laments They beg forgiveness But never repent Eyes that shine The halo of an angel The copper of the dawn Entraps you in its cages. The sun then sets The light crumbles The night so unexpected In which you fumble The eye, the … More The eyes, the eyes.
World Poetry Day was almost two months, but poetry should be celebrated every day. It is only appropriate to every so often, highlight some of the best poets’ humanity has managed to produce. Our world is filled with writers, singers, actors, painters, and creative beings. Like little gems of light on an otherwise darkened planet, … More 5 Poets of Our Time
“Waves.” ‘The leaves are turning orange,’ I stare up at the trees that are slowly getting their green drained. ‘Winter is coming,’ Ayesha says ominously. ‘That doesn’t sound like such a bad thing,’ I try. She wraps her jacket tightly around her body, ‘It’s horrendous. Especially in this city.’ I had … More Hannah: Chapter 1
I have attempted to write this review for many weeks now. I was reluctant at first because I was afraid that my words would bring little to no justice to the ones written by James Baldwin. ‘Write’ is perhaps not the best way to describe how this novel was constructed. The story he … More ‘Another Country’ – James Baldwin