let it die when she does.

will i learn to resent you? i'm beginning to see parts of her in you. her legacy will remain that of a despotic regime. a hatred-filled reign of manipulation and domination.   i fear that your hand holding mine will turn to steel, unforgiving shackles to tame; control to maintain.   is this our heritage? [...]

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our blood stains these cathedral walls

it's wanting to punch your fist through a wall. it's an open wound, bleeding - unbearable.   contracting and retracting; my womb is shedding itself.   a riotous force, armies in battle:   stab, stab, stabbing.   an almighty force, it symbolises my sexual maturity my monetary value in our society - i become property. [...]

YA REVIEW: PRODIGY PRINCE BY NATASHA SAPIENZA

 if the Bible met Harry Potter - this novel would be the result. Prodigy Prince by Natasha Sapienza is a young adult novel which tells the story of Prince Nuelle, the youngest prince of the Supreme King Nifal of Zephoris. Prodigy Prince is the first novel in Sapienza's The Seven Covenant series, and is fundamentally a creative and imaginative [...]

YA ANTHOLOGY REVIEW: LOVE AT THE EDGE OF SEVENTEEN

I was lucky enough to be given a free ARC of this novel, thanks to NetGalley, in exchange for an honest review. overall rating: 4/5 Hey dudes, This review has only taken me the better part of the month to write because every single time I sat down to write book reviews…well, I had assessments [...]

i am astounded by your brilliance

i am astounded by your brilliance, surrounded by a luminescence, a magnetism (a magnificence) completely primal.   your eyes, they glitter with knowledge (laughter) an omniscience, an open window.   i hear your laugh, a victorious exclamation of hilarity - everyone knows you, they yearn to be within you, of you, around you. i don't think you're comfortable [...]