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edificationIf you are a poetry fan you may ove this collection If not maybe not I m a great reader of poetry but in my humble opinion this is an exceptional collection which I recommend to all readers especially poetry readers and overs of romance The imagery is so fresh and vivid it paints pictures in the mind and as a reader I was able to recognise those fleetin This book made me realize many things but the first is that it s been too ong since I ve allowed great poetry to grace the folds of my mind It does something to our subconscious Takes hold of us in powerful ways And Sam s work will have this effect on readers Poetry is often written without the type of consideration for flow that Sam uses in his creations I really found myself Diamond in the Dark lost as I read through the passages And now after finishing this book I feel a huge surge of inspiration That s what great poetry does It inspires It makes it so youook at a sunset differently You ook at everything differently With focus and of an introspective approach A few of the hundreds of great inesThe fury of his existence was The Devil’s Historians How Modern Extremists Abuse the Medieval Past like a veritable derision ofife itself yet The African American Odyssey Volume 2 life clung to himSheives in the water where fishermen abhor the fish Never encountering bigotry on her way for she oved to ive on the fringes of paltry chauvinism Poetry is arguably the genre of writing where reader responses are most Hardcore physical child abuse likely to vary Thearge number of five star reviews of this collection may suggest that my rather different response may say as much about me as it does about the poems The positive reviews prompted me to stay with the collection rather Handbook of Agricultural Entomology longer than I might otherwise have done and to reach a poem thated me to re evaluateI was than half way through the collection when I reached The Greatest Gift an absolute gem It appears to be about a visit to Florence with a Dare for More lover who though still young is terminally ill It beautifully balances the bittersweet pleasures of the here and now with the foreknowledge of what must soon happen while vividly evoking the beautiful city in which it is set The use of the changing seasons as a metaphor for the stages ofife has many antecedents but the clich is cleverly used here the repetition of It is autumn in Florence giving a sonorous frame THE COCAINE ADDICTION CURE (Drug Addiction, 12 Step Program, Road to Recovery, Alcohol Addiction) like the tolling of a passing bell for one who paradoxically seems doomed to die without reaching the autumn of her ownifeThere are a number of other pieces in the collection that also work very well I particularly enjoyed Prejudice about a a number of other pieces in the collection that also work very well I particularly enjoyed Prejudice about a woman who gets on the wrong train and finds herself in an all black carriage an interesting reversal of the usual stereotypical race relations poemHowever I found many of the poems in the first half of the collection uite hard going I don t know what was going on in the author s ife when he wrote them but they appear to me to be the work of a rather depressed man Although other people appear in the poems they eave A Gypsy Promise little impression because they are always refracted through the author s self obsession Thateaves us with far too many pages of the author s thoughts about himself unleavened by any trace of humour or much empathy with the Imprisoned with the Alien Rohilian Warrior lived experience of others I found theevel of narcissism hard to take which may reflect a cultural difference The writing may have been therapeutic for the author but this British reviewer felt that what he really needed were a few cheerful mates to take him down the pub and stop him spending so much time writing gloomy poetry The poems that he did then write would perhaps. Into a wide variety of topics from Masterplots II life andove to death and drudgery a collection that showcases Augustine Sam'.
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Have been betterOther reviews have praised the craftsmanship of the poems A arge and diverse vocabulary gives the author a vivid palette with which to draw his word pictures there are certainly some arresting images and some of the poems are cleverly structured with intelligent use of repeated refrains and occasional rhymes to give a sense of rhythm and structure However there are also examples of tired anguage speaking volumes and of that don t uite work visions swarmed African Literature and Social Change like grape and of statements that appear profound at first hearing but which become meaningless karmic rage his mind was their judgement seat or banal the you think you know him theess you seat or banal the you think you know him the The Alchemy of Yoga less you know him or just plain wrong when you subject them to a bit of thought the brave yearns to die not just wrong but dangerously so in this age of terrorists inove with martyrdomSome of the earliest poems are the weakest melodramas about cuckolded Michael Maier's Atalanta Fugiens: Sources of an Alchemical Book of Emblems lovers killing themselves the wine writer or exacting gruesome revenge the human shock absorber They are untypical of much of the rest of the collectioness subtle and Aliens Abroad less well crafted Placing them together at the start of the anthology certainly influenced me unfavourably and perhaps made meess receptive to what followedI ove Coleridge s definition of the difference between poetry and prose prose words in
best order poetry best words in their best order In his best pieces Sam s poems come close to this exacting ideal but there are too many pieces that read ike careless streams of consciousness that should have been discarded or re worked before appearing here This is a Chasing the Red Queen large anthology for a work by a single poet It contains within it a slim volume of poems to treasure but the reader has to wade through aot of others to reach them and I fear that many will not persevere which is a pity Flashes of Emotion is a poetry collection which explores emotions such as Algorithms of the Intelligent Web love and hate isolation and prejudice The writer takes us on both an emotional and physical journey around the world to cities including Florence London and New York The precise use ofanguage and metaphor immerses the reader in the drama of the moment A well crafted poem ike a good screenplay uses as few words as possible to convey meaning and this is a notion that this writer has clearly understood The poem Images perfectly demonstrates this as well as an understanding of poetic structure using words sparingly for maximum impact It was difficult to choose the stand out poems as they are all beautifully written But if I had to it would be Elegy for the Captive and Poetry in Motion The first because it perfectly revealed the isolation of imprisonment and the atter as it is a beguiling The Machine Stops love poem I received a free copy of this book Book Readers ReviewFlashes of Emotion is a book of poems written to reflectife Dare for More love death pain joy and many kinds of emotion The author is elouent and has a subtle use ofanguage The poems are reasonably short and easy to read conveying meanings that may be interpreted by the reader It is definitely a book of poems to be savored and returned to on many occasions Augustine has captured the essence of an emotion and relayed this in beautiful Academia dos Anjos (Redenção Livro 2) language If you are a poetryover you will cherish this book and experience I have read most of the poems twice and still marvel at the range of feelings elicited by these wonderful wordsThe author provided me with a copy in return for an unbiased review My rating is a five plus stars and recommend those who ove poetry to have a copy in their ibrary If you are not a freuent reader of poetry Augustine s poems will change your view This is a rare collectionhttpbookread mumswritingsblogspo. S Life with My Idiot Family lively refreshing and innovative style A 'must have' for anyone who has ever experiencedove pain defeat or joy.Their Best Order Poetry
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WITH SENSUAL LOVE THE FIRST PARTsensual Before You Are Licensed love The first part the book shows us the anguish ofonging The masculine psyche experiences the power of the feminine and storms against it What is the use of Canonization And Teaching Of African Literatures.(Matatu 7) loveust unsatisfied Life circles with its karmic package its religious judgments against The Alien Warriors Woman (Guardian Warriors, lovelust that cannot be denied This isn t entirely a man thing as women can experienceust but understanding isn t what bridges the gap And so the uest for satisfaction explores the unusual As we advance through the book Overcoming the Archon Through Alchemy love takes on a mature view Understanding does reach across the malefemale divide Love takes on satisfaction in small orarge measure We sense the An Introduction to Agricultural Geography love in marriage ripened to near per Flashes of Emotion by Augustine Sam is an eclectic collection of poems that will make readers feel think and reflect on the nature and meaning of a humanife Separated into 4 sections each set of poems within the book touches on the writer s different experiences in the world and many deal with the complexities of What Comes after Entanglement? love Sam had some fun with the text as well with words being scattered in different forms throughout the page which will shape readers experience with the poems in a uniue way Theanguage within the poems themselves is highly intellectual the metaphors rich and the descriptions sensual I particularly enjoyed the 2nd and 3rd sections titled Musings and Palpitation the poems in them have a dreamy romantic uality that allows a reader to imagine beyond the page Within Sam s poetic musings there are also many moments of solitude and it is from these that I found the most space for reflection as in his poems a solitary observer and my ast chance both of which are beautifully written Perhaps my favorite poems in the collection directly follow these two poetic waltz and passions words both highly romantic sensual and musical poems celebrating dreams ove connection beauty in the arts Flashes of Emotion is a collection of poetry that will appeal to many poetry readers but will also be enjoyable to readers of other genres romantic and Assessing English Language Learners: Bridges From Language Proficiency to Academic Achievement literary fiction or those interested in philosophy psychology and art In essence it does what poetry should do it makes us feel and wonder at our own uniue humanity and gives readers an experience guided by both sense and experienceI received a free copy in exchange for an honest review At first I didn tike the poems as much until I reach The Misunderstood Lunatic and I completely relate to it in someway And then The Human Shock Absorber just continues the flow It just keeps on getting better For a ong t I enjoyed just continues the flow It just keeps on getting better For a ong t I enjoyed collection of poems that Alchemy Emperor of the Divine Dao (Alchemy Emperor of the Divine Dao, looked deeply at different aspects ofife They were very sobering exploring many different emotions from happy to sad and in between My favorite poem was Sonnet to a Dame Over 50 I haven t uite reached that age yet but it still made me smile I recommend this book of poems to people who ike to think deeply about things and read poetry that help them do that The best
word to describe the poetry in Flashes of Emotion is edgy The second best word is obfuscation Thirdto describe the poetry in Flashes of Emotion is edgy The second best word is obfuscation Third be sobering Poetry is hard to write well and this collection ike most collections was uneven The good ones were very good and the not so good were not so good Overall I Career Strategies for Women in Academia: Arming Athena liked the collection Many poems said what should be said and did so artfully can t ask than thatMy reaction to many poems was disbelief in howives could go so wrong as if the poet s world is peopled by borderline personalities those who think in black and white and can turn on you for hiccupping wrong and evil forces Not much nuance of a blunt instrument Then there is the obfuscation It was obvious from the beginning this vision was. Flashes of Emotion is a book of romantic poetry a selection that allows the reader to tap into the poet's insights.