Category Archives: Poetry

“Permeable Divide” by Ellen Rachlin

PERMEABLE DIVIDE Ellen Rachlin Antrim House (2017) ISBN 9781943826278 Reviewed by Susan Violante for Reader Views (3/18) “Permeable Divide” by Ellen Rachlin called my attention by the cover first. I loved the artwork, and the title of this poetry collection was intriguing … Continue reading

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“A Penny for Your Thoughts” by Sherrill S. Cannon

A PENNY FOR YOUR THOUGHTS Sherrill S. Cannon Strategic Book Publishing and Rights Co. (2017) ISBN 9781946540560 Reviewed by Susan Violante for Reader Views (01/18) “A Penny for Your Thoughts” by Sherrill S. Cannon is a compilation of poems in different forms. … Continue reading

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“Thoughts of a Butterfly” by Sherita J. Jackson

THOUGHTS OF A BUTTERFLY: UNSPOKEN FEELINGS Sherita J. Jackson Xlibris (2017) ISBN 9781524591243 Reviewed by Susan Violante for Reader Views (12/17) I love poetry, so I am always looking for good poetry books to read. In this case, what really caught my … Continue reading

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“White Wine and Medical Marijuana” by Julia Cirignano

WHITE WINE AND MEDICAL MARIJUANA Julia Cirignano CreateSpace (2017) ISBN 9781548228972 Reviewed by Susan Violante for Reader Views (9/17) I was happy to read “White Wine and Medical Marijuana” by Julia Cirignano as a wine and poetry lover as well as writer; … Continue reading

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“Some Senses” by Kirk Lee Redden

SOME SENSES Kirk Lee Redden Outskirts Press (2016) ISBN 9781478763932 Reviewed by Susan Violante for Reader Views (01/17) “Some Senses” by Kirk Lee Redden is a unique poetry book as it also includes a novella. But that is not the … Continue reading

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“Firethorn Inn: A Book of Verse” by Larry A. McCarthy

FIRETHORN INN: A BOOK OF VERSE Larry A. McCarthy Outskirts Press (2016) ISBN 9781478774488 Reviewed By Susan Violante for Reader Views (12/16) “Firethorn Inn: A Book of Verse” by Larry A. McCarthy is a collection of rhymes organized in three … Continue reading

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“What the River Knows” by Andrea Freeman

WHAT THE RIVER KNOWS: CONVERSATIONS WITH THE NATURAL WORLD Andrea Freeman Halcyon Wind Press (2016) ISBN 9780989089715 Reviewed by Sheri Hoyte for Reader Views (11/16) Article first published as Book Review: ‘What the River Knows: Conversations with the Natural World’ … Continue reading

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