Spectre Specter Blue Ravine

Spectre Specter Blue Ravine As a collection of poetry and prose Phantoms as Euphemisms for Disaster explores the many faces of loss Not only the loss of love but loss of language culture identity and self The book seamlessly

As a collection of poetry and prose, Phantoms as Euphemisms for Disaster explores the many faces of loss Not only the loss of love, but loss of language, culture, identity and self The book seamlessly navigates the silences between harrowing conversations, to realizations about growing up, about grief and how to deal with loss, to the reawakening of tenderness, hope andAs a collection of poetry and prose, Phantoms as Euphemisms for Disaster explores the many faces of loss Not only the loss of love, but loss of language, culture, identity and self The book seamlessly navigates the silences between harrowing conversations, to realizations about growing up, about grief and how to deal with loss, to the reawakening of tenderness, hope and awareness in the innate power of self This is a fantastic collection for anyone who appreciates a unique voice, beautiful language and the ache and sweetness that is living.

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  1. N.L Shompole was born in Kenya She is a multi platform artist whose written and photographic works have been featured in various print and online publications including Words Dance Publication, Maps for Teeth, Invitation Annual, Kinfolks Quarterly and The Rising Phoenix Review Her latest collection Spectre Specter Blue Ravine was released November 2015.Shompole can be found via nlshompoleInstagram NLShompole

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  1. This was received for an honest reviewSpectre Specter Blue Ravine is her latest collection It s on the personal side, of a self discovery or coming of age type of collection Where themes such as diaspora, death, loss, and the question of home and what is home are the main structure of the collection.This one is a lot developed compared to her previous ones The surrealism and the fantastical kind of evaporate in the background and now it s about the self, but it is still present, but used as [...]


  2. Advance Readers CopyEnormous thanks to N.L Shompole for reaching out and giving me the chance to read this collection before its release Some beasts are better left slumbering I had to read this collection three times before I realized what exactly was happening to me From the very beginning I felt as if I m being overwhelmed by something, and as I read on, the feeling only grew I finished it in about two hours, I took a small break and started it again Once again, I felt overpowered I slept on [...]



  3. I won this book in a giveaway Spectre Specter Blue Ravine is a collection of poetry with phantoms as euphemisms for disaster As this is my first attempt to read a collection of poetry and prose, I found it somewhat cumbersome to find no rhythm, pattern or even a beat in N L Shompole s writings Though the poetry does speak strong on issues such as love, loss and even longing however, I felt empty after I read them.Now, I might not be the best judge on a book of poetry, but maybe it s because it i [...]



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