Sean L Macro's debut poetry collection. A collection of 21 poems on the darker and more solitary aspects of Human Nature, this is a deeply personal and introspective, and at times philosophical collection by this new writer from the South East of England. With subjects such as lost love, homelessness and alcoholism, this collection is for fans of Charles Bukowski, Jack Kerouac, Ernest Hemingway and W.H Auden.
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By Jennifer Collyer
Jul 22, 2013
Sean L. Marco’s debut collection is an emotive and sharp collection of work. It has the potent tang of youth combined with passion about it. It is introspective and, as you would expect from the title, the tone is dark and meaty with plenty of food for thought. My favourite aspect about this debut collection is the use of language, which is truly beautiful at times. All good poetry makes a point of its language and the style adopted by Sean provides tantalising moments of understanding padded out with thought-provoking imagery which takes you off to interesting places within yourself. Some of my favourite sections are: From Parched: Today - Rhyme has been ruined Like so much rust Aching on brave red lips. Decayed, praying For some naked dream To resuscitate - The elderly flicker behind Its defeated eyes. And from I’m Fine: This is the silver season of the lonely spark Where madness comes out to play, In black sun treason so dark – That I fade, awaiting another day. Definitely worth a... More > read. It will be interesting to see how this writer develops in the future.< Less
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