...At each and every checkpoint the refugee is askedare you human?The refugee is sure it's still human but worries that overnight,while it slept, there may have been a change in classification.(Excerpt from the poem 'Assimilation'.) Rating: 4.5/5 paper planes Genre: Poetry anthology; contemporaryPublication: 10th March 2022Pages: 96 (hardcover) Synopsis: With her first full-length poetry collection, … Continue reading Review: ‘Bless the Daughter Raised by a Voice in Her Head: Poems’ by Warsan Shire
I deserve my lifeAs much as everyone elseAnd I will notLet anyone elseTake what they wantFrom me. Rating: 4.5/5 paper planes Genre: Narrative poetry (YA contemporary) Synopsis: If I stand still,If I close my eyes,I can see the empty skyOpenEndlessFree. Kitten has almost made it through high school, until they get drugged at a party. … Continue reading Review: ‘Weightless’ by ian.