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GUIDE TO: Poetry Recommendations

Over the past year we have read quite a few poetry collections. Here are some of our recommendations based on what mood you are seeking to invoke or what you are feeling right now.

Poetry Recommendations:

  1. New to poetry: Milk & Honey and The Sun & Her Flowers by Rupi Kaur

  2. A collection without romance: Lovely Seeds by R.H. Swaney

  3. A unique collection: Stuff I’ve Been Feeling Lately by Alicia Cook

  4. Empowering: the witch doesn’t burn in this one by amanda lovelace

  5. To support a lesser known poet: Atlantis by Lauren Eden


  6. In-verse storytelling: Blood Water Paint by Joy McCullough
  7. That deals with anxiety: Uncaged Wallflower by Jennae Cecelia


  8. If you’re still figuring it out: Finding Roots by Morgan Davis

  9. Getting outside your own head: Bare Roots by Molly S. Hillery
  10. A self-published poet: Hummingbird and Soul Like Thunder by Sophia Elaine Hansen

Honorable Mentions:

  • [Dis]connected (Check out Tree’s review HERE)
  • Her & Her II by Pierre-Alex Jeanty

Poetry Books Still On Our TBR:

  • Honeybee by Trista Mateer

  • DROPKICKromance by Cyrus Parker

  • Glass girl & Plastic Heart by Jessyca Thibault

  • To Make Monsters Out of Girls by amanda lovelace

  • Will Embers  & Your Soul is a River by Nikita Gill


Goodreads Links:
Rupi Kaur
Lovely Seeds
Stuff I’ve Been Feeling Lately
the witch doesn’t burn in this one
Blood Water Paint
Uncaged Wallflower
Finding Roots
bare roots
Sophia Elaine Hansen
Pierre-Alex Jeanty


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