Kindra M. Austin Reviews Kristiana Reed’s Between the Trees

"My reflection in the train window settles between the trees beyond the glass lining the field of gold." In itself, the opening of the title poem speaks of forlorn reluctance, wishes, and wonders. It must be because there’s something so powerful and intimate about one’s reflection; we study ourselves and pick up every nuance, whether … Continue reading Kindra M. Austin Reviews Kristiana Reed’s Between the Trees

Kristiana Reed Reviews Magpie In August, By Kindra M. Austin

Austin stuns with her debut novel, Magpie in August. A lovingly written narrative about living, dying and the purgatory in between. I’ve been an admirer and reader of Austin’s poetry since late 2016, a little while after she started poemsandparagraphs. Austin always writes honestly with the razor-sharp ability to steal the breath from my lungs and make … Continue reading Kristiana Reed Reviews Magpie In August, By Kindra M. Austin

Barista Favorite: A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing/Kristiana Reed

We are pleased to announce the Barista Favorite from February 26th's Promote Yourself Monday at Go Dog Go Cafe. It is Kristiana Reed's poem A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing, originally published on Blood Into Ink. It wasn’t until after you’d left me with voices in my head, that I found your sweater; mutton-coloured, merino wool folded … Continue reading Barista Favorite: A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing/Kristiana Reed

Barista Favorite: Summer Rain/Kristiana Reed

We had a tie for Barista favorite for February 19th's Promote Yourself Monday at Go Dog Go Cafe. It is our honor to publish this piece from Kristiana Reed of MY SCREAMING TWENTIES My palm blossoms forth, fingers stretching toward the sun reaching for the empty space beside me, reaching out for you;   reaching out … Continue reading Barista Favorite: Summer Rain/Kristiana Reed