BLACK CANVAS by Nicole Kidwell | Book Review

This review of my book touched me.

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I really prefer to buy books by indie authors who self publish because it’s my personal way of honoring their labor of love. In the past year or so however; I have very rarely gotten to do just that so my list of “must have” books is growing by the dozens each day! Every now and then I’m totally surprised when a book is emailed to me on a whim as was the case with this gem. And before I knew it, I was fully immersed in the blood, sweat and tears of a fellow writer.

*Trigger Warning*

I felt like an old classmate and I were playing catch up while reading Black Canvas. Both adults now; trying to explain away any awkwardness and moments of distance in our past. Nicole Kidwell’s book opens with all too relatable and very painful #MeToo moments. I found myself having to…

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Dear Diary... (I mean Poetry), Poetry has been for as long as I can remember, my therapy. I am not all sunshine and rainbows. I can, but do not write about flowers, rainbows, the sky, etc because it would feel forced. Although I have written about things that are outside of my comfort zone, I've … Continue reading

Free Book?

I've already given away a few via Facebook and Instagram so why not give some of you guys and gals a chance... if you would be interested please contact me via the comments or nicolekidwellpoetry@gmail.com. I am working on/ editing the remastered version of this so I would really love to hear opinions on what … Continue reading Free Book?

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I remember when we first met, my eyes, slowly grazing across your covered flesh. All the way up and then back down again; Settling upon your deep brown sea of sultriness Wondering what your lips might feel like On my lips, on my neck, on my- How quickly in this moment I forget, That not … Continue reading Hello