Review: How We Are Human

Anni Adalia
Jul 13, 2016 · 2 min read

Luke Maguire Armstrong
Poetry
114 pages
6” x 9” perfect-bound trade paperback
ISBN 978–1480055865
First Edition
Review copy: PDF version
Available HERE
$8.99
Review originally published on 1/12/15


Luke Armstrong is a very witty and candid author. His book of poetry, entitled How We Are Human, is poetry for those who don’t like poetry. One of the first things he talks about is his own dislike for a decent amount of poetry that is out there. Don’t worry; if you do like poetry already, you, too, will be enamored with Luke’s style and have renewed faith in poets. He goes outside the normal parameters of poetic subjects and schemes and connects to his readers on a very real level. He leaves you:

[…] willing to
ignite everything
if it means one more
soothing bath in
the delicious flames. (from “
Dregs,” p. 60).

The Coil

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reader&writer of interesting things•greenwitch•tarot reader•sweet treat baker•cat lady•may be found trekking the Globe with my trusted pup and 35mm

The Coil

The Coil

Literature to change your lightbulb.

Anni Adalia

Written by

reader&writer of interesting things•greenwitch•tarot reader•sweet treat baker•cat lady•may be found trekking the Globe with my trusted pup and 35mm

The Coil

The Coil

Literature to change your lightbulb.

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