Review: Versions of The Self

Today I received a wonderful review of Versions of the Self from Freya Pickard. My day is all the brighter for it! Thank you Freya and all who support my books, blogs, and dreams. β™₯ Christy

Dragonscale Clippings

I bought this collection because I’ve been following Christy’s blogs for a while and I enjoy her writing. I chose Versions of the Self because it is her most recent publication and I loved the splashes of colour on the front cover!
What struck me about these poems was the personal nature and themes they explore. This is a poet being honest and unpretentious. The poems are collected into themes which explore the different aspects of Christy. This is not a collection to breeze through. This collection is one to re-read again and again. On each re-read I am finding new things, discovering different viewpoints.
My three favourite poems are:
Never Now: A positive look back at a failure in life; You are caged into / A piece of the last chapter / And my words fill / The present page.
See My Sense of Self: An intriguing exploration…

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18 thoughts on “Review: Versions of The Self

  1. 106 likes?? That is inspiring!
    I just started blogging, and I have made my own book review. Which is getting pretty great results considering I have 3 followers:)
    If it’s not too much to ask, could I have you share my post like you did this one? It would give me a huge boost and get my name out there.

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