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One Under the Sun
This powerful, thought provoking collection of 61 poems, whilst primarily concerning people - human awareness, desire, love and sex, and awareness of beauty and its loss - also embraces big contemporary issues, social and environmental. Written in an elegant and forceful style, the author has the breadth of mind to make us think deeply about ourselves and our place in the ...more
Paperback, 114 pages
Published September 1st 2010 by Brambleby Books
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Vincent Spada's collection of poetry, One Under the Sun, examines the role human beings play on Earth. Spada's poetry touches on person examination, relationships, interpersonal interactions, and the human relationship with the World. Spada excels as mixing introspection and personal responsibility for the fate of humankind in One Under the Sun. The poems leave the reader feeling the dirt under your feet, the wind on your face, the ash from fire's destruction and the drowning of love in water. T ...more
From the very first poem I knew that this was going to be wild ride! I assumed that this book of poems would be rosy and friendly but the in your face honesty took me by surprise. Mr. Spada has done something few poets venture to do, speak openly about the dark side of their nature. The poems are…well…shocking. Like a bolt of unexpected static electricity from a door knob, these poems make you aware of your surroundings. From “The Great Black Rabbit Mass” to “The Last Great Something” these stor ...more