After You, In Love Arrest
Everyone wants to find that one thing. Everyone wants to experience heaven but no one wants to witness himself or herself die. Well, he surrendered to her arms, and every part of him died. Stronger men may have survived, but the weakest one gets to speak to angels. In the apsis chapter where Mario Gabriel Adame's debut book Ignite Your Soul, R...more
After You, In Love Arrest by Mario Gabriel Adame is a collection of love poems in two parts: “In Love” and “Arrest.” “Teach me how to love / Teach me how to find peace” are just two lines from the book that may seem simple at the first but they set the tone of the collection. After an introduction written in lyrical prose in the second person, the poems reveal themselves one by one, in free verse but with an inner rhythm, covering the universal th ...more
'After You, In Love Arrest' is not a book I could read in one sitting. It is very intense and in my experience poetry deserves close reading. Not skim-reading. To a certain degree I feel uncomfortable reviewing (and therefore judging) the authors work because it seems to be very personal to him and he bares his soul. Autolysis? Cathartic? Creative self-expression? The author states, at the beginning of the book that for him, 'This will be a start and a finish of finding the complete meaning beh ...more
This book need to be read again and again because play a story that reveal a love story behind it... the insecurities, the search, remember the good times, how to wake next to each other, ...more
Imagine his journey and I enjoyed the ride. Thank you for allowing me to savor your writing.