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Flashes Verses…Becoming Attractions
Adrian Ernesto Cepeda’s first poetry collection Flashes and Verses…Becoming Attractions uniquely waxes lyrical on such pop cultural icons as Marilyn Monroe, Billie Holliday, Muhammad Ali and David Bowie. He also crafts the most dynamic ekphrastic poems inspired by photos and artwork by Helmut Newton, Edward Hopper and Leonardo da Vinci. He composes the most bedazzling bili ...more
Published May 31st 2018 by Unsolicited Press
(first published May 22nd 2018)
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Adrian Ernesto Cepeda's poetry book FLASHES & VERSES...BECOMING ATTRACTIONS is a book that took me into a world of pop culture, passion, erotic love, pop icons, and Latin love. I enjoyed this collection, this array of poems that narrates diverse stories of common themes; namely, how love, romance, and ideology affects our daily struggles. His romantic language and images leave you wanting more and more. This is a poignant, passionate, poetry book that is long overdue. If you love to read Neruda, ...more
Sensual, rhythmic, grooving. Cepeda loves music, and it comes through in every poem. From Sinatra to The Doors, he explores this passion in lyrical voice. Warning, though: these poems will call up memories of songs that will leave you with earworms for days. Good stuff.
A collection with rhythm, love, passion, and music. Live a little and get this book of poetry, by a powerful up and coming voice. Adrian Ernesto Cepeda is not afraid to expose his heart on the page, which is something I value in poetry. This is a book to read again and again.
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