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Art is a Waste of Time: Poetry Collection

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Art is a Waste of Time is Zarina Macha’s debut poetry collection, first published in 2018.

Macha has written extensively in styles of satire, confessionalism and free verse. This body of work contains poems Macha wrote between the years 2013 and 2018, capturing a teenage girl's growth into a young woman.

A small segment of poems she wrote as a child in the year 2007 is incl
Kindle Edition, 2nd Kindle ed, 105 pages
Published June 12th 2019 by Zarina Macha
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Steph Warren
Dec 31, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is an extensive collection of poetry containing a little of everything.

The poems are in alphabetical order by title, creating a random feel as we move between styles and subjects. The overall impression is one of an intimate immersion in the chaotic thoughts and feelings of the word artist from whom the ideas flow, freely and openly.

Zarina Macha’s love of word play and her raw honesty shine through in every page of her writing, singing in vivid imagery and erratic rhythms, alliteration and
Jim Bennett
Mar 20, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Sixty-eight very nice poems.
five stars
A large collection will often have a number of poems that specially speak to me. I will mention some of them here, but be brief.
To be blown away, turn to Companion. For an unusual point of view, turn to Pure Torture, told from the mind of a circus animal. For social commentary, turn to Too Young. For a surprise (to put it gently) turn to There’s Blood on my Sheets.
For introspection, turn to Red Hot Anger.
This is a large collection and I found several favou
Andreas Dölitzsch
Zarina is very honest. Her texts are relevant, very accurate & she tells a lot in short poems.
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Zarina Macha is an author, blogger, and musician born and raised in London, UK. She studied Songwriting and Creative Artistry at The Academy of Contemporary Music (ACM) in Guildford. She regularly writes a social commentary blog titled ‘The Zarina Macha Blog.’ In her spare time, she loves reading and annoying people about Game of Thrones (yes, she adored the much-hated ending).

In 2018 she began in

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