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A collection of poems, in a variety of styles and tones, some dealing with deeper philosophical themes and others being spooky for fun.
Paperback, First, 105 pages
Published August 19th 2019 by Amazon
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Oct 06, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Reviewed By Susan Violante for Reader Views (10/19)

I picked up “Poems Mostly of the Sea” by Jenne Kaivo because the cover intrigued me. The title spoke of the sea, but the imagery reflected something different. It wasn’t until I read the introduction that I realized the extent of the author’s profound message. I was glad I did because it made me understand the ‘sea’ reference in the title and understand how the poems related with each other throughout the book. At first glance the book seems an
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Maggie G.
Oct 11, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
“Poems Mostly of the Sea” is a wonderful book of poems that include haunting, real-life horrors, interspersed with the beauty that is the sea, and all it can do for the world around it. It’s a book of poems that describe life, death, and rebirth, and Kaivo does a wonderful job of putting these things into poem. For a full review, see: https://www.atticvoices.com/2019/poem...
Mary
Nov 28, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: You need the sea....
This is a nice collection of exactly what the title says, "Poems Mostly of the Sea". I'm landlocked in Wyoming and I miss the sea all the time. Ms. Kaivo captured the sea, the beach and all that you find there very well. Some of the poems remind of how Pablo Neruda write about the sea. Not that she copies Neruda or writes like Neruda, more that I identify with the works in a similar fashion. The poems are all peace and beauty, but they're real. Each poem leads to the next and they work together ...more
Eeka05
Want my cup of tea. I may not like adult poetry like I thought. This was hard for me to follow. ...more
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Oct 30, 2019 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Thank you for the opportunity to review this book as a giveaway recipient. I am excited to read it and will update my thoughts on this book soon!
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Oct 06, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Reviewed By Susan Violante for Reader Views (10/19)

I picked up “Poems Mostly of the Sea” by Jenne Kaivo because the cover intrigued me. The title spoke of the sea, but the imagery reflected something different. It wasn’t until I read the introduction that I realized the extent of the author’s profound message. I was glad I did because it made me understand the ‘sea’ reference in the title and understand how the poems related with each other throughout the book. At first glance the book seems an
...more
Maggie G.
Oct 11, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
“Poems Mostly of the Sea” is a wonderful book of poems that include haunting, real-life horrors, interspersed with the beauty that is the sea, and all it can do for the world around it. It’s a book of poems that describe life, death, and rebirth, and Kaivo does a wonderful job of putting these things into poem. For a full review, see: https://www.atticvoices.com/2019/poem...
Mary
Sep 24, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: You need the sea....
This is a nice collection of exactly what the title says, "Poems Mostly of the Sea". I'm landlocked in Wyoming and I miss the sea all the time. Ms. Kaivo captured the sea, the beach and all that you find there very well. Some of the poems remind of how Pablo Neruda write about the sea. Not that she copies Neruda or writes like Neruda, more that I identify with the works in a similar fashion. The poems are all peace and beauty, but they're real. Each poem leads to the next and they work together ...more
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Thank you for the opportunity to review this book as a giveaway recipient. I am excited to read it and will update my thoughts on this book soon!
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