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Poems For The Moon: Vol 1

(Letters for the Universe #1)

3.70  ·  Rating details ·  281 ratings  ·  48 reviews
"Can we, for tonight, 
just be the moon?
Curve into me like that cheshire 
grin in the sky.
Press your heart into my back.
Let me forget my own."

In her Letters for the Universe Series Goodreads Choice Nominated poet J.R. Rogue shares intimate poems written lovingly for her readers. Take a journey through the eyes of author and reader as Rogue shares a glimpse into the private t
Published December 2019 by J.R. Rogue (first published January 17th 2018)
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May 29, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: poetry
This whispered to my heart.

Aah god this book was heart-wrenchingly good. There right there somewhere in the center I could feel whispers in my chest and dear heavens is Rogue talented. Read it, I know you'll agree.
Tylah Marie
J.R. Rogue is always a good idea!
✨Rosé Reads✨
3.5 stars, maybe 3.75! I'm still deciding on a rating because I did enjoy this collection a lot but maybe it's because I had just read another collection that connected with me so much and this one didn't as much - some of them did connect with me a lot though- but I can still appreciate the beauty and depth of these poems. I will definitely read more from this author in the future! ...more
Apr 04, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
WAITING was my fave 💜
•°• gabs •°•
"let's bottle laughter.
take it to the corners of the world.
where we live, where we carry each other."
angélique violette  monroe
Although this is short it's raw in a way that other poetry books are afraid of being. All of Rogue's work is like that. Honest, raw, unapologetic. ...more
talon smith
Jan 10, 2020 rated it it was amazing
If it has the words:

1. JR
2. Poetry
3. Rogue ...

mentioned anywhere, it's a sheer DELIGHT. A treat. A heart-wrenching experience.
Poems for the Moon is definitely one of her best works. She's like a fine wine. Better and better every single time.
I guess that wasn't the right time for me to read this short peotry collection. Not bad but I don't feel the depth of poems. ...more
mary ❀
Not at all moon related -100/10.

Seriously though, it was okay I guess. It seems evident it was meant to be enjoyed by people who are already fans of hers. Too discordant, though I realize the poems are meant to be seperate and not part of an overall narrative. It just felt kinda hollow to me. Pretty words though I guess.
Toni Araneta
Aug 04, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

While this was short, this book of Romance made me fall right back inlove. Her magic words leave me craving for more so I’m reading her whole series of poetry now!
Nichole Williams
Jan 29, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Wonderful Poetry!
Apr 05, 2020 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: read-in-2020, poetry
eh. not for me, i guess.
I liked it

Great poems,; i just didn't relate. Short book but really great poems. The feeling is there but not for me.
Krystle Able
Jun 25, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I follow J.R. Rogue on social media and had often seen her social media posts offering custom poetry, followed soon after by posts by her fans and customers gushing over how well Jen was able to capture their feelings, a moment in time, a memory, or special meaning so well in a custom poem that they had ordered without having ever met them face to face, through exchanging merely a few emails. I don't envy the writer who can take on someone's pain, sadness, joy, or love and make it their own, who ...more
Cheyenne Raine
Feb 24, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
so sweet!

always breath taking to read rogue’s collections! this was oh so sweet to take in with the lumineers playing in the background! :)
Frostie Whinery
Feb 25, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Wonderful Collection!

This is a short collection; a lighter read than her other collections. I adore Rogue’s use of metaphor–she leaves room for interpretation.
Tathagata Mukherjee
Great poems from a young author

One of the best to heart poetry that I have read in recent times. I could relate to almost all of them.
Andrea McEachen
Jul 14, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

What a fantastic read, I really enjoyed it, a tale of love what’s not to enjoy, letters to moon beautiful title
Lindsey Domokur of Crazy Reader Chicks
Such amazing words and feels. Always
D.E. Kerr
Aug 25, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Slow start, but worth it

I've had this sitting with 25% done for several months now, and every few weeks I would read a poem or two, but for the life of me, I could not get into it. However today, I continued reading and I'm so glad I did. While slow to start, I simply devoured the other 75%, and I think Rogue has written one of my favourite poems I've ever read, entitled "Voyeurs". I have highlighted many passages in this book and the final lines of the final poem (entitled "Mermaid Hearts") too
Nicole Field
Sep 23, 2018 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: poetry
There were some genuinely good poems in here. It started with one hell of a punchy poem. Much of it was about themes of heartbreak and love. There's definitely something in here that anyone who has ever been hurt by love or been in a relationship will be able to closely relate to.

The thing that really got to me when reading this collection was how short it was, however, and just how much repetition was in it regardless.
Cristina Isabel
Aug 03, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I felt a warm sensation from within while reading these poems. Beautiful, heartfelt poetry for the universe. Who knew one could hold such emotions and let them mark the pages. There is something to be felt here. And something to take away from here. There is nothing more intriguing, or special, than the poetry in this collection. Love is felt. Love is taken. And somewhere in between is a brave soul embracing both sides of the spectrum.
May 15, 2020 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
I wanted to like this so much as I typically love free flowing, earthy poetry... But this one didn't hit right with me in the end. It felt contrived- reminded me of re-reading through my old middle school journals. There were a few beautifully written lines sprinkled through this, but it was a disappointment overall. ...more
Elizabeth Houseman
Jul 12, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: poetry
This was a wonderful collection of poems. With plenty of sweet, beautiful words, I was inspired from reading Rogue's Letters To The Moon. I would recommend this book to anyone who likes poetry, especially those with a taste for the contemplative and the romantic types. ...more
May 13, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Quick read

This was a very quick read. Finished in about 20 min. The book didn't really seem to have a theme. Seemed mostly of just random poems that didn't fit in her other books. Still liked the work just wish it did not seem so scattered.
Chasity Nicole
Sep 02, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Exceptional collection

I quite enjoyed the poems within this collection. Each one allowed your heart to wonder through various emotions. It makes one feel human and less Adobe in their feelings.
Abigail Riley
New readers

I am a new JR fan and I this is the first poetry book that I am reading by her. Loving it!
Oct 07, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Very pretty
Mar 07, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Wonderful collection, I love how her poems just come alive off the page. Wonderful writing.
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J.R. Rogue first put pen to paper at the age of fifteen after developing an unrequited high school crush & has never stopped writing about heartache. She has published multiple volumes of poetry and novels.

Three of her poetry collections, La Douleur Exquise, Exits, Desires, & Slow Fires, & I’m Not Your Paper Princess have been Goodreads Choice Awards Nominees.

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Other books in the series

Letters for the Universe (6 books)
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  • Poems for the Stars: Vol 2
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