Salt-sweat & Tears
The poems bounce off the page like diamonds hard, right and lethal. Louisa Adjoa Parker writes like a fire blazes: what a commanding way to write I envy her! She writes as if she born to it brutal and cool; sparks fly. Her world is unignorable. It explodes in your face. She insists you listen. Her language is spot-on. She writes like a dream, but a dream that will not let you go; that's ruthless and painful and crystal clear: 100% bold, 100% natural. Nothing escapes her, but her heart is a heart of gold. She shares her pain with a lightness of touch that makes it all the more heart-breaking. Poems with nerves of steel.