My Featured Blogger this week is Vera Poh of To Dad with Love Poetry. Vera is a Melbourne, Australia-based writer whose thoughts and feelings never fail to intrigue me.
There’s the immediate effect: thoughtful and insightful, sometimes witty, always visceral. And then there’s the after-effect: like the finish of a good wine, the flavours you continue to discover after you’ve tasted the words, and feel compelled to taste them again. An example from the poem below:
“The stain of baby’s vomit
On the shoulder
Is trifling and yet
Such things are declarations”
Such words may be revelations, if we let them.