Poems That Lose Read Online Free - From Akif Kichloo, author of The Feeling May Remain comes this deeply personal and poetic account of a troubled life. A nowhere man, with or without god, a quintessential mental nomad, omnipresent in his mistakes, exploring mental illness, identity, family, sexuality, god, love, childhood, and purpose of life, Poems That Lose brings forth questions all of us wrestle with but either avoid asking ourselves or miserably fail answering almost every time. Kichloo navigates brilliantly from the deeply personal to the universal to the extinct, paving the way for a rare new voice in contemporary poetry, a poet who is more than wanted; he is desperately needed. These poems will slip off your tongue, creep under your skin, and live there.
|Title||:||Poems That Lose|
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December 14, 2017
Poems That Lose tackles different facets of life from the point of view of its author, laying things raw and vulnerable. And though the reader and the author had nothing in common, the poems unite both into universal commonality, into that shared understanding of how life was, is and what it is o...
September 17, 2017
First things first. I cried reading this book. At the half point of this book, I held it to my chest and wept. Literally wept.
How much life does one have to go through to be able to write about such a wide array of subjects? How much loss and how much gain from that loss does one have to take in...
October 22, 2017
That stone they tell you
Your heart has turned into?
That’s the weight of all your sufferings.
While having a conversation with Akif Kichloo on Facebook i I asked him what inspires him to write?
His answer was “Life, this horrible, amazing, beautiful terrible life and everything that it...
September 16, 2017
Whilst reading 'Grief Matters' this book arrived so I decided to let it join in on my reading journey and read them both alongside each other. I have to say the content is original, deep and straight forward. Rather than deeming this to be poetry, I think the term "reflections" seems more apt. *...
September 23, 2017
My book magically appeared early, that is, yesterday. And boy was I pleasantly surprised. Out of this breed of new age writers who keep popping up every now and then, I think, Akif Kichloo belongs to the category of writers who constantly try and keep re-inventing themselves. I mean the stark con...
September 27, 2017
An advance copy of this book arrived for review and it definitely is one of the best books I have reviewed so far. It is one of those books that you know you will keep coming back to, time and again. Five poems into the book and I was weeping my heart out. The poems are intensely personal and hea...
October 25, 2017
I keep it under my pillow so that as soon as I'm tired of staring at the walls and after all the futile attempts to sleep, I take it out and go through it all over again and I'll keep doing the same for the rest of my life. Just like this poem title, my review of the book boils down to just one l...