Home #Blue Nib Issues Issue 36 | December 2018 | Brenda Read-Brown’s ‘Like/Love’ – Reviewed

Brenda Read-Brown’s ‘Like/Love’ – Reviewed

Brenda Read-Brown: Like Love
V Press
ISBN: 9781999844431
Launch date: 7 th November, 2018.

Brenda Read-Brown’s biographical notes struck a chord with me, as I also changed direction
after leaving the teaching profession. Then I read, ‘Endless thanks to The Son, The Daughter
and The Bloke’, and the sense of connection was confirmed. These are poems about family –
partners, children, elderly parents – but above all, about relationships ‘Like Love’. The
ambiguities of the title of the collection a...


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