Summer means more time outdoors. Everyone loves to bring a light book to read to the beach or picnic. Check out these poetry books that you can enjoy during your next outdoor picnic or beach day.
5 Poetry Books to Read For Your Book Club This Summer 2020:
1.Break Your Glass Slippers by Amanda Lovelace
This poetry book gives me grown princess vibes and it’s perfect for daydreaming about the best life we should be living while enjoying these beautiful poems by Amanda Lovelace. It is number 1 in the series of poetry books.
GoodReads Description:amanda lovelace, the bestselling & award-winning author of the “women are some kind of magic” poetry series, presents a new companion series, “you are your own fairy tale” the first installment, break your glass slippers, is about overcoming those who don’t see your worth, even if that person is sometimes yourself. in the epic tale of your life, you are the most important character while everyone is but a forgotten footnote. even the prince.
These poems are a bit more darker and raw. The poems have powerful voice and touch on themes of woman empowerment.
GoodReads Description: From a poet and celebrated spoken-word performer comes a debut poetry collection that takes readers on an empowering, lyrical journey exploring truth, silence, wounds, healing, and the resilience we all share. Dear Girl is a journey from girlhood to womanhood through poetry
3. a fire like you by Upile Chisala
For a more uplifting mood and mix of poetry and rhyme that helps you see the beauty in in you and in the work around you.
GoodReads Description: A fierce and lyrical collection of poetry celebrating the moments of triumph and beauty in our lives, as well as the moments of despair—recasting them as opportunities for growth.
This collection of poems delves deeper into the emotions that are connected to grief and loss. The poems are beautifully written and show the raw emotions that arise during certain difficult times in ones lives.
GoodReads Description: A deep dive into the dissection of popular culture, and how the brightness and horrors of it can be mirrors into the daily lived experiences of women in America.
5. The Rose That Blooms in the Night by Allie Michelle
In this collection of poems, readers read poems that evoke the essence of renewal. The poems have themes of transformations and the life cycles of growth, love, and knowledge that individuals go through. These poems could be inspiring to those that seek to hear messages of self-discovery and self-love.
GoodReads Description: Without the sun, the rose that blooms in the night must learn to create light within herself and bloom from her own love. This poetry collection is a journey of finding the strength it takes to be soft.
What’s your favorite book to read during your picnic or beach days?