Reading Speed: Medium. Romance: Yessss. Boring Parts: Nope. Funny Parts: Not really. Nov 15, C. I absolutely loved every word!! Shelves: kindle-ipad. Restraint is a compilation of poems about love, life and growing. As I read, I found myself humming k. As the reader, you are exposed to the fragile and real essence of longing, craving, desire, want, wish, urge, hunger, thirst, appetite, lust and ache of being human in a Mass Society and all that that entails.
I found Restraint to be a striking read that allows you to connect with the beauty of the words and the beauty of being human on a very raw level that we do not get to experience often in our day-to-day very urbanized settings. What a joy it is to flip through the pages of the most sensual book of poems I've ever read. He bares his heart and soul until he creates a masterpiece. A genuine wordsmith who captures the imagination and heart of the reader. I know I'm hooked.
Sep 03, Maggie May rated it it was amazing. Nov 14, Sylvia rated it it was amazing Shelves: firstreads. I've won this book by the Goodreads Giveaways and I am very happy to have this book on my shelf so I can re-read some of the poems again and again. This was my first book of Poetry and I was not sure what to expect. When I started, I read about the writer. Why and how he wrote this. It made all the Poems really impressive. He took me to his world and I was really surprised how he made me feel reading his deepest feelings.
I loved it! View all 3 comments. A very sensual book of poetry which was a joy to read from cover to cover.
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A truly seductive read, taking the reader on an erotic journey through beautiful written words. I can't wait for the next book from a truly talented writer. Aug 06, Abby rated it liked it Shelves: poetry. Like the first book of poetry of his that I read, some works made me feel a hundred feelings and others nothing. First poet that I have stuck with though, and that alone makes him worthy to read.
Sal rated it it was amazing Jul 04, Elmar rated it liked it Dec 17, Mohamed Amin rated it it was amazing Sep 24, Nikita rated it it was amazing Nov 06, Debra rated it it was amazing Aug 22, Dana Trias Marion rated it it was amazing May 21, He was in torments of love sickness "I hate and I love" he wrote, and his poems about her became harsher and more explicit.
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But perhaps this shouldn't be the preserve of the faithful. It strikes me that the best erotic poetry has the power to do this too. The erotic and the poetic make such good bedfellows as they both deal with transcendence, with moving beyond ourselves. Erotic poetry allows us to engage our imagination, to be titillated, turned on, and sometimes plain terrified.
- Poetry > Restraint | P J Bayliss.
- Voyage en enfer (Roman) (French Edition).
- Until We Meet Again.
They help us better understand our impulses and in doing so an erotic poem becomes a place we can play out our irrational fears or indulge our deep-seated desires. Ovid in his Love Books attempts to dissuade his mistress from becoming a courtesan. Sappho summons the "ever-impassioned Gorgo" the "ghost who nightly steals young girls to be in Hades in her company".
But what happens when we take umbrage at this?