Official Review: The Golden Window by Steven C. Brandt

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Re: Official Review: The Golden Window by Steven C. Brandt

Post by AhmedElsayed » 25 May 2019, 21:42

This book is so great!!
I really like poetry, maybe that is why I loved it.

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Post by ellieonline03 » 25 May 2019, 21:44

A retelling of the author's life through poems? I'm up for it! It's creative and at the same time thought-provoking. Kudos to the author!
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Post by AA1495 » 25 May 2019, 21:48

I don’t usually read poetry, but I am glad that you liked the book so much. Congrats to the author on the 4/4 rating.

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Post by Swara Sangeet » 25 May 2019, 21:52

This one is not my cup of tea. Congrats on the review. I am sure it is enjoyable as well as inspiring.

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Post by mariaivm » 25 May 2019, 22:04

Sounds interesting! By your review I can suppose that the poems are a bit metaphysicians and spiritual. I may take a look of this book in the future, poetry can surprise you many times with great passages, and this one looks like that.

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Post by Susmita Biswas » 25 May 2019, 22:08

The Golden Window by Steven C. Brandt is a collection of poems which shared some real life experiences. I don't like to read poems. So I think I will skip this one. Congratulations on #botd.

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Post by Disneyland » 25 May 2019, 22:08

'Official Review: The Golden Window by Steven C. Brandt' well covers the sub-topics of the book. All the different parts of the poems are equally emphasized. The review provides us with sufficient information of the book!

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Post by SavannaEGoth » 25 May 2019, 22:14

Finally! Another poetry book in book of the day! This one sounds like a breath of fresh air--something completely beautiful and unique. I love when an author meaningfully and carefully crafts poetry in a way that encourages the reader to really think about what they're reading. It can be fun to dissect poems like this. It's also really nice that the author offers some variation in the way that the poems are written. It keeps things interesting. I especially like that he uses the poems to creatively tell his life's story.

This seems like a pleasant, afternoon read. Thank you for choosing to review and share this book with us! I really think I'm going to enjoy it.
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Post by Kelyn » 25 May 2019, 22:39

I have also read this book, although I didn't realize it until I read the beginning of the first poem. I immediately smiled when I realized what book it was. You're absolutely right with the 4 out of 4. It is a beautifully written book of poetry. If I had to choose one word to describe it, it would be poignant. I greatly enjoyed reading your review of the book.
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Post by Andy37 » 25 May 2019, 22:42

Thank you for writing this review and allowing me to have a little insight on what I can expect from this book. I absolutely love when the author can connect with the reader in a whole different way especially through their poems. I can not wait to read this book.

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Post by DevPravindhya » 25 May 2019, 22:59

The poems in this book fell like they would touch the hearts of people. I love this review and would be reading the poems in this book.

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Post by LoisCHenderson » 25 May 2019, 23:03

You clearly understand the mechanics of poetry, as well as the sentiments expressable thereby. Your insight into The Golden Window shows that you are a sensitive and thoughtful reviewer. The work is so well-written that it definitely deserves such a positive write-up.

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Post by Sarah Tariq » 25 May 2019, 23:03

I like methodical, free verse poems touching different sides of life. Great review.
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Post by Vickie Noel » 25 May 2019, 23:09

I like when the themes in a poetry collection are sometimes obvious and sometimes cleverly disguised. One should be made to think, right? The methodical nature of presentation, down to formatting style for different poems lends credence to poetry as an art form. Thanks for the review.
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Post by navyapindi » 25 May 2019, 23:13

There is no better way than an honest poetry to take the readers on a journey through the personal experiences and feelings of the author. It seems the author has done an amazing work in this book. Congrats on BOTD!

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