In the Books featuring Social Climax by Troy Legette

Welcome to this week’s In the Books, featuring Social Climax by Troy Legette.

Disclaimer: While I’ve read a lot of the poems on the author’s website, there are a few I haven’t so this review is based off of the ones I have read.

Social climax

About the book: Social Climax expresses a journey of a comprised literary collection of poetry that exposes thought, feeling, life experiences, love, imagination, and friendship. The words are illustrated into a mental picture humbly delivered to every reader with a purpose of speaking the thoughts wished spoken, feelings long felt, and experiences ever imagined. The open mind will find privilege, appreciation, and autonomy.

My Review: I’m the type that loves just about any and all poetry, but I really enjoyed the author’s poems. While thought provoking, I thought the poetry was easy to lose myself in. For me, that’s the best thing about any piece of art.

My favorite was Super Moms. It helped to bring out some of my memories about my mom and appreciate her efforts raising me even more.

 

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About CP Bialois

Where do I begin? Well first I guess it's only fair to say that CP Bialois isn't my real name. It's a collaboration I made out of the three greatest pets anyone could ever want. My real name is Ed and I'm just an average person that has found a way to do what he loves. For as long back as I can remember I loved to pretend. Whether it was with my Transformers, GI Joe, or He-Man toys I loved to create intricate plots and have them fight it out. As a fan of horror, science fiction, action, and comedy I dare say my taste in movies are well rounded. Some of my favorites were Star Wars, Star Trek, martial arts, and anything with Swarzenegger in them. I'd write my own stories about the characters I saw in the theaters or TV or I'd just daydream about what I'd see myself as the hero of course. You can't have a daydream without beating the bad guys, getting the girl, etc. It's just not right to envision yourself as a flunky or sidekick. As far as books I loved Sherlock Holmes, Treasure Island, Dracula, and the normal assortment. My early love was the Star Trek novels, I'd read them or the Hardy Boys relentlessly. For a time I could tell you the plot of over a hundred books not to mention comics. I have to come clean and say that I learned to read because of comic books. I was bored, make that extremely bored when we started to read in school. Reading "the cat fell down" really didn't interest me. My dad, who continues to astound me with his insight to this day, figured comics would work. With that in mind he went to the newstand in town and bought issues of Donald Duck, Scrooge McDuck, Tales From the Crypt, and Spider-man. He patiently read through them with me until I picked it up. Whether it was him or the comics I learned to read in about two weeks and for a while few were as good as I was. For years after that whenever we'd go out he'd always spring for a couple of comic books for me. While it wasn't exactly the perfect beginning everything I've ever read or have seen has influenced me in some way and now is the time I'd like to share some of the ideas I've had over the years with all of you. I hope you enjoy my stories, they're always fun to write and I don't see myself stopping anytime soon.
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