“This Place” Review by LeTeisha Newton
Written by
Miranda Innaimo
July 2013
Written by
Miranda Innaimo
July 2013

“Miranda takes us to another world here. Each page develops on the next, each line made to mean something. This is not a book of poetry like I’ve ever seen. Even the table of contents flows right into the words in the way of a veteran at publishing, not a newbie. The piece just touched me, from the soul out, so much so that I couldn’t put it down until I completed it. Even after I put it down I was still thinking about it and had to write my review immediately. I may have received this book as a free copy for the author, who in turn did not even ask me for a review!, but I will gladly pay for it now, just to support her work.

“Just some lines that resonate:

As it is, this place belongs to me:

each blade of grass,
my carpet;
each branch of tree,
my canopy;


As it is, this place

whispers, like my love: it speaks
in rhythm; it murmurs in rhyme;
it gives pause and a chance
to change, to grow, to progress
in a time of recess
from the life back home;

“I don’t want to post more, because to do so would take away from reading the piece all at once, but I applaud this author in her craft, her talent, and her gospel soul.

“Welcome to the world Miranda, I believe we have been waiting for you…”

Review by: LeTeisha Newton

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