My Reviews

Here’s a collection of my reviews… mind you, this might be a little bit amateur –  ish, but I’m just trying to share my thoughts. So, you’re welcomed to read it all and please do comment and criticise. Hope that my reviews will help people to understand and love literature… and do spread the love if you can… cheers!

Click on the title of the poems below to read my reviews:


(1) IN THE MIDST OF HARDSHIP

by Latiff Mohidin

“I personally felt that the new collection of poems hold more values and in-depth lesson that students nowadays really seem to need insurmountably. As the title suggest, this poem is obviously trying to convey the hardship that a family in a village is facing after a big flood…”

(2) HE HAD SUCH QUIET EYES

by Bibsy Soenharjo

“…Dealing with the obvious first, let’s look at the RHYMING SCHEME: a,a,a,a… yes, the rhyming scheme is uniformed throughout the whole poem. This is IMHO the strong point of this poem. This would be an x-factor that could attract students to this poem…”

(3) NATURE

by H. D. Carberry

“This poem is simply about nature. It talks about the condition, climate and atmosphere in Jamaica. Surprisingly, even figuratively, this poem is actually talking about the natural cycle of nature – the cycle of life. In my opinion, in this poem, the poet is trying to convey the message that in life…”

(4) ARE YOU STILL PLAYING YOUR FLUTE

by Zurinah Hassan


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