4 New Poetry Releases to Read This February
February is almost upon us, bringing with it an assortment of new poetry collections to add to your personal library. I have selected four titles that I have added to my list this month with an overview of each book. Let’s read together this month and explore new authors and collections as a poetry community.
Sincerely by F.S. Yousaf, February 1st
F.S. Yousaf will be delighting readers with his new release of Sincerely on February 1st. This is the perfect collection for February as its focus is on love. The collection is made up of love letters and poems that were inspired by Yousaf’s relationship with his wife. While it is special to his relationship, readers will be able to relate to and share so many of the same emotions as they delve deeper into the meaning of enduring love and how it has impacted their lives and relationships as well. This is sure to be the perfect romantic collection to enjoy this month as you reflect on the immensity of love in all its forms.
Tomorrow’s Woman by Greta Bellamacina, February 4th
Greta Bellamacina is a woman of many talents. She is a poet, model, filmmaker, and an actress. Tomorrow’s Woman is her newest collection releasing on February 4th. At its heart, it is a poetry book about love, motherhood, and the complicated roles of the modern woman. The collection also explores social issues and the myriad of emotions surrounding life and love with impressive imagery and voice. Praised for its creative and unconventional style, this book is sure to give readers a unique, one-of-a-kind reading experience.
Ordinary Blessings: Prayers, Poems, and Meditations for Everyday Life by Meta Carlson, February 11th
This collection by Meta Carlson is focused on the rhythms of our day-to-day lives, where magic can be unearthed even in the seemingly mundane. The author hopes to provide readers with an opportunity to stop and breathe, pause and reflect. She explores several topics such as love, hardship, compassion, and community. The collection as a whole is rooted in hope and authenticity. The author’s goal is to open the eyes of her readers to the blessings that surround us and live within us. This collection will be available on February 11th.
Letters to the Person I Was by Sana Abuleil, February 25th
Releasing on February 25th, Letters to the Person I Was is a reflective collection that takes the reader on a journey through the pain of the past to the hope of the future. Sana Abuleil writes about some of the lessons she learned from her previous mistakes and the advice she wishes she could have received when she was in the thick of tough circumstances. This collection is a thoughtful and sincere look at how we react to our painful pasts. It is a search for wisdom and healing that will help readers intentionally move forward in hope and acceptance. The writer’s goal is to empower each person to see the importance of their personal stories and encourage them to walk their paths with courage.
I hope that this article has helped you start your February wish-list. Be sure to share your thoughts on these releases or let us know about any other February collections you are excited about in the comments below. Happy reading!