Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore – New on the Shelves – #Poetry – Open a New Door by Kim Blades and Robbie Cheadle

from Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore – New on the Shelves – Kim Blades and Robbie Cheadle

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Congratulations to Kim Blades and Robbie Cheadle for their collaborative poetry anthology – Open a New Door

About the collection

Open a New Door is a poetic peep into the lives of the poets, Kim Blades and Robbie Cheadle, both of whom live in South Africa.

The book is divided into four categories: God bless Africa, God bless my family and friends, God bless me and God bless corporates and work. Each part is sub-divided into the good, the bad and the ugly of the two poets’ experiences, presented in rhyming verse, free-style, haiku and tanka, in each of these categories and include colourful depictions of their thoughts and emotions.

The purpose of this book of poetry is encapsulated in the following tanka and haiku poems:

What drives me to write?
To share my innermost thoughts
The answer is clear
It’s my personal attempt
To make some sense of this…

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