5 Stars Grand Collection This collection of poetry and innovative thinking by Botts. We'll beachcomb for their broken bones is a grand work of words. I enjoyed reading this collection, and entering the mind of this prolific poet. Such a wonderful read. My favorite was "Fly" which starts with "One day, his features will shatter but the pieces won't fall to earth they'll float up..." The title really drew me in as it was interesting and I wasn't sure what the poetry would entai
5 Stars Definitely a shining star This collection of poetry by Elena Botts is a wonderful work of words. The words almost float across the page. I enjoyed reading this collection, and entering the mind of this prolific poetess. Such a wonderful read. My favorite was "here is a small poem" which is short but definitely shows the reader the mindful thoughts of the poet. "here is a small poem just to say that sometimes the world is radiant in sunlight, but somedays the sky dres
5 Stars Remarkable collection This collection of poetry by Elena is a remarkable work of words. The words almost flow across the page. I enjoyed reading this collection, and entering the mind of this prolific poet. Such a wonderful read. My favorite was "before the fall" which starts with "the sky in a lilac rose before it falls, scatter the winter trees..." I liked this collection so much, I read many of the poems twice. I am a big fan of Botts' poetry and her way she paints
5 Stars Simply elegant This collection of poetry by Botts is a remarkable work of words. Forgotten Stars is one of those books of emotions and prose that paint across the page. I enjoyed reading this collection, and entering the mind of this prolific poetess. Such a wonderful read. My favorite was "And the lights go out in the middle of the night," which starts with "don't. everyone is. i think gone even without a word. i live in a ghost town wandering through memory for rain
4 Stars Beautiful collection Botts pens a beautiful collection of poetry and verse in Or Anything. I am very fond of Botts's poetry and how the words paint the pages, sharing the poetess’s inner thoughts and feelings. One of my favorite is "her name means the ocean" and she writes "[...] here my ashes will go, down the deep wide river, (i miss her.), i am glad you have your unblinking, still, thinking, interiority, or that the weeds have been fastened, to struts so they might
5 Stars Remarkable Collection Botts pens a remarkable collection of verse and poetry in story in Show me something you cannot even think of. I forward to reading more by this poet. I've read each one more than once, and one of the ones I kept coming back to, and I can't explain it, is "The autumn field crickets." There is just something about how the words flow, and even though it starts out, "but you are dead and not funeral," it moves forward and gracefully with its words.