Meet poet Kevin Morris and a review of his latest book, Light and Shade; serious (and not so serious) poems

Today, I am delighted to host talented poet, Kevin Morris, for my Treasuring Poetry series over at Writing to be Read. I have also read and reviewed Kevin’s latest poetry book which I really enjoyed.

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Treasuring Poetry

Today, I am very excited to share poet, Kevin Morris’, thoughts about poetry and his favourite poem. I met Kevin a few years ago soon after I started my blog and I was immediately captivated by his interesting poetry which frequently presents new angles on current events and even some historical events. I have read and enjoyed a number of his lovely poetry books, including his latest book, Light and Shade; serious (and not so serious) poems which I have reviewed later in this post.

Over to Kevin

Choosing a favourite poem is a difficult task, as my head is full of poems, many of which are favourites of mine. However, as I have to make a choice, my favourite poem is Vitae Summa Brevis Spem Nos Vetat Incohare Longam, by Ernest Dowson, which runs thus:

“They are not long, the weeping and the laughter,

Love…

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26 thoughts on “Meet poet Kevin Morris and a review of his latest book, Light and Shade; serious (and not so serious) poems

  1. Terrible! Kevin is a wonderful poet too. But horrible for me reading the first line of the choosen poem – just having my more and more eroding Latin in mind. Lol
    Thank you for recommending Kevin’s wonderful book, Robbie!
    Be well and stay save! Michael

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