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Driftwood Marya Layth Uses Poetry As A Lifeline Into The Most Light Deprived Places Of The Past Ghosts Are Reawakened And Their Features Are Conjured With Achingly Honest Detail A Reminder That Abuse Has No Expiration Date Driftwood Is A Current That Pulls You Into The Deep Sea Where Daylight Becomes A Myth And Yet There Is Breath In The Water Layth Proclaims Sink As The Victim, Emerge As The Survivor As Much To Herself As She Does To The Reader


About the Author: Marya Layth

Marya Layth is a poet, visual artist, and recreational fantasy writer whatever that means If you really want to know about Marya, she suggests you read her poetry Speaking of poetry, sometimes she likes to submit her work to literary journals and see what happens A few of those literary journals have nominated her poems for Best of the Net and the Pushcart Prize She also was chosen as a



10 thoughts on “Driftwood

  1. says:

    ARC kindly provided in exchange for an honest review Thank you so much Ms Layth Unexpectedly deep and profound Each poems are emotionally driven and I was sitting here like Damn, that gutted me I can say this one is a good collection.


  2. says:

    We all know someone who reduces us to a copper nail to justify being a hammer I know three facts about those kinds of people One They are the weak ones Two They are the weak ones Three They are the weak ones I thank the author for providing me an e book of her collection.These poems hit me like a punch in the face They are so full of loss and pain that I physically experienced that loss and t


  3. says:

    First of all I want to thank Mary s Layth for sending me her beautiful work Every poem and every word was intense and emotional It talks about loss, broken family, intoxicating relationships It made me feel so much and I personally connected deeply because I have experienced that pain, that rage towards the main man in my life She made me see her soul, hear her story and now I feel like I know her It


  4. says:

    A haunting collection of poems that delve into heavy subject matter with poise and strength Marya Layth s vulnerability is inspiring.


  5. says:

    Astounding, deep, and achingly beautiful The poet of Driftwood speaks honestly about her heart rending experiences, but writes about them in a way that brings hope Plus, the original artwork is like nothing I ve seen before Truly a spectacular and unique work of art.


  6. says:

    Marya outdoes herself again with a powerful collection which leaves your soul shaking The imagery puts you in her shoes you smell what she smells, you feel, and I mean feel what she feels You see through her eyes, and make it your own This collection is one of a kind, and everyone should do themselves a favor and read it.


  7. says:

    I didn t expect healing to feel like breaking and resetting my bones one by one until I became a synonym for sort of new healing is a body with broken legs learning to walk from its own shadow I had the absolute pleasure of Marya reaching out to me to read her debut collection, and I was thrilled I read the whole thing in one sitting, and loved every bit of it The poems were difficult, but relatable they deal with relationships


  8. says:

    You look nothing like my father but when I peel your skin back you could be his cherry flavored tobacco spitting image From Not All Doppelgangers Look Alike Check out this book you will not be disappointed Just has great line after great line I kept turning back while looking ahead for Inspiring words, intense subject matter of abuse Full of hurt but you ll find the poet makin you laugh with surprise and appreciation for how she knew you needed


  9. says:

    She knew it was better to be on the other side of pain than to be the one causing it Marya s Driftwood is a haunting yet truly enlightening collection With each poem, she allows us to dive deep into the pitch black rabbit holes of her trauma filled childhood and coming of age memories While in the same moment, we find our ways right back up towards the surface with the comforting guide of her own unwavering and warm glowing resilience In addition to the


  10. says:

    There s an incredible depth, creativity, and authenticity within the pages of Driftwood Marya Layth s poetic symbolism and visual imagery is a unique reflection on her memories of abuse, trauma, and adolescence I really love how Marya immediately sinks her teeth in biting down with emotion in every poem and delivering a lethal dose of clever storytelling The subject matter can be heavy at times, but Driftwood doesn t dwell on the darkness without interweaving tal


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