A Review of Lion Scream by Robbie Cheadle

Hey everyone, Robbie Cheadle has a new book out, and she already has this raving review. Check it out.

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I received this book and read it in one sitting. It is staggering in its beauty and message. Robbie Cheadle has crafted an excellent book, filled with syllabic poetry, commentary, and a short story. Taken as a whole, this text is an important lesson on the impact of humanity on the wildlife of Southern Africa and, by extension, the rest of the world.

“Lion Scream”, the title of the book and one of the poems within, is my favorite. It is short but deeply impactful. Cheadle shows her talent with words as she creates this poem, and then many others in a fascinating form called the Double Enead, which has 99 syllables.

Cheadle’s book is a masterpiece! I do not use these words lightly or easily, but this book moved me emotionally and intellectually. I was shaken and in tears while I read it. As a man of my age…

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7 Comments on “A Review of Lion Scream by Robbie Cheadle”

  1. Prior... says:

    Sounds like a great book! Good review and congrats to Robbie

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  2. Hi Kaye, thanks for sharing this post.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. frenchc1955 says:

    Thank you for reblogging this review!

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