Whiskey Words & a Shovel II
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Whiskey Words & a Shovel II

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Real and raw, the voice of R. H. Sin delivers gritty, impassioned truths on matters of loving, living, and leaving in his second book of poetry.  Sin's first book is a bestseller and continues to delight his one million followers.

R.H. Sin’s second volume continues the passion and vigor of his previous publication. His stanzas inspire strength through the pure emotional energy and the vulnerability of his poems. Relationships, love, pain, and fortitude are powerfully rendered in his poetry, and his message of perseverance in the face of emotional turmoil cuts to the heart of modern-day life.

R.H. Sin’s poems are often only a few lines long, and yet the emotional punch of his language gives these words an enduring power beyond the short page. He doesn't back away from the pains and struggles of life and love, and yet his determined, unapologetic voice provides a measure of comfort and a message of perseverance that is at once realistic and indomitable. This blend of determination and painful vulnerability gives his poetry a distinctive, engaging flavor.

Title:Whiskey Words & a Shovel II
Edition Language:English
ISBN:1449480357
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:176 pages

    Whiskey Words & a Shovel II Reviews

  • Joseph
    Jun 04, 2016

    Interlude for the survivor.the pain means you're alive the scars mean you've always survivedWhiskey Words & a Shovel II by r.h. Sin is the author's second collection of poetry. Mr. Sin is a minimalist...

  • jenice
    Sep 19, 2016

    -this was so fake deep-none of the poems felt new, fresh. it was a mix of everything i've read before, except worse-and that's not a bad thing, but the writer should make it their own and make it seem...

  • Pam (The Girl Who Cried Books)
    Jul 25, 2016

    I came upon this book while I was browsing for new poetry books at Netgalley. I love poetry so much and I'm the type to immerse myself in poems of all sorts. Sin's poetry is simple yet deep and also s...

  • Francesca
    Sep 10, 2016

    I didn't particularly love this poetry collection: it felt too focused of breakups, and it was full negativity. The themes were a bit repetitive: it almost seemed like I was reading the same poem over...

  • hizatul akmah
    Sep 25, 2016

    loving the wrong person is self-harmTHIS IS ABUNDANCE OF PERFECTION!!! i'm not kidding i had to fight back tears while reading most of the poems omg and now i need the physical copy!!! ...

  • Alexia Dominique C. Reyes
    Sep 17, 2016

    you belong to yousometimes your soul mateis yourselfand everythingyou've been searching forcan be founddeep within your own soul...

  • sanny
    Oct 13, 2016

    Browsed through this at the bookstore again to give the poet the benefit of the doubt, a second viewing if you will. Alas, I'm just not a fan of the style of poetry here. And the typology used didn't ...

  • Aishath Thuhufa
    Oct 26, 2016

    Cannot believe I managed to finish that...what was that?? It tried so hard to be "deep" but was sooo repetitive and patronising. Didn't actually make any sense half the time, but all the while it was ...

  • Tony Parsons
    Jan 19, 2017

    My favorites: reminders; encouragement I; II, III; release…Quite a diverse genre; love, hate, dislikes, divorce, etc.As a retired crisis & school social worker I loved the + self-esteem builder ones...

  • Paula
    Dec 19, 2016

    Beautiful poems that will make you feel touching the hand of a real man who talks to you looking into your eyes not being afraid to say words that might not be the most perfect ones, but they are hone...