Attribution: Pixabay As an aspiring poet and avid reader; poetry books are what get me through everyday life. Here are some of the best contemporary poetry books I have encountered. 1. Your Soul is a River – Nikita Gill This book is my all-time favorite, it is both beautifully emotional and incredibly empowering. I adore Nikita Gill and her ability to use the weather and the infinite galaxy to make me feel things. She makes broken things and people sound so powerful. Whenever my depression is getting the best of me I try and read a few of her poems to remind myself that I am more than what I sometimes feel like. In addition the book itself is a gorgeous addition to my bookshelf. I adore Nikita Gill and her ability to use the weather and the infinite galaxy to make me feel… 2. Everything is Excruciating & Awkward in Doorways – Naveed A Khan I love all of Naveed A Khan’s poetry books. Honestly the way he writes is magic; all of his books flow so beautifully and make me way more emotional than I would like to admit. But “ Everything is Excruciating” in particular is […]