Whiskey Words  a Shovel II
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Whiskey Words a Shovel II


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
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:176 pages

    Whiskey Words a Shovel II Reviews

  • Joseph
    Jun 03, 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...

  • Jen (Book Syrup)
    Feb 12, 2017

    This poetry collection, which I was SO excited for, was way over-hyped. I found it to have the following things, and more, that really irked me to the point of no return: preach-y to women (when the a...

  • 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 s...

  • Hirdesh
    May 17, 2017

    Review to come....

  • Sarah Nu
    Oct 23, 2016

    5 stars for all the tears.Reading this collection of poems felt like home. I am so glad I randomly stumbled upon this one.Very simple, incredibly beautiful and truly powerful read....

  • Dina
    Dec 24, 2016

    different, yet the same.different personsame paindifferent personsame liesI hate the moments between meeting someone and leaving someonethere’s this brief feeling of trust before the paranoia that ...

  • Pam (The Girl Who Cried Books)
    Jul 24, 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...

  • Julia
    Oct 27, 2016

    3.75 out of 5 stars "sometimes you have to drown to learn how to swim" This collection of poetry was BEAUTIFUL! It was almost everything I could have asked for in poetry. It was mesmerizing and ...

  • 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...

  • Ece
    Mar 23, 2017

    I hate it when men thinks only men's approval and attention can make the women feel worthy. Misogynist as fuck. Same old bullshit....