Helen Minazza holding huge copy of her latest book

A Little Bit of Light and Dark

A rollercoaster ride of poetry from light to dark and back again

Review of my first book …

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A thought-provoking and heart-stirring dance of words with meaning.
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Amazon star rating

“A Little Bit of Everything”
Rated 4.8 out of 5 on Amazon.co.uk

Poem of the Week


As I close my eyes,
I pray for just one moment to forget who I am.
As I close my eyes,
I become as insubstantial as an autumn breeze.
As I close my eyes,
I learn to soar and swoop, taught by the birds themselves.
As I close my eyes,
I become an insignificant drop of newly formed dew.
As I close my eyes,
I melt into the earth and feel the life within.
As I close my eyes,
I become one with the slow pounding heartbeat of Mother Earth.
As I close my eyes,
My pain dissolves,
Drawn out by the hands of love.

Short Story

The Necklace

She sat bolt upright, her heart pounding in her chest, not knowing what had awoken her. The alien surroundings added to her disorientation. Millicent sat on the pillow next to her, licking her paw demurely whilst oozing innocence. The memories of the last few days crowded in on Bronwyn as the fog of sleep faded …

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Chapter & Kirsch


Hello and welcome to the newest addition to my website: the blog!

A little while ago I started writing a story and sharing it with my friends. They enjoyed what I had written and asked that they be kept up to date with installments. I thought it might be easier if I put all the pieces...