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 delightful book of poems … It’s a beautiful looking book too with a fantastic cover design.
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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


Tall grasses tickle my palm,
As I walk through fallow fields.
The sun warm on my back,
Makes me want to drag my heels.

The grass gets shorter as bushes grow,
Providing partial shade on the ground.
Out of the corner of my eye I glimpse,
A snowdrop nestled on a mound.

My heart sings for the beauty around me,
My heart weeps for the sacrifice to come.
Thunder sounds in the distance,
Mirroring the sacrificial drum.

I was pulled backwards to meet my fate,
I felt the rough bark through my gown.
As I was tied to the sacrificial tree,
They placed on my head a crown.

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...