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

Shimmering Sands

A citrine sun shines in a topaz sky,
Warming the amber shore.
Effervescent surf laps the beach,
While further out, opalescent horses dance.

Jade, sapphire and amethyst,
Glimmer in the depths,
As the roar of the surf,
Echoes across the bay.

Plants of emerald, peridot and malachite,
Adorn the headland downs.
Delicate dandelion clocks,
Float to the sea on a breeze.

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...