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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It’s an uplifting and thought-provoking anthology.
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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

Giggling Sack of Hyenas

Like a giggling sack of hyenas,
You wriggle off my knee.
I tickle your ribs and blow on your belly …
You just can't sit still.

Like a jumping box of frogs,
You leap around the room,
The ground is rolling lava and the sofa's a bridge of rope …
You just can't sit still.

Like a wriggling basket of snakes,
Rolled up in a blanket you creep,
You're tucked on a leaf high up in a tree …
You just can't sit still.

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...