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 is a book that lays its soul bare and invites the reader to do the same.
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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


Today I feel a ball of rage and frustration in my centre.
I don't feel like it all the time, hormones come into play.
I hate this feeling, it distances people, pushes them away.
I feel all spikey and prickly, my stress needs smoothing down.
Stroke my prickles, sooth my spikes, melt them with love.
I will be yours again, but for now please just keep away.
Just go away, leave me alone!
The world's too big now you have gone.

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...