What Sold// How Much did I make in March?

I turned $2.75 into $101.84! I sold a total of 12 books. One purse! One dress! If you're new, I have a small used bookstore online and I write poetry Please consider supporting my shop with the link below. If you like these kind of posts please give this post a like! 🧡🍄 depop.com/sweetheart_sam In... Continue Reading →

Book Blogger did a review on my poetry chapbooks!

The sweetest thing happened ever. A book blogger who bought both my poetry chapbooks did a review of them on his blog! it's written really well I think and I enjoy his other thought provoking content: check it out it's a great looking blog: https://tonyleerossjr.com/index.php/2020/04/03/the-beautiful-poetry-of-sammy-malave/?fbclid=IwAR1Kb4yg824Ni6z6UBoS2IrFVWiXC24G9w_tsSv35eN9nmLEnhtXXOSJf0g

Writing Ancestors // a poem

At the blank page again, lost in my thoughts, Ernest Hemmingway seizes my throat and like a leiutant giving orders, commands me "All you have to do is write one true sentence. Write the truest sentence that you know." Dorothy Allison enters the room the way nurses do in an emergency. She gave me her... Continue Reading →

Rain Rain Go Away

Rain is seen as a cleansing ceremony, a metaphor for dark clouds and biting cold. It's romanticized. "I love the rain. everything is new," My friend said something along those lines and  my eyes frowned. "The rain is my mortal enemy," I say, gazing out at the rain falling in icy sheets, reminding me of... Continue Reading →

cold mornings + books

I woke up and walked over to my manuscript and shook my head. This process doesn't make sense. I want to feel like I did when I was a teenager and the words flowed, forcing me to get out of bed to get a verse out. I joke that I lost my writing powers. Each... Continue Reading →

lock & key

This poetry collection has 19 original love poems. When choosing the poems I started to notice similiar symbols in the name of love - dreamy illusions, nakedness, the true nature of romance. These are Romeo & Juliet type romance. Steamy, intimate, there is a poem about taking a bath with your lover. One of my... Continue Reading →

My Poetry Chapbook “Echos”

After a year of battling a rare nerve disease, I finally decided to put my poetry back into the world. My poetry chapbook "Echos" is available in my Etsy shop Hyla Brook Books. I am already planning my next release "Lock & Key" a poetry chapbook of love poems to be released in February. I... Continue Reading →

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