The Blackout

The Blackout

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The Blackout is a collection of poetry and short stories written by spoken word performer Articulate Millington. The book itself is geared around the randomness of life, not containing page numbers or a table of contents. Readers can open the book and dive right into a thought or feeling, giving a fresh feel to every reading. The poetry ranges from simple and airy to analytical and deep. The author gives a very personal insight into his earlier years while divulging many sensitive topics in his life, from painful relationships to the passing of his grandmother to near death experiences at a young age. In a change of pace the short stories offer a glance at the writer's fictional prowess. Engaging stories allow the reader to transport themselves to another time and place. The happiness and selflessness of Crosshairs, the apprehension and tension of The Other Side of the Door, and the passion and unbridled emotion of the book's namesake, The Blackout. Everything comes together to create an exploration through the gamut of feeling and opinion up until the very end.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 16mm | 299g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507766211
  • 9781507766217

About Articulate Millington

Articulate Millington (1987-present) is a young man from Brooklyn, New York. Born to parents from the island of Barbados, he was raised to follow his dreams. He spent years performing poetry and short stories at various venues in New York City. His first book, "The Blackout," has been featured in multiple book review websites as well as apart of the Inspired Word's We Heart Writers feature series. Articulate loves to watch people in order to garner his inspiration.show more

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