Poetry: r.h. Sin's "She Felt Like Feeling Nothing"

Adrian Liang on April 16, 2018
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AmazonApril is National Poetry Month, and we're spotlighting a poet every week.

There are moments when the heart no long wishes to feel. From r.h. Sin, author of the Whiskey Words & a Shovel series, comes She Felt Like Feeling Nothing, a story of self-discovery and retrospection. Here is one poem from his newest collection, which hit shelves only last week.


scene three.

she felt like feeling nothing
cold like a touch of winter
empty like the wine bottles
that took up space in her room

a summer of mistakes
led her here
a bed filled loneliness
and a heart tired of breaking

she felt like feeling nothing
she grew tired missing you


rhSin.jpgBorn in New Brunswick, N.J., and later moving to Florida, r.h. Sin comes from a place where a life of pain is the norm and destruction is a constant. Through an early love for reading and writing, r.h. Sin was able to pull away from many of the social distractions that plagued so many of his peers. After moving to New York in pursuit of love, the young modern poet found that and much more.


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