Sketches: A poetic study of self, technology, and society

Sketches: A poetic study of self, technology, and society


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Drawing curiosity from the relentless race for attention and validation playing out daily in pixels and data packets, Sketches examines our shared humanness as it tumbles down the internet rabbit hole.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789493120099
Publisher: Six Herons
Publication date: 06/14/2020
Series: Poetic studies , #2
Pages: 90
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.22(d)

About the Author

Nuno Ricardo was born in Lisbon, Portugal and has been riding his bike around the canals of Amsterdam, Netherlands since 2013. A linguist, musician, and technology professional, he turned to poetry after a battle with his heart prompted him to find a different way to live.

Table of Contents

All we need
The galleys of blame
I dare you to persuade the clouds to cry
Your blade might be too sharp
Wait for new performers
If you rest among stars
Lies we know too well
The poetic drips of silence
The bridge that holds our margins
Whispers of audacity
A maze that does not change
Vapid pleasantries
Snack-sized daily bytes
Comfortable extremes
When kindness awakens to rest
Narrow passages
Without a mask
A eulogy of graces
Constructed headlines
Pain auctioneers
Clashing like stars
Bravery will find you
Restless waters
We never learned
A film reel
Voices in the storm
Human vessels
The gallery within
Find a way to travel far
Staring at screens
Intangible times
Harshest demons
The hesitation
Voices muted by ovations
Lingering moving images
Rebel against labels
Take off your public skin
Scented brands
Chasing mermaids
Heavy trappings
Shades of gold
When angels cried
Voluntary venoms
A slow dance
Gambles of life
Stories of love

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