5 thoughts on “Skinny Dipping in Daylight

  1. I actually finished this book last week, but was waiting to write my review on my blog … but that will take another week before I have time for the more extensive review. So here’s the short version:

    The poems in this book are very lyrical and poignant. There’s a beauty to the flow of words and the structure of each composition supports the content like a well told story. Not every poem will appeal to everyone reading this book, but that only displays the diversity of the content. It’s full of

  2. I received a free copy of this book through Goodreads First Reads!

    I was not sure what to expect at first. But once I started reading I could not stop. It is a great mix of deep poems and witty fun ones. On the fun side I loved the Van Gogh’s to-do-list!

    The thing that fist caught my eye was the title! Love it!

    A few of my favorite poems in random order: Dare I Write It? [I Fear I Must], with scrapbook and tape, and little wooden memory box. I really great collection I must say! The short snippets

  3. A big thank you to Fog Ink for providing me with a copy of the book to read, it was an emotional and unexpected journey which I’m so glad to have embarked upon and come out of enlightened.

    “Skinny Dipping in the Daylight” isn’t what I expected it to be. Even with the summary which was written on Edelweiss it’s safe to say that the true depth and power of the book can only be experienced once you pick it up. The book is a personal memoir, in a sense, of author Cory Basil, mostly consisting of his

  4. I lost sleep because I could not put this down. I have such a deep admiration for Cory’s honesty and raw emotional exposure; it takes a level of courage that most of us lack. Nicely done, Mr. Basil… I look forward to more.

  5. This book is like a river.
    Runs deep at some point, flows calmly, then raging next.
    Emotions flows deep and raw, the title says it all.
    Thoughts so depressing, I felt I need to take a break from reading. Can’t. Stop.

    Words are so eloquently expressed. Not every pieces appeal to me but there’s always something for everyone. I love that with some poems, he would indicate the date, time and his state of mind when he is writing it. It puts things in perspective. I could almost imagine the scenes in my h

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