High Tide: Poetry & Postcards by Arch Hades
High Tide Poetry & Postcards by Arch Hades 9781983363481 |
A young divorcee who poured her heartbreak into poetry and shared it online has made a name for herself on Instagram - and landed a book deal in the process. Arch Hades, 26, from London, discovered her passion for poetry when she turned to it for "solace" in lonely spells at her all-girls boarding school, but wrote merely as a hobby after school as she set about pursuing a career in politics, reports The Daily Mail. Hey, um, I already played out this conversation 10 times in my head, so if you could just stick to the script I imagined for you, that'll be neat thanks. She draws on it all - including five years with her ex-husband and a 'challenging' long-distance relationship after her divorce - for the poems she shares on Instagram, where it struck a chord with her growing fan base that now number in the tens of thousands. An extract from one of her poems entitled Grand Haven reads: "I'm losing sleep to hear you breathe; My desperate love keeps me awake; Adoring you with every heave; My aching heart no more can take. For the full version, link in bio. She said: "From the age of 11 I went to an all-girls boarding school until graduating at the age of
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High Tide is a collection of Poetry about love and loss, and Postcards from the author's real-life travels, accompanied by the author's personal photography. Part 1 Poetry shares the bittersweet and often intense reality of complicated relationships that don't end in happily ever afters, while Part 2 Postcards captures the moments and reflections on life while being present in foreign lands. Read more Read less. No customer reviews. Share your thoughts with other customers. Write a customer review.
Within the space of just a few months, young British poet Arch Hades has amassed a large international online following - after sharing her heartbreak with others in verse. The year-old, who is based in London, first started sharing her poetry on her Instagram account in July, following the publication of her debut poetry collection, High Tide: Poetry and Postcards. For Arch, writing publicly about her heartache and loss — including the breakdown of her marriage — was a cathartic experience.