Reviewed by Faridah Nassozi for Readers' Favorite
Whisper Into My Eyes, by Christopher Jackson, is a collection of beautiful poems about life, love, passion, happiness, regret and all the other emotions that accompany us on the journey we all take when seeking love and happiness. Some of the poems speak about the beauty of new love, others about the pain of lost love, while others just speak about the desire for love and risking it all for love because the losses, pains and mistakes will be there, but in the end, it is all worth it. Each poem, written with words that are so few and yet so deep, brings with it a new set of emotions and a new reading thrill.
The poems in Whisper Into My Eyes by Christopher Jackson are truly the work of a gifted poet. The poems will touch your soul, soothe your heart and make you smile or make your heart ache with raw desire. The book is essentially a collection of poems that touch the full cycle of the beautiful and often painful journey of love. Christopher Jackson does not just touch on the beautiful side of love but the complete cycle, and all that makes it special; pain, passion, loss, regret, happiness, mistakes and making amends. The poems are filled with raw emotions that will tug at your heart and make you appreciate the little pleasures in life, the moments you have had, good or bad, and the life you have lived. Christopher Jackson wrote the kind of poems that will leave you yearning for the love that makes you cry out with joy.
Reviewed by Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite
Whisper Into My Eyes: Cracked Hearts One Soul Book 1 by Christopher Jackson is a collection of soul searching poems that will help connect readers to the hearts and souls of other people. The poems evoke feelings of pain, sadness, suffering, love, peace, happiness and harmony. The poems are meditative and reflective and take readers to places not traveled before; they transcend all boundaries of time and space. The whole collection revolves around love, opening ourselves up to other souls and reaching out to other hearts. They reveal what is light and what is darkness effectively and convincingly.
The collection is profoundly synesthetic and one gets a feeling of vibration, exhilaration and great sensation while going through them. The poet has played well with the senses and mixed them up beautifully in a very simple yet aesthetic way. The haunting depiction of love, the weaknesses of humanity and the cracks in our lives make the poems relatable to readers. The style of writing is simple, neat and elegant. The short lines give an urgency, tension and uncertainty to the poems. The poet writes from his heart and all the poems have a beautiful lilt to them that will make readers want to read them again and again. All the poems convey the thoughts and feelings of the poet truly and vividly. The interesting images and emotions of the poet are interwoven in a way that propels the imagery forward.