Maria Louise Green has an affinity for anything that pertains to the nostalgic, the decaying, the lost and the found. She likes to play around with darkness and discover the light that (inevitably) emerges.
Her style is tender, lingering on subtleties and on the enigmatic, yet also gothic in its themes of death, bloodshed, and ludic hedonism. In less abstract terms, she writes about relationships, love, heartbreak, addiction, misery, ecstasy, and the inherent violence of existing.
An excerpt from Maria's feature in the 'Aspiring Writers' column of the Words Come Isi literary magazine:
''One can see in Maria's style the mixture of the eloquence found in classical literature and the raw honesty that we, readers who want to connect with something genuine, crave from modern poetry."
Two of Maria's poems have been featured in Soultalk's Spotlight Anthology ('Dissolute Sanguine' & 'Sweet Shrewd Prince').
'Compromised Consciousness' was featured in the WriteByYou 2022 Anthology.
'I DREAM' was featured in Words Come Isi.
Or just enjoy the poetry available below! :)