A Fire in the Sunset

A Decade of Love Poems

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Pub Date 6 Feb 2024 | Archive Date 4 Apr 2024

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A Fire in the Sunset is a gorgeous collection of poems written over the span of a decade. In it Mikheyev explores themes of romantic love and seduction.

His poetry is rich in sensuality and deep in feeling. He writes as one haunted by time, clocks, seasons—as though every moment is sacred, and every romance is once-in-a-lifetime. He plumbs the depths of the present, tenderly cradling it in his hands, before it disappears forever.

Earthy, vibrant, and swooning. This is a beautifully written collection of romantic poems you do not want to miss.

A perfect gift for anniversaries, romantic occasions, couples in love, and Valentine's Day.

A Fire in the Sunset is a gorgeous collection of poems written over the span of a decade. In it Mikheyev explores themes of romantic love and seduction.

His poetry is rich in sensuality and deep in...


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I love poetry and this year my goal is to read at least one collection/book per month and the sensuality of the prose here made me wonder why I have never come across anyone speak of love, intimacy, longing, despair, hope like the author does. Who likens their love to the age of earth? Who talks of their heart breaking to pieces to be scattered all over time, over centuries?
This was a beautiful , short and moving collection. I will admit my heart was swayed.
Thanks Netgalley for the eARC.

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I adore how the person's poetry is so distinctive and intimate. It might hurt. It might be upbeat. It could be enquiring. but it was all so beautifly written and easy to connect too. will definatly be recomending!

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Wonderful collection of poetry. This collection evoked so many emotions while reading. I felt connected to work on a visceral level throughout. I highly recommend for fans of Rupi Kaur or Amanda Lovelace. Although slightly different in style, I believe the reader would be able to connect with this work on the same level as the aforementioned poets.

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This is a story told in the form of beautiful poetry. A short but impactful read, this is sure to stir up memories and leave a lasting impression.

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I can't wait to read more books from this author! This really is one of those rare books where I wish I could give half rating because I would give it a 4.5
If you're a fan of Rupi Kaur or Courtney Peppernel, I highly recommend giving this collection a chance.


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Lately, I've been craving a good book of poetry, something like Rupu Kaur's Milk and Honey or Courtney Pepperell's Pillow Thoughts. A collection that once I started, I wouldn't be able to put it down because I didn't want to lose that beautiful flow.
This book definitely satisfied that craving!

A big thank you to the author and NetGalley for letting me read and review an advanced copy of this book!

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Che meraviglia che assoluta meraviglia... Delle poesie così profonde sugli aspetti Dell amore che non volevo mai finire di leggere. Una lettura molto coinvolgente. Per Chi ama la poesia deve assolutamente leggerlo. Vi entrerà nel cuore

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This was such a beautiful book. Love and poetry are a couple as old as time, but Moses Yuriyvich Mikheyev's collections of poems stand out as a collage of love's progression over a decade. Portraying love is difficult to show in one story, but Mikheyev's choice to show

I'll admit, that the shape of some of the poems through me and felt a bit disorientating, but perhaps that's why A Fire in the Sunset stands out because love is messy, chaotic and beautiful. If you love poetry and want to see the growth of love on paper, then this collection is for you.

Thank you, NetGalley and BooksGoSocial for sending me an ARC in exchange for my honest review.

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Thank you, NetGalley and BooksGoSocial for sending me an ARC in exchange for my honest review.

While the style may differ slightly from Rupi Kaur, I firmly believe that readers will find themselves just as captivated by this collection. The themes explored and the skillful execution of each poem ensure that the emotional impact remains just as potent.
This poetry collection is truly remarkable, evoking a myriad of emotions as I delved into its pages. Each piece resonated with me on a deeply visceral level, creating a profound connection to the work as a whole. I highly recommend this collection to anyone seeking poetry that speaks to the soul. It is a testament to the power of words to evoke profound emotions and forge connections with readers.

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Thank you Netgalley for an eArc of this book.

As spring is so close, I love reading poetry. And what could fit better the spring vibes than a love poetry book. I tell you, this was it. All you need is this book and a sunny day in a park and it's the best thing you can do for a little self-care.

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“Sometimes I touch my skin and wonder if the past is all there ever was.”

Thank you NetGalley and BooksGoSocial for providing me with an eARC to review! I was in the mood for some light poetry today, and when I came across A Fire in the Sunset by Moses Yuriyvich Mikheyev on NetGalley thinking it would be a ‘light’ collection of poems on love, I immediately got to reading.

Mikheyev’s pen is stunningly beautiful; the imagery, the metaphors, the lines that just flow - it truly took me by surprise. I couldn’t put this down and finished it in one sitting. But one thing I was wrong about was thinking this would be ‘light.’ A Fire in the Sunset was anything but light. The collection explores love, and the loss of it, and I don’t think I was ready for just how much it would tug at my heartstrings. Every poem in the collection was a standout in its own right, and yet the ones that truly hit me hard were the ones on loves lost, particularly the ones quoted. The yearning within these (digital) pages was palpable. If you’re in the mood for poetry that you can feel in your soul, pick this up.

“I sometimes dream of him, but the dreams have locks. My keys are now blunt too.”

This was a beautiful read.

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This is a nice collection of poems mostly about love and seduction written over a decade.

I loved how they are written, some parts might made me feel cringe but most of the poems I really liked which was unexpected because when it comes to poems I'm kind of choosy. It takes me a while to actually start liking the prose and rhythm , but with this collection from the very first page I had started with a feeling that this is going to be good and indeed it was.

Some of my favourite parts from the collection

"Our love has wrinkles as old as the Earth."

"Ever since you left the ocean has lost its shimmer And the sky was rolled up and carted away".

Your rounded cheeks are goblets of rosy wine, and your skin is perfumed with the magic of a hundred vineyards.

It’s a cruel thing. Time is. It takes what it cannot give back.

—for I’d rather cradle your face in my hands between a thousand constellations between red rose and iron thorn than miss you so.

Moonlight washing up against our fragile bodies Stars collapsing from eager expectation.

If only love were a place one could stay.

Your love is thievery—   stealing dreams from out of the night sky

Sometimes I touch my skin and wonder if the past is all there ever was.


Thank you Netgalley and booksgosocial for the amazing ARC in exchange of an honest review.

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