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Drunk Love Sober Death is a collection of poetry by Jade Jackson. It features 120 works including short stanzas, poems, songs and micro-stories.
“They are mere words., which can mean everything or they can mean nothing;
such is their power.
The spoken word, mightier.
The whispered word, lighter. Keep your words precious beside you, they will win
both wars and gold someday.”
⎯ Jade Jackson
Drunk Love Sober Death is a heartfelt collection of poems by Jade Jackson; influenced by being drunk, being in love, becoming sober, and dealing with death and grief; though not necessarily all at the same time.
Split into two books (both included), Book One features poems that were originally lost in a house fire. Saved only by a handwritten copy, gifted to a friend, Emma who posted her notebook copy back to Jade a few months after the fire.
Book Two features works written after Jade removed alcohol from his life, bringing with it, a clarity which allowed words to flow freely and from this, came evocative and powerful poems.
Consisting of over one hundred poems, songs and micro-stories. This book is a journey and upon reaching your destination, you’ll have laughed, cried, pondered and loved.
Read, listen, and ‘lose yourself to all fours’ as you discover, Drunk Love Sober Death: Poetry by Jade Jackson.
‘A free verse, down-to-earth, and heartfelt poet, Jade produces abstract but equally recognisable poems’ — Ilse T’Kindt
‘Jade’s poetry effortlessly takes you places you’ve never been, with emotions you know well.’ — Cherry Lee
‘Jade’s poetry literally brought me to tears.’ — Hailey Catacutan