Book Thoughts - Life Could Be Verse by Kirk Douglas

Life Could Be Verse: Reflections on Love, Loss, and What Really Matters - Kirk Douglas

I read this book purely for the novelty of it - a famous actor writing poetry? Who doesn't want to know what THAT sounds like? And let's be honest - I don't expect him to be a contender for Poet Laureate any time soon. But the poems are sweet and heartfelt, and each carries with it a snapshot of what has been a fantastically complex and interesting life. My only real complaint is that I wish the book had been longer - Douglas comes across as warm and funny, and I would have enjoyed hearing more stories from his 97 years. Recommended for Kirk Douglas fans or Hollywood fans.


(I received a copy of this book from the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for my honest opinion.)