adult poetry / LGBTQ+
ISBN 978-1-8384703-5-7 | 86pp | 2022
“How can I be now?”
This is a book charting one journey from challenging times to friendship and joy. To euphoric excitement and blissful rest, from old He-Man toys, choose-your-own-adventure books, moving music in grin-packed pubs and fantastic festivals, sublime seaside solitude, and many different ways for a person to play.
“Love is who we are.”
“Rhythmic, vibrant, and gentle, Yes Life is a love letter to the many ways in which we get to see the world.” – Desree, spoken word poet & educator
“The dependable vim of Dominic’s performances is built upon the remarkable vigour of his writing. These exciting poems leap from the page.” – Tony Walsh AKA Longfella, poet
“A homage to youth, to growth, and to growing up. Whether it be the Latin rhythms of the paperback dancefloor or the 8-Bit energy of the nineties, Berry comes in full force.” – Alex Vellis, poet
“Dominic Berry’s words are overflowing with life and energy. Mixing the comic and the heartfelt with craft and creativity.” – Gecko, singer & storyteller
“Yes Life distils Dominic Berry’s intelligent exuberance and enthusiasm.” – Greg Freeman, Write Out Loud
Cover photo by Scott Dawson.