While many of the themes in Perrem’s poetry are universally experienced feelings (fear, uncertainty, love, loss, death, depression, etc.), they are presented as singular events focused on the microcosm of his own family and social sphere, leaving readers searching for a connection to the pieces that never manifests. Many poems are addressed to specific people regarding certain timelines or events ( ...
Our Fragile Dreams is a fast and pleasant read. While unlikely to find a broader audience outside of the author’s personal circle, the collection is sure to be a treasured time capsule of a life well-lived for those who have known and loved the author well.
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