Dark Hope is an easy-to-read poetry book about relationships, the darker side of which can be very seductive and/or powerful to experience. The poems have been inspired by my own relationships with the world, with the people around me and with myself. I look at these relationships from a Gothic viewpoint, merging light and dark imagery together. I hope that my poems will help others to find the strength they need in difficult times, if only through the knowledge that they are not alone. They are written in a style that makes them accessible to everyone, from all walks of life.
Keywords: Poetry, poems, relationships, verse, Gothic, self-expression, hope, life, dark imagery, emotions, kinship, affinity, light and shade