Love is Like This evokes the dance of relationship. From the intimacy of first crush to sweet and sour memories of kisses, the joy of conjugal seduction to other green and mythical embraces, these poems are courageous, full of grace and the resilient beauty of human and nature connection
Love is Like This is 20 tracks of poetry from the heart. Here’s the video poem for track 18 - Clouds & Mozart.
Weaving Of My Being is a book of poems about survival and arrival, celebrating this body of light and shadow. This inspiring collection of poems bears witness to one woman’s courageous journey of healing from childhood abuse and its post-traumatic effects. Vivid and provocative, the poems honour the survivor in every woman and celebrate the joy of being alive.
What audiences and readers say about Ahava’s poetry:
“While performing, Ahava embodies her words so profoundly. Her flashing eyes, gorgeous hands, and the sway of her body all hold her audience spell-bound. Humour and joy emanate from her. I continue to listen to Ahava’s CD while driving in my car. Her poems have a depth beyond the ordinary, and a nourishing sweetness.” Lisa Lipsett, Salt Spring Island
Your passionate expressions with such raw power and vulnerability are nothing short of completely beautiful and inspiring.” Rachel Larabee, Toronto
Wow, I really enjoyed your performance. I love how you broach the subjects many women are afraid to explore. You really send out the message that it is okay to be who we are in this world. What an inspiration!” Kimberley S., Kelowna
“I felt enveloped and included in your performance. I want to say an inspirational experience. I found the poem about the water lapping to be very moving.” Chantalle, Montreal
“Thank you so much. It makes me feel safe to come across an artist like you.” Dana A., Montreal
Ahava, your presence was very beautiful and I thank you for your courage, strength and heartfullness. You truly have a gift for presenting your self and your words.” Joanne, New York
“Your writing is beautiful – it tickles my imagination and makes me feel dreamy. Your words have such a silky flow. I hope I will be able to share in more of your work over the years.” Diana, Victoria
“Your words make me ache…they are so fully alive and so full of love.” Diana Lynn, Salt Spring Island
“To a fellow ‘soul sister survivor’ thank you for sharing your innermost, after discovering it yourself—a woman not afraid to use the word cunt. Thanks also for expanding my own boundaries with your words.” Keryanne, Vancouver
“Thank you for that little inspiration I need. You made me love my wife even more!” Tyler W., Richmond