A strong and political awareness marks off Lynn Ockersz's poetry in this collection and it goes to the reader as a most insightful mirror to local and global realities. The poetry could be described as a wake-up call to the condition of the powerless everywhere. The hope of the poet is that his poetry would stir the consciences of the people and prompt them to alleviate the lot of the deprived and repressed through positive, peaceful and constructive social action. From the viewpoint of style, the collection derives its creative use of language. The poet comes across as a skilled practitioner in the evocative and concise use of English.