Feature: How Super Mario World Became An Award-Winning Book Of Verse

“Super Mario World has one of my most difficult experiences wound through its code”.

Most of us have some childhood memory of games – be it Pokémon Blue, Tetris, or Super Mario Bros. When we dust off those old consoles, the games often trigger memories of our lives outside the screen too.

In his heart-wrenching series of poems, If All the World and Love Were Young, Stephen Sexton put this idea poetic into practice. Published in 2019, the book ties one of his most difficult experiences, his mother’s illness and passing, to his favourite game, Super Mario World.

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