Why poetry? Laughter, Love and Healing!
This little book of poetry is bursting with inspiration for Big Love and humorous compassion for Real Life.
The 66-page collection is designed to delight you and inspire you with poems about love, happiness, change, recovery and letting go. The poems are spiced with insights and imagery from Joan's travels in Ghana, South Korea and beyond. The book also includes an engaging 15-page commentary section with insights about the poems by the poet,
The 39 poems grab your heart with the Big Love of "One Love", "Perfect Love", "Nowhere to Go", and "Open Arms". Many poems are about the challenges we face in real life, how to accept them and recover and thrive.
Joan's father is a gentle force in poems throughout the book, including "Dark Alleys Don't Scare Me" and "Thank you, Goodbye".
Laugh and cry. Come for the ride. Tearjerkers and silliness mingle in this accessible, enjoyable poetry collection.
"Poetry is a magical, yet effective, way to understand ourselves. shed some tears, then laugh at ourselves, and, finally, free ourselves! I am a humble servant of some I-don't-know-what Healing Power which begs and nags me to write poetry. And I happily submit! I hope these poems brighten your day or free you in some way! I offer my poems and all my love, with open arms!
- Joan Gregerson