Philadelphia, PA, November 18, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- A Better Kind of Madness presents an exciting new poetry collection focused on visual imagery that seeks to engulf the senses of the reader and carry them into new realms and horizons of thought. The simple, imaginative verse contains layers of meaning, full of strong emotional content peppered with joy and humor, wit and wackiness, anger and sadness, all written with sincere passion. In this, her first collection, poet Deborah Renee shares poetry that is honest, emotional, and heartfelt—verses designed to speak to anyone and everyone.
Sit for a moment...grab a cup of tea or coffee, open this book and read about:
The power of jigsaw puzzles
Why the old man sits on the porch
What the moon whispers
See the saxophone tones
Immerse themselves in the misty morning
Meet wacky Basketown characters
Find out what one might see on a solitary country road
See their soul in ripples of faith
Add these ingredients to your simmering stew
Chuckle at the Fat Cat's tribute to Dr. Seuss
Gain a whole new perspective on maggots
See the author's great-great grandmother's picture and hear her message
Taste, inhale and feel the rainbow
Decide if they would drink the witch's brew
Learn what kind of light isn't a light
Enter into the powerful chapter of Fire Shadows, or cool in the chapter of Water Visions. Yes...it's all in here, and more. Written in free-verse rhymed and non-rhymed, rhyming couplets, haiku, senyru, narrative, rhyming quatrains, blank verse, limericks and other formats. A Better Kind of Madness will reach the reader's emotions, so hold on, because some poems might even make their head reel. And, yes, thinking is allowed. The author promises that the reader will find their favorite inside. So, open this book, enter the poet's eyes, begin reading and let the poetic madness begin.
A Better Kind Of Madness
Author: Deborah Renee
Published: October 2011
About The Author
Deborah Renee, author of A Better Kind of Madness: Vivid Poetic Images, has worked in the field of MH/MR, and with individuals with physical disabilities in direct care and as a case manager for eight years. She spent time employed as a coordinator and tutor in an adult literacy program, and also worked in customer service at an internet-based company. For the past several years, she has worked as a Nursing Assistant with AIDS patients, and the geriatric population in hospice, short-term and long-term care. She has had several poems published in various magazines, including Writer's World, Cat Fancy Magazine and Poet Sanctuary Reflections 2010. Through the years she's taken study courses at Community College of Philadelphia and Temple University in Education. She spent parts of her childhood growing up in Sanford, Florida; Willingboro, New Jersey and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where she currently resides. This is her first published collection of poems.
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