Poetic Portraits, Messages and Observations challenges readers' attitudes, behaviour and conscience. Readers can reflect and think personally about relationships, events, circumstances and situations such as: qIf all Ifsq; qThe Unconcernedq; qI wonder, q and qIt would not have worked.q The poems cover diversity of moods, persons and experiences: qI listen for God, q qHeather for Christmas, q and qDaylight.q One reviewer describes the poems as wide-ranging and incredibly insightful that walks the fine line between personal and universal. The collection shows a breadth of emotion and unabashed analysis of complex issues rarely found in one volume. There is a balance struck between local and international that gives each piece the ability to connect with readers in a sophisticated way. The poems pull apart thoughts and issues to get to the heart of them. Poems deal with tough questions and make difficult associations be they political and ethical or reflection on intimate thoughts.While at Dalhousie University in 1960, I won the IODE International Essay Competition with my essay: aMy Plan for the EffectiveWorking ofthe United Nationsa. After graduating from Dalhousie University B.A. (Economics), and B. Com., anbsp;...
|Title||:||Poetic Portraits, Messages and Observations|
|Author||:||Lionel Anthony Mitchell|
|Publisher||:||FriesenPress - 2014-06-09|