Bridgett Devoue takes you on a journey into the transformative world of love, lust, heartbreak, and abuse, and discovers the steps to finding lessons within pain.why does love become abusive? and when does pain become a lesson?Soft Thorns Vol. II is the continuation of author Bridgett Devoue’s debut poetry collection Soft Thorns and picks up on her journey of self-discovery and seeking answers to the questions all of our souls inevitably ask.Similar to Vol. I, Soft Thorns Vol. II is a five-chapter collection of long- and short-form poetry accompanied by gorgeous illustrations, this time in collaboration with artist Laura Kline.Devoue is not known to shy away from the darkest corners of the human experience; in fact, she dives deep into those waters and allows the reader to explore the shared vulnerabilities that all of us face. Her poems touch on topics such as longing, lust, toxic love, self-destruction, confusing breakups, abuse, and overcoming it all through finding light in even the darkest of places.Devoue’s exploration into these topics is relatable to any human struggling to find peace in life’s turbulent waters. This book won’t give you a life boat, but it will show you how to swim. This is the book for the curious, the dreamers, and the struggler’s, those who carry an insatiable urge to grow and the knowledge that life offers more for the fearless explorers of the unknown; this book speaks to the aching soul that lives in all of us.
Reflecting the mourning of the loss of a child who fell victim to abuse, The Journey to Me takes an introspective look into the mind of a mother hindered by loss. In her expressive and emotional collection of poetry, readers will accompany author Tammie Currier on a cathartic journey of healing as she explores the darkness of life that brings crippling pain, only to be moved into the warmth of hope and healing. An inspiration to all who are affected by child abuse, The Journey to Me will encourage sufferers to follow the light at the end of the tunnel of healing.
The Moon Endureth, subtitled 'Tales and Fancies', is a 1912 short story and poetry collection by the Scottish author John Buchan. In its review of the first edition The Athenaeum noted "a marked leaning towards the mysterious and bizzare". The collection was said to show "considerable imagination, and occasionally a touch of delicate satire".
Kate Mulgrew as Katharine Hepburn in Tea at Five has won standing ovations at each performance.
The independent, intelligent, feisty Hepburn comes alive when Mulgrew slips deftly into the voice and being of the famous actress. The two-act play opens in 1938 when the actress is 31 years old and in the middle of a career slump. She is awaiting a call to see if she has won the part of Scarlet in a film called Gone With the Wind. The story moved to 1983 when Parkinson's disease has left her voice shaking, her hand clutching a cane, but her eyes still shining with intelligence and wit. Tea at Five is an unforgettable trip down Broadway, Hollywood Blvd, and memory lane.
A searing drama in which a white South African journalist agrees to assist a young African-Canadian woman on a dangerous journey to locate her missing friend in South Africa.An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring Akuyoe, Lisa Bonet, Michael Broomberg, Jack Coleman, Maxine James, Lamakhosi Kunene, Thenjiwe Kunene, Zosukuma Kunene, Carl Lumbly, Abner Mariri, Donald Monat.Directed by Robert Robinson. Recorded before a live audience in March, 1992.
“For never was a story of more woe, than this of Juliet and her Romeo” –Romeo and Juliet Act 5, Scene 3In Verona, Italy, two young people in love defy their families demands and pursue their love for one another above societal expectations. Their decisions and pursuit of love send ripples throughout their family and friend circles, causing controversy and consequences. For centuries, the tale of the young star-crossed lovers has been a mainstay of both the literary canon and popular culture. This is one of William Shakespeare’s most known and beloved works with timeless themes and prose.This exclusive InAudio edition of Romeo and Juliet contains introductory content to supplement the play’s text, including a brief plot summary, major character descriptions, and the historical context of the book.
Nature assembles all its glories among the twelve months of the year and from there into four distinct seasons. Here, in this volume, our wordsmiths bring you beautiful words and poems to best describe the wakening of the year in spring, its glorious splashes of colour in summer, the harvests of autumn and finally the rest and stark beauty of winter.
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