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Sunsets & Kites

Flloyd Kennedy

Narrator Flloyd Kennedy

Publisher: Author's Republic

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Flloyd Kennedy's first collection of poems, songs and stories have been gathered together in much the same way as  she has lived her life -  moving from place to place when the need arises, stopping to take note of the chaos and the kindness she encounters, and sharing her ideas with a dry Aussie sense of the ridiculous.  She writes about her personal experience of life, not as memoir but as a means of making some kind of sense of life in general. Whether she's celebrating the Singing Beetle, analysing the Anatomy of Despair, Dreaming of a  fantasy lover or exposing the nonsense of Austerity and the so-called Bottom Line, Flloyd uses wry wit and a philosophical turn of mind to show the world in a different, scattered light . “Flloyd Kennedy’s collection is the real deal: honest, unsparing, hilarious and heartfelt. Her wryly observed stories, told in poetry and song, will stay with you long after you’ve finished reading, and re-reading, again and again.”  Lauren Grodstein, author of “Our Short History” and “A Friend of the Family”."“With kindness, love and a gentleness almost forgotten, I found these words prising open my soul without my knowledge. I am left unsettled, and my mind and heart are more exposed. There is a slowness in this book that is missing in the world. A kindness. A gentle beauty to the words and rhythms that allows the deeper meanings to move in the shadows. Visible but unseen… and I am changed. This book is a delight. Make yourself a cup of tea, turn your phone off, sit in the comfy chair and allow yourself to drift gently with the tides for an hour or so." Ted Gray, Liverpool playwright.
Duration: about 1 hour (01:22:11)
Publishing date: 2020-11-16; Unabridged; Copyright Year: — Copyright Statment: —