To describe the collection of poetry by Manuel and Leonor here one needs only to briefly peruse these pages to get a glimpse of the range and variety of poems they have comprised in this their first book. They draw their poems from two lifetimes of experience and the diversity of subjects they write about is daunting. They write about athletes, architecture, suicide, friends, relatives, the stock market, schizophrenia, death and many other subjects. with at least 18 poems having a spiritual connection. There are more than 45 short and long poems translated into Spanish as both authors are of Spanish descent. THIS SIDE OF HEAVEN / ESTE LADO DEL CIELO was mostly written over a two year period but some of the poems date back many years. Manuel and Leonor have been writing for many years and they just recently decided to allow others to share in the very personal poetry.
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Published May 7, 2009
Literature & Fiction.