This book is for writers who don’t begin their craft until they’re middle aged. As you stand in front of the gateway of the writing business, as on my front cover, prepare yourself for what’s waiting on the other side. If you don’t, you could be ripped to shreds by unscrupulous people waiting to attack, and believe me, they will.
This book contains a variety of possible situations in life as well as other factual and fictional topics that inspire me. The poems in Reflective Rhymes: Volumes V & VI are about choices made and not made, real and imagined life events, along with a variety of other things my restless mind seems to conger up.
The book’s main character is a bit of a mystic, a bit of a pragmatist, a bit of a philosopher, and a tree hugger, though not an “environmentalist.” She is somewhat lame, somewhat realistic, somewhat poetic and somewhat primitive. She has been given reason, also, to be perennially hopeful.
During the Great Migration a unique group of African Americans journeyed to Paris. They included adventurers, writers, activists, unsung heroes, and artists. This book seeks to document the experiences of each migration period and link them with respect to motives and outcome experiences.