In the Mind of a Poet

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AuthorHouse, 2004 - Poetry - 120 pages
I was inspired to write In The Mind Of A Poet, after becoming a member of the International Society Of Poets In my book I wrote about my family, on page 17 my son Preston Nelson III, the death of my best friend, how my mother died when I was born my divorce, getting my life back togeather with my new husband ( Until Death Do Us Part) dealing with the stress of life How to stay focused and believing in a Higher Power, I've had many book signings and not one reader was disappointed. I've received many letters from satisfied fans One night while I was at Barnes & Noble promoting my book a lady was standing at the cash register buying my book with tears in her eyes, as I walked by after reading from my book on the loud speaker, she told me how touched she was after she read the poem about my life story, she said she never gave up, and took care of her two children, just as I did . She said she would Tell every one about my book My book was recognized and signed by The former Governor of Va. The Hon. L Douglas Wilder and The Hon. Robert Scott of Congress and Martin luther King III My poems was acknowledged by The International Library Of Poetry by making a verbally recorded CD in my honor I was also given four awards for outstanding achievements by the Editor's choice awards The poem 911 told how my daughter now Major Tonya Nelson survived the attack at the Pentagon, which won me three trophies The book has received national attention President George Bush and the chairman and CEO Ken Lewis of Bank of America wrote me encouraging my writing, My book is in the Norfolk Public Library.I was on the front page of my local newspaper. The public support has been overwhelming and gratifying One of my co-workers told me the other day her daughters grades has improved since she read Satisfied By Just Gettig By My book has touched many lives it gives me great joy that I can make a differance in the lives of others
 

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Contents

WHEN I TELL MY LIFE STORY
1
HIS EYES ARE ON YOU
3
LITTLE GIRL WITHOUT A MOTHER
5
WHEN YOU HOLD ME IN YOUR ARMS
7
OUR UNION TODAY
9
VOWS
11
PRAYER
13
UNTIL DEATH DO US PART
14
CASTING OUT DEVILS
51
STAY FOCUSED
53
DONT TRY TO FIGURE IT OUT ITS ALREADY DONE
55
NOT FOR SALE
57
LOVE IN SPITE OF
59
POWER SOURCE
61
WORDS USED FOR SPITE
63
A POWER YOU CANT SEE
65

BLEEDING HEART
17
WHY ARE YOU CALLING
19
LOVE IS STRONGER THAN FIRE
21
DESPERATE CRY
23
DRIFTING AWAY
25
I STOPPED LOVING TODAY
27
A TIMELY END
29
STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART
31
UNKNOWN ANGELS
33
DEADLY SORROW
35
IN THE ARMS OF FATE
37
THE TEN WAYS OF GOD
39
THE WAYS OF THE LORD
41
GODLY LOVE
43
THOSE HANDS A GOOD NIGHT PRAYER
45
GODLY LOVE
46
DELIVERANCE BY AN OUTOFTOWN PROPHET
49
DEMONS MAY KNOCK
67
A VESSEL USED BY HIM
69
HIS POWER
71
THIS LETTER IS TO MY PASTORS WIFE
73
PUT HIM UNDER YOUR FEET
77
IM BLESSED BY THE BEST
79
AUNT DELZORA THIS IS YOUR DAY
81
OH HAIL YOU MIGHTY WINDS
82
DAY BY DAY
85
SATISFIED BY JUST GETTING BY
87
THE STRESS OF LIFE
89
THE MORNING AFTER
91
HE SITS HIGH AND LOOKS LOW
93
A WORD TO THE WISE
95
911 OUR COUNTRYS PRIDE
96
ITS TIME TO END MY BOOK
99
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