The Journey into Yesterdays Tomorrow
A compilation of poems dealing with the struggles of mothers, fathers, relationships, children, and the realm of emotions that we all face. Ms. Edwards grew up in rural West Virginia. Her mother left her with her father when she was an infant. Her father worked in the coal mines and began drinking heavily. When she was 12 her father dropped her on her mother's doorstep. Her mother and stepfather were abusive and neglectful. Ms. Edwards was placed in foster care at age 14. She spent two years in the state system being bounced around from foster home to foster home. When she turned 16 she met a man and left foster care to live with him. She had no family to turn to and over the next few years she endured terrible abuse at his hands. This book is a compilation of the emotional poetry she wrote during this time. The reader has the ability to create their own poetry at the end of the book.
- Paperback | 42 pages
- 152.4 x 228.6 x 2.54mm | 113.4g
- 29 Nov 2010
- London, United Kingdom