Poems from the Lonely Kid

Poems from the Lonely Kid : A Book of Simple Verse and Random Thoughts

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Shyness, awkwardness, loneliness and depression, at some time or another, have touched us all. In "Poems From the Lonely Kid," M.J. Powers reveals the products of what he has channeled from these feelings through his introspective writing. By digging deep within to confront his fears and demons and relive the tragedies and joys of life, he has found poetry to be a useful tool of self-expression. Creating and sharing this poetry through the years has empowered him to break through self-imposed walls that at times had seemed insurmountable. This book contains a selection of 83 poems that deal with a full gamut of emotions. Hope, humor, love, loss and despair are shared in verse, free verse, pantoums, cinquains and rictameters.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 132 pages
  • 127 x 203.2 x 8.38mm | 199.58g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1508513597
  • 9781508513599

About M J Powers

M J Powers was born in Pana, Illinois in 1944 and relocated with his family to Glendale, California in 1955 where he lived through his early adult years. He has worked in stock brokerage, real estate, consumer water services, civil service and has also been self employed as a photographer and online marketer. Since his recent retirement he has been able to focus more on his writing and Internet business. He currently lives in Ontario, California with his wife, Louise, and is enjoying his retirement hiking, metal detecting, driftwood hunting, shopping for vintage items, playing his ukulele and of course, writing poetry.show more