To close out this amazing month of celebrating the release of “Just Her Poetry” I wanted to share a couple of the first reviews. I also want to send out a huge thanks and hugs to all the fellow authors and poets who made this so successful!
Sights, sounds and senses come alive in poems like A Day at the River, Thunk, Crisp, and Spring Gone. As a cat lover I also really enjoyed The Huntress which was rendered in such attention to detail it was equivalent to viewing a live-action video. The prose is beautiful and vivid. Some of my favorite lines include:From Spring Day
The gentle tapping of the woodpecker
Reminding me of a blessing in Morse code.From Mist
It is a time of in-between.
Between the sun baking the earth
Or the forest being covered in ice.From The October Sun:
The October sun bleeds through the trees
Clotting up before it reaches me.
There are so many gems in this book, you’re certain to find your own favorites. So escape to a peaceful setting, and let this exquisite collection of poetry soothe your soul.–Mae Clair
5 Stars –Just Her Poetry: Seasons of a Soul by D.L. Finn is a full-length book of poetry with high literary quality. It is divided into two halves, one about the healing beauty of nature and one about relationships and emotional situations. Part One—Just Her Poetry—talks about the seasons of the year in the spectacular scenery around the author’s home and contains a short set of vignettes called “Musings from the Back of a Harley,” detailing the thrill of motorcycle rides around the countryside. Part Two—Seasons of a Soul—explores emotions like sadness, hope, and insecurity in the face of destruction from human behavior and natural forces. There is also an area of poetry inspired by or excerpted from D.L. Finn’s other books and some poems about the holiday season.
I really enjoyed Just Her Poetry: Seasons of a Soul. Rich in content and daily reality, the poems built on each other within each section to take up where the other poem left off. Much like writing chapters in a book of prose, D.L. Finn’s poetry is sophisticated storytelling. It grew in little images gradually to tell a complex story—a novel in verse. My favorite section was “Musings from the Back of a Harley,” a completely unique, distinct set of lyrics in which sharp edges of words brought the excitement of riding a motorcycle into verbal motion. Thought-provoking depth about the fragility of life appeared in other areas of the book, as in a series of poems (“Fire,” “We Wait,” “Wait,” and “Red Flag”) where fine writing brings the experience of living near forest fires into visceral, vivid clarity. Including some poems that connected into Finn’s other writings added more layers and was excellent for putting this book in context.–Sarah Scheele for Readers’ Favorite
IMPORTANT UPDATE: If you pre-ordered “Just Her Poetry” you should be able to find the update now available on Amazon under “Content and Devices.”. They assured me they’d send out emails to let you know, too. Thanks for your patience!
Now here’s the winner of the signed copy of “Just her Poetry”– Jan S, Congrats!
Thanks to all who made this such a memorial experience!
April is National Poetry Month! Celebrate it by reading some poetry. Happy National Poetry Month:)
Watch for a special edition blog this week!
Embrace your inner child by reading a good book! D.L. Finn
30 thoughts on ““Just Her Poetry” Reviews”
Beautiful reviews, Denise.
Wonderful review! Congrats, Denise! And I updated my copy 😀
Thank you Julie:) I’m glad you up the updated one. Yay!
Fantastic reviews, Denise!!
Thank you Jan:)
First reviews are so exciting Denise! Congratulations and thanks for sharing.
They are Balroop! I kind hold my breath until the first one:)
Congratulations on a wonderful tour, Denise and a fantastic release. It was great to seem my review here and to know I’m not the only one who was swept away by your beautiful verses. I’m off to update my copy of Seasons of the Soul now!
Thank you again, Mae. The first review is always so exciting! I’m even reading it as a reader now. Always so different to be out of editing mode.
Absolutely! I enjoyed doing that with End of Day 🙂
Hearty congrats. These reviews would certainly make my month!
Thank you, Jacqui:) It’s always scary to put something out new, so yes it definitely made my month for sure!
Happy National Poetry Month! And congratulations on the great reviews. Well deserved.
Thank you, Staci:) Happy National Poetry Month!
Great reviews for a delightful lady! ♥
Thank you, Billy:)
Congratulations on the good reviews, Denise! 🙂
Thank you Robert:)
Congratulations Denise. Your poems rate 5 stars.
Cheers to you, Denise! This just makes me smile. You have so much to celebrate, my friend! 🙂
Thank you Natalie for all your cheer and smiles:) I’m very happy.
Wonderful reviews, Denise! Congratulations! I look forward to reading it. 😀 xo
Thanks Vashti:) I look forward to your thoughts on it!
Congrats on the many lovely reviews, Denise! I have Just Her Poetry on my Kindle- hope to read it soon 🙂
Thanks, Jacquie:) I look forward to hearing what you think about it.
Thanks for reviewing and sharing, Denise!
Always my pleasure:) Thanks for stopping by!