This thought-provoking, moving poetry collection captures the essence of all that is Africa and more.
It was "I'm Wondering" that I read before sleep, laying down in the quieting of the night, that moved me so strongly I sat up.
I love the idea that this collection follows her journey to Africa and shows the area through her eyes.
I'll be upfront and tell you that I am not really a poetry fan; It's very hit-or-miss for me. Still, when I was given the chance to read this by the people at Tribute Books, I... Read morePublished on August 6, 2012 by jamiebmusings
Poetry is something that has been a part of since I was in elementary school, and I always appreciate well-written poetry that takes simple (and even complex) experiences and ideas... Read morePublished on July 31, 2012 by Ruth A. Hill
Raab travels to Africa battling illness and cancer, and her awareness of her physical health makes her more sensitive to what she sees in the undeveloped areas of Africa. Read morePublished on July 31, 2012 by Harvee L.
This thought-provoking, moving poetry collection captures the essence of all that is Africa and more. Read morePublished on July 22, 2012 by Cheryl C. Malandrinos
So with the light coming from inside the house spilling out over my shoulder I started to read Listening to Africa by Diana Raab. Read morePublished on July 4, 2012 by Lynette355
Honest and raw, beautiful and moving, Diana Raab takes us on a journey through Africa and all of it's primal horrors and beauty. Read morePublished on July 3, 2012 by Aubrie A. Dionne
While I have never been to Africa myself, the author here seems to capture the feel of the country, the people and the culture of Africa in her poetry. Read morePublished on July 2, 2012 by Dad of Divas
Listening to Africa is a book of poems which comes from the heart and opens your eyes to the ferocity and gentleness of life. Read morePublished on June 25, 2012 by Star @ The Bibliophilic Book Blog
Poet Diana Raab traveled to Africa with her family and returned with both a poem story about their journey and her inner journey as one who is living with cancer. Read morePublished on June 20, 2012 by Story Circle Book Reviews