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More than Coffee: Memories in Verse and Prose Paperback – September 1, 2021
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- Publisher : Lauren Scott (September 1, 2021)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 76 pages
- ISBN-10 : 0578892456
- ISBN-13 : 978-0578892450
- Item Weight : 3.84 ounces
- Dimensions : 6 x 0.18 x 9 inches
- Best Sellers Rank: #1,184,251 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Written in a simple and straight-forward style, Lauren’s poetry is realistic. ‘To My Babies’ tugged at my heart and I am sure all mothers can relate to this delightful poem. Fragrant memories of “Earthquake Cake” made me smile. ‘Simple Existence’ is thought-provoking and made me pause to comprehend the depth of words that dance across “desert dunes and boundless oceans.” ‘Forever Steady’ too gives you a reflective message to take a breather, look at magical wilderness of nature and see how “delightfully birds sing and trees welcome our company.”
I loved this book and finished it within an hour. If you value relationships and family bonding, this book is for you.
Some of my favorite stories were “Silver Heirlooms” about how simple hand-me-downs become filled with meaning, “Ascent” about grief and the solace of nature, “Laughing Spiders” about big hairy arachnids, and “1989” a romantic relationship initiated by, of all things, an old refrigerator.
I’ve read poetry books by Scott in the past, and the poems in this collection are some of my favorites. They follow along the same lines as the prose pieces and are in many cases reflections of the same topic. My favorite poems were: “The Right Time”, “Simple Existence”, “To My Babies” and…
Its canary boldness
rises up to the sun
alone, yet not lonely,
but wearing bravery
on each petal –
standing tall with spirit
in lean green attire
as if soaking up the day’s