Tea and Madness Paperback – May 30, 2016
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- ISBN-10 : 0997469927
- Paperback : 106 pages
- ISBN-13 : 978-0997469929
- Dimensions : 5.5 x 0.24 x 8.5 inches
- Item Weight : 4.8 ounces
- Publisher : Lisa Hagan Books (May 30, 2016)
- Language: : English
- Best Sellers Rank: #8,480,346 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Through her brilliant, crisp writing and admirable, clear-eyed honesty, C. takes us through the seasons of her life in stories and poems that are short enough to read quickly, detailed enough to draw us in, and processed enough to satisfy and offer us hope for our own lives. Things happen to C at the hands of others, but ultimately - whether it's her 4-year old self refusing to be an elephant or her young adult self who sits in the rocking chair listening to the night's lullaby and vowing "I can't change the hurt and anger from the past, but I can change how I feel about it" - C takes responsibility for her own life, not as a martyr, but as a woman wise beyond her years. C is a self-determined woman who has turned her scars into stories of courage and kindling, illumination and buoyancy, resilience and wisdom.
This book made me chortle, weep, ruminate, and ponder. I can't wait to read what comes next from the fingertips of C. Streetlights - cannot wait, I tell you. It's often been said that to make a friend you have to be a friend. Be the friend who gifts friends a copy of this book . . . and prepare to become popular.
In 'Tea and Madness,' C. Streetlights shares her stories of pain, loss, forgiveness, and renewal. Like the perfect cup of tea, there is comfort to be found in the notion that others have danced on the edge of madness and endured.
Presented as a journey through the seasons, there is a natural progression of discovery and healing that gives hope and the feeling that time has been spent with a good friend.