Storm of Roses: A Compilation of Poetry and Short Stories (Revised)

Storm of Roses: A Compilation of Poetry and Short Stories (Revised)Originally Published In , Storm Of Roses, Winner Of The Best Books National Book Award In Poetry And An Award Winning Finalist In The Indie Excellence Book Awards In The Poetry Category, Has Been Updated To Incorporate Revisions Of Select Short Stories, Making It An Even Tantalizing Collection Of Literary Art With Bold Musings About Pleasure, Pain, Life, Death, Anger, Spirituality, Nature, Compassion, Fantasies And Daydreams, This Compilation Is A Provoking Celebration Of Wisdom Within These Pages, E Tara Scurry Delivers An Intense And Enchanting Debut Assortment Of Over Poems And Short Stories Written When She Was Between And Years Old A Unique Take At Poetry And Story Telling, Storm Of Roses Fluctuates Convincingly From Dark To Sunny And Violent To Serene Exceptionally Captivating, It S A Gathering Of Pieces For The Tenacious And Resilient Content Rating Dark Sunny Romance Violence GSM Gender And Sexual Minorities Culturally Diverse

My life s purpose is to make the world a better place and give reprieve and joy to those who need it most My goal is to inspire compassion by advocating for peace, justice, and inclusion through storytelling.My stories and poetry are for the curious, open minded and brave They are for the compassionate who believe that we are not free until all of us are free They are for those who believe in inclusion, are eco conscious, and who don t want to be passive bystanders to the injustice in the world My stories are about love, social problems, self introspection, and the divine all from a sociological perspective.Regardless of which genre I m creating in, my stories and poetry are always provoking, eccentric, inclusive, and openhearted.My book, Storm of Roses earned first place in the Poetry Category of the BEST BOOKS book awards and was an award winning finalist in the poetry category of the National Indie Excellence book awards I ve been gratefully adding joy and thought provoking experiences to my readers lives for over 3 decades most of which was before I was formally published.Readers have said the sacrilegious tendencies of my poetry and stories make them wrestle with their own beliefs They have also said, her work is very moving, expressing a wide range of emotions , tranquil yet disarming all at the while thought provoking , and this book expresses raw emotions she has touched my life One of my favorite letters was from an inmate serving 15 years in the Federal Correctional Institution in Gilmer, West Virginia He wrote, My blood brother Ko Ko kidnaps your book every single night, aint that a b , your book is gold in here It brightens up everybody s day who reads it I know when I m pissed off I read your book and it brings me in another world, I basically escape prison for a little while As a Speaker, I ve taught at progressive places of worship, conferences, academic classes, and served as an inspirational opening speaker and led closing ceremonies for events such as Women s Retreats I m happy to speak with college clubs, associations, special interest groups, and non profits I deeply appreciate opportunities to support other Creatives via book clubs, conferences, podcasts, andI teach on creativity as a spiritual practice, activism for introverts, growing your artist platform, healing through storytelling, and discovering your dream career through storytelling.I m a graduate of Sweet Briar College and Johns Hopkins University s Carey Business School with a B.A in Sociology, Law Society minor and a M.S in Organizational Development Strategic Human Resources Trained as a global career development facilitator, coach, and sociological practitioner, I inspire readers and empower creatives to unlock their divine, purpose driven gifts so they can share them with the world.As a Storyteller, I create and share my stories to bring joy to those in need Storytelling is my way of changing the world for the better My stories impact the world by making itwelcoming and inclusive The world is a better place when we all feel safe, respected, and comfortable being ourselves and expressing all aspects of our identities Readers know that getting lost in a book can be a reprieve from a stressful day or an escape from life s disappointments A whole life can change by one story One experience can change a heart.I m also fascinated by research from cognitive neuropsychologist Dr David Lewis s that shows reading silently for only six minutes works 68% better for relaxation than other proven methods such as listening to music, going for a walk, or sipping a cup of tea He also found that regularly reading just a bitthan that only 30 minutes a day has been shown to add two years to our lives That said, I like to think that my stories help people live longer and healthier lives AKA Live Longer Prosper Art has this power that absolutely nothing else

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  • Paperback
  • Storm of Roses: A Compilation of Poetry and Short Stories (Revised)
  • E. Tara Scurry
  • English
  • 12 March 2018

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