Guest author: Jordan Corley ~ Battle Scars

Meet Guest author, Jordan Corley, via this post from Sue Vincent’s blog.

Sue Vincent's Daily Echo

At the end of December I published my first poetry book, “battle scars”, on Amazon. I began writing a couple of years ago as a coping mechanism, the complicated nature of poetry helping me convey the darker thoughts in my mind that I did not wish to speak aloud. I found a beauty in poetry, an ability to express myself in a way that I was scared to do with speech and in person. I began a WordPress blog, posting every once in a while as a kind of release. The more I wrote, the better I felt, and so I kept going. I started writing more and more frequently, finding myself carrying a pen and paper around with me all the time. I remember nights as I was trying to sleep, my mind would give me a poem, and I would be forced to grab my paper and write…

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