Check out what’s new on the shelves of Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore from this post on Sally Cronin’s blog.
Very pleased to welcome a new author to the Cafe and Bookstore with here books.. Ann Chiappetta has just released a collection of poems, essays and flash fiction: Words of Life
About the Collection
In this new collection of poems, essays, and flash fiction, the author once again exhibits her ability to write about both the light and dark sides of life. There are numerous poems and stories about nature: its kindness, cruelty, and wonder. There are frank expressions of the sadness and frustration she felt at the progressive loss of her eyesight and a poem about the social isolation that disability can bring. Other pieces, though, sing of joys as diverse as family closeness, the love of dogs, the delights of scents, and the power of the muse. Just as in her first volume of poetry, Upwelling: Poems (2016), there is no fluff here. To read Ann Chiappetta’s works…
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