Poetry Treasures, a new WordCrafter poetry anthology

Poetry Treasures is a new WordCrafter poetry anthology with contributions from guests to the 2020 Treasuring Poetry series on Writing to be Read, hosted by Kaye Lynne Booth and myself.

You can read the latest Treasuring Poetry post here: https://writingtoberead.com/2021/04/17/treasuring-poetry-meet-poet-and-author-elizabeth-merry-and-a-review/

Blurb

A collection of poetry from the poet/author guests of Robbie Cheadle on the “Treasuring Poetry” blog series on Writing to be Read in 2020. Open the book and discover the poetry treasures of Sue Vincent, Geoff Le Pard, Frank Prem, Victoria (Tori) Zigler, Colleen M. Chesebro, K. Morris, Annette Rochelle Aben, Jude Kitya Itakali, and Roberta Eaton Cheadle.

This wonderful cover was designed by Teagan Riordain Geneviene. You can find Teagan’s lovely books here: https://teagansbooks.com/ and you can find her ready designed covers here: https://teagansbooks.com/riordain-cover-designs-portfolio/

A reading of What is Happiness?

What is Happiness? is one of my five poems in Poetry Treasures.

Links to samples of other poems and readings

K. Morris

Geoff Le Pard

Colleen Chesebro

Purchase link

If you would like a free copy for review, please email me at sirchoc[at]outlook[dot]com.

48 thoughts on “Poetry Treasures, a new WordCrafter poetry anthology

      1. I do the YouTube recordings on my iphone or ipad and post them to my Youtube channel. It is really easy to do, although I often have to do the recordings a few times over because I made mistakes or hesitate for to long. Creating a Youtube channel is also easy and its free.

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  1. A great reading, Robbie. I must confess that I always imagined you as having an English accent. However, having been brought up in South Africa, you do, quite naturally have a South African one!

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      1. Thank you, Kaye. My husband asked me yesterday if my follows can understand my accent. I told him that you seemed to managed okay. I try to speak slower when I read, which doesn’t come naturally to me. Doing anything slowly is foreign to me [smile].

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  2. Poetry allows us to explore the most profound emotions. A wonderful recitation, Robbie, that challenges us to look deeply into our understanding of what happiness is – even though at times the clarity is not there. I think the idea of anthology is brilliant.

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    1. Thank you, Rebecca. The credit for the idea goes to Kaye who is very innovative and works hard to promote other authors. I feel really blessed to be part of such an amazing community. I am glad you liked this poem. My poems are always about series topics, but then so is most of my prose.

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  3. I love the idea of an poetry anthology, Robbie, for people who have published poetry books or who have written poetry but have not published a book. Congratulations on the Treasuring Poetry and all of the work you put in it for compilation and editing. That’s wonderful. ❤

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  4. Congratulations on the completion of another project, Robbie. I enjoyed listening to you reading your poem about happiness. I hope you find some clarity soon. 🙂

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  5. Robbie, I also loved hearing your voice. Congratulations on your new anthology. It includes many mutual friends. What fun and a lot of hard work. 🙂

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  6. Congratulations on a marvelous anthology, Robbie and Kaye! I know very well how much work it is to bring group projects together, and you’ve done a terrific job. Wishing everyone huge success. Hugs on the wing!

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  7. Each of us has to define happiness for ourselves. Especially those of us who are labeled ‘super sensitive’.
    We feel so much for others that often we forge ahead with less as we are bombarded by more.

    Continued success with this venture!

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