Book Review: What Words May Come

This is an honest and well-prepared review of my book, Poetry of Faith. I have taken note of several key points mentioned and will keep them in mind moving forward to my next book. Thank you, H.R.R. Gorman (https://😉hrrgorman.wordpress.com), for this insightful, kind and excellent critique! Kev

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The Book

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What Words May Come
Author: Kevin D. Parish
2019
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Kevin Parish runs a great blog/website where he talked about this book and its imminent publication last year. His announcement included notice that the first copy went to his mom which, due to my own sensibilities, was a big deal to me. So, after effusive feelings and impulse decisions (not that I wouldn’t have bought it otherwise), I’m looking forward to this collection!

Non-Spoiler Review

One of the best parts about this book was that it was thematically on-point and stayed focused the entire time. Though Parish explored many facets of personal faith – from doubt and sacrifice to joy and friendship – the poetry did remain on the topic of a Christian faith journey…

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PEACE AND SERENITY… a poem of faith

When I buy the farm

I don’t want to barter

No wrangling around

Or worse, a non-starter

I just hope to go

And join those before me

Hang out with my dad

And Jesus, he knows me

field of green grass

See uncles and aunts

Grandparents and cousins

Meet all the relatives

Angel’s wings buzzin’

And big fluffy clouds

All under my feet

Smiles all around

Yeah, what a retreat

long exposure photography of white cloud

One that will last

From now to infinity

Yes, that’s what I want

Peace and serenity

body of water and seashore

HORIZONS… a poem

areal photography of ocean

Don’t count me in

I’m leaving again

Your horses are dragging me down

Like clouded sun rays

You ruin my days

I don’t want to see you around

But the only way out

And away from your pout

Is for me to go back out to sea

Where the air is much fresher

Without you and your pressure

Just horizons that beckon to me

THE LAND OF MAJESTY… a poem

blue lake and rainbow under nimbus clouds

Come little children

Come with me

To the land of majesty

Moonlit nights and stars above

Sunshine days

All filled with love

Come little children

Come with me

To the land of majesty

Mountain tops

And rainbow highs

Where gentle winds

Sing lullaby’s

Babbling brooks

That tell the tales

Of tiny hero’s riding snails

Where all the days

Are filled with smiles

And flowers bloom

For miles and miles

Come little children

Come with me

To the land of majesty

Heaven’s gates are opened wide

And all our lives

Are justified

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