My Poetic Pleasures: Family Poetry by Morris, Essie R.
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My Poetic Pleasures: Family Poetry

Essie R. Morris, a present resident of Harlingen, Texas is on the verge of releasing a publication of her own originally written poetry that can serve as food to strengthen lives worldwide. This collection of Essie's creative writings should be classified in a literary world of its own The usage of words in her poems published in this book, can touch hearts, souls, and minds everwhere It is already being stated ( even before the book is released by those who have had access to individual poems, that the total family, after reading these poems, will establish within themselves a declaration that poetry can be enriching for every age who takes a few minutes to read it. Poems found in POETIC PLEASURES covers a variety of subjects - from "church" to "the little boy who had to beg his teacher to let him go pee." This is already being referred to as a pleasurable selection. It must be stated, that every poem in Essie's collection is based on people she has known, places she has been, and direct or indirect experiences she has has in her life of almost eighty years. By the writer being the product of a strong, christian home on a farm in western North Carolina;before attending Livinsstone college in Salisbury, N.C. with a BS Degree in Biological education; then on to Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee where her first masters degree was received in the scientific field under sponsorship of the Nation Science Foundation; then on to an educational career teaching biology, chemistry, an physics in the public schools of North Carolina and Virginia and Texas; then Essie decided that she could make a greater contribution to young people as a guidance counselor and went on to persue certification in counseling which led to work on two college campuses in North Carolina; It was during these years that this writer become married to a minister and was blessed with the motherhood of two beautiful children; then on to coediting a news paper in Central Texas with her present husband, Mr. Albert Morris; It was from the journalistic career that Al and Essie decided to add to the world of music by performing nationwide as as duo known as: 'Mr. & Mrs. Country Soul" and being recognized in 1984 by The Academy of Country Music for their unique deliveries and credited with originating the sound of COUNTRY SOUL MUSIC; then on into old age and Essie's discovery of her love and strong gift for creative writing thus leading to her aquisition of a second masters degree from The University of Texas in Edinburg, Texas with a major in Theaatre arts in 2011. It was while studying at UTPA that Essie was inducted into the GOLDEN KEY INTERNATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY which is a worldwide organization of more than a million academically strong members in America and other countries. With these exposures, this writer has much to write about. She admits "addiction" to young people and students that she has worked with through the years. Essie R. (McDaniel) Morris loves young people Her deep feelings for them and her refusal to watch them go down the wrong roads of life have inspired her to write many poems. Readers can feel her love for others. Each poem tells a distinct story that stems from Essie's background. It is hoped that readers will read, abosrb, and digest the words and connotations found in this poetry, spread the word, and all can make sure that copies of this addition are placed on library shelves and made easy to pick up by the young, old, rich, and poor around the world. The use of simple words and expressions allows for "easy reading." for all, even the aged. Special recognition for American veterans is another poetic challenge. It is the objective of the author that these poems are used a tools to get things done for all people around the world

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Morris, Essie R.
Published: 11/17/2013
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781493549337
Pages: 92
Weight: 0.32lbs
Size: 9.00h x 6.00w x 0.22d
Color: Blue, Purple, White
Size: 20, 24
Material: 100% Polyester