Just as pine cones and pearls are a contrast of textures, so is this book, a contrast of subjects and thoughts presented in a variety of styles. Some people will connect with the material and others may not.
I hope as you read this book, you will connect with something in a poem or essay. In our hearts, we each have a story to tell and I encourage you as I was encouraged, to share that story, that poem or those thoughts in some way with another person just as I have done in Pine Cones and Pearls.
Over the years I have "dabbled" in writing poetry and short stories. Most of them had been placed in a book, tucked away in a closet and forgotten. This book is the result of cleaning out the closet. These writings are a combination of old and new material that depict experiences occurring in my life.