Poems Beyond the Journey
Publication date: November 2008
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Poems Beyond the Journey is the sequel to J. G. Woodward's book, Tumultuous Journey, Poems Along the Way. Poems Beyond the Journey takes you through the author's amazing journey after loss and devastation, when she found joy once again. Following death of spouse and mother and the resulting upheaval, the author once again found love, home, and stability, fully recovering from grief and anguish. She shares with the reader the contentment experienced in the ordinary events of life, as well as the happiness. While still challenged by the difficulties of everyday living encountered by us all, the author portrays the joy experienced in moving beyond heartache and loss. This book is a must read for anyone experiencing loss of any kind who needs inspiration to recreate themselves again. Woodward gives hope and courage to those walking the same path; she proves that happiness can be found on the other side of devastation. The style of this poetry is unique to this author; the poems use few words to interpret vast feelings. They weave a descriptive image for the reader through verse, and then conclude with the poem's title that best captures the mood of the words. While much poetry describes the writer's perception of things, this poet has an uncanny ability to actually illustrate, in verse, the intense feelings we all experience in life. The poems invoke in the reader a feeling of being in that circumstance, that very moment, along with the author. J. G. Woodward, a descendent of Edgar Allan Poe, General Robert E. Lee, and President George Washington, obtained Bachelor's and Master's degrees from Kent State University. She makes her home in Akron, Ohio and she is known as "The People's Poet," due to her ability to reach a diversity of readers. Woodward's remaining two poetry collections scheduled for release are Allegories, to be released in 2009 and Analogies, to be released in 2010. Woodward was a winner in the 2008 J. B. Solomon Poetry Contest and several of her poems are included in that publishing house's anthology poetry book. Her debut fiction novel, Over the Course of a Lifetime, was published in 2008.