Xlibris Releases The Mingled Measure

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A rich blend of joy, sorrow, and victory awaits readers in beautiful poetry anthology.

Xlibris, the print-on-demand self-publishing services provider, announced today the release of The Mingled Measure, by poet-author Martin DeC Haynes. Readers will find themselves intertwined with one man’s kaleidoscopic emotions.

Throughout the pages of this poetry book, life and all its beauty and irony are captured. “Disturbing the Dead” is dark poetry that talks about the mystical and mysterious things that may happen when the graveyard is disrespected. The poem “The Dire Distress” tells that despite how others see a person, he or she will always be a jewel in the Heavenly Father’s eyes. A tribute to the wisdom and beauty of a special woman, “Oh My Mother’s Hands” gives recognition to the wonderful things that only a loving mother can do. These and many more compelling, entertaining, and eye-opening poems await readers in this collection.

From appreciating nature to celebrating moments with loved ones to evoking questions on existence to renewing faith, each piece in The Mingled Measure will make readers ponder, reminisce, and recognize the things around them that might have been left unnoticed.

This book will be featured at this year’s Frankfurt Book Exhibit in Frankfurt, Germany, on October 12 to 16, 2011. For more information on this book, interested parties may log on to http://www.Xlibris.com.

About the Author
Dr Martin DeC Haynes was born in Barbados. He attended Harrison College and emerged as an Island Scholar in Classical Studies. He went on to study Medicine at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. He stayed on to do postgraduate studies and obtained a specialist degree in Surgery.

He returned and worked in Trinidad for many years, during which time he felt impelled to write poetry and short stories. He has published a book of Puns, a large volume of poems called The Moving Finger and another called A Turn With The Muse. He is soon to publish a book of short stories. He tries to play a little golf most days and spends his time either in Barbados or Florida.

THE MINGLED MEASURE * by MARTIN DeC HAYNES F.R.C.S
Publication Date: February 15, 2011
Trade Paperback; $19.99; 185 pages; 978-1-4568-3022-9
Trade Hardback; $29.99; 185 pages; 978-1-4568-3023-6
eBook; $9.99; 978-1-4568-3024-3

Members of the media who wish to review this book may request a complimentary paperback copy by contacting the publisher at (888) 795-4274 x. 7879. To purchase copies of the book for resale, please fax Xlibris at (610) 915-0294 or call (888) 795-4274 x. 7879.

For more information on self-publishing or marketing with Xlibris, visit http://www.Xlibris.com. To receive a free publishing guide, please call (888) 795-4274.

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