The Light at the End of the Tunnel Found in a New Anthology of Poetry

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Poet Evelyn Sue Clay comforts readers that they are not alone in this sojourn called “life”

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The topic of love will forever be relevant, ever present in popular culture, as seen in books such as Elizabeth Gilbert’s “Eat, Pray, Love,” to stage plays such as “Madea’s Big Happy Family,” starring Tyler Perry, Cassi Davis and Chaundra Currelley-Young. “Overflowing in the Spirit of Love, 29 Poems” (published by iUniverse) is a collection of inspirational prose written by poet Evelyn Sue Clay to uplift those who have been wearied by life’s trials and tribulations, and those who have lost their since of direction and thinks they may be alone.

Clay’s newest collection of poetry she says “speaks to anyone who has been tested or has experienced the test of life – in good ways and bad.”

Excerpt from the poem, “Friendship Gained”:

“We are two people whose lives were destined to cross.
Individually and alone, we each prayed for a helping hand.
But it was not until the crossroads of life’s challenges that we were joined.
This is when God revealed yet another perfect plan.
A life-long friendship is now at hand.
And far beyond belief has it grown.
Our friendship is valued twice as that of gold.”

Using her trademark additions of placing personal and inspirational quotes between each poem, Clay further inspires readers to seek and immerse themselves in the spirit of love.

“You don’t have to face life’s challenges alone.”

About the Author
Evelyn Sue Clay has an extraordinary love for writing poetry. She resides in Las Vegas, Nevada where she proudly raised her son, Phillip, as a single mother. She is now the loving wife of Sedgie L. Conerly II. Clay is also author of the powerful and personal memoir about her life, “Wrapped Up in Clovers.” She has been recognized for her prose by the International Society of Poets.

iUniverse, an Author Solutions, Inc. self-publishing imprint, is the leading book marketing, editorial services, and supported self-publishing provider. iUniverse has a strategic alliance with Indigo Books & Music, Inc. in Canada, and titles accepted into the iUniverse Rising Star program are featured in a special collection on iUniverse recognizes excellence in book publishing through the Star, Reader’s Choice, Rising Star and Editor’s Choice designations—self-publishing’s only such awards program. Headquartered in Bloomington, Indiana, iUniverse also operates offices in Indianapolis. For more information or to publish a book, please visit or call 1-800-AUTHORS. For the latest, follow @iuniversebooks on Twitter.

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