New Book Gives Readers Multifaceted Collection of Poems

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Author R. Jerome Gibbons captures essence of poetry in "One Moment Please."

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Author R. Jerome Gibbons has created a collection of his unique poetry in “One Moment Please” (published by Xlibris). This collection shows his own perceptions on poetry, literature, and life in its entirety.

The poems in “One Moment Please” were inspired by the author’s own experiences in life and how it helped shape his perceptions on the world. The poems are all multifaceted and convey his own opinion on a myriad of topics. One such example is the author’s opinions on poetry that states that "much of today's poetry is too subjective; it puts a box around the imagination of the reader."

The poems are wide-ranging and often quixotic, all unified by a distinct voice. They also reveal an acute ability to capture the moment and a stunning imagination. This collection of poems is meant to be enjoyed and thoroughly digested by readers of all ages.

“One Moment Please”
By R. Jerome Gibbons
Hardcover | 5.5x8.5 in | 104 pages | ISBN 9781499033816
Softcover 5.5x8.5 in | 104pages | ISBN 9781499033823
E-Book | 104 pages | ISBN 9781499033809
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author:

R. Jerome Gibbons was born and raised in Chicago and currently lives in Oak Park, Ill. His travels and places of residence have included South America, Africa, China, Mongolia, and Europe. His chief influences are philosophy, history, religion, and literature. In Poetry, his influences are Keats, Hopkins, Mandelstam, and Cavafy.

Xlibris Publishing, an Author Solutions, LLC imprint, is a self-publishing services provider created in 1997 by authors, for authors. By focusing on the needs of creative writers and artists and adopting the latest print-on-demand publishing technology and strategies, we provide expert publishing services with direct and personal access to quality publication in hardcover, trade paperback, custom leather-bound and full-color formats. To date, Xlibris has helped to publish more than 60,000 titles. For more information, visit or call 1-888-795-4274 to receive a free publishing guide. Follow us @XlibrisPub on Twitter for the latest news.

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