New Poetry Book Reflects on Memorable Moments of a ‘Life in Words’

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Gord Bruce shows readers how to cherish life through his moving rhymes and verses.

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A thought-provoking collection of perspectives and experiences of life

LONDON, Ontario – Author Gord Bruce’s life has given him a wealth of experiences and thoughts that have, in turn, imbued him with the undeniable desire to express himself through the medium of prose and poetry. Through this endeavor he relishes existence from different perspectives while conveying a simple message, that life should be cherished and appreciated. This reflection of a “Life in Words” is his overture, his opus, and his gift to readers everywhere.

“Life in Words” is a thought-provoking collection of perspectives and experiences of life. More than thirty poems fill the pages of this book. One of the poems, “Going Down That Road,” talks about the rough roads that one treads on in life, however, the author believes that it is the anticipation of what lies ahead that keeps one moving. In “Just a Moment,” he shares that life is made up of continuous moments. To live life meaningfully, one has to savor and appreciate every experience. Be it spark or fire, one should make a difference. This is the message he wants to put across in “Leave Your Footprint.” He adds that each one’s uniqueness is his contribution to the world. Deep and reflective, these soulful gems communicate the depth, passion, sorrows, and joys of life.

“Life in Words” is an enriching book that teaches, motivates and uplifts. It invites the reader to reflect on what he can do to make the coming years memorable.

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About the Author
Gordon Bruce is a retired Professional Electrical Engineer from Canada. He worked for 34 years in the telecommunications industry across North America. In addition to writing, he enjoys golf, boating and world travel.

Life in Words * by Gord Bruce
Publication Date: March 28, 2014
Trade Paperback; $15.99; 72 pages; 9781493172122
Trade Hardback; $24.99; 72 pages; 9781493172115
e-book; $3.99; 9781493172108

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