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Roy Lee “Simon” Jarmon’s book shares heartfelt poems, prose, creative works reflecting on everyday life

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PISCATAWAY, N.J. – “I am still learning that ‘live and let live’ is a fair and honest way of life,” says author Roy Lee “Simon” Jarmon. A Vietnam veteran,     Jarmon was diagnosed with PTSD (Post-traumatic Stress Disorder) in 2004. His journey into writing and poetry began as a therapeutic exercise, writing a letter to an injured comrade to express how he felt. That awakened him to see writing as a God-given path that helped him in his journey in dealing with and recovering from PTSD.

Jarmon has always been fascinated with the English language and how each word can be utilized in various ways depending on its context. Being somewhat of a loner at times, he found solace in turning to the pen and putting his thoughts and feelings on paper. “Poetry by Simon Volume 2: Circle of Life – The VERSHELLE CATO Experience” (published by Xlibris) shares a collection of his poems, prose and other creative pieces about everyday life and was written in an easy-to-read format.

“You can be who you are without diminishing or changing the other person,” says Jarmon. He hopes that the down-to-earth, honest and heartfelt approach to life that he has taken in his book would help people understand and appreciate one another as persons.

Poetry by Simon
By Roy Lee “Simon” Jarmon
Hardcover | 6 x 9in | 158 pages | ISBN 9781503523609
Softcover | 6 x 9in | 158 pages | ISBN 9781503523616
E-Book | 158 pages | ISBN 9781503523593
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Roy Lee “Simon” Jarmon was born in the Mississippi Delta to the late George and Minnie Bell Armstrong Jarmon, the 2nd of 11 children. Having served in Vietnam, has was diagnosed with PTSD in 2004. He lives in Piscataway, N.J. with his second wife Audrey whom he married on November 7, 2009. His first wife, Nathalyn Vershelle Cato, to whom this book is dedicated, died from breast cancer in December 2005. More information may be found about the author in his website: http://www.poetrybysimon.com
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 xlibris.com 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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