Dorothy J. Matter Announces Release of ‘Nuggets of Gold’

New collection of poetry details author’s life story through prose.

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Gearing her collection to her senior citizen contemporaries, Matter hopes to spark kind remembrances of one’s past. She will be attending the Frankfurt book show later this year.

Millerstown, Penn. (PRWEB) September 28, 2013

In the poetry collection, “Nuggets of Gold” (published by Trafford Publishing) by Dorothy J. Matter, readers find a coming-of-age story linking the more than 100 poems.

Sporting colorful language and quaint expressions, Matter’s poems espouse the joys and unique challenges of growing up in America during the mid-twentieth century. “They remind us of those times when we were growing up and life was good,” says Matter, “little things that mean so much now that they are past.”

Gearing her collection to her senior citizen contemporaries, Matter hopes to spark kind remembrances of one’s past. She will be attending the Frankfurt book show later this year.

An excerpt from “Grandma’s Treasure” in “Nuggets of Gold”:

“In a far corner of the attic;
In a trunk with a rusty lid,
A wealth of heart-felt treasures
From the eyes of the world are hid’.

An old woman ponders
Over its contents with care,
‘Tho the wear of time has discolored them
Since she gracefully laid them there.

A tiny baby bunting,
A picture baby face…”

“Nuggets of Gold”
By Dorothy J. Matter
Softcover | 5.25 x 8.5in | 112 pages | ISBN 9781412061711
E-Book | 112 pages | ISBN 9781412237185
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Dorothy J. Matter has been writing poetry since she was very young. This collection chronicles the life through the eyes of a child, as a young woman, young mother, farm wife and as a grandmother. Her poetry reminds readers of the carefree games played during childhood, the heartache of first loves and the intense love felt when becoming a parent. Matter also writes music and plays the piano.

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