Donnell Perryman’s New Book Offers Collection of Inspirational Poems

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‘Below the Rim of Heaven’ reveals poems that will satiate readers’ yearning for happiness as they come to understand the meaning and purpose of life.

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"Below the Rim of Heaven" opens to an impressive anthology of enriching poems that touch on diverse themes. Poet Donnell Perryman dips readers into a rivulet of striking and incisive poems. Akin to hymns and prayers, his oeuvres promotes a wider and deeper understanding of existence, circumstance and faith. This poetry collection not only connects with the emotions but awakens and intensifies devotion to the Almighty.

Perryman’s poems takes readers to a higher level of understanding where emotion — not intellect — defines the uncertain relationship with God. It transcends all international, cultural, social, and eternal boundaries. His message is one of hope where there is despair, love where there is reluctance, and joy to soothe hearts.

A unique characteristic noticeable in "Below the Rim of Heaven" is the clear and simple expression of thoughts and feelings. As a whole, the book focuses on relationships, family, friends, self-determination and interaction with God. It covers all aspects of life from birth to death, lust, greed, redemption and life eternal. Most importantly, the poet highlights the emotion of love, a concept that transcends all barriers of interactions in life.

Filling readers with hope and enthusiasm through directional expressions integrated in profound lines and verses, "Below the Rim of Heaven" is a unique compilation of poems peals back the different emotional layers to expose the flaws of character and imperfections inherent in each and sundry.

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About the Author

A multi–award winning author, Donnell Perryman was born on March 6, 1948, in San Francisco, California. His family moved to Texas where he was raised in a rural environment and dreamed of a more engaging life. As fate would warrant, Perryman moved back to the West Coast where he attended college and met his lovely wife, Gwen, on a blind date. After thirty-eight years of marriage, Perryman has two sons, three grandchildren, and absolutely no inclination to ever see another rural environment. His true passions in life are poetry and golf.

Below the Rim of Heaven * by Donnell Perryman
Publication Date: December 6, 2013
Picture Book; $41.99; 76 pages; 978-1-4931-1498-6
Picture Book Hardcover; $51.99; 76 pages; 978-1-4931-1499-3
e-book; $3.99; 978-1-4931-1500-6

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