New Book Showcases Universal Woman’s Sentimental Poetry Collection

Share Article

‘In the Prism of Your Soul’ relates author Kurma Murrain’s exciting Colombian and American life experiences.

News Image
The way every poem is crafted reflects the sentiment of a universal woman with a choice of words that is like no other

“In the Prism of Your Soul” is a heartfelt bilingual poetry anthology full of love, passion, and, at times, eroticism. Overwhelming feelings will overtake readers as they go through these honest lines created and shared from the bottom of author Kurma Murrain’s inspiration. Every chapter represents a defined stage that punctuates with passages of her own life as she brings experiences from her beloved Colombia, combined with her new beginnings in the United States.

This book was written throughout a long period of time recalling experiences of childhood, adolescence and adulthood. The author’s mother was always an encourager and she always knew her daughter had to share her poetry at a greater scale.

“In the Prism of Your Soul” is poetry in two languages, showing the transition from one to the other. Both English and Spanish speakers will be able to identify with the sentiment of this poetry. It relates life experiences, Colombian times, American times. It is overall hope for a better future and a better life. The way every poem is crafted reflects the sentiment of a universal woman with a choice of words that is like no other. Any Spanish speaker or English speaker will get swept away with the book’s every poem. “In the Prism of Your Soul” has a unique choice of words that is so inspiring and everyone can relate to the feelings expressed, waking up those memories and becoming brothers or sisters with the poet.

Poetry is the language of the heart. In a world where electronic gadgets have replaced human contact, it is so important to stop, find a silent place and read one woman’s words that can bring back happy memories and exciting feelings.

For more information on this book, interested parties may log on to

About the Author
Kurma Murrain is a Colombian-American poet and philologist who graduated from the Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Her works include a book of poems titled Esta Soy and various other literary works. Her poetry has appeared in international journals and online magazines such as El Tiempo, Que Pasa, La Noticia, Label Me Latina/o, and Iodine Poetry Journal. In addition, she has translated books from English to Spanish that include Life in the Shadow of the Swastika by Frieda Roos-Van Hessen. In Charlotte, North Carolina, she has been a founding member of the poetry groups ArteSanos de la Palabra and Voz Es.

Publication Date: March 25, 2014
Trade Paperback; $19.99; 156 pages; 9781493184675
Trade Hardback; $29.99; 156 pages; 9781493184668
e-book; $3.99; 9781493184651

Members of the media who wish to review this book may request a complimentary paperback copy by contacting Xlibris Marketing Services at (888) 795-4274 x. 7879.

Share article on social media or email:

View article via:

Pdf Print

Contact Author

Marketing Services
+1 (888) 795-4274 Ext: 7879
Email >
Visit website