Author Peter Roland Barr Captures the Essence of Life in Poetry

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New book of poems takes turns to be edifying, unforgettable and ultimately unforgettable.

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Peter Roland Barr, a new author of poetry demonstrates his mastery in articulating the diversity of human experience in his book Simply Poetry. This new collection of original poems and short stories is breathtaking in its range of subjects yet with Barr’s unique literary voice each piece becomes immediate and emotionally accessible.

Barr describes his work as, “the vicissitudes of life and living, expressed in poetic simplicity.” It unfolds to a story of humanity capturing all its joys and absurdities and the light and dark moments that give life its color and meaning. The anthology touches on a medley of moods and themes; from fantastical to romantic to sympathetic to inspirational all of which meld together to reveal a stunning portrait of life.

Thought-provoking and beautifully crafted, Simply Poetry is by turns edifying, heartwarming and ultimately unforgettable. Barr’s work is a testament to the power of literature and poetry to touch hearts, stimulate the imagination and transform the mind.

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About the Author
Peter Roland Barr was born in Skuodas, Lithuania. In 1950, he immigrated to Australia. He began to write poetry in his early twenties and drew his inspiration from personal experiences and from what he referred to as “dream-time fantasies” which capture the feelings evoked by the sight, sound or events of the moment.

Simply Poetry * by Peter Roland Barr
Publication Date: March 16, 2013
Trade Paperback; AU$29.99; 352 pages; ISBN
Trade Hardback; AU$49.99; 352 pages; ISBN
Ebook; AU$3.99; ISBN

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