Author Portrays the Realities of Life through Poetry

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E.F. Young’s award – winning poetry collection to be featured at the 2010 California Library Association Book Exhibit.

Essence of a Mother's Wish

Author E.F. Young presents a selection of positive, uplifting, humorous, motivational, and inspirational poetry in her book of poetry. An Xlibris release, The Realities of Life (Award winning poetry (some poetry in Spanish). The Realities of Life, is quite nice, they make you think, they make you blink. The Realities of Life) induces a smile, a thought, or a feeling that will linger in the minds and hearts of its readers.

The Realities of Life attempts to portray life and its vast vice. It appeals to youth and adults. There are several award-winning poems included, some of which are written in Spanish and in English: “Always Achieving”, Diamond Homer Poetry Award, Famous Poets Society, 1998 in Anaheim, CA; “Essence of a Mother’s Wish”, GA Mother’s Association of American Mother’s 1994; and “Somebody, Yes I AM”, International Society of Poets 2001, Poet of the year medallion.

“My goal was for this poetry to promote feelings, positive motivation and to connect with reality,” the author says.

This book will be featured at this year’s California Library Association Book Exhibit in Sacramento, CA on November 12-15, 2010. For more information on this book, interested parties may log on to

About the Author
Author E.F. Young has been writing since her Junior High School years and her first poem was “Suddenly I Wonder”. She has a Masters of Education Degree in Curriculum with a specialization in the Arts from Lesley University Cambridge, Massachusetts. Young is also a Liberal Arts graduate of Paine College, located in Augusta, GA with a major in History.

The Realities of Life * by E.F. Young
Award winning poetry (some poetry in Spanish). The Realities of Life, are quite nice, they make you blink, the Realities of Life.
Publication Date: April 13, 2010
Trade Paperback; $15.99; 69 pages; 978-1-4415-8582-0

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