Author Thelma Barlow Blaxall Unveils a Stunning Compilation of Poetry

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“Nature Echo Series Book 1” reveals poems that explores the wonders of nature and reflects about the challenges of life preservation and survival.

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Inspired by her creative instinct to write the reactions and specific happenings in her life, author Thelma Barlow Blaxall reveals her publication, Nature Echo Series Book 1. This book showcases a thought-provoking collection of poems about the preservation of life and survival with its many challenges. The author hopes that her works will capture the reader’s interest regarding these issues and inspire them to take action.

Her poems vividly reflect the wonders of nature, most especially the fascinating animals that are both tamed and wild. They voice out her musings about this aspect of life and survival, revealing her stand about preservation. Most of her written works provokes one’s thoughts and impart something that one needs to ponder about. Her powerful imagery brings the readers closer to nature, painting a clear and pleasant picture of what it feels like to be surrounded by so much abundance of the natural world. She manages to weave her poetry with the amazing scenery of nature as its backdrop.

The world is rife with ravages of mankind, but it is surely a surreal feeling to experience the echoes of life through the pages of this poetry book. It highlights Balxall’s obvious appreciation for nature’s resilience to adapt and survive. Her words flows with fluid grace that the readers will find it easier to follow her thoughts and embrace her ruminations.

Evocative and inspiring, Nature Echo Series Book 1 is a spectacular blend of poems about the different wealth of nature that will definitely capture the readers’ imagination and bring them a step closer to the blessings of God.

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About the Author
Thelma Barlow Blaxall was born in Aberdeen, Md. She was the daughter of Scotch American immigrants of the Southern Highland Appalachian Valley. The family came north to the Susquehanna Region to seek a better life. Two children of the family died at an early age, leaving the author and a younger sister, Shirley. Both became nurses. It was during this time this time that she enrolled at the local university, earning a BS degree. When she retired, she and her husband bought a farm, raised a sheep and grew Christmas trees. Deciding to continue her studies, she earned a master’s degree in liberal arts at the age of sixty six. She had two studies abroad in economics and history. Continuing her interest in writing, she parlayed a college senior project into a book about Appalachian culture called Cultural Transformation of the Back Country, which was published in 2001. She also continued writing poetry. Her poetry has been published in seventy poetry anthologies, earning an Editor’s Choice Award and several runner-up mentions. She benefited from her interest in animals for her first book of poetry of the Nature Echo series and her observation of the nature of man for the second Nature Echo book.

Nature Echo Series Book 1 * by Thelma Barlow Blaxall
Publication Date: July 24, 2013
Picture Book; $24.99; 54 pages; 978-1-4836-6450-7
Picture Book Hardcover; $31.99; 54 pages; 978-1-4836-6451-4
E Book; $3.99; 978-1-4836-6452-1

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