David Clarke Bryan Releases ‘The Wanderlust Heart’

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New book reveals collection of poetry in its classic form exploring myriad of topics

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Author David Clarke Bryan uncovers a compilation of poetry that covers different matters revolving around life, ranging from love, sadness, anger and fatherhood to war and seasons. “The Wanderlust Heart” (published by Xlibris) creatively portrays the depth and art found within a myriad of topics.

The title pretty much sums up the theme of this book of poems. It reveals a formal, rhyming poetry whose clear cadence creates memorable lines and poems, from the classic form of the sonnet to the rhyming couplets and quatrains of the narrative poetry it lives and breathes. Bryan takes readers through the beauty of young love in “Sweet Jenny” and lets them experience how feelings can mature in “A Classic Love” and “A Famous Woman.” They can also discover a multitude of subjects – the hope in fatherhood as played out in “One Hope,” the horrors of war in “A Mother’s Tears,” “An Irish Mother” and “What Justice Cannot . . .,” the pains of hell in “A Pale Horse,” “Seek Not Hell” and “Our Perished Sons.” Each season is represented, with many poems staying true to the basic wanderlust theme.

“For those that love the old-time classic poetry, this book will definitely have appeal,” Bryan says. “I hope that the poetry reflects an overall compassion for the plight of humankind especially in relation to war.”

Heartfelt and evocative, “The Wanderlust Heart” allows readers to experience the perfect use of form that should be poetry with the use of strength, rhythm and rhyme of the language.

“The Wanderlust Heart”
By David Clarke Bryan
Hardcover | 6x9in | 60 pages | ISBN 9781503538726
Softcover | 6x9in | 60 pages | ISBN 9781503538733
E-Book | 60 pages | ISBN 9781503538740
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
David Clarke Bryan is retired. His career was a fractured one but on the way, he did much hiking and biking. “The Wanderlust Heart” is his first published book.

Xlibris Publishing, an Author Solutions, LLC imprint, is a self-publishing services provider created in 1997 by authors, for authors. By focusing on the needs of creative writers and artists and adopting the latest print-on-demand publishing technology and strategies, we provide expert publishing services with direct and personal access to quality publication in hardcover, trade paperback, custom leather-bound and full-color formats. To date, Xlibris has helped to publish more than 60,000 titles. For more information, visit xlibris.com or call 1-888-795-4274 to receive a free publishing guide. Follow us @XlibrisPub on Twitter for the latest news.

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