A Runaway Soul Finds Solace In Poetry

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Newly published book of poetry to be featured at this year’s Illinois Library Association Book Exhibit on September 29-30.

From poet-author Karen Keller Leet comes a poignant poetry anthology that lets readers know that they are not alone in their sentiments. In her newly released book, Runaway Soul Poetry, she invites everyone to take a glimpse of another gamut of emotions that people don’t often consider and discuss openly.

This collection of touching verses and moving lines allows readers to remember—in a soothing and calming way—a past they’ve tried burying, a mistake they’ve tried keeping, a love they’ve tried forgetting, or a memory they’ve tried hiding. Her words are delivered in a very personal and candid manner that readers will truly feel and experience the sincerity of the author. Some of these poems echo an aching, a hurt, a stirring, and a punch but because they’re expressed beautifully and gently, readers will find a breath of comfort, warmth, and relief in them.    

“My gratitude goes to the Lord for bestowing upon me the sweet gift that allows me to put my passion into words. It is my hope that my poetry inspires readers to new ideas that perhaps before they had not considered. It is most important to me that my readers find some comfort in knowing that we all share the same life experiences, that we are not alone in dealing with a multitude of emotions in a chaotic world,” says the author.

This book will be featured at this year’s Illinois Library Association Book Exhibit in Chicago, IL on September 29-30, 2010. For more information on this book, log on to Xlibris.com.

About the Author
Karen Keller Leet currently lives in Louisville, Kentucky, although she has traveled extensively. She holds a B.S. in Nursing with a philosophy minor, has worked towards an M.S.N, A.R.N.P. degree, and has taken a wide variety of post-graduate classes. She plays classical piano and blues guitar. Other interests are concerns with homelessness and wanting to be part of something bigger than self.

Runaway Soul Poetry * by Karen Keller Leet
Publication Date: June 16, 2010
Trade Paperback; $15.99; 62 pages; 978-1-4535-2002-4
Trade Hardback; $24.99; 62 pages; 978-1-4535-2003-1
eBook; $9.99; 978-1-4535-2004-8

Members of the media who wish to review this book may request a complimentary paperback copy by contacting the publisher at (888) 795-4274 x. 7879. To purchase copies of the book for resale, please fax Xlibris at (610) 915-0294 or call (888) 795-4274 x. 7879.

For more information on self-publishing or marketing with Xlibris, visit http://www.Xlibris.com. To receive a free publishing guide, please call (888) 795-4274.


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