Poet Captivates Readers with Prose Poems

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A celebration of literature, love, and life awaits readers in new Xlibris release

Xlibris, the print-on-demand self-publishing services provider, announced today the release of The Fifth Day . . . And Other Bitesize Prose Poems, a literary anthology by author Chieko Persimmons.

In this collection, the author successfully utilises the flexible genre of the prose poem, making a rich and evocative meditation out of ordinary experiences. It encompasses more than fifty pages of literary prowess, describing the beauty of life and the essence of human nature. In its entirety, it evokes a myriad of emotions, but always consistent with warmth and humour.

“This is a piquant, inventive collection.”—Roger Cardinal, art critic, emeritus professor, University of Kent

“These pieces reach for intangible.”—Patricia Debney, poet, Canterbury laureate, 2007–08

“One is reminded all at once of Zen Koans, Piet Hein, John Clare, and even Beckett.”—Todd McEwen, author of four novels, a former editor of Granta magazine

For more information on this book, log on to http://www.XlibrisPublishing.co.uk.

About the Author
Born to a Siberian painter mother and a Japanese architect father, Chieko Persimmons was brought up in a German Catholic convent and spent most of her adulthood in England. She graduated from University of Kent, worked in economic research and financial strategy, travelled, married, and now lives in a Kentish farm with fruit orchards, fields, rabbits, foxes, woodpeckers, and the big open sky above them.

The Fifth Day . . . And Other Bitesize Prose Poems * by Chieko Persimmons
Publication Date: November 24, 2010
Trade Paperback; £9.99; 65 pages; 978-1-4568-0832-7
Trade Hardback; £19.99; 65 pages; 978-1-4568-0833-4
EBook; £9.99; 978-1-4568-0834-1

Members of the media who wish to review this book may request a complimentary paperback copy by contacting the publisher at +0800-644-6988. To purchase copies of the book for resale, please fax Xlibris at 44-203-006-8880 or call +0800-644-6988.

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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