Jessica Metcalf Offers a Collection of Poetry about Life Lessons

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'These Things of Life' details one woman's poetic account of personal thoughts, experiences and feelings

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Lifelong poet Jessica Metcalf presents her first collection of poetry into the world of literature, and hopes to touch the hearts and minds of readers everywhere. This debut book titled “These Things of Life” (published by AuthorHouse UK) is a culmination of her writings over the course of many years detailing experiences and feelings that readers can share and enjoy.

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In this collection, the author discusses her journey to understanding people, relationships and life in general. In here, she shares a poetic account of her personal thoughts, experiences and feelings, which touches on themes such as insecurities, failures, friendships, loss, anger, happiness and of finding joy in nature and in the simplest of things.

Blending simplicity and depth, Metcalf writes about subjects that people are facing internally and externally with a unique rhyme scheme and beat. “Not only is it enjoyable in its singsong style, but it also is very understandable with a deep meaning,” she asserts.

Through the book, the author hopes to elicit a reaction, a feeling of hope, understanding and relatability from the readers. She hopes that “people will delighted that they can sit down and enjoy a book of poetry from cover to cover.”

“These Things of Life”
By Jessica Metcalf
Hardcover | 6 x 9in | 122 pages | ISBN 9781546287476
Softcover | 6 x 9in | 122 pages | ISBN 9781546287469
E-Book | 122 pages | ISBN 9781546287452
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Jessica Metcalf was born in Hartford, Connecticut, in 1976. She started writing poetry when she was able to write, creating poems for family and loved ones. She is an English teacher at Salisbury School in Salisbury, Connecticut, and has been in the line of education since 1999. She is married and has four children.

AuthorHouse, an Author Solutions, Inc. self-publishing imprint, is a leading provider of book publishing, marketing, and bookselling services for authors around the globe and offers the industry’s only suite of Hollywood book-to-film services. Committed to providing the highest level of customer service, AuthorHouse assigns each author personal publishing and marketing consultants who provide guidance throughout the process. Headquartered in Bloomington, Indiana, AuthorHouse celebrated 15 years of service to authors in Sept. 2011.For more information or to publish a book visit or call 0800 1974150. For the latest, follow @AuthorHouseUK on Twitter.

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