I invite you to read my book of poetry. It was written to reach out to loved ones, family and friends, even strangers at the time. Everyone has pain and suffering and sorrow at some time in their lives. Some deal with it with prayers, finding comfort with others, or some in anger. Each poem that I wrote was for that person and written from my heart. I have written poems of death, birth, funerals, weddings, divorces, birthdays, baptisms, special holidays, and sentimental/memories. As I wrote poems about death, I came to realize that life does go on after death, that death only removes the body, not the soul or our memories. Every poem I wrote, before writing them, I sat in quiet time with God, asking him to help me choose my words, giving me inner feelings of that person. I felt this was a given gift to me from God and my way of reaching out to others. I put no periods at the end of my writings as I want them to continue, to go on and on. I thank you for reading my book of poems. I am honored and I pray and hope you enjoy reading them as much as I enjoyed writing them.