Reflections, Remorse, and Revelations

by Juanita Alexandria Davis

978-1-62516-278-6-JDavisCoverAbout the Book

How Many Poems Should Be Included in a Poetry Collection?

Author Juanita Alexandria Davis says, “The obstacle was coming up with enough poems to fill a book. I went on the Internet and asked how many poems should be in a poetry book. The answer was provided by a child. She said, ‘As many as your heart can handle.’ ”

Her book Reflections, Remorse, and Revelations is not concentrated in any one area. It’s mainly light in content, especially in the beginning. But as the book proceeds, there’s a mix of silliness and seriousness, and the collection is appropriate for anyone teenage and older.

Davis wrote her first poem 15 years ago. “I have been on self-imposed hiatus for the last few years. In May of 2012, it was time to come back to it to see if there was a place in the poetic world for me.” She explains, “Writing poetry is a hobby. In sports they call it ‘the love of the game.’ Everyone won’t be a superstar, but they still want to play.” So kick your heels back and relax, and just keep reading until you have reached “as many as your heart can handle.”

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About the Author

Juanita Alexandria Davis was raised in the Rehoboth Beach area of Delaware and now resides in Baltimore, Maryland. She is an admissions coordinator for a hospital. “The obstacle was coming up with enough poems to fill a book. I went on the Internet and asked how many poems should be in a poetry book. The answer was provided by a child. She said, “As many as your heart can handle.”