Joanna Valente 1, Tell us about you, and your writing (themes, influences etc.) I'm just a weirdo. I think that sums up basically everything about me. I love the strange, the unusual (hi, Beetlejuice!), and am always interested in people who live life on the fringe, who see things a little differently. In general, I … Continue reading 4 Questions with Joanna Valente.
2017 Wishing Shelf Book Awards Finalist “Kat Lehmann's original poetry shows an advanced understanding of the human condition.” –Hall of Fame, Top 500, Vine Voice reviewer
Small Stones from the River is a collection of inspirational poetry and word meditations that will appeal to readers who love the soul-force reflections of Rumi, Nayyirah Waheed, and Lao Tzu. The entries resonate and build so the book becomes an extended meditation that explores love, loss, forgiveness, resilience, and happiness. Small Stones from the River is a companion book for journaling or journeying. These “small stones” are the words you will want to keep in your pocket for later.
“Profound and inspiring… One of the best poetry collections I've read in a long time.” – Top 500, Vine Voice reviewer