Tears for Water: Songbook of Poems and Lyrics

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G.P. Putnam's, 2004 - Music - 179 pages
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All my life, I've written these words with no thought or intention of sharing them. Not even with my confidants. These are my most delicate thoughts. The ones that I wrote down just so I could understand what in the world these things I was thinking meant. It wasn't until going through my journals and notebooks that I realized how ready I am to share these secret thoughts. Some of them are painful; some of them are just observations, some silly, some that have affected me so deeply and with such frustration that the only way to express the confusion was to write it down.

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User Review  - Winter Rose - Goodreads

Inspirational, Deep & Soulful Poetry! Read full review

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User Review  - Marlin Jenkins - Goodreads

Alicia Keys is a brilliant musician and singer/songwriter. (As I Am is one of my favorite albums, and The Diary of Alicia Keys is also wonderful and memorable.) But this is a brilliance that doesn't ... Read full review


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About the author (2004)

Born and raised in New York City, Alicia began playing music at age 5. She pursued a musical career at Columbia University and in 1998 signed to Arista Records. Since she has released three albums, including Songs in A Minor, which went multi-platinum and Grammy award-winning, The Diary of Alicia Keys.

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