Unclipped Wings

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AuthorHouse, 2010 - Poetry - 108 pages
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Ramona Harvey's Unclipped Wings is intriguing and thought-provoking. Many of the poems in this book reflect Ms.Harvey's personal experiences, not just as a person with a disability, but as a human being. She takes us on a sometimes painful journey filled with both struggles and victories.The reader becomes captivated by her brilliant writing, wonderful metaphors, and often down-to-earth style.Ramona's writing draws on a wide range of emotions and experiences. As a collection of poems, Unclipped Wings pushes us to take moment to stop and appreciate the world around us and consider what we can do to make it better. There is something that everyone can relate to in this book. The poems in this book touch the human heart not by pretending life is perfect, but acknowledging that it isn't. Unclipped Wings is a small but diverse sampling of Ramona's poetry. The poetry in Unclipped Wings is enlightening, empowering, and powerful. Ramona encourages us all to soar on unclipped wings.

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About the author (2010)

Born with a disability, Ramona Harvey started writing at a very young age. She completed her first short story when she was four years old. Unfortunately, her early works were lost in a house fire that occurred when she was a teenager. This devastating event changed her life, but if it hadn't happened "Unclipped Wings" might never have been created. This event was a catalyst which prompted her to begin writing poetry. Ramona earned a bachelors degree from DePauw University. Not just a poet, Ramona is an advocate and consultant who believes everyone has value, and anyone can make a difference. Her writing style is powerful and honest. it encourages us to reflect on who we are and who we want to be. If we don't like what we see, we are challenged to make a change. This empowering collection of poetry encourages us all to believe in ourselves and strive to reach our full potential.

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