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  - jessilouwho22 - LibraryThing

Not only can this girl sing, but lord, can she write. I loved this book. Her poetry was so deep, but not so deep that the reader couldn't feel her pains/joys/concerns. For being so young, I think this ... Read full review

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User Review  - harboryafiction - LibraryThing

Alicia has always written down her private thoughts so she herself could understand them better. Here she voluntarily shares what was once very secret and deeply felt. Her poems speak of the struggle ... Read full review

Contents

Karma
1
Golden Child
7
Lilly of the Valley
21
Unfulfilled Keys
35
Love with a Shot of Distance
53
You Dont Know My Name
Diary 149
So Simple 155
Slow Down
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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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