It’s a Friday morning this way and it’s the weekend already in the Middle Eastern World.
I write this with a lot of appreciation. It doesn’t take much to make me happy or to make me cry *tears of joy and maybe sadness too*
I scrolled through my comments and saw Tanya, Post Prodigal and Beth’s – Nutsrok’s comments:
Just got your book from Amazon. Will be starting it tonight! From Beth
Thank you, Jackie. I’m still reading and loving your book of poems, btw. I’ll post a review on Amazon when I am done. It just blesses me! From Tanya
and the tears pooled in my eyes. Yes! I can be emotional, but that’s who I am.
I did nothing to deserve the show of kindness that I’ve received in this place.
I did nothing to receive the amount of care that I receive in this place.
I did nothing… Not one thing…
You did it all…and I thank you from the bottom of my heart.
You may not understand…
when someone is walking out of the valley of fear,
of deeply incinerated scars and doubts, reaching for the light…
a little shine of light is so much hope.
I wrote my poetry book from my heart and I’ve never thought that it would interest anyone. I couldn’t even afford professional editing.
I wrote it for me. To help me deal with some experiences and pain that life brought my way yet, several friends have reached out to me to express how the words have touched them that I have to go and read them again myself…
Publishing it was just a step up, to tell myself that “yes I can!
…and I said to myself, Jacqueline, if even 5 people buy this book, then consider yourself blessed…
It sold 5, then 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12…..19 and counting
Thank you, my dear friends. Thank God.
I have friends in high places and it’s YOU!
© Jacqueline Oby-Ikocha
Below is my first just published Poetry Book “Out of the silent breath” which is available on Amazon and Smashwords.
When you buy my book, you support me in an invaluable manner.
Expose my heart
that I may understand your words
through every conscious,
awakened pore of each moment.
*an excerpt from my poem*