Roger Housden: Ten Poems to Change Your Life Again and Again
Roger Housden talks about Ten Poems to Change Your Life Again and Again. Housden examines the simple joys in life while exploring love, loss, and the importance of embracing change. Through his appreciation of poetry, Housden inspires each of us to cherish life, treasure the world, and admire the clear beauty of words. He highlights the magic of poetry, and encourages readers to embrace a poem's words and feel their meaning. In doing so, Housden shows how poetry enables each of us to see the beauty of life and better understand not only the world around us, but also the world within us. Housden's choice of poems and his radiant essays provide an elegant and accessible passage into the sometimes daunting world of our truest emotions. Provocative and thought-provoking, Ten Poems to Change Your Life Again and Again is a book you will turn to again and again- Book Passage
Roger Housden is an inspirational speaker and author of 20 art, poetry, and travel books that ask deep questions about the way we live—that encourage us, before we die, to live into the best that we are. His latest book Ten Poems to Say Goodbye was published in February 2012. Roger’s work has been featured often in Oprah Magazine, the New York Times, and the Los Angeles Times. http://rogerhousden.com/ Poetry Recital: Self Inside Self: “A good poem is the distillation of a universal truth; its precision and clarity enables it to slip through the sentries of the heart to your core. When you feel something viscerally, when you know it in your bones, you can act on it.” -Roger Housden
Karen West is Director of Events at Book Passage in Corte Madera, California.