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Book By Author:  Anthony F Rando

A Book of Poems: The Inner Soul
 
 A Book of Poems: The Inner Soul
 
 Poetry
 
 1449099912 978-1449099916
 
 A collection of poetry containing the work of nineteen poems. Each poem expresses emotions of love, happiness, sadness and hope.
 
Date Reviewed:   

17-08-2010

 
Tagline:   

A reflection of perseverance and inspiration.

 
 

A Book of Poems: The Inner Soul by Anthony F. Rando are a compilation and reflection of his life over the last ten years. When I read that he had been a victim of a hit and run accident and some of these were written during his recovery, the context of some the poems became clear.

I enjoyed the photography that introduced each poem. It put the reader in a certain state of mind and reinforced the imagery and mood of each piece. Set on a vessel drifting in an ocean, "A Drifting Tide" was my favourite poem. It is about a journey of hope - lost and regained. I found myself coming back to this one. "Cleansing Love" is another poem that called me back. I enjoyed the imagery that Anthony shared here. Some of the shorter poems were quite simple and did leave me wanting a bit more complexity.

Anthony has been compiling these poems for the last ten years and takes you through a journey of life. He shares his emotions of pain, recovery, love and forgiveness. Anyone who has experienced any injury, mental or physical, and the recuperation process can empathize with this poetry. Anthony’s goal is to write about the continuing journey of life and I am looking forward to reading more from him.

 
 

A Book of Poems: The Inner Soul by Anthony F. Rando are reflections of his life over the last ten years. When I read the introduction, that he had been a victim of a hit and run accident and some of these were written while he was recovering, the context of some of the poems was clear. The fact that he has taken the time to contemplate and find joy in life was evident throughout.

The introductory photography images introducing each poem entice the reader to turn to the next page. I found some of these poems to be simplistic. However, there is beauty in that simplicity. They were easy to understand. The suffering, endurance and refinement that the author has experienced was transparent.

“A Drifting Tide” was my favourite poem about a journey of hope. Anyone who has experienced the pain of any injury, mental or physical, and the recuperation process would have empathy for this poetry. Anthony has been compiling these poems for the last ten years and you can see the transitions that have happened and the emotion he is sharing.

I am curious to see what the next five to ten years of his life brings. His goal is to write about the continuing journey of life and I am looking forward to reading more of his poetry.



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Anthony Rando Author:  Anthony F Rando

Bio:
  

Born in Brooklyn N.Y. in 1978, Anthony was raised by his parents who entered America as immigrants from Italy. He became the first person in his family to obtain a higher education. Anthony graduated from Xaverian High School in Brooklyn N.Y. in 1997, completed an Associate degree in Telecommunications Management in 1999, a Bachelor degree in Information Technology in 2007 and a Master’s degree in Information Technology in 2009.

Anthony‘s life changed dramatically on May 22, 2009. While working for a telecommunication company for eleven years, he was involved in a hit and run accident during a weekend getaway; the accident resulted in major injuries. On leave from work Anthony decided to write and publish his first book,A Book of Poems: The Inner SoulA Book of Poems is a collection of poetry that captures a decade’s worth of moments and experiences from his life.

Send Anthony an email: anthonyf.rando@yahoo.com

Website:

 http://anthonyfrando.net/