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“Emphasis on Self-Discovery, Reflection, and Growth in Latest Collection from Maple Staple Shelf”

Five storytellers are sharing their pearls of wisdom through eloquent poetry and vivid prose in a quest to ignite change and enlightenment. Bill McDonald, Jean Abernathy-Smith, Karl Hicken, Vicky-Lyn Ashby, and Shirley A. Howard are offering deep reflections and inspiring ideas to uplift readers’ quests for growth and fulfillment.

Bill McDonald, an esteemed engineer and scientist, delves into the world of literature with his debut poetry collection, “Walking on a Moonbeam: And Other Views from the Creek Bank.” Crafted with passion and dedication, this anthology explores themes like youth, adventure, love, seasons, and more, capturing the full spectrum of human emotion and experience.

Jean Abernathy-Smith immortalizes life’s cherished moments in her collection, “Poetic Memories of a Lifetime,” showcasing over 50 heartfelt poems that delve into her personal odyssey. With over forty-five years of writing experience, Abernathy-Smith’s poetry beautifully portrays the depth of human emotions and the strength of the human spirit.

Karl Hicken’s newest poetry compilation, “Journeys,” takes readers on an exploration of the depths of the human experience. Through vivid and evocative verses, Hicken captures life’s ephemeral moments, reflecting on the passage from youth to adulthood and the challenges and triumphs along the way.

Vicky-Lyn Ashby explores love, heartache, and the kaleidoscope of emotions in “Colors of the Heart.” With over 100 heartfelt poems, Ashby’s collection captures the wide range of human emotions, inviting readers on a thought-provoking journey of self-discovery and emotional expression.

Shirley A. Howard presents “Inspiration for Daily Life: Poems and Prayers that Ignite Salvation, Godly Wisdom, Peace, Love, and Hope,” a spiritually enriching collection that serves as a guiding light for navigating life’s trials. Offering daily comfort and motivation, Howard’s poems encourage the audience to embrace faith and prayer in their everyday experiences.

Experience the captivating literary treasures of these talented writers at The Maple Staple bookstore or through leading online retailers. Discover serenity, guidance, and inspiration through their evocative poetry, compelling stories, and reassuring insights. Join The Maple Staple community, where books come alive beyond mere pages, and celebrate the power of words in igniting inspiration and transformation.