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Alabama Album

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Alabama Album: Collected Poems

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Category: POETRY / General
Format: Trade Paper, 144 pages
Pub Date: Fall 2017
Price: $20.00
ISBN: 978-1-60306-405-7
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Helen Blackshear’s poems are about the simple things we all share -- a love of family, childhood memories, enjoyment of trees and gardens, the pleasures of friendship, and the dark days of loneliness and loss. She said the poems in this collection were her autobiography, written over a period of sixty years of a fully lived life. Some of her poems inspire laughter, while others reflect the grief she both witnessed and felt. Her love of history resonates in poems about the Creek Indians, the Civil War, and conflicts in the modern world. From the myriad of experiences that inspired them, her poems touch the hearts of readers of all ages.