his book of poetry and short stories details a man's life experiences and events he has witnessed throughout his journey. You will have the pleasure of reading about the joys and pains; accomplishments and defeats, as well as the strengths and weaknesses we experience in life. Hopefully, within the passages of this manuscript, you will find subject matters you can relate to. Perhaps it will bring some form of comfort to you, or serve as confirmation for you in a particular situation or circumstance that you have been in, or are currently facing. Once you have consciously brought certain events to the forefront of your mind, it will enable you to address some necessary issues in your life, and make some necessary adjustments and decisions. This book wasn't written to be negative or to shoot anyone, thing or particular beliefs down, but to help you come to a healthy realization of your condition. No matter how well we think we're doing, there are always areas where we can cultivate and grow as well as continue to stand strong in areas where you might be doing fine. So enjoy this excellently written piece of art where the subject matter/topics expose this author's thoughts and feelings; much of it, we can all relate to, feel, reflect on, or can at least consider. Keep an open mind as you experience a heartfelt book of poetry. "When Souls Speak""I Live."