Through the Gathering Dark

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Summary

Through the Gathering Dark takes a raw and honest journey through relationships, becoming a single parent, doubt, shame, depression and everywhere in between. Deanna's poems speak to facing the dark that must be named to heal. She delves into finding empowerment in owning all that has passed, and letting go. Through the Gathering Dark is a relatable work of detail and observation across issues such as mental health, divorce, parenting, abuse, revelation and ultimately freedom.

Genre:
Poetry
Author:
Deanna L. Raymond
Status:
Complete
Chapters:
5
Rating:
n/a
Age Rating:
18+

Through the Gathering Dark

By Deanna Raymond

Copywright @2020 Deanna Raymond

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For the lessons and people that inspired me, good or bad. For my boys that have kept me grounded, alive, and who are my whole world. For the people that walked into my life and stayed and have let me be who I truly am; and for my sister, Mom and Dad who have loved me through every rollercoaster ride life has given me.

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Sarah Luongo: I'm a big fan of the format of the book- the concept of incorporating poems and within the story and sectioning off periods of the story with each poem. It made it easier to read, and made the unimaginable easier to comprehend. What some people may skip over may be the most important part in this...

Fabia Scali-Warner: Wow. This works reminds me of Allen Ginsberg, and at times even Prevert. The arching storyline is interesting, but I loved the care given to every verse. What a gem!

Kayla: Wow I love how the author wrote this story. Most because I loved poems and sad stories. Yeah I've read a lot of sad stories but this? I really felt every pain. I cried to the point that my tears could be bottled. Good job

Gianna kho: It was amazing and i learn a lot about reading this book

Claire Kimanuka Rukundo: Special book and I like it very much

Mackenzie: This was a big switch up from "Texting him". At first, I was unsure about the poetry but now I think it helped tied the story together. With each poem, you got to see a part of V's heart while it was not blatantly said. The relationships in this were so thought through and were so great. I loved ...

brOKen_gurl_here: I loved this book, it was sad, emotional, and relatable. I really liked the poem 'friends'. I think that one was my favorite! I hope you write more poems! Thank you for writing this book!

LoveVixxen: I can't wait for more. Great start, I'm hooked.

L.J Galez: Beautiful trauma, this is when all the what if's will remain what if's and eventually after reading some lines you'll realize the answers that was left unsaid to your questions are just there, finding a soul is easy, but finding a perfect match to bond with your soul is a lot harder when you c...

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