Photographs capture a moment in time and offer a glimpse into the past…but they can’t always tell you the complete story. The stories often come while trying to remember exactly what that moment entailed, and at times are a bit more imaginative than a simple 8″ x 10″. This collection of poetry attempts to tell the stories that never made it to the picture frame, the ones that tumbled about in the imagination looking for an outlet of release. There is no guide here, no clever path to mark the way. Once you turn these pages you are opting to take a trip through the past of another and take a look at life through a different set of eyes.
Never one to shy away from his own questions about life, David takes you through the myriad thoughts that keep him up at night and wander through his dreams. This collection runs through a multitude of subjects and spans the years spent in teenage/young adult angst and into burgeoning middle age…all the while steeped in an undercurrent of childlike wonderment.
Life’s a journey…that’s what they tell us right? It’s not about a single place that you end up but the experiences you have along the way that yield the satisfaction we’re all looking for. Nomads, Pilgrims, Troubadours is a representation of that and the stages the journey might take. We’re all wanderers….seekers…and bards in our own way. We’re all digging for the light to illuminate the way home.
David Greshel is back with his second collection of poetry that attempts to shine a light into the darkest corners of life and engage the heart and mind in another round of self-reflection and discovery. There’s an epiphany waiting within these pages if you’re brave enough to look…