“The Human Condition”

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By Julia Cirignano

Thank you tothe authorfor gifting me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.

Words of Life: Poems and Essaysby Ann Chiappetta contains nature poetry broken up by stories of tropical vacations and vivid stories, ending with the story of a woman coming to terms with her disability.

Chiappetta starts this collection with humorous depictions of middle-aged people traveling with “sore butts and stiff joints”. She uses humor well, but I felt that her stories in this section lacked urgency. She told the facts of what happened on certain trips, but didn’t invite her readers into a more intimate depiction of the journey.

I wish Chiappetta had started this collection with her last second, “The Human Condition”. This is the section where we really get to know the writer, and I think this introduction into her more intimate experience and feelings would…

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About Patty L. Fletcher

Patty L. Fletcher lives in Kingsport Tennessee where she works full time as a Writer with the goal of bridging the great chasm which separates the disAbled from the non-disAbled. And as a Social Media Promotional Assistant. She is the owner and creator of Tell-It-To-The-World Marketing (Author, Blogger Business Assist), and is the published author of two books, Campbell’s Rambles: How a Seeing Eye Dog Retrieved My Life and Bubba Tails From the Puppy Nursery At The Seeing Eye: Volume One. She can also be found in two anthologies which are, December Awethology Light And A Treasure Chest of Children’s Tales. See her latest book, Pathway to Freedom Broken and Healed: How a Seeing Eye Dog Retrieved My Life Second Edition in eBook and Paperback at: https://www.amazon.com/Patty-L.-Fletcher/e/B00Q9I7RWG Find it in various accessible formats: https://www.smashwords.com/profile/view/PattyFletcher See her Facebook business page: https://www.facebook.com/tellittotheworld/ Patty loves receiving feedback about her work. So, drop her a line any time at: patty.volunteer1@gmail.com
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