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Meadow Pause Revisited

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Poetry and Art
Musing on Life with all of its hot flashes, opinions and challenges. Reexamining the pain and finding peace joy and humor in the process. Take a look back and then flash forward to the present with this New York/ Hawaii transplanted baby boomer as she shares her highs, lows and everything in-between.
Paperback, First, 106 pages
Published September 27th 2011 by CreateSpace
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Phoenix Carvelli
Feb 18, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Review copy won on Goodreads.com on 2-17-12. Sorry for delay, mail package just found in former neighbor's garage 5-12-12.

Cornelia Connie D. DeDona does a masterful work in Meadow Pause Revisited. The descriptive verses of sites around the Islands makes me long for a trip there! The Barber turned back time to when my father was a barber before long hair was "groovy."

Whether describing the beauty and power of a volcano or islands of plastic garbage, the author paints a vivid picture and feeling w
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Haley
Mar 12, 2014 rated it it was amazing
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I have never read any poetry quite like Cornelia's. Her sass and quirkiness bleeds through the lines in her book, Meadow Pause Revisited. Some of her poems don't make a bit of sense, but I found most of them to be very well-written (even if they are a tad abrasive). I won this book for free through Goodreads First Reads.
Melissa
Dec 12, 2013 rated it really liked it
I won this book on goodreads. This was an interesting book of poems and pictures. I usually don't read poetry books, but this was very enjoyable.
Jan Folks
Feb 20, 2012 rated it really liked it
Pretty book. A relaxing way to spend time over & over again. Will make you smile with your our memories of the past. Seeing the pictures makes me long for a Hawaiian retreat!
Cornelia DeDona
Nov 10, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
Recommends it for: Women
Poetry and Photography. Take a wild ride slipping from sensitivity to brashness down the menopause slide and find your own peace, wisdom and inner joy in the process.


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I received a beautiful handwritten review from my friend Mary Judd who I volunteer with at the friends of the Library: Mary says,

"Connie is an elegant, perceptive poetess. Full of knowledge, she delivers with a rare beat of rhythmic angst, expressing for others the joy as well as the life we know
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Cornelia DeDona is the recognized author of Letters to a Prisoner by Connie D. She is a co-editor and the creator of one Anthology, Saturdays with Lillian. Published from 2008-2013 in Rain Bird, award-winning Literary and Art journal of Windward Community College, Kaneohe, Hawaii; in 2010 her poem, Writing Retreat received Rain Bird's, Kolekolea Honorable Mention and in 2013, she won Rain Bird's c ...more
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