Various poems of pain, loss, suffering, joy, love, and pleasure by poets of ASMSG (Authors' Social Media Support Group). We hope the thoughts and emotions of the poets captures your imagination and your heart as you peruse the deep expressions contained herein.
A World of Verse is the first collection of poetry produced by poets of the Authors' Social Media Support Group (ASMSG). Twenty-One poets, representing dozens in the Writer's Circle of ASMSG, pour their hearts, souls, and imaginations into over sixty poems ranging from the anguish of loneliness and the despair of loss to the joy of belonging and the rapture of love. Feel the passion for life within these pages as we celebrate this inaugural collection. More will follow.
Christopher Shields lives in Northwest Arkansas with his family and three dogs. Following what he considers to be his calling, he is a professor of criminal justice at the University of Arkansas, in Fayetteville. He loves working with students during the day, and writing at night. Christopher also enjoys spending time with his circle of close friends, playing his sax, and indulging his life-long passion for the Arkansas Razorbacks.
Most of the poems are good – average, some better than average – but overall nothing special. However, a certain few poems have been truly spectacular (e.g. Please Bear With Me) and for that this deserves a 4.