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This debut book of poetry by John Alexander offers inspiration. As these lilting verses roll off your tongue, let the words soothe your weary soul. Written especially for you and your inner child, the poems reach into your soul to that child within you. Nurture yourself with rhymes that speak to your heart. You can keep them to yourself, or you can share them with the chil ...more
ebook, 101 pages
Published August 12th 2018 by John Alexander
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Angela
Aug 03, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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This book of inspirational rhymes is truly charming. The cadences and the clear attention to the craft make it impossible not to feel good while reading this. The Bible passages included were fitting, and the messages of the poetry are spiritually uplifting.

I think my favourite of these is Donkey Tale. The imagery and the presence of God just made me joyful.

I'm so glad that I have this so that in trying times I can just pick one of these rhymes to comfort me.
Cori Hallock
Aug 02, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: aug-2018, read-2018
A comfortable book of poems, full of sincerity and warmth. Written in a natural rhyming cadence, this debut collection includes moral tales starring animal heroes, poignant vignettes from the author's life, and encouragement for the Christian soul. Effortlessly combining the mundane and profound, these poems are truly timeless.
Becky Michael
Jul 16, 2018 rated it it was amazing
"Timeless Tales" by John Alexander is a thought-provoking collection of poems sprinkled with fitting passages from the Bible. The rhythms are soothing, the rhymes are consistent, and the messages are inspirational. In the words of “The Beginning,” readers can learn how the author stepped into this genre, and the narrative poems employ interesting animal characters to convey various life lessons for adults and children, alike. As a bonus, Mr. Alexander speaks directly to the adults through poems ...more
Joanna
Aug 13, 2018 rated it really liked it
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I did not expect this to be a somewhat religious poetry book (think teaching about the way of life and being kind, trusting on God and being thankful religious).


This poetry book is separated into 3 parts. The first part, poems for your inner child, appeals more to the child within you, using characters like mice in order to teach good values. The second part, blessings for you, share the hope for happiness and aid in our daily life where there are troubles and cares. The third part and final par
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Cheryl Malandrinos
What a wonderful collection of poems this is. The inside is just as lovely as in the outside cover art. There is peace and comfort and warmth found within the pages of Timeless Tales. One of my favorites is "Donkey Tale," which is the tale of a lonely, awkward donkey who is made fun of by others until he meets a man who lifts his burdens. The man ends up riding on his back into the city where palms are laid at their feet. "The Grand's Christmas" is another sweet poem about grandparents spending ...more
Jeannette Collings
Timeless Tales by John Alexander is a collection of wonderful poems that stir the soul and warm the heart. John’s gift for rhyme and his personification of things in nature is sure to delight readers and take their imaginations to new heights. Although I do not know him personally, Timeless Tales gave me a glimpse into the heart and mind of John Alexander, showing his love for God, people, and nature. Thank you, John, for sharing a review copy of your book with me. It was a joy to read and will ...more
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John Alexander lives in Frisco, TX with his beautiful wife and Charlie Brown his Cavalier. During the last five years of his forty-four year career in the high tech industry John discovered his love for writing. He now spends full time pursuing that passion.
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“May the words that I share
as I write down these rhymes
Bring you blessings and joy,
help you through the tough times.”
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“A rhyme rose within me,
it caused me to smile.
It focused my thoughts,
I escaped for a while.
Timeless Tales”
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