How does one wade the water when grief floods through it? The verses of Brion K Hanks might offer a hand to those trying to get through life's surface with his book “Tales of a Traveler in Poetry and Prose Along the Road Before Me.” ReadersMagnet displayed Hanks's book of poems at the NYLA 2022 Annual Conference and Trade Show that happened on November 3-4, 2022, in Saratoga Springs City Center at 522 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866.
“Tales of a Traveler in Poetry and Prose Along The Road Before Me” by Brion K Hanks is an inspirational and thought-provoking book filled with heartwarming poetry and prose. The book contains nearly 200 uplifting poems, plus Hanks's 9-page essay “God For An Interim Period of Time.” Among the poems in the collection are those written for people who are coping with grief and loss. Some are for those who are coming to terms with death and dying. Ultimately, Hanks's work is a mirror of love, learning and traveling through life in ways to make a difference.
The 208-page book is anchored on Hanks's bountiful years of wading through life as a writer. As it offers a glimpse of Hanks's life, the book is filled with poetry and prose that embody hope and strength, learning from living, and making a difference traveling through this life. The poems embedded in the book reflect his attitude and learnings in life, where courage and character must prevail regardless of loss and pain. With a profoundly critical mind, Hanks merges humor with wisdom. His words show readers that there is more to life beyond the clutches of the end that comes for us all.
Readers of the book may find the words of Brion K Hanks as comfort from a storm or a love letter for the dearly departed. Hanks's poetry book is perfect for anyone who seeks inspiration, hope, and beauty in an otherwise dark and sometimes lonely world. It is especially befitting those who deal with love, learning, loss, and traveling through life with the freedom to live the best you can.
Learn more about Brion K Hanks and his book by visiting his website: www.BrionKHanks-Poetry.com/
Copies of “Tales of a Traveler in Poetry and Prose: Along The Road Before Me” are also available on Amazon plus in Kindle format as well.
Brion has had a long civil engineering and construction career as a full-time Project Safety Manager for the last ten years of his 40+ years in construction. In 2013, shortly after retiring, he co-authored a 272-page book on safety and risk titled “Safety Under Construction.” In 2017, Brion began volunteering for Partners In Care, a Hospice organization based out of Bend, Oregon, and continues his volunteering efforts to this day.
He has written numerous poems and prose dealing with death and dying and coping with the grief and loss of a loved one. He is also the author of “When The Rose Fades,” a poetry book published in 2000.
Brion hopes his poetry and prose will inspire and comfort readers just as he opened himself up in ways of honesty and humanness. Author Brion K Hanks released “Tales of a Traveler in Poetry and Prose Along The Road Before Me,” a 208-page book filled with poetry and prose written over nearly 50 years.
Tales of a Traveler in Poetry and Prose: Along The Road Before Me
Author | Brion K Hanks
Genre | Poetry and Prose
Publisher | Outskirts Press
Published date | January 3, 2022
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