A collection of Romantic readings for a Romantic evening.
There is a story in everything and the poetry contained within the pages of McDowell’s collection is nothing short of extra-ordinary. The printed version is thin but densely packed with colorful descriptions that evoke emotion for any reader yearning for the memories of days gone by, or a recollection from a great day out.
On the cover of the printed collection is a genuine artist’s rendition of “The Hundred Year House,” that served as the central theme for author, Michael McDowell. After reading and savoring each of the poems – which for me were mini stories, I realized that in its entirety, this collection is a coming of age experience that any reader can identify with. McDowell’s choice of words and phrases ring with an authenticity of an age that we can long for. Younger readers may not even have to wonder or imagine…
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