The Courage to Say It

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  • ISBN-13: 9781893719026
  • Publisher: L E J Poetic Expressions
  • Publication date: 1/28/2000
  • Pages: 50


Not very often does one find an opportunity to reflect on one’s life and find joy at the same time. In this delicious book of poetry, the reader is mesmerized by the words that open up the mind and the heart to what was, to what is, and to what might have been. The poems release the soul to one’s innermost thoughts of destiny and intimacy. Linda Moyé is a talented and brilliant writer who, through the pen, gives a striking contrast when looking at the world. This is very evident in two of her poems entitled “Loneliness” and “It’s A New Day.” Just sit back and be guided down the path of hope and reality in the powerful poems in the section, “Justice For All.” In the poem, “Am I Not a Man,” Linda takes a difficult area and through the delicate use of words portrays the essence of a man’s life full of courage and despair. In the same section, she cleverly tantalizes the mind by demonstrating the yearning for wisdom and understanding in the poem, “A Child Sees the World.”

The section of poems, “Friends and Lovers,” inspires a true, deep feeling as the words jump off the page. “First Love” and “Soul Mates” are touching examples of love, intimacy and wonderment. All of this is through the creative poems of a talented woman.

The concluding poems in this section are simply brilliant. “The Last Time,” “Where Are You?” and “With Her” leaves one thinking and wondering about one’s own relationships; those still strong and those that are gone. Through rich, touching, insightful and colorful use of poetry, Linda truly has The Courage to Say It.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 15, 2002

    Truly Amazing!

    This book of poetry speaks to your heart and takes over your soul. This book motivates you to make a difference in your life and those around you. Poetry from a afrocentric point of view.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 1, 2001


    I have read all the titles by this lesser known author and have found it refreshing to find writings/expressions of thought and feelings that everyone can relate to. The expressions are staightforeward and creative without seeming contrived or too cute. I truly look forward to future expressions by this author.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 5, 2000

    Amazingly awesome!

    I purchased and read this thought-provoking work by Ms. Moye and I was moved by her courageous passion and mastery of images.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 1, 2000


    This book of excellent, realistic and most identifiable poetry is one of the best available poetic works on the market today. I strongly encourage ALL to read this outstanding work.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 4, 2000

    Great modern poetry

    i love to read and right poetry, so when i got my hands on this edition i fell in love with the words and the way they touched my life. i first had a copy when the book hit the shelf, but lost it in a car crash. when i got another copy from a friend while i was in the hospital, the words Mrs. Moye used, help me get throuh my hard times and i belive her words helped to get me out of the hospital as soon as i did. If you can read this, thanks ma'!!! i love you so much!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 22, 2000

    Speaking from the heart

    This book deserves credit for baring some of you most hidden feelings. You know that there are others who feel as you do about some things. It touches on taboo topics just enough to remind you that they are also a part of life.

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