New Orleans Born: a poetic odyssey

New Orleans Born: a poetic odyssey

by Phyllis B Parun
New Orleans Born: a poetic odyssey

New Orleans Born: a poetic odyssey

by Phyllis B Parun


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A New Orleans poetic odyssey, New Orleans memoir, enchanting illustrations, "New Orleans Born" transports readers into the mythical realm of New Orleans, home to artists, musicians and writers, where the arts flourish. The author, a native New Orleanian, writes enchanted stories of insight and love about her family, her life experiences, and her beloved city, blurring lines between past and present, painting vivid images of the complexities of life's joys and sorrows sure to echo in your own life and deepen your reverence for all experiences, giving authentic meaning to flourish.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781732356009
Publisher: Phyllis B. Parun
Publication date: 03/01/2019
Pages: 108
Product dimensions: 5.06(w) x 7.81(h) x 0.22(d)

Table of Contents

Part One

“Life Leaves, “ 2003.

;New Orleans, My Home,” 2002.

“Childhood,” Apr. 29, 2016.

“Flames,” 1998.

“Early Memories,” 2016.

“Gone,” 1969.

“My Brother, Myself,” 2015.

“Late Summer,” 1998

“My Father, My Coach,” 2017.


“Grandmother’s House,” 2016.

“The Singer,” 2015.

“Retired,” 2017.

“Rooting Around,” 2015.

“Mother Music,” 2017.

“Map,” 2015.

“Tea Brews,” 2003.

Part Two

“Sunrise Falls,” 1998.

“Pilgrimage to Paris,” 2000.

“The Line,” 2011.

“That’s a Nice Tomb,” 2000.

“The Dancer,” 2011.

“Immortality,” 2017.

“Sunday,” 2018

“Worship.” 2018.

“Where Do I Live?” 1995.

“Aprés Déluge,” 2011.

“Empty.” 2003.

“Sunrise in Bywater,” 1998.

“Doing Nothing, “ for Taoist Teacher, Ken Cohen, 1998.

“Goddess,” for Dr. Peter Kingsley, Esalen, 2004.

“Today,” after Katrina, 2005.

“Ancient Oak,” after Katrina, 2005.*

Part Three

“Poetry Awaits,” 2003.

“Beauty Salon,” 2003.

“Artist’s Model,” 1994.

“Full of Youth,” 2000.

“Age Approaches,” 2003.

“Poet’s Life,” 2000.

“The Poet’s Cat,” 2017.

“Doors,” 2016.

“Early Morning,” 2001.

“Ghosts,” 1996.

“The Poet’s House,” 2015.

“No Down Spouts,” for Takako Kawano, 2000.

“Lions,” 1969.

“Misfit,” 2015.

“Life’s Sorrows,” 1998.

“Words,” 2016.

“Bio,” 2000.

“Beautiful Moment,” 2018.

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