Reflections, A Collection of Poems and Writings

Reflections, A Collection of Poems and Writings

by Christopher P. Obert
Reflections, A Collection of Poems and Writings

Reflections, A Collection of Poems and Writings

by Christopher P. Obert



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There are a great many books discussing the poetry of others but few of those books are written by the poet himself. The goal of Reflections is to share Christopher Obert's poems with the world and discuss his thought process as he worked on writing the poetry. This self critiquing will give the reader (or student) a distinctive view into the writing of poetry. The variety of poems in the book range from his early work to his current writing, permitting the reader to see how his writing style has changed over the years. The poems subject matter is wide and varied. Because Chris describes the different forms of poetry and special meanings behind the poems, he allows the book to be both stimulating and a unique teaching tool for the reader. He discusses what motivates him and gives a few challenges for the reader to try their hand at poetry. Overall, it would be a fine addition to any private collection, library or school curriculum.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940016083810
Publisher: Pear Tree Publishing
Publication date: 12/11/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: eBook
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Christopher P. Obert is a freelance writer and publisher originally from Amesbury, Massachusetts. Chris is the owner and publisher of Obert Publishing a small independent publishing business specializing in helping new authors and groups to self-publish and market their work. Obert Publishing operates under the imprint Pear Tree Publishing. (

Chris is a considerate and easygoing person but is also a competent, conscientious and detail-oriented professional. He is self-directed and motivated with the capability to consistently achieve objectives. He is highly analytical and can recognize problems and concerns while evaluating alternatives. He can then implement solutions, drawing off his experiences. His experience is supplemented by a diverse formal and informal training and studies. However he is aware of the fact that no one can do it all and he is the first to obtain additional support when needed. This makes Chris an effective leader with a proven talent for developing teams that can deliver creative and useful products.

He is a member of the Poetry Society of New Hampshire and The Greater Haverhill Poets. His poetry has appeared in Space and Time, The Silent Journey, Voices of Haverhill and The Poet's Touchstone. He has written two poetry books: Reflections and The Visual Side. His poetry books have been well received by Sid Ascher, newspaper columnist and radio personality; John F. Haines, editor of Handshake (The Newsletter of the Eight Hand Gang); Peter Magliocco, editor of ART:MAG; Writer's Digest and authors Matthew M. Trusskey, Judith Larmay and Coralie Hughes Jensen. His poetry books have been added to the collections of local libraries and the Poetry Library, South Bank Centre, London.
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