Weather Your Storm: Watching Irma barnstorm through South Florida from a gap between the kitchen window shutters September, 2017

Weather Your Storm: Watching Irma barnstorm through South Florida from a gap between the kitchen window shutters September, 2017

by Sherna Spencer

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Overview

Thirteen poems that capture the feelings of anticipation, apprehension and relief, as hurricane Irma approached, landed and left the South Florida area in September. The author summarizes the hopes and lessons learned from the experience and provides the reader with a 130 page journal for their own reflections, hopes and dreams.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780999727027
Publisher: JALOUSIE
Publication date: 12/15/2017
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.41(d)

About the Author

Sherna Spencer's roots spring from the Island of Jamaica. Her love of books and language began there in a Parish library in Manchester. After moving to the U.S, she attended Le Moyne College in upstate New York. There, she obtained a Bachelors degree, with dual majors in English and Spanish. She continued her studies in Italy and thereafter completed her law degree at the University of Miami School of Law. She is currently an attorney in Fort Lauderdale, Florida where she was the host of a radio program about immigration and nationality law, for 9 years.

Table of Contents

Watching Irma and Feeling Her Effects

Past Perfect, Present Tense...................................................... 5

Outside In.................................................................................. 7

No Chicken............................................................................... 9

Layers.......................................................................................11

Making A Connection................................................................13

Certainty....................................................................................15

Lashing......................................................................................17

Cool Down.................................................................................19

Thy Will......................................................................................21

On Shore...................................................................................23

Tighten The Screw, Then Release........................................... 25

Irma: You are Just A Pain..........................................................27

The First Available Shore..........................................................29

Four Things I Learned From Irma......…………………………. .31

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