Equation For Mixed Emotions

by Bridget Elkins



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 3/3/2020

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 8.5x8.5
Page Count : 56
ISBN : 9781426942150

About the Book

Bridget Elkins is one of those rare and unique individuals who has been gifted with the power to reach inside your heart and touch your very soul. Her poetry will leave you laughing and crying, nodding your head in agreement and amazement. You will feel that somehow she read your secret thoughts and feelings, walked with you throughout your day, your childhood, your past, your dreams, and somehow translated all of this into the written word. Sheila Lowe-Burke, Editor

If it's true that the eyes are the window to the soul, then author Bridget Elkins has rolled up the sash and thrown open the shutters in order that we may all look both ways in her book of poems Equation For Mixed Emotions. Ms.Elkins has observed her world—the world we share—and offered her impressions, sometimes bright, sometimes dark, sometimes happy, sometimes sad, but always full of promise!

Her unique ability to express such personal and heartfelt feelings in such simple and understandable terms is the WindexR that allows us to see out so clearly. The window is open—feel the breeze, look at the stars, see people and watch what happens... it's all out there, and it's all in here, within these pages. Read each poem and look upon her world, then run outside and look back in through the same window at the gentle and compassionate soul of Ms. Bridget Elkins. John Latini, Singer-Songwriter

The beauty of Bridget’s poetry is that she simplifies the profound and brings it down to a level that we can all relate to. It is this simplicity that allows the reader to enjoy the sentiments without struggling to find the meaning. Sherri Muzher, Free-Lance Journalist and International Affairs Analyst

Bridget Elkins is the Deepak Chopra of poetry! From dealing with alcoholism to falling in love, Elkins magnificently covers the full spectrum of the universal human condition. Her poetry reaches down into your spirit and brings forth hope, joy and healing. An essential resource for anyone searching for self-awareness. Joe Moore, Detroit Musician

About the Author

About the Author Bridget Elkins resides in a lovely, rural setting in the community of New Boston, Michigan, not far from her favorite fishing hole and apple orchard, along with husband, her beautiful daughter, and her long-time companion, Colby, a Llewellin Setter. By day, Bridget spends hours providing therapeutic recreational activities for seniors in a healthcare facility where she presents herself as accomplished, organized, efficient, caring, and professional. By night, Bridget pens the outpouring of emotions that make up the body of her poetry drawn from life experience, meditative observations of nature, and interactions with everyone around her. Bridget has a life story that, like many, has not always been pleasant. In fact, she has overcome many obstacles and personal struggles…ah, but something must be saved for her next volume! Suffice it to say for the time being, she has triumphed by turning personal tragedy into heartfelt poetry that translates into healing for herself and her readers and inspires others to do the same. If you would like to contact Ms. Elkins, she can be reached at: P.O. Box 424, New Boston, MI 48164, or at bridget.elkins@yahoo.com.