In Shakespeare's Shadow

by Maria Tucciarone



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 9/28/2011

Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 120
ISBN : 9781426987489

About the Book

The sonnet has been resuscitated in this illuminating treasure trove of poetry. In Shakespeare’s Shadow is a rich collection of sonnets exploring a wide variety of topics such as love and romance, nature, family and friendship, faith, mortality, human struggle and more. The author captures her passion for iambic pentameter, acrostics, as well as, her mentor and inspiration, William Shakespeare. A perfect companion to a cup of tea and a moment of leisure, savor these sonnets and let your imagination drift into the shadows.

About the Author

Maria Tucciarone has a fervent admiration for the sonnet, her first love. She is a poet and a former English teacher. She was born in Willingboro, New Jersey and grew up in Richmond, Virginia. Later, she moved to Los Angeles, California where she met her husband, bass guitarist, Tom Tucciarone. After returning to her roots in Virginia, she left teaching to raise her two children. Currently, in the autumn of her life, she enjoys writing, gardening, antiquing and volunteering in Bible education work in her community. Her poetry has received Commendation in the 2009 Margaret Reid Poetry Prize for Traditional Verse.