Poetry Collection de Jolie-Laide - wanting to be lost within...
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Poetry Collection de Jolie-Laide ~ A collection of poetry filled with love, life, laughter and even heartbreak. "Jolie-laide" is a fascinating slang expression borne of the French. Literally it means "pretty-ugly" yet it describes an aspect of feminine beauty that is human, and not artificially created. It is a form of wonderful quirkiness implying charisma, a face you're drawn to, even if you can't decide whether or not it is beautiful....
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Mar 28, 2009"Re: " What can I say, mother of three boys……Love in her soul… Happiness in her spirt... Yup that’s Dian and did I tell you she’s a great up and coming writer.
Aug 25, 2008"A Comfortable Elegance" Almost immediately upon opening this book, one realizes they have in their hands poetry that is written by a highly qualified and talented writer. Diane Anjoue's poems unveil and explore a myriad of emotions and thoughts that we each share as human beings. Her intelligent and complex style of writing is extremely appealing, as it is coupled with a sincere understanding that even the simplest of moments can be utterly deep and meaningful. It is this simplicity mixed with complexity that gives her poetry a unique sense of "comfortable elegance." She leaves safety, no not in flight, to petition refuge Leaving censure behind emigrant heart he welcomes her as love's ambassador; ~pg. 58 from the poem, "Sanctuary". Love and passion often emerge as subjects in "Poetry Collection de Jolie-Laide: wanting to be lost within." These instances in time caught by Diane Anjoue's words, raze the reader with their entrancing excitement... More > and the absolute purity of the sexuality they express, as in her poem "Arouse": Pure whispers tease, fingers trace unspoken words, explorations into realms long sequestered. ~pg. 39 In addition to poems that convey fond affection, this book contains pieces that are inspiring and uplifting such as, "Mianzi" a Chinese word that "roughly represents the inner dignity possessed by every human being." , according to the ever-helpful notes given by Diane Anjoue. We all share the personal experiences expressed in poems such as "Crestfallen Foible", "Alone and Lonely" and "Ritual Cleansing" to name a few. Each of these poems are penned with Anjoue's individualized gift for writing elegant and meaningful poetry. Diane Anjoue's poems have appeared in anthologies and journals due to the fact that she is a talented and experienced poet. "Poetry Collection de Jolie-Laide: wanting to be lost within" is her first book and is an absolute success, because it is a delightful and enjoyable book of poetry that has been exquisitely written.< Less
Aug 26, 2007I have been in love with her words since I first read them. Diane uses words like an artist - layering with delicate strokes.
Aug 29, 2005"Re: your review" James, you are too kind. I never imagined that you'd share your thoughts on my poetry publicly... I really appreciate it as I am new to this and any encouragement is wonderful for my precarious state of mind... lol Thank you yet again for being so kind. Would you mind if I added a link to your new book on my page? God Bless, ~Diane
Aug 29, 2005I have been at creative-poems.com where much of Dianes work is posted- She has an admirable personality and her work is straight from the heart- Best Wishes~ Peace~ James Lagoski
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- Standard Copyright License
- February 7, 2007
- Perfect-bound Paperback
- Interior Ink
- Black & white
- 0.4 lbs.
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- 6 wide x 9 tall
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