Laughter, Tears, and Coffee

by Helene Jermolajew

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Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 7/19/2017

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 200
ISBN : 9781504309363
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 200
ISBN : 9781504309370

About the Book

The Dance She in blue chiffon, He in silk tie, Twirling and whirling Beneath starlit skies, Dancing on feet Hardly touching the earth, The joy of the dance The thrill of love’s birth ...

In an eclectic collection of poems that reflect on half a lifetime, Hélène Jermolajew explores the joys and depths of the human condition.

Hélène’s poems capture a multitude of experiences and emotions that create relatable stories that intertwine humor with poignancy and provide an intriguing exploration of life in Australia and beyond. Within a diverse collection that includes poems about the Black Saturday Victoria bushfires, her mother’s death, and a dance around a tree, Hélène lyrically ponders love, loss, friendship, nature, family life, travel, and grounding coffee conversations.

Laughter, Tears, and Coffee shares reflections from an Australian woman’s journey through life as she learns to embrace not just the joys, but also the challenges.

About the Author

HÉLÈNE JERMOLAJEW has been writing since childhood. She is a member of Queanbeyan Bush Poets and Watson Café Poets in Canberra, has been published in eight anthologies, and has read her work at the Austin International Poetry Festival (Texas), and at various poet’s breakfasts including the National Folk Festival, Elvis Festival, and Majors Creek Folk Festival. Helene lives in Canberra, Australia.