Poems to Be Songs

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Poems to Be Songs
by Vincent E. Fondren Not just a poet, but a songwriter as well, Vincent E. Fondren offers his first collection of musically based verse in Poems to Be Songs. As the title suggests, not only is this heartfelt and evocative poetry, this is verse in which you can hear the music in your minds ear as you delve into his emotions and thoughts on a variety of subjects. Smashing the standard boundaries that often divide musical and poetic genres, Vincent E. Fondren offers his viewpoint on God in Flowers from Heaven and Im Reading the Bible; society in This Is My Town and Diamond Dog; nature in Stop the Rain in California and The Texas Cowboy; mankind in general in Shes a Flower Child and Just Another Wannabe. By turns pensive, joyful, proud, and heart wrenching, Vincent E. Fondrens Poems to Be Songs is equally at home on the bookshelf and music stand. ABOUT THE AUTHOR A native of Alabama, Vincent E. Fondren has resided in Denver, Colorado, for the past twenty years, where he is employed by Ross Dress for Less. In his spare time he enjoys writing poems and songs. (2006, paperback, 64 pages)