Life And Love

By Erik Braum
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This collection of poetry shares stories of life and love as Erik Braum (the pen name of Frederick “Erik” B. Nelson) has lived and witnessed it. By baring his soul, not only will you come to know Braum, you will learn more about your own joy and hurt in this world.

Braum’s poems have a clear message: promise of forever love, odes to lost friends, and mourning the disappearing beauty of nature. With gentle words and evocative images, he captures everyday moments we all identify with. Honesty is key to forging a true connection with others. In these words you will find a kindred spirit.

About the Author

Erik Braum (the pen name of Frederick “Erik” B. Nelson) is of Scandinavian ancestry. He holds degrees from the University of Texas at Austin and served on the faculty of The University of Louisiana at Lafayette most of his adult life. Because of his many talents, he has been called “A Renaissance Man.” He has created poetry with which one can identify, evoking expression to one’s inner most thoughts. Simplicity in life is his basic philosophy. The preservation of nature and the ecosystem are his most avid causes. Most who read his poetry say that he writes about subjects that they have not been able to put into words for themselves. His poetry touches the heart and stimulates thoughts and emotions about many topics that people experience as they live life.

Published: 2018
Page Count: 298

Customer Reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Michele Day
Excellent, Inspiring, and Motivating

The poems by Erik are moving and engaging. His poems take the reader on an emotional life journey showing depth and beauty in the simplicity of nature and people around us. I highly recommend this book of poetry rich in wisdom. I have purchased several copies for friends and family and will order more. Thank you for this jewel!

yvette dugas
Life and Love

I have not read the entire book but what I have read is so touching! Most poems have mimicked my life in some shape or form! This book is always kept on my nightstand as I read a little each night!