The book consists of ninety two new and selected poems. A collection of verse: 2013-2015. The Lighter Side, the book’s middle section, is comprised of thirteen selections accenting life’s more humorous and amusing moments. The work is a love affair a marriage mending artistic expression and the power of observation that seeks to capture inspiration of subject matter ranging from effects of aging,
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About the Author
About the Author John Saul attended The George Washington University and Hawaii Loa College. He holds a degree in journalism from Multnomah College. While an undergraduate student at Hawaii Loa, John was contributing writer and poetry editor to the school’s newsletter. His first book, Candle In the Window, was published in 2011. In June, 2012, John was interviewed about his book and featured in a Voice of America online production segment. August, 2012, Politics and Prose bookstore in Washington, DC recognized John in their Literary Journal. The following year in January he was invited to read from his work at the bookstore. Summer of 2013, A Living House, his second book, also a collection of poems, was published. Over the past forty years John’s poetry has been published and read in magazine and periodicals in Hawaii, Australia, Korea, Sri Lanka, India, Canada, Sweden, Italy, Hungary, and the United Kingdom. Copies of his first two eBooks were recently added as collections by The Austin, Texas public library. Since their release eBook sales of Candle In The Window and A Living House have surpassed expectations for the genre. Since 1981 John has worked in the Washington DC metro area. He lives with his wife Joy in Alexandria, Virginia. He has two sons and as of this writing, two grandchildren. Much of his non-writing career has been spent working in residential real estate development. John and his wife return often to Hawaii, the place he considers his homeland.