Of Age and Edges

By Odessa Cleveland


“John Donne would love Odessa’s poetry. It is beautiful, thought provoking and unforgettable.”

—Steve Holmes, Esquire

“As a direct result of reading Cleveland’s poetry, my soul feels a warmth stirring my imagination. It causes me to relax and enjoy her witty lyrics as they describe life and human nature. She uses a fresh approach to her stanzas, which tends to seduce readers, bringing them into the heart of her thoughts and wisdom.”

—Gerald W. Jones,
Faust Award Winner for Listen To My Soul

“Odessa’s poems make her readers laugh and cry, look inside themselves, feel the depth of her verse, connect, and simply enjoy the _ ow of words like river water dancing in the sun.”

—Wendy Knepp, Educational Consultant

“Of Age and Edges is _ lled with wisdom. Some of it is edgy, some humorous, but all is insightful because it is based on a common sense approach to living in the world as it is.”

—May Sinclair, PhD, Karmic Tribunal

“Evocative prose … discerning … profound.”

—Janice Cipriani-Willis,
Dorland Mountain Arts Colony

Poet, artist, educator, actress, and author, Odessa Cleveland, shares some intriguing imageries—pencil drawings on uncharted skin, the Potter’s mold, and Pharaoh ants. In her American contemporary style, these poems open up a world of understanding life, love, death and delectation. Cleveland is off the beaten path with language and wit. The reader will explore, discover and reflect.

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