This book is a collection of 125 non-fiction poems written in chronological order. It is a true story of a young pre-teen female growing up on her own, struggling to survive, breaking the chains of inner demons and finally growing towards understanding of her value and purpose in life – but not quite reaching it. Thus the title: Towards Understanding.
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Brummet Media Group
Beginning with her childhood trauma and leading into her journey of finding healing and self worth, the author takes you on a roller coaster ride of emotions through verse. Lillian Brummet writes with words as an artist paints with colors and explores various poem-structures - uncommon amongst modern poets.
Follow the author as she battles issues from the past, raises her voice in anger, discovers self-awareness and recovers from an intense relationship. You will witness the healing, as she becomes aware of the value of her life and falls deeply in love with a wholesome man. Finally, able to see beyond herself she starts to question society and strives to understand others. She discovers a love for nature and a dedication to the health of the Earth.
Some comments from readers of Towards Understanding:
"...a wonderful reminder that memories do not have to be grandiose in nature to be fulfilling."
"...grabs your heart... stories seemed to pour out of her life with nothing held back. Gave me inspiration and hope and made my heart shake!
"I recommend this book of poetry to any survivor of abuse... Her writings will be their companion on the journey to healing."
"…will resonate with anyone who has loved, lost love or experienced the hurt that is all part of finding the soul within us as we travel through this lifetime."