Milieu is a collection of poetry that embodies the social climate of recent generations. In this collection, there is a poem for everyone and for every emotion. Milieu is a life experience of trials and tribulations that present themselves through everyday events. These events are captured in meaning not only through words, but through structure. It is a book that has poems that will make you rise to your feet as I tell it like it is. It is a journey that captures us because it has experiences of those we know and those we don’t know, but have heard about. Milieu is a collection that makes you think about life and how you have been living it and how you should live it.
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Milieu is divided into six sections which has poetry that speaks on the subject matter of each section. It has poems about women, emotions, nature, spirituality, love, and rage. These sections certainly provide a voice for the perspectives had on these subject matters by various generations. Milieu has poetry that follows traditional formats and poetry that follows its own formats. There is poetry for everyone and invites the reader into a dialouge by which to reflect upon.
" I am an abstract made twice concrete/
once because of the image I project/
twice because of the image I reflect/ I a the picture of words you see"