Poetic Ballets of My Mind by Phyllis KwanPoetic Ballets of My Mind by Phyllis Kwan

Poetic Ballets of My Mind

byPhyllis Kwan

Paperback | February 18, 2016

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First collection of poems by Chinese-Canadian author Phyllis Kwan. This Toronto-based author has put together a collection of her poems from early stages of writing poetry to more recent writing. She writes love poems, reflections on life, musings on marriage, family, her Chinese heritage, Canadian culture, tribute to father, and her favourite holiday resort in Aruba.

Phyllis Kwan was an award-winning human resource specialist when she switched careers to run a successful family-owned drycleaning business. Her passion for writing stories and poetry went from pastime to serious writing while on a trip to her favourite holiday destination, Aruba. That trip inspired many of the poems and the title of P...
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Title:Poetic Ballets of My MindFormat:PaperbackDimensions:72 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.15 inPublished:February 18, 2016Publisher:In Our Words Inc.Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1926926595

ISBN - 13:9781926926599

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Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTSA Tribute To Love ................................................9 Ode To My Father ............................................10 My Love, My Life's Partner ..................................13 Sunshine .......................................................14 The Conqueror................................................15 Unfulfilled Love...............................................16 Temptation ....................................................17 Remember Me ................................................18 Dimples........................................................20 Hurting ........................................................21 Images..........................................................22Ballet Of The Palms............................................23 Ballet Of The Palms ..........................................25 Goedemorgen, Aruba.........................................26Reflections.......................................................27 Reflections.....................................................28 The Waterfront................................................29 Do You Love Me Still?........................................30 My Man Don't Dance........................................31 First Kiss.......................................................32 Grow Old With Me, My Love...............................34 Friendship .....................................................35 What Is Important............................................36 Take It In Stride...............................................38 Childlike Innocence ..........................................39Oh, To Be In Love Again ....................................40 My Little Liam................................................41 Desolate........................................................42 The Joy In Knowing You.....................................44 Such A Small Thing...........................................45 My Day In The Sun ..........................................46 Full Moon .....................................................47 Never Forgotten...............................................48 Survival ........................................................49 In Spite Of Myself ............................................50 If I Were Your Woman .......................................51 Falling Leaves .................................................52 Are You Dead?.................................................54 I Remember ...................................................55 Summer Picnic................................................56 The Magic Of Movies ........................................57 My Garden ....................................................58 My Platonic Friend ...........................................59 Accustomed To You...........................................62 You Know Me Well...........................................63 Good Neighbour..............................................64 High Heels ....................................................65 Fight............................................................66 Perfect Life.....................................................67Reclaiming My Heritage ......................................69 Reclaiming My Heritage .....................................70

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Romantic, playful, reflective, astute and deeply caring-Phyllis Kwan's Poetic Ballets of My Mind is an intimate look into not only her mind, but her heart and soul as well. - Cheryl Antao-XavierPoetic Ballets of My Mind is Phyllis Kwan's first book of poetry. Written from the heart with deep emotions, these poems reflect her innermost feelings and reflections on life experiences which many readers would relate to. - Jason (Wei) Chee-Hing