If you like poetry, you're in for a treat today, because I have an exclusive excerpt for you from the collection by Djehane Hassouna called Rainbow of Emotions. Be sure to follow the tour and leave questions and comments along the way. Best of luck entering the giveaway!
Rainbow of Emotions is a culmination of Djehane's life experiences. It is a map guiding the reader through the confusing labyrinth of life, unravelling the complicated pattern of her intricate journey through poetry. Djehane writes poems about nature, events, and feelings, about life as a whole. She expresses her hopes and fears, her triumphs and failures, her gratitude and resentment. Every poem is linked to her soul! Every poem is a masterpiece in its own right!
Read an exclusive excerpt:
If Women Ruled the World
If women ruled the world, there might be jealousy
And discord, but there would hardly be any wars!
There would be less corruption, injustice, and cruelty,
And above all, fewer moral problems to solve:
Families would be honored and preserved.
If women ruled the world, they would remember their beloved
Children’s faces as they planned for a better Earth for them:
A kinder world, less hazardous and polluted, where integrity
And justice prevailed. If women ruled the world, they would
Use their hearts as well as their brains; they would prevent
Disasters and genocides; they would strive to spread love
And kindness, to improve international understanding while
Increasing friendly global interactions. If women ruled
The world, they would turn it into a perfect planet, unless
They were intent on emulating men: copying their ambition
And love of glory, then there would be no improvement, and
The world would remain as cataclysmic as it is right now…
Djehane received her BA in French from the Catholic University of America, her MA in Comparative Literature from Vermont College, and her PhD in Romance Languages and Literatures from the University of Pittsburgh. Throughout her life, Djehane has continued to express her feelings through poetry in both French and English. As she writes, and as her emotions take shape into verse, Djehane becomes one with her poetry.
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