My Music

In Verse

by Victor Barranca



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 3/5/2021

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 5x8
Page Count : 98
ISBN : 9781480898431
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 98
ISBN : 9781480898448

About the Book

Poetry is song.
We sing it to ourselves
When the heart is full
Of joy,
Of grief,
Of sheer delight.

Poetry is its own language: the mathematics of the soul. It is song that is sung within as well as without. As we enter the world of the poet, we absorb his music through our own prism.

Using a contemporary idiom, Victor Barranca shares a collection of poems that explore the awe of love and nature as well as the fear of dangerous politics within classical and experimental forms of verse. While poignantly reflecting on the current state of the world, Barranca provides a safe place for others to do the same while navigating through a human sea to seek and understand the truth, and conquer darkness with light.

My Music is a volume of sonnets, monologues, and other writings that use a contemporary idiom to explore nature, love, and current events.

About the Author

Victor Barranca is a native of Brooklyn, New York, an actor who has performed roles from Shakespeare to Arthur Miller, and a lifelong student and teacher of literature, especially poetry and drama. He holds degrees from St. Francis College (Brooklyn), Brooklyn College, and Long Island University, and is a proud husband, father, and grandfather. This is his first book of poems.