Of Sadness and of Pleasure

A Collection of Sonnets, Limericks and Other Poems

by Ray Orocco-John



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 2/27/2024

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 142
ISBN : 9781665757348
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 142
ISBN : 9781665757355

About the Book

This book is a compilation of poems written over many years. The poems cover comedy, short stories, and topics people discuss in their daily lives. Some are the author’s interpretation of biblical scriptures. Others are based on the author’s life experience, including events he has witnessed and people he has observed. Inspired by Shakesperean and Italian Sonnets, the author has written several of his own in various forms. The author has included some Limericks in this book which he started writing for fun and decided to share for your reading pleasure.

About the Author

Ray Orocco-John currently works as an engineer and adjunct professor and writes poetry in his spare time for fun. He holds master’s degrees in electrical engineering and business administration. He currently lives in Maryland.