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Behind The Writing Scenes with LaNona Walker | The Poet of the Heart Book Tour and $25 Amazon GC #Giveaway | #Poetry

The Poet of the Heart  by LaNona Walker  is on virtual book tour. The poetry stops at Readeropolis with an author guest post. ...

The Poet of the Heart by LaNona Walker is on virtual book tour.

The poetry stops at Readeropolis with an author guest post.

Be sure to enter for a chance to win the giveaway for a 
$25 Amazon Gift Card + notebook and pens Swag Pack and follow the Silver Dagger book tour (for other dates see the link at the bottom of the post).

Behind The Writing Scenes
  I've spent several years writing lots of different types of fiction, trying the different genres and trying to find what worked best for me, what made me the happiest to write, etc. The Poet of The Heart is a collection of deep thoughts, fears, and hopes that I've had throughout every point of my life- it's a poem collection of the human heart and its experiences.
There wasn't really any one thing that inspired me because of that. And somehow, it ended up being the first work I wanted to share with others as well as the piece of work that made me cry the most (which I will deny of course).
  There is only one thing I would want to tell readers about this piece of writing that took me forever to edit. Some of the poems (I won't say which ones!) have a lot of heavy symbolism in them, and were actually me in the present talking about my younger self. So please inform any literary teachers they probably interpreted it completely wrong ;)
   Further behind the ''writing scenes'', I wanted any readers that had similar experiences or thoughts to be able to connect with the poems. So each one is told as its own story inside of a bigger one, with everything from different settings to povs. I also wanted to make it easier for the reader to trade places and picture themselves as the teller, so I ended up not using a lot of different character names.
  I hope that anyone who reads The Poet of The Heart, connects with the stories and sees more than just words on a page.
Thank you for reading!!
~LaNona Walker

The Poet of the Heart
by LaNona Walker
Genre: Poetry

People can fade away, rose petals can be crushed and things can be lost, but at least you’ll remember how it was. The Poet of The Heart is a poetry collection that touches everything the heart can feel, hope for, cherish, and even regret. In a collection of poems ranging from romantic to heart-wrenching, LaNona Walker dives into her passions and writes from the heart. Fragmented pieces of dreams and losses combine to bring you a touching series of stories that have deeper meanings in their rhymes and lyrics.

**On Sale for only .99 cents June 27th – July 4th!!!**

LaNona Walker is a book-aholic and major coffee drinker. When she’s not jotting stories down or getting lost in books, she can be found baking delicious treats while jamming to music or re-watching movies (mostly Marvel) with her Pug. Or getting dragged away from a bookstore by family members and friends.

Follow the tour HERE for exclusive excerpts, guest posts and a giveaway!


  1. The title and the cover don't mesh well together. The stark black & white with a title about poetry of the heart should have some color...some vibrancy.

  2. I think this book of poems sounds interesting

  3. Sweet cover! It's been a while since I've picked up a new book of poems.

  4. Very nice title and cover!

  5. So rare to find a book of poetry these days. Nice!

  6. I like the cover. It really draws me in. Thank you!

  7. I look forward to picking up the book. I don't read poetry often enough!

  8. Poetry is always so compelling and I am excited about the cover and learning and reading so much more.

  9. I look forward to reading this because I enjoy reading poetry.

  10. The books sound really good.

  11. The Poet of the Heart would seem difficult to write if it were me as to write about the past would mean to relive some of the bad things that have happened. Very brave of the author to do so.

  12. The book cover looks very clean and inviting.

  13. I am not a fan of black covers, but I am a fan of poetry.


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