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Voices of the World: A Poetry Anthology

Updated on February 28, 2024
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Lena Kovadlo is a writer for various content-sharing websites. She's the author of 12 books and helps other authors publish theirs.

One of the things that I always wanted to do was put together a poetry anthology that featured poets from different parts of the world who wanted to be heard and dreamed of having their work in print. It was always on the back of my mind, yet I never got around to actually going through with it.

I finally decided it was actually time to put together and publish my first poetry anthology. I wasn't sure if I'd be able to get enough poets interested to be able to publish a book. With the help of a friend and fellow poet I succeeded and Voices of the World was born.

Since I did not want to have a specific theme for this anthology I left it up to the poets to decide what they wanted to write about and in what poetic style their work would be. This resulted in a diverse anthology of poetry with something for everyone to enjoy.

Voices of the World: A Poetry Anthology
Voices of the World: A Poetry Anthology

Voices of the World

Voices of the World is a wonderful collection of poetry featuring forty-six poets from around the world (me being one of them). These poets come from such countries as United States, Canada, Ireland, France, Romania, India, and Russia, among others. They showcase their work to the world by sharing two of their poems written in their own unique voices and writing styles.

The poets that are featured in Voices of the World are very passionate in their craft. When they write they leave themselves on the page and it shows through in their work. I think their poetry leaves a lasting impression and leaves us with something to think about.

Some excerpts from Voices of the World

From "Frozen Heart" by poet Lena Kovadlo
From "Frozen Heart" by poet Lena Kovadlo
From "A Chill Doesn't Faze Me" by poet Barbara Kasey Smith
From "A Chill Doesn't Faze Me" by poet Barbara Kasey Smith
From "Beyond Instancy" by poet LiterAnART
From "Beyond Instancy" by poet LiterAnART
From "Weather" by poet Ben Desrosiers aka Gentle Ben
From "Weather" by poet Ben Desrosiers aka Gentle Ben

Every poet deserves the chance to be heard, to be in the spotlight, and my poetry anthology lets them do just that.

I am very proud of this anthology and am happy that I brought the book to life. I will treasure it for a lifetime. I got my own copy and have read it many times. I enjoy the book each time I read it. There is always something new that I discover when I dive into the book. I can't wait for people to get their own copy so they can enjoy all the treasures that lie inside.

© 2016 Lena Kovadlo


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