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Kaleidoscope: A Rich and Varied Treasure of Poetic Gemstones by Dallas Hembra

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By Dallas Hembra

Random meanderings intended to touch the heart, tickle the funny bone, awaken the imagination, and in some cases, give pain a voice.

Kaleidoscope, unlike many poetry chapbooks, is not theme-driven. It is a multi-faceted look through the prism of life’s resplendent observation tower. It explores the mountainous terrains of love and heartache, giggles at the ridiculous, stokes our anger, and acknowledges our fears. Kaleidoscope randomly selects pieces of our puzzles and arranges them in a panoramic lens that shapes humanities’ shared experiences.

This collection is arranged in four sections, with each section including a very brief description of the various forms found within.

And a little sidebar here for the traditionalists: There are a few instances where Dallas may have taken liberties with or diverted from a particular form for the sake of expression.

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Paperback: $14.99

Ebook: $4.99


Kaleidoscope is Dallas’s second book. Her first book was a personal memoir/poetry offering titled Shaking the Family Tree. Published under Dallas H. It revealed her personal struggle with alcoholism: the genetic predisposition, and the ensuing family dynamics.

Dallas lives in the Northern Panhandle of WV. When she isn’t writing, painting, or supplementing her income by working part-time at a local bank, Dallas is updating her recovery blog. The mother of three sons, five grandsons, and 2 great-grandchildren, she views life through her own kaleidoscope, one honed from an attitude of gratitude.

Her poetry has been published in two anthologies: first, Psycho Poetica, and she is a regular contributor to the online weekly literary journal Page & Spine. Dallas invites you to find her on Facebook @author dallas h, Twitter @author dallas h or @dallash01, and her Recovery Blog at

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