"HEART RHYTHMS, MIND MELODIES, AND SO ON...: the song of the soul in poetry"
HEART RHYTHMS, MIND MELODIES, AND SO ON…: the song of the soul in poetry is the debut anthology of writings by T. H. Tessema. With musical metaphor as the overarching theme staging this literary production, HEART RHYTHMS features over forty-five
compositions of poetry and prose which were penned by the author between the ages of eighteen and twenty-five years old. Publishing some of the works in this collection a decade after writing them, Tessema regards her early poetic strivings in HEART RHYTHMS as the literature that defined her identity as a poet. In this semi-autobiographical book, the author vividly depicts the highs and lows of her human journey in a visceral tune that is sure to strike a chord with readers! While the collection includes several upbeat pieces , HEART RHYTHMS also candidly reveals Tessema’s relatable experiences of heartache, pain, and personal struggles. Yet, in the presence of her hardships, the resounding message echoing from the author’s song is one of love, hope, survival, and growth.
Come join T. H. Tessema on this stirring poetic odyssey as she journeys inward to discover the music rising from her heart, mind, and soul. As you read and witness her song, it is the author’s prayer that you too may find a part of your song inside the pages of this book!