Poems on Love and Life

by Frederick Douglas Harper



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 12/15/2003

Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 136
ISBN : 9781414039954

About the Book

Harper's Poems on Love and Life was first published in 1985. The initial printing was highly successful for a first book of poems, selling more than 4000 copies. After being out of print for several years, Poems on Love and Life is now back in print, this time with 1stbooks Library. Harper's Poems on Love and Life contains more than 100 poems plus scores of inspirational quotations on topics such as spiritual living, healthy living, romantic love, love of children, love of family, love of oneself, love of God, love of animals and other earthly creations, and love and appreciation of life itself. Readers of Poems on Love and Life have compared Harper's writings to the wisdom, spirituality, and redemptive love of Kahlil Gibran's classic book, The Prophet. Titles of treasured poems from Poems on Love and Life include "Love Me Not With Words Only," "A Wedding Pledge," "Let Us Write a Script in Our Hearts," "Advice to You My Child," "Thanks Today," "Important Things in Life," "A Humble Prayer," "Class," "Live Long, Live Well," "Thanks Mother," and "Help Me To Help Myself." Poems on Love and Life has not only been adored by the public, but it also has been used by professionals in therapeutic and educational settings.

About the Author

Dr. Frederick Douglas Harper has authored more than 300 published poems. His most popular poem, "A Wedding Pledge," is included in this book. It has been recorded on CD, recited in more than 5,000 weddings, translated into other languages, and reprinted in various magazines. An international scholar, educational leader, and professor of counseling, Harper has authored 12 books, including college textbooks and three other poem books. His other poem books are Romantica: On Peace and Romance (1988), Love Poems of Frederick Douglas Harper (2003), and God's Gifts: Spiritual Writings (2003). Harper's poems have been read on WPFW Radio, 89.3, in Washington, DC by Nap Turner for more than 15 years, alongside the poetry of the famous Langston Hughes. His poem books have sold throughout the USA and in numerous other countries. Harper has presented public speeches at more than 200 conferences, universities, churches, luncheons, and banquets throughout the USA and in other countries.