My Year - Poems from the Road
About the Book
“My Year - Poems from the Road” is a fascinating book, filled with over six-hundred pages of vivid and descriptive poetry. The author has captured his innermost, heartfelt feelings and emotions in these writings - composed during his many global travels and adventures. Over several decades, the author has learned to express his observations and experiences in poetic verse of great depth, impact and insight. In this book, the author conveys first-hand knowledge and understanding about different cultures, customs, peoples and places - as well as awe for the grandeur and marvel of Nature itself. His poems take the reader along - on magical adventures and mystical journeys - to exotic, far-off lands. This book offers the reader a unique perspective of the interesting and varied encounters of one who has spent a lifetime ‘on the road’. It is a book written for anyone who loves thrill, excitement and a fresh look at the seemingly mundane occurrences of everyday life. It is a book for people of all ages, and has a timeless appeal that is both enjoyable and unforgettable.
About the Author
Edward F. Cassidy was born in Brooklyn, New York City in 1958. He is a scientist and businessman, who has worked in industry - in the United States and Europe - for the past 25 years. He holds a Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry and Polymer Science, and has a varied technical, marketing and sales background. He has extensively traveled around the globe - for both business and pleasure - his whole life. In addition to this comprehensive compilation of ‘travel poems’, he has written an autobiography, an AuthorHouse-published play (The First Violin) and numerous short stories. He is married and lives with his wife, Judith, along with their two dogs, in Michigan - in a suburb of Detroit. He has a daughter and grandson, who both live in Belgium.