The book is a collection of 40 poems dealing with the more difficult aspects of human life. It contains much of the personal philosophy that I have developed over the years. It is spiritual in nature, and though it contains a fair amount of religious symbolism, no specific creed is reflected.
John Brantley Creekmore is a lifelong resident of the Hampton Roads area of Virginia and a graduate of Old Dominion University. He recently retired from the Norfolk Community Services Board, having worked in the field of human services in that city for nearly forty years. He served as a social worker in a chronic disease hospital for 12 years and then for the mental health division as a crisis counselor, case manager and education specialist for 27 years. John have seen quite a lot of human suffering and his writing is an attempt to help people dealing with pain of all kinds. He currently live in Suffolk, Va., with his wife, who was also a longtime human services worker.