Robert Lampros is an author of Christian poetry, essays, and fiction who lives in St. Louis. His writing focuses on healing, love, and revelation through faith in Christ, as well as on the beauty of the natural world. He currently has three poetry books available, entitled Fits of Tranquility, Illuminating Sidewalks, and What Is Sacred.
Reviews of Fits of Tranquility
“A great sense of connection with human nature and the human condition which I found refreshing… A delightful read. 5 stars.” – Lauren, LivingABookLife.com
“This book made me feel overwhelmingly good. As a religious person myself, I felt like there were some lines that really resonated with me. Even if you’re not religious, a lot of the poems deal with nature and the spiritual experiences that being outside can bring… I definitely recommend.” – Ashley, What’s She Reading?
“Each poem offers the reader something to reflect on that will lead to other meditative thoughts. If you enjoy poetry, you will enjoy Fits of Tranquility.” – Terry Delaney, Christian Book Notes
“Containing over 20 unique poems and short stories, this book ranges in topic from inspiring images of nature to thought-provoking stories filled with charming dialogue and everything in between… I would recommend giving Fits of Tranquility a try.” – Prairie Sky Book Reviews
“Ideas of hope, healing, joy, and faith mirrored in poems about family, lightening, life, and wilderness, the second part is comprised of prose about falling in love… A book for avid poetry readers.” – Jen Pen, Savurbks.com
“I enjoyed many things about this book, foremost is the author’s tone. It is understated, but capable of conveying some deep thoughts quite effectively… There is a religious perspective in this book, expressed with artistry, understatement, that avoids sentimentality.” – Arthur Turfa, author of Places and Times
“One of my favorites is ‘Family,’ it describes the value in a heartfelt and touching way. I also really liked ‘Invisible Arms,’ a vivid picture of how God protects us from physical and emotional harm. I am a hopeless romantic so I appreciated the sweet moments described in the short stories. I would recommend this book for anyone who enjoys reading smooth thought provoking poetry.” – Ivory M, Beautyful Word
“Fits of Tranquility contains a variety of styles and structures which makes this collection immediately more appealing to the poetry connoisseur. Lampros’s poetry contains a sensitivity and emotional eloquence which flows gently through his work… Fits is a superior collection and I recommend it to those readers who want to read beautiful, family-safe poetry.” – Karen Jones, The Poetry Bookshop