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Fits of Tranquility (poems)

Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

“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

 

Fits of Tranquility reviews

Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

“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

 

Fits of Tranquility (review)

Reviewed by Karen Jones

Fits of Tranquility is a collection of Christian, inspirational and romantic poetry from the American poet, Robert Lampros.  I always read collections with a vague feeling of unease as some collections I have read even though they were published by internationally recognised poets tend to be quite repetitive in terms of structure, style and content.   Therefore I was extremely relieved to find Fits of Tranquility contained a variety of poetry styles and structures which made this collection immediately more appealing to the poetry connoisseur.  Lampros’ poetry contains a sensitivity and emotional eloquence which flows gently through his work.  I particularly enjoyed ‘Binaries’ because of its beautiful imagery.

‘I looked up

at the sky one night,

maybe last September, and saw two

of every star.  They weren’t

spinning and dancing like binaries,

but only resting there,

one slightly

above the other, as if…’

There is something for most poetry readers hidden within the covers of this collection.  There are  several understated Christian/Inspirational based poems such as ‘Storms,’ ‘Building Character’ and ‘Peace’ which offer soothing thoughts and  could provide comfort for people undergoing personal struggles.  I particularly liked the thought,

‘Bruises become wings.’ from the poem ‘Invisible Arms.’

The romantics out there will enjoy the sensitive love poetry littered throughout this collection.

Fits of Tranquility is a superior collection of poetry and I recommend it to those readers who want to read beautiful, family safe poetry.

Fits of Tranquility can be purchased from Amazon and Barnes & Noble.

 

Fits of Tranquility

Fits of Tranquility is a book of poetry and prose about hope, healing, perseverance, and joy, as well as faith in the Lord Jesus Christ and falling in love.

Amazon:
http://www.amazon.com/Fits-Tranquility-Robert-Lampros/dp/1512242888/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1434507882&sr=8-1&keywords=fits+of+tranquility

Barnes and Noble:
http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/fits-of-tranquility-robert-lampros/1122074939?ean=9781512242881

Goodreads:
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/25749684-fits-of-tranquility