Utterly Loved, the book of romantic poetry for charity, with a brilliant foreword by Sylvain Reynard on humanitarianism, has been out almost three weeks. It’s doing well in paperback sales, but we need to do more. Within days, it will also be out in a Kindle version. I hope you buy both and encourage everyone you know to do the same.
Not long ago, I mentioned that after I completed the romantic poems of Utterly Loved, two more poems of a different sort flowed hot and furious onto the page. The additional heartfelt words were not love poems.
They were a battle cry.
They are about those lost.
They are about the fight.
Hold On In The Night
Can you remember?
Unencumbered fresh air into your lungs
Racing barefoot on cool grass in the park
Blue-sky days before a bright world turned stark
Do you still have dreams?
Fearsome warriors destroy stone prison walls
Alone stand beautiful forgotten
Disbelieving flee heart’s desolation
Will you hear the cry?
Across the globe on every continent
Invincible gather armed for righteous
Fury flows deep at human injustice
Have you seen our light?
Fiery rising sun scorching harsh landscape
A million wild horses charge unbridled
Dark captors meet their maker reconciled
Are you ready to fight?
Blind faith fiercely grasps boldly outstretched hand
Devastation laid to rest from plunder
Frightening history ripped asunder
Hold on in the night.
In every shallow ragged breath you take
With each hard swallow, eyes pinched in mourning
Never lose hope… a new dawn is coming
Please join me in the fight. There are millions of lost children who need our help, need us to care, need our love. Buy Utterly Loved.
Tell two friends. Tell twenty.
Only through awareness, donation, and activism will we make a better place in this world for those who, without the actions of those like us, would never have a chance.
With 23 inspirational quotes, 21 love poems, incredible 5 star reviews, an amazing foreword by New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author Sylvain Reynard, and the endeavor all about supporting the very worthwhile charities, World Vision and Covenant House, there is something in Utterly Loved for everyone.
Contact me if you need links to European Channels for Amazon, as it’s also available now through Amazon in Great Britain, Spain, Deutschland, France and Italy.
Thank you for all your support, my friends. Together, we are making a difference in lives. We are making the lost feel… Utterly Loved.
Your humble shoe,
© 2012 by Kat Bastion