"Poetry From Behind Mental Walls" is a breathtaking poetry book that dives into the complexities of the author's life experiences. These poems are masterfully crafted and meticulously regimented to showcase the perspectives of life growing up in suburban to rural America, specifically Northern Virginia, Ohio, Colorado, and Connecticut.
The poems in this book dive into each moment of the author's life – elaborating on his education, extracurriculars like sports, boy scouts, and mentoring. At some point, everyone who experiences the wonders of life also must face its hardships and challenges. Life is never without struggle, and the author found himself in a battle with mental illness – being admitted to institutions like Whiting Forensic Hospital (WFH) and the Psychiatric Security and Review Board, the PSRB. Through it all, he persevered. He has lived an admirable life, and it has manifested into compelling poetry that is certain to touch your heart with each verse.