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  • Genre:POETRY
  • SubGenre:General
  • Language:English
  • Pages:380
  • Format:Paperback
  • eBook ISBN:9781098391157

Belize Bush Tea and Muddy Waters

The Poetical Works of F. Daniel Brackett

by F. Daniel Brackett

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This book of poems reads like a story book. Learn about life in Teakettle Village in rural Belize where a child could enjoy being a child. Trek deep into the rain forest with the author in "The Road to Roaring River". Share in school adventures and see his determination to live life on his own terms in "Beginnings". Experience conflicting emotions in "On Leaving Teakettle" as Brackett departs his home village to visit other countries and eventually to settle in the United States. You may see something of yourself in his poetry as he explores the importance of relationships, how to laugh, love deeply, and keep a sense of fun and adventure in life. Belize Bush Tea and Muddy Waters is for everyone the young and the not so young. It makes a great gift for special occasions. Buy it and Enjoy!
F. Daniel Brackett is a new kind of story-telling poet. His voice is loud and clear throughout this book. The author takes his readers into the life of a young man growing up in a tiny village on the edge of the rainforest in Western Belize. You will travel with him as a teenager and go to work with him in the banana industrial village of "Cow Pen" in the south or in the Corozal Sugar Factory in the north. Then you will leave Belize and travel with him into other countries such as Guatemala, Mexico, Canada, and the United States. In Guatemala you'll imagine a trip to Lake Atitlan in the poem called "My Journey". In other poems, you can see glimpses of the Canadian Rockies, look deep into the blue waters of Lake Louise, visit the North Shores of Lake Superior, experience a cold winter night in Minnesota, and view Mount Shasta in Northern California. Belize Bush Tea and Muddy Waters is an easy, rewarding read, packed with good humor and intense emotions. You will laugh, cry, think and perhaps remember the first time you ever got a glimpse of someone to love. Whatever phase of life you are in, you will find something in this poetry book to help you: • Appreciate what you have • Face your challenges • Find expression for both your joy and your sorrow Buy this book and Enjoy!
About the author
F. Daniel Brackett is a poet and storyteller who grew up Belize Central America.  He currently resides in the United States.  He likes to travel, recite poems, tell jokes, and cook.
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