The poems and journals in this collection span 4 years of poems, pros and journals from one of today’s best young writers. Many of these poems have been recognized and received very well in reviews from the single released collections.
-Included in the “Outlined in the Stars” collection-
Selections from “Elephants & Ashtrays”, the early poems from the first collection released in 2007. The poems in this section carry the feeling of the world and human emotions as seen from not only the point of youth, but also reflected points of deeper meanings.
“Circle of the Heart, Voices of Comfort Dreams”, spanning the 2008 year with many journals and poems. This was released with a limited number of copies in 2009 with many well received reviews. The poems in this collection are Ryan David’s most recognized. This portion of the book is broken up into 3 sections concerning;lost love land acceptance, dreams and finally reflection on the coming of age. Forwarded and edited by poetic champion Scott Urban.
As the book continues it enters into the writings collected in 2009-2010. With two chapter books in there entirety, tilted “Pilgrim on a Starless Night” and “Curtains in a Windy Room”. Neither have been released until now, though many of the poems in these collections have been published singly in collaborative collections.
Over all these poems are rich with imagery and deeply felt emotion, embracing the growth and connection through words