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Book details
  • Genre:POETRY
  • SubGenre:Subjects & Themes / Places
  • Language:English
  • Series title:Risky Lyrics
  • Series Number:3
  • Pages:76
  • eBook ISBN:9798350914832

Risky Lyrics

Fatalistic Love on Assignment In The Sky

by Leah Weiss

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"Risky Lyrics" is a compelling blend of poetry and prose that explores the complexities of self-worth and love. It depicts the tumultuous journey of a woman trying to navigate her relationships in today's world, taking her from the breathtaking backdrop of Central California to the backdrop of some of Europe's most culturally influential and rebuilt spaces.
"Risky Lyrics" marks the third book in Leah Weiss's celebrated poetry series. What starts as a long-awaited exploration of beautiful Central California for two lovers soon morphs into a journey of self-discovery and self-realization. As they face fearsome feats and grapple with potential consequences, the protagonist, a woman, begins to question the very essence of her relationship and the concept of love itself. With each poem, the reader witnesses her flight towards self-improvement, her attempts to cultivate new habits, prioritize her needs, and unravel her emotions. Rather than a relaxed vacation, their journey morphs into an intense exploration of life and love's intricacies. The narrative beautifully weaves together the realities of contemporary love with the protagonist's personal evolution, offering readers an immersive experience. "Risky Lyrics" is more than just a collection of poems; it's a testament to the human spirit's resilience and the relentless pursuit of self-discovery. It invites readers to reflect upon their own relationships and journeys, making it a truly transformative read.
About the author
Leah Weiss, the author of the "Risky Lyrics" poetry series, is a Minnesota native who hails from South Minneapolis. With an academic background in sociology from the University of Minnesota and a subsequent career in the legal field, Leah's journey has been diverse and enriching. As the world found itself in the grip of a pandemic, Leah sought new opportunities, returning to school in 2020 to pursue social work. In 2022, she earned her MSW from the University of Denver, marking another milestone in her personal and professional growth. When she's not crafting her powerful poetry or engaging in her new career, Leah finds joy in the beauty of nature, fitness activities at Lifetime, traveling, and cherishing everyday moments with her teenage daughter. Her poems continually evolve and flow through and across life's stages, filled with wisdom, resilience, and a deep understanding of human emotions and relationships.