Pesky Poems

Poetry - General
80 Pages
Reviewed on 08/13/2011
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Author Biography

Author—T. L. Needham has published several books including, Winning and Keeping Relocation Business, When I Was A Child, (Finalist for 2012 BEST BOOK AWARDs in the category of HISTORY-USA, by USA BOOK NEWS; and winner of BRONZE MEDAL - READERS FAVORITE 2012 AWARD CONTEST) and a collection of poetry call PESKY POEMS (A SILVER MEDAL AWARD winner in the READERS FAVORITE 2012 AWARD CONTEST).

Needham was also founder and publisher of Relocation/Realty UPDATE, a national news magazine on corporate relocation and real estate issues. He was publisher and editor of Kansas City Parent magazine during the late 1980s and early 1990s. HIs publishing firm also published Habitat For Humanity newsletters and other periodicals in the early 90s.

He has been a national speaker and trainer on real estate & relocation issues. Now retired, Needham lives in the Chicago area and writes full time.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Molly Edwards for Readers' Favorite

When I think of poetry, I think of 'roses are red, violets are blue'. That's really the only kind of poetry I've ever read or known. But, when I received the chance to review this book, Pesky Poems by T.L. Needham, I was quite pleased with what I read and how T.L. Needham put the book together.

The result of this authors compilations of poems is a wonderful little book that will sometimes have you smiling, other times have you thinking, and over all, leave you happy that you read this book. It's not a big book, quite small actually. But, the power this book will have over you as your read each poem--from 'Pesky Poem' about having trouble writing the words, to poems about Cupcakes (which makes me hungry just thinking about them all over again!)--will leave you with a wonderful new appreciation for writers and for poetry.

Overall, this is a wonderful book that I highly recommend. Thanks to T.L. Needham, I have a new found love for poetry and wish that other poetry books were compiled like this! Easy to read, wonderful to enjoy, and perfect for everyon looking for a quick read. This is certainly a book that I will be keeping on my book shelf, and when I venture into my writing journey, or even my reviewing, I will be pulling it out and re-reading it and using it for inspiration in finding the words I want to use. I certainly hope that this is not the last poetry book by T.L. Needham!