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Poetry, Religious poetry, Illustrated poetry, Darkness of the soul, Love and loss, faith poetry, female poet

A Melancholy Whirlwind Romance
Movement as Poetry
by Julie Godwin

Serving as a poetic score to the movement of life, A Melancholy Whirlwind Romance: Movement as Poetry is a poignant collection borne from the deepest depths of the human heart and the highest heights of the human ego. In these tender yet fierce poems, author Julie Godwin documents the struggles that occur between the paradigms of love, loss, grief, joy, faith and doubt.

As an expression of both the inherent beauty and inevitable suffering that exists in the world, Julie’s poems will find a home in the hearts of readers who resonate with, and find healing through, words:

All those days, a life recovered

a life reclaimed

a life regifted

a life restored.

Hope is alive and well in this world.

Hope will carry us home.

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Julie Godwin is a speaker, a writer, a student and a great many other things. She enjoys the craft of poetry and the art of speaking as it allows her to indulge in her passion for expression. Her poems have been published in several anthologies as well as online forums and she has enjoyed bringing her poetry to others both in written and spoken form. Her first book of poetry, Sea of Glass: Prayer as Poetry, precedes A Melancholy Whirlwind Romance: Movement as Poetry as one of triplets; her final in the series, A Long Forgotten Ache: Heartsong as Poetry will be released in the winter of 2021. She lives in Toronto, Ontario, Canada where she is currently pursuing her Masters of Divinity in Theological Studies at Tyndale University and in Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.A. with her weird and wonderful husband, Zak.


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