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New Release: Private Pain: Amidst These Ashes

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Universality of pain explored in newest poetry collection

Fact and fiction intermingle in Queen of Spades’ Private Pain: Amidst These Ashes

Trenton, NJ- Author, reviewer, and magazine columnist Queen of Spades emerges with her latest poetry collection, Private Pain: Amidst These Ashes. This collection is a concoction of universal tribulations and the author’s own trials: outlining the journey from pain to hope.

“If the measure of one’s ability to Love is contingent on the capacity to endure Pain, then hand over the Academy award, for my Soul overfloweth.”

Private Pain: Amidst These Ashes measures Queen of Spades’ emotional endurance into six different stages: all metaphorically tied into the development of fire. Flicker (Stage One) outlines the family dynamic. Candlelight (Stage Two) deals with educational and social adjustments. Blaze (Stage Three) discusses the origins of romantic relationships. Forest Fire and Inferno (Stages Four and Five) marks the pros and cons of finding that special someone. Ashes (Stage Six) concludes with snapshots of introspection achieved through all of the events.

Y. Correa, CEO of All Authors Publications and Promotions describes Private Pain: Amidst These Ashes as “fantastically intense and revealing. An adventure of ardent emotion in the search for love and acceptance.”

Private Pain: Amidst These Ashes will be available for sale at CreateSpace and Amazon.

About the Author
Queen of Spades has been writing since the age of eleven. She is the presenter of the poetry collection, Soulful Branches: Simply Words as well as the accompanying CD, Soulful Branches: Words and Sounds. Upon completion of that project, she has independently published her own works. To date, she is the author of Reflections of Soul, the Eclectic collection, and Spaded Truths: Themes and Proclamations. In addition, she is the architect and principal reviewer of The Review Board, and was just recently selected as a featured columnist on the emerging, contemporary publication All Authors Magazine. Her column is entitled “A Queen’s Ramblings” and provides information and a backstage pass in the adventures of independent and self-publishing.

For interviews, guests posts, and/or reviews, contact the author via e-mail:

Queen of Spades
Twitter: @authorqspades


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