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Danielle Yakabowskas was born in Connecticut and started writing poetry at the age of 14. Her works became published at the age of 18. In her early twenties, she was diagnosed with bi-polar disorder. Each day was an emotional challenge. The subject of her early poetry was dark; dealing with issues such as depression, suicide, and alcoholism. Over time, and after the birth of her son, she started to see the light at the end of the tunnel and her poems took on a different form. They became positive, uplifting and spiritual. She resides in Connecticut with her son, the brightest ray in her life.
This book of poems is a journey through various moods. It will have you weeping and smiling from the dark and depressing thoughts to the positive and uplifting feelings of hope. Most of the poems depict a reflection of self, family life, and the struggle between a tear and a smile. You will feel the sadness portrayed as you read through her lonely words. The darkness breaks, letting a bright beam of light shine in, awakening her soul. As she breathes life into her lungs, a sense of serenity fills the air. With God by her side, she feels inspired and alive. Buckle up and grab a tissue while the emotions take you on a roller coaster ride, as she searches to find peace and joy within.