The Heart’s Lullaby by Natalie Ducey

The Heart's Lullaby coverThe Heart’s Lullaby is an evocative little book revolving around the theme of love, in all it’s permutations–fertile poetic ground that has inspired the likes of Shakespeare, Longfellow, and Kipling. Ms. Ducy is none of these, of course–she has her own style, and she covers a wide range. The poems travel from the ecstasy of romantic love fulfilled to the soul-rending pain of love lost, and all points in between. My favorite line among these was:
“Tears are now my souvenirs

For that perfect day has come and gone.”

 

There are poems on the love of children, of parents, and on the inevitability of time. My favorite poem, titled simply “Time” begins:

“Time

Is not an enemy

Of the heart

But a tempest for the mind…”

 

If you’re in the mood for an elegant meditation on the ups and downs of love, you can check out the Look Inside here:Β https://www.amazon.com/Hearts-Lullaby-candid-portrayal-splendor-ebook/dp/B072TMDGRB/.

Happy Reading. πŸ™‚

Avid writer and reader, especially of fantasy. Learning about social networking and always interested in honing my writing skills. Contact me at cathleentownsend.com.

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9 comments on “The Heart’s Lullaby by Natalie Ducey
  1. I do love the poem you highlighted. Ducey is a poet whose work is wonderful.

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  2. Cathleen, thank you so much for your kind and generous words. I’m delighted to know you enjoyed my work, and I’m most grateful for your support and review. Thank you with a huge hug! πŸ™‚

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  3. Tina Frisco says:

    A lovely review, sure to intrigue. You are a review-wordsmith, Cathleen. Natalie, your words speak to my heart πŸ’•

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  4. Lovely review, Cathleen. The lines you quoted are lovely and a wonderful way to comment on Nathalie’s work.

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