Sunday, January 28, 2018

MANA's Latest Book Release: "Selling Memories: Poems and Tales for my Grandchildren When They Grow Up"


MANA is pleased to announce Rita Gitik's new book, Selling Memories: Poems and Tales For my Grandchildren When They Grow Up. This is Ms. Gitik's second book. The first is The Medici Heirs, also available on MANA's website. 


Gitik's new book of poems and tales touches every facet of life. Every tale and poem provide a special pathos that will touch the hearts and souls of many grandchildren who may think their grandmothers do not understand their many experiences with life. 

The following is a sample of her work title, Seven Septets:

I
I love you in more ways than you can count.
I'll always find new ways to love you.
A lemon-coloured butterfly
On the folds of my heart.
A purple-coloured butterfly
On the folds of my memory.
Can you measure my love fix for you, my lover?

II
One by one the guests arrive.
Invited and uninvited.
Carrying shreds of their lives
In battered suitcases.
Carrying shadows of their loved ones
In aching broken hearts.
Can we make them happy, my lover?

III
A queen.
A dancing queen.
A dancing queen taking chances for you.
A dancing queen taking chances for you, my lover.
Will I be your dancing queen taking chances for you?
A dancing queen...
A queen.

IV
Dance.
Dance Waltz.
Dance Boston Waltz.
Dance Boston Waltz with me.
Will you dance a Boston Waltz with me, my lover?
A Boston Waltz...
A Dance.

V
Who by Water?
Who by Fire?
Invited and uninvited
In boats, planes, cars, and trucks
Looking for greener pastures,
For white picket fences and gardens...
Can we make them happy, my lover?

VI
A Dance. 
Another Dance.
Dance Macabre.
Transparent bodies.
Tearless eyes.
Shall we join that Dance, my lover?
The Dance.

VII
Dance and Love.
Dance and Pain.
Love and Pain.
Death masks dancing Love and Pain.
When will you dance with me again, my Love?
When will you love me again, my Love?
Dance and Love...



Click HERE To find out more about Selling Memories: Poems and Tales For my Grandchildren When They Grow Up

Click on the title to find out more about The Medici Heirs by Rita Gitik (aka: Rita Juliana Scott).

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