Simply: A Collection of Poetry covers all themes. This variety of poetry appeals to the "children in an adult," reflecting on special memories one will always hold dear. And there are poems that address the circumstances that adults experience.
Simply: A Collection of Poetry, was featured in a previous MANA Sunriser blog post where we mentioned how Mathews fulfilled her dream of becoming published.
Mathews's work runs the gamut of emotion, from sadness, exhibited in the piece, "Darkness," ("It's the feeling of isolation/ Where memories are stalled, when no one is there to help you/ It's worse when the darkness fall.") to sheer happiness as in "Superhero Fun Run"("I'm enjoying being a child again./ I want to think I can fly.").
Review: "I do not have to be an expert in literature to understand what this woman's poems are saying. The title is perfect; they are simply, clearly expressed beautiful works about different aspects of life."
It's simply this,
You don't respect me.
We've gone in circles, playing childish games