Ozzie Lamont Anderson Jr., A poetic sailor, yet wise with words that touches one's heart by speaking freely to the souls through his poems. Never had a better way of expressing himself, besides watching his emotions bleed through ink while voicing his story. Presenting to you, his life, his poems, "A Missing Rose," this book is a dedication to his deceased mother, Sanders Elizabeth Anderson.
"Even though she's gone, my heart is still grieving. I haven't seen LAUGH in a while, because SADNESS didn't leave yet. My MOOD SWINGS arguing with both, trying to reason. In the meantime, my GROWING PAINS cruising through this ink of EMOTIONS, still bleeding." -Ozzie L. Anderson Jr.
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A Missing Rose: from me to you my life my poems
A Missing Rose: From Me to You, My Life, My Poetry Universal and emotionally charged, A Missing Rose chronicles one man’s journey in verse – a journey that, ultimately, belongs to all of us. Engulfed in the grief of losing his beloved mother, and the brave battle she fought with cancer beforehand, author Ozzie Lamont Anderson Jr. was inspired to write the 50 poems in the book. A Missing Rose is one man’s ultimate expression of innermost anguish and, ultimately, a discussion of what it means to remain relentless and determined in face of life’s most challenging traumas. Far from a lamenting collection, the book chronicles happiness, pain, love, forgiveness and marriage, to name a few – an expression of all those things that bring us together as humans. Each work in this powerful collection paints a portrait of a moment in every individual’s life. Readers will relate to the emotions expressed within A Missing Rose, and perhaps will find succor within it to get their struggles of their own. The book will inspire readers to embrace not just the author’s deepest feelings upon writing each verse, but the deep emotions each evokes within themselves.