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The Truth As I See It: In Poetry & Prose Author: Nakia R. Laushaul
Nakia Laushaul poetically gathers the myths and misconceptions about life that threaten to hold the heart captive into her first bound collection titled: The Truth As I See It: In Poetry & Prose. She expresses her views of The Truth about Me and You, Love, God, and Life in powerful poems that make the truth look painfully simple and prose that tenderly draws you into the world as she sees it.
The Truth As I See It: In Poetry & Prose beautifully fuses together and creates light after tackling difficult and often times taboo topics. Out of pain and anger comes healing. Out of despair and disappointment comes hope. Out of the darkness of lies shines the truth.
About the Author Nakia R. Laushaul was born and raised in Los Angeles, California, and now resides in Houston, Texas with her son. She is a poet, novelist, and entrepreneur. In her free time, she enjoys performing and listening to inspirational poetry. Nakia has always loved to read and early on in life guessed that writing would play a major role in her future. Nakia’s career pursuits in writing did not come without obstacles.
Finally, all the bottled-up imagination and thoughts that needed expressing, on paper, came pouring out. Inspired and fueled by attempts to be molded into the norm, she began to write her debut collection titled The Truth As I See It: In Poetry & Prose. Nakia remains determined to present the truth as she sees it in all facets of her writing, and hopes that her writing will inspire and serve a meaningful purpose for her readers.
She is committed to challenging everyone within her reach to find compassion and empathy in the differences that exist among us all. She is currently working on a novel, titled Running from Solace.
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