Come and join local author/speaker for the Mumbles launch of her poetry collection: Reflections Of The Soul. Joy will be performing some of her poems at the launch and will be signing copies.
Saturday March 30th. Cover To Cover Bookshop. 2-3PM.
Reflections of the soul is a personal journey of hope, faith , joy and purpose. This is unveiled in the four distinct sections of the book – INSPIRATION, EMPOWERMENT, MIND and SPIRIT.
“For years, these poems were my secret therapy, my ‘ME’ time, my friends that only came out to play when no one was watching. They have since journeyed with me these 49 years, giving me hope. joy, purpose and strengthened my faith when times were hard and I felt like giving up”
In this, Joy expresses her inner battles and frustrations with the world, its systems and its people – dark, challenging and exciting times that gave a voice to the poetry within her soul.
About the Poet.
Joy was born in Nigeria in 1969 and came to the United Kingdom at the age of 16years. She is the founder of Joy Transformation Coaching and now lives in Swansea with her husband and three teenage children.
She started writing poetry at an early age and having some of her poems published in an anthology at the age of 17 years gave way to her performing her poems on various platforms across the UK. In 2001, Joy was filmed by BBC Wales performing some of her poems written in Piggin English – Yanga de sleep, trouble come wake am.