Raymond Quattlebaum’s first book, Poetry in Motion, is a celebration of life, love, and devotion.
It’s the start of the year, and many of us are looking forward to better days ahead. Last year is just full of sadness and negativity. From pandemic to riots, it felt like 2020 sort of disconnected us from all that’s wonderful and beautiful about life. This distance between us all the positive things begin with our appreciation of life and our faith in God despite what is happening all around us. Sometimes, all we need to get things going and find our balance in life is our faith. In the past, we have featured Raymond Quattlebaum and his works. Quattlebaum is a poet and a published author. Today, we are going to take a look at his first book, Poetry in Motion, a book that celebrates life, faith, and God’s grace. Poetry in Motion is the kind of inspiration we need in our lives today.
Poetry in Motion: Celebrating the Great Circle of Life
Poetry in Motion is a 72-page book of delightful and inspiring poetry. This collection of works by Raymond Quattlebaum was published in 2009. This is Raymond Quattlebaum’s first major work, and it speaks many things about the beauty of life and how life guides into these awesome perpetual motions. Quattlebaum takes us on a journey of life appreciation and reconnecting with positivity and devotion to God. Raymond Quattlebaum uses his poetry to remind us that our lives have a purpose, and it does not end with us doing anything. Each of us is called to play a role, and that role is bigger than us and bigger than the obstacles we are facing because God is in the center of all this life’s designs.
“So here it is, the book called Poetry In Motion. Poetry is life in Motion, Motion is the Poetry of Life, spinning at a vibration so magnificent, a vision for the world to see. Here, at last, is a book, the Chapters of Poetry In Motion, as we express ourselves through life. If a picture is worth a thousand words, what can you say for a mental visualization? Yes, life is a stage, and we all play a part, but what part do you play in the great scheme of life? As we know, to be a part, you must play a part in the great circle of life and beauty. This book is designed to bring to the reader life in the passage as we know it, the miracle of who we are, Poetry In Motion Life in the Presence of God”
Just like his second book, The Color of Love, Poetry in Motion is filled with raw emotions and raw energy, and words that instantly captivate its readers. Raymond Quattlebaums writes with certain conviction and clarity, and also sincerity in expressing his gratitude and devotion to life and God. Poetry in Motion is one light, memorable read to delve into.
Poetry in Motion by Raymond Quattlebaum is available in Kindle, Paperback, and Hardback editions.
Other Works by Raymond Quattlebaum
The Color of Love is another collection of remarkable poems by Raymond Quattlebaum. It was published in 2018.
Raymond Quattlebaum is an African American poet. He is the third among the five children in their family. Raymond Quattlebaum is from the upper Westside in Manhattan, New York City. His interest and love for poetry began early in school. When he was still in third grade, Raymond wrote poems for his teacher Mrs. Albert. She was so amazed by Raymond’s work and decided to publish them in the school newspaper. This early appreciation for his works somehow inspired Raymond to continue writing poetry. Another influence for the young poet is the prominent band Earth, Wind, & Fire. Their themes and writing style amazes him. Today, Raymond has two published books that contain his life works so far. These books are Poetry in Motion (2009) and The Color of Love (2018).
To know more about Raymond Quattlebaum and his works, you can purchase copies of his books or visit his website today.