In this, his second collection, J.S. Campbell explores isolation, detachment, and the longing for meaning. The poems travel time and space, from modern and ancient wars in the Middle East, to the declining natural world, from struggles in the LGBTQ community, to the American west, and the systematic atrocities committed against Native Americans. These are stories of life, death, and an earth in crisis, but they also remain personal, human, and at times, autobiographical. Which is which? That may be an unanswerable question, but the journey is thought provoking along the way. Read more…
Praise for J.S. Campbell’s Work
“An eclectic blend of emotions and themes that take you down a riveting journey. Everybody needs a copy at their bedside. Can’t wait to read more from this author!”
“His style is unique. He weaves thoughtful and entertaining life snippets using a style I’m not familiar with, but I find cleaver and refreshing.”
“Written as simply as Ernest Hemingway himself, Campbell’s poetry is wrought with the same depth and thought-provoking fluency. He gives a voice to the unique struggles people face in light of their experiences.”
“From the titles, to the satire along the way, to the clever endings, beautifully written. Bravo.”
J.S. Campbell has been included as a Best Emerging Poet 2019 and his work is included in the anthology – Virginia’s Best Emerging Poets 2019
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J.S. Campbell is an Author and Poet. His publications include the much anticipated collection, On Driftwood and Oblivion, the lyrical journey, Reminiscences of My Dead-end Street (available in paperback on Amazon), and several works of short fiction including A Day At The Beach and My Dream House.