Navigation Links
Journey into the Dark Recesses of the Subconscious Mind
Date:2/27/2009

"Dark Currents" shares poetry author's two-year period of severe depression

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Feb. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- During a two-year time period, author Arthur F. Temple kept a journal, in which the basic underlying quality of his life on all levels had become intolerable, and the result is this fascinating book of poetry, "Dark Currents" (published by iUniverse).

In nearly 100 poems, Temple shares his heartfelt feelings of extremely difficult times in his life, from an abusive childhood, being laid off from his job, having his friendships and marriage severely strained, followed by a time period of great physical suffering. The physical suffering was the result of multiple serious health issues. Due to his deteriorating health, he was "holed up" in an apartment for nearly the entire two years with the exception of hospital room visits and subsequent visits to several specialists.

A friend suggested that writing might help him through his depression and even be cathartic for him. With most of the selections written in prose poetry, Temple's thoughts are divided into four chapters: Memories, Proverbs, Society and Abyss.

"Memories" deals with abhorrent childhood and young adult memories. "Proverbs" is the result of his daily observations since childhood. "Society" reflects on his thoughts of daily current events. "Abyss" was written at the height of his depression and moments when he was not even lucid.

As in "Responsibility" from the "Proverbs" chapter:

It is easier for mankind to deny truth to shed itself from responsibility.

What would transpire if the listless masses woke from their slumber?

Temple is also an artist, as each piece of poetry comes with an abstract piece of art related to the subject matter.

About the Author

Arthur F. Temple was born and raised in New York City. Although he has lived in several states across America, he currently resides in Brooklyn, New York. Temple has suffered from multiple health issues since receiving mass amounts of radiation treatment as a teenager. The long-term side effects of this treatment came about simultaneously, which affected most of his major organs, and spun his asthma out of control. Currently, he is healthy, stable and proud of his debut book of poetry. Visit him online at www.arthurftemple.com.

iUniverse is the premier book publisher for emerging, self-published authors. For more information, please visit www.iuniverse.com.

    EDITORS: For review copies or interview requests, contact:

    Promotional Services Department
    Tel: 1-800-AUTHORS
    Fax: 812-355-4078
    Email: promotions@iuniverse.com
    (When requesting a review copy, please provide a street address.)

This release was issued through eReleases(TM). For more information, visit http://www.ereleases.com.


'/>"/>
SOURCE iUniverse
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Longer ambulance journeys boost death risk for seriously ill patients
2. UF researchers track genetic journey of HIV from birth to death
3. Innovative Amerathon Club Website Virtual Journey to Good Health
4. Cross-Country Walker to Finish His Journey for Cancer Research
5. The Ultimate Stress Reliever, SpaCapsule(R), the Capsule that Takes You on a Rejuvenating Journey to the Spa, Retains TransMedia Group for Soothing PR
6. Johnson & Johnson and NBC Olympics Partner to Share the Stories of U.S. Olympic Hopefuls and Their Journeys to Beijing With The Family Room
7. California Eye Surgeons Journey to Vietnam to Perform Sight-Saving Surgery
8. African Journey of a Lifetime With Alicia Keys! - Documentary Follows Keep a Child Alives Outreach to Communities Affected With HIV/AIDS
9. Journey Lite of Thousand Oaks Announces Special Spring Price Discount In Response to Effects of Softening Economy on Patients Pocketbooks
10. When a Mind Begins to Disappear: A Young Familys Journey to the Dark Side
11. 55-Year-Old Grandmother to Document Journey of Running Seven Marathons on Seven Continents on Run7on7.com
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/11/2016)... ... February 11, 2016 , ... Thermi™, a ... is pleased to announce the promotions of Allison Kelly to executive vice president ... to executive vice president of North American capital sales, and Wendy Oseas to ...
(Date:2/11/2016)... , ... February 11, 2016 , ... ... motivational speaker, trainer and author Ray Clarke poses a question as a challenge ... . In his book, "Being in the Being" (published by Partridge Singapore), Clarke ...
(Date:2/11/2016)... ... February 11, 2016 , ... AccuVein Inc. announces ... Therapy Standards of Practice, to include vascular visualization as a standard practice. AccuVein ... share of the market, facilitates adherence to this standard with its easy to ...
(Date:2/11/2016)... ... February 11, 2016 , ... Pixel Film Studios brings the spirit of ... in the Christmas edition of the ProDrop series. Pick and choose from 30 unique ... the spirit of Christmas using ProDrop's wintry generators. ProDrop Christmas is a Final Cut ...
(Date:2/11/2016)... ... February 11, 2016 , ... Food Labeling for American ... and wellness best practices in the past couple of decades, and food manufacturers ... Heart Month, which acts as an exceptional opportunity to revise food labels and ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/11/2016)... , Feb. 11, 2016 Potrero Medical, Inc., ... pleased to announce the appointment of George M. Rapier, ... San Antonio, TX , WellMed is one of ... 200,000 patients and HMO members in Texas ... in 1990 out of his own internal medicine practice, he ...
(Date:2/11/2016)... , Feb. 11, 2016  NOIT™ Research LLC, a ... "Gift of Change" campaign to assist needy families in ... such unit sold between February 10, 2016 and March ... a needy family. The NOIT is an auditory stimulus ... individuals develop language skills. Beth Shier ...
(Date:2/11/2016)... , Feb. 11, 2016  MiMedx Group, Inc. ... utilizing human amniotic membrane and other birth tissues, human ... to develop and market advanced products and therapies, announced ... Markets, 2016 Global Healthcare Conference in New ... and CEO, Michael J. Senken , Chief Financial ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: