Human being has the will power to travel through an exhausting journey, win a tough battle, and heal a deep wound. Strength from hope keeps us going until the light at the end of the tunnel is in sight and striving until the storm is over.
Songs of Heartstrings plays the melancholy tune of the suffering and transcending to the melody of serenity and peace. It is a road traveled with optimism, hope and appreciation amid heartache circumstances and an unpredictable cancer. It also celebrates true love and fulfilling relationships.
Hurdle in her poetry collection includes nine themes: Songs of Nature, Songs of Dissonance, Songs of Physical Healing, Songs of Marriage, Songs of Parenthood, Songs of Tribute, Songs of Reflections, Songs of Challenge, and Songs of Inspiration. Each of these themes covers various aspects of her life experience. Many poems are illustrated with her photos and watercolor paintings.
The poems in this collection are inspiring to the mind, heart and spirit. The readers will echo with these experiences.
BIOGRAPHY Miriam Hurdle is an Amazon Best-Selling Author. She is the solo "Medalist Winner" in the Poetry category of the 2019 New Apple Summer eBook Awards. She writes poetry, short stories, memoir and children’s books.
Miriam Hurdle grew up in Hong Kong where she finished college and worked for several years before coming to the United States. While in Hong Kong, she taught Chinese as a Second Language in Hong Kong Baptist University and the Chinese University of Hong Kong. She was also the Director of Children’s Department for Asian Outreach where she published four Children’s books.
She came to the United States for her graduate studies and received three master’s degrees in Education, Counseling, and School Administration, and earned a Doctor of Education from La Verne University in California. After being a counselor for two years, a teacher for fifteen years and a school district administrator for ten years, she retired and lives with her husband in southern California.
In her retired life, she enjoys reading, writing, blogging, singing, watercolor painting, gardening, photographing, and traveling.
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