What is in a name? For Elton Hill, author of the new collection of poetry Poetic Gesture, quite a bit! He tells us why he chose this title for his first book. He also tells us that, in the future, he plans to continue writing not just more poetry, but also a novel. Stay tuned for more from Elton Hill.
In this special illustrated podcast poet Elton Hill reads his favorite poem from his debut collection, Poetic Gesture. This poem, called “I Live On,” was written for one of Elton’s friends, a young man who was tragically killed in a car accident.
Much of the poetry in Elton Hill‘s debut collection, Poetic Gesture, was written for his late wife, who passed only a few years after they were married. In this special illustrated podcast, Hill reads a touching poem that he penned about her final days.
Author Elton Hill‘s debut collection of poetry, Poetic Gesture, runs deep with sentimental poetry dedicated to loved ones. Many of the book’s poems, however, are dedicated to people Hill never met, the victims of the tragedy on September 11, 2001. In this special illustrated podcast, Hill reads one of the poems he wrote after 9/11 affected him so deeply.
Poetry that comes from the heart—that’s the Poetic Gesture the Hill’s family offers for both young and old readers. With verses and stanzas that are true, personal, close to the heart, and heartwarming, this anthology engagingly speaks of survival, starting anew, special people, the power of prayer, wonderful dedications, heroes honored on Memorial Day, victims of 9/11, death, and more. Take a glimpse of lives lived, memories treasured, and moments cherished by the poet’s family in this collaborated effort that expresses their joys of life through the good times and even through the bad ones.