About the Book
In this collection, poet Katherine Gotthardt, M.Ed. brings the world exquisite poetry spanning from 2002 through 2013, metaphorically documenting a journey through spiritual development, pain, survival and victory. Many of the pieces were inspired by Gotthardt's time teaching inmates at Manassas Regional Adult Detention Center. Filled with puns, imagery and word play, these poems overflow with universal themes, offering new ways to consider the human experience.
With a background in community journalism, business networking, academia and the arts, Gotthardt brings an eclectic mix and keen insight to the craft of poetry. She considers herself a writer by nature and by trade, having begun writing for fun as soon as her mother helped teach her to read. For more than ten years, she has worked on content development and content marketing for a variety of organizations, sectors and industries.