To write a review about “Pearls of Dew” by Maria Dulce Leitão Reis is really an honour. The poetic content of this well written book still presents a challenge to anyone wishing to grasp its fullness and essence.
It demands a poetic effort from the reader who is ambitious enough to engage with the Author’s interpretative, yet eloquent, ruminations and emotions putting them into words and expressions.
Though the context of Author’s happiness and heartaches is giving us a clue, it is also through this poetry that Maria Dulce Leitão Reis explores herself to allow us to see across her verses intertwined with scents of sea and flowers on a course to the edge of the mind. Whether or not to dive in is left to the reader’s discretion and ability.
I was born in Portugal, now residing in England. I have two children and a sister. I did accounting work and was a businesswoman of restoration and fashion.
I am co-author of 41 Anthologies of Poetry, Prose and Children's Stories, and 4 solo books in Portuguese also translated in English.
Reading, writing, Sudoku, photography, music, walking and gardening are some of the things I love the most. I'm a lover of nature. I fight against injustice, inequality, discrimination and violence in every way. I believe in love and peace as vehicles to make the world more balanced, more attractive where everyone has a chance at joy and happiness.
Poetry is an amazing and wonderful force! And it is in this force that I seek the breath to move on, giving me joy and serenity to live life with sweetness! It is soul; it prolongs me in the dream and draws me closer to God!
Poetry is the air I breathe! It is the sap that circulates in my veins and brings fire and passion to every corner of my..