We’ve been celebrating National Poetry Month here, so for the final day I’ll share a poem that appears in Father’s Eyes, currently free on Kindle.
My bestselling poetry book, Father’s Eyes, is free on Kindle for the next few days.
I’ve written three poetry books so far, and in each case, I’ve painted the graphic for the covers, which has been a fun part of the process. You know people do judge a book by its cover, right?
You know, sometimes I forget it’s Father’s Day. My adoptive father died years ago, and as I’ve said many times here, he was an abusive alcoholic. While my relationship with my adoptive father wasn’t the best, I did have great relationships with both of my grandfathers.
Father’s Eyes has won an honorable mention in the Reader Views Literary Awards. Again, I very pleasant surprise for me! Thank you, Reader Views!
I’m happy to announce that my latest poetry book, Father’s Eyes, has received the 2008 Allbooks Review Editor’s Choice Award for poetry. Allbooks Review Editor Shirley Roe said of the winning books: It was a difficult decision from the hundreds of books reviewed in 2007 but these books shone above the rest. Allbooks reviews books […]
Just found out my This I Believe essay is still second out of now 31,000 entries! That’s after a year and a half on the system. THANK YOU to everyone who has read this essay and made it so popular. The essay has been read by over 36,000 people. Amazing! Note: All the posts […]
Thanks to the Midwest Review of Books for featuring Father’s Eyes as a reviewer’s choice in their Wisconsin Bookwatch section. “Wisconsin poet Cherie Burbach uses verse to chronicle her evolution as a Christian woman who, as a girl, grew up the daughter of an alcoholic father, who had to struggle with self-destructive patterns, and who […]
A shout out to Julie Jordan Scott for reviewing my latest book of poetry, Father’s Eyes: The first thing I thought when I picked up Cherie Burbach’s collection of poetry “Father’s Eyes” was… “Wow, we have a lot in common.” We were both raised in homes with a father who was an alcoholic. Her father-daughter […]