Journeys Along the Silk Road

By Selected International Poets

Historical fiction, Poetry, Travel | Paperback


"An extraordinary. beautiful poetic journey through the countries of the Silk Road. Highly Recommended." Karen Jones Journeys Along the Silk Road is a fascinating poetic journey meandering along the ancient Silk Road featuring some of most exciting poets of our generation. The poems in the book reflect the great diversity of the cultures and people of the Silk Road. Drawn from countries traditionally associated with the ancient road they offer a fascinating snapshot of life along the Silk Road in the twenty-first century. In its long history the Silk Road has seen empires rise and fall. The Silk Road has witnessed times of conflict and peace carrying a variety of exotic trade goods such as silks and spices from Asia into Europe and Africa and back again. The Silk Road brought new cultures, religions, languages with it, forever changing the countries it passed through. Today the Silk Road runs through many different sovereign states: the economic sleeping tiger nations, war zones, peaceful democratic countries and military dictatorships. This anthology takes the reader on a fascinating journey of discovery through these countries and beyond.


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"An extraordinary. beautiful poetic journey through the countries of the Silk Road. Highly Recommended." Karen Jones Journeys Along the Silk Road is a fascinating poetic journey meandering along the ancient Silk Road featuring some of most exciting poets of our generation. The poems in the book reflect the great diversity of the cultures and people of the Silk Road. Drawn from countries traditionally associated with the ancient road they offer a fascinating snapshot of life along the Silk Road in the twenty-first century. In its long history the Silk Road has seen empires rise and fall. The Silk Road has witnessed times of conflict and peace carrying a variety of exotic trade goods such as silks and spices from Asia into Europe and Africa and back again. The Silk Road brought new ...


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P.J. Reed is a writer and poet from England. She holds a BAEd from Canterbury Christ Church University and an MA from Bradford University. She writes dark speculative fiction based on sinister fantasy worlds where the natural crashes against the supernatural. P.J. also writes her own uniquely dark romantic poetry. Her work is found in many anthologies, prefaces, and speculative writing guides. As a counterbalance to her dark writing, P.J. also writes of the beauty and ethereal nature of the changing countryside in her series of haiku inspired collections. She has been published in a variety of international poetry reviews including the Hourglass, cattails, the Haiku Journal, Five 2 One and Zapp magazines. P.J. has also embraced the electronic age and had her work published in online Ezines such as Mythical Poetry. She has published one collection of dark romantic and Gothic horror poetry entitled The Wicked Come. Her first haiku collection, Haiku Nation, is a breathtaking collection of powerful modern haiku which challenges the reader to seek out and see the world afresh. Her latest haiku work entitled, Frozen Haiku is a thought-provoking collection of imaginative, visually stunning haiku. This collection explores the magical transformations, discoveries, and interactions with nature as winter tightens her grip over the sleeping landscape. Her Wordpress blog site is found at: https://pjreedwriting.wordpress.com/ P.J. Reed is on Twitter at:https://twitter.com/PJReed_author


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P.J. Reed is a writer and poet from England. She holds a BAEd from Canterbury Christ Church University and an MA from Bradford University. She writes dark speculative fiction based on sinister fantasy worlds where the natural crashes against the supernatural. P.J. also writes her own uniquely dark romantic poetry. Her work is found in many anthologies, prefaces, and speculative writing guides. ...


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