Clouds: On the Wind

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Bridges:To There 

6 Times Awarded 5-Star Seal from Readers' Favorite

5 Stars from Readers' Favorite:


". . . a book of poems . . . about gardens (and) love. . . . It almost sounds like music.  . . . a lovely book of poems.  Burns . . . does a wonderful job with the rhythm and cadence (and)  a wonderful job with imagery and setting . . . .  I loved how peaceful I felt . . ."
Reviewed By Renee Guill for Readers’ Favorite

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Amazon 5 Star Reviews
"Who knew such few words could convey such heartfelt emotion. These poems certainly made me feel as if I were walking in a beautiful garden with the one I love. This poet "paints" a beautiful garden."  Betsy

"A beautiful collection of works. Short and simple, but conveying great emotion . . . . The (companion audio CD) also makes excellent use of music with a very relaxing reading style."   ​The Falls Church Garden Club

​"Peaceful, Soothing, Relaxing; Beautiful poetry. Reading through the poems I felt a grounding and a restful serenity. Calming poetry wonderfully expressed."  ​Valerie

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​​"A beautiful collection that acts as a vivid and meditative appreciation of love between people, and the love of nature. Bringing out themes once touched upon by Robert Frost . . . .  Relax through its calming appreciation of beauty in all its natural forms."  Self-Publishing Review

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“This small volume is the perfect choice to keep by your favorite chair or bedside table.  Its short poems are  . .  . profoundly thoughtful."  
Reviewed by Margaret “Cinny” O’Donnell  
Florida Gardener Magazine
 

5 Stars from Readers' Favorite


Peaceful, tranquil, and relaxing are but a few things stirred as the poems invite you to experience mindfulness and appreciate all each poem has to offer in the here and now. . . . Find yourself in reflection, harmony, and thought. As a holistic therapist, I . . . enjoy things that will make me think on different levels, . . . . There is a lot to enjoy about this book . . . ."
Review By K.J. Simmill for Readers’ Favorite


​​​"Peaceful, contemplative and evocative, . . . poems . . . provide the opportunity to relax and reflect. . . . each poem can serve as a focus for meditation or deep contemplation . . . . "
Review By Melinda Hills for Readers’ Favorite


​​​​​"Love, Spirit, Togetherness, Longing are words carefully chosen . . . . On each page you will be greeted with a poem that emits words of peace, reflection and wellness. . . .  This book of poetry will speak to your heart, mind, soul and spirit."
Review By Vernita Naylor for Readers' Favorite

​​"An inspirational book of poems. I love how he uses nature to build “worlds” and scenery. . . . A great book to keep by your side . . . ."
Review By Renee Guill for Readers’ Favorite
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​​"Profoundly captivating and lyrical, . . . an enchanting collection reflecting various themes. . . . the poet’s message revolves around . . . . love, . . . freedom. . . . compassion, . . . simplicity, harmony and peace. . . ."
Reviewed By Edith Wairimu for Readers’ Favorite

​"Poems that connect nature with our inner lives . . . "
Reviewed By Hilary Hawkes for Readers’ Favorite

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To You With Love:Selected Poems 

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Garden Walks: Hand In Hand

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5 Stars from Readers' Favorite 


"A contemplative collection of poems that will have a calming . . . effect on the reader. . . . This rhythmic collection of poems is evocative . . .  . The visualizations of nature, love, harmony, calmness, contemplation, warmth, and other emotions stand out starkly in the poet’s delightful and tightly knitted poems.  This zen-like and tranquil collection will have a meditative effect on readers. The poet . . . conveys a lot in a few sentences. . . . "
Reviewed by Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite

 
"Each page of this collection has a poem on it with the mission to calm and inspire the reader . . . . Everything about these poems is designed to let the reader fall into the gentle cadence of them and just be.         " 
Reviewed by Kathryn Bennett for Readers' Favorite


"A collection of restful and uplifting poetry. . . . I was drawn by a gentle guidance into swirling autumn leaves, dances with the stars, infinite love, and sunset clouds. . . . The book deserves a lot of praise for its resonant elegance, its serenity, and its peaceful approach to life’s realities."
Reviewed By Sarah Scheele for Readers’ Favorite​

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​Amazon 5 Star Review
​"The rhythm . . . flow(s) naturally to the point where it could be easy to forget that you're reading a poem, . . . . The topics were ones that . . . people could relate to, emotions, nature, love, contemplation, and eternity being a few."  astrofan

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"Another lovely book of poetry by Gary W. Burns, adding another naturalistic collection to his oeuvre. . . .  What Burns does so effectively in this collection, and in his other works, is weave the natural with the spiritual, offering a profound appreciation of both the material and non-material world." 
Self-Publishing Review

5 Stars from Readers' Favorite


". . . a collection of poems about love, passion, and companionship. Gary . . . manages to take the very essence of true love and convey its magic with his words. This book is food for the soul . . . . (He) has taken his inspiration from nature and described our innermost feelings with references to the seasons, wildlife and other natural phenomena.  A testament to human emotions and the wonders of nature . . . ."
Reviewed By Tracy Young for Readers’ Favorite


". . . the romantic in many people will be delighted by the work. . . . a highly quotable volume."
Reviewed By K.C. Finn Readers’ Favorite

". . . an artist of words. The poet beautifully describes the emotion(s) as if working with paint on canvas. A passionate and brilliantly painted canvas of words on a very complex theme."
Reviewed By Emily-Jane Hills Orford  Readers’ Favorite