PUYALLUP, WA, July 23, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/
-- Following the success of his first collection of verse, You Are Not Alone: Poems of Hope and Faith
, author Lon Cole is preparing to launch Alive and Thankful
, his second volume of inspirational poetry, aimed at bringing hope to all those who are struggling with physical, emotional or psychological burdens. Alive and Thankful
, which will be released in early August, has more than 150 poems, all showing that there is always a glimmer of hope, even at the most difficult times in life.
Struggling himself with the challenges of early onset Alzheimer's, Lon Cole
is an inspiration to many with his strong faith and messages of hope. His latest collection of rhyming verse ranges from musings on the despair of dementia to celebrations of special times and children, offering healing and encouragement to readers of all ages.
"Even in life's darkest moments, it is possible to find a glimmer of light and remain ever thankful to be alive," says Cole.
Lon Cole is a man of wit, integrity and many talents. A decorated war hero (Vietnam), his own life has not been free of struggles yet his poetry serves as inspiration to many. As his memory starts to fail him, his poems capture memories in verse. In You Are Not Alone: Poems of Hope and Faith
, Cole inspired countless readers in need of healing. Now, through his second volume of poetry, Alive and Thankful
, he again offers his support through the medium of poetry.