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Author: Billy Chapata
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Monarch Publishing, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Sometimes life tastes sweet, sometimes life leaves a bitter taste in your mouth. Sometimes life is spiced up through natural events, sometimes life feels bland and tasteless. Sour Honey and Soul Food, is a book which explores the beauty and intricacies of love, life and connections, through poetry. Billy Chapata's third book looks to touch on the variety of flavors we taste, on this beautiful journey we call  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Religious poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Billy Chapata
ISBN: 9781945322082 194532208X
OCLC Number: 1098240436
Description: 210 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Robust (patience ; (respect my space) ; (there is no need to hold onto something that holds your back from growing. there is no use in holding onto something that stops you from moving forward. there is no use in grasping onto something that destroys your joy and takes away your sanity) ; (conversations wuth myself) ; (lessons from my ex) ; (a few things about that woman) ; *bang, bang* ; (things heartache taught me) ; (you taught that words mean nothing if actions don't resonate. now i'm stuck with your words, and you're stuck with my heart) ; (thank you for letting me swim . in your mind) ; the yin & yang of conversation ; clairvoyant caves ; (text messages and conversations with the universe) ; (take pride in all the things you've gone through. take pride in them because they have shaped you into the beautiful creation that you are now) ; envy ; 3 things i've learnt about a woman's love ; (work on understanding yourself, knowing yourself, freeing yourself, when you have grasped your true essence, ouer forces can never compromise your growth) ; (we were made for each other, temporarily) ; revelations about women #1 ; (trying to live in the moment more. trying to find beauty in the now) ; (keep blossoming, darling ; (i find women to be very elemental beings, very different and unique in their nature) ; (only the universe knows) ; the complexities of love ; deadly ; revelations about women #2 ; digital vampire ; (there was something electrifying about her as she walked into the room. she didn't require speech to captivate, she didn't require speech to be memorable) ; explore your core and your essence ; (i want to discover the layers that people seem to ignore. the layers you don't like to expose to the rest of the world. the layers that you hide because no one will accept your intricacies) ; (drinking and playing games of "have you ever") ; (she told me that all of her love fell in the wrong hands) ; she's divine ; messages in a bottle (take whatever you need) ; (the key to her heart, the combination to her soul) ; baby steps ; i've always found trees to be very symbolic in the way they embody certain women's characteristics ; soul museums ; (my kind of woman ; (do you see how beautifully unattached she is? do you see how unchained her spirit is?) ; know yourself ; (find comfort in yourself first, be the pillow and blanket you crave) ; bilingual ; (i hope you choose to take the leap with me)) Saccharine (unforgettable ; (you are much more, darling, much more) ; (my kind of woman) ; (life is not a hollywood movie baby girl, stop running away from emotions and allow yourself to feel) ; (change is good) ; to whom thsi may concern ; (patience, darling) ; messages in a bottle (take what you need, again) ; yourself ; (they don't quite understand her, but i think i do) ; to whom this may concern ; (you deserve happiness) ; (to the woman with a heart filled with confusion) ; (please) ; (i don't mind her, she's glowing ; the trhing about her ; (lessons from the universe) ; (lessons my mother taught me) ; revelations about women #3 ; to whom this may concern ; messages in a bottle (take what you need, once again) ; (she encompasses much more than the ordinary) ; (evolve, and never look back) ; (she's a work of art, don't you see?) ; their loss ; heal softly ; (lessons my ex taught me) ; (an angel with a vicious tongue) ; messages in a bottle (take what you need, darling) ; secrets about me ; soul marks ; short poem to my ex ; so much love, so much ; let me say my peace ; inner glow ; chapters on chapters ; (there is nothing that intrigues me more than the journey that brought people to the place they are at now. what happened? what transpired? why did those events take place?) ; free ; miss-understood ; (your insecurities, have nothing to do with me) ; to whom this may concern ; (lessosn about women) ; (to the woman who loves hard, and loves with everything in her soul) ; rules to love ; potential lover ; unfazed ; (love her wild) ; (you're beautiful the way you are. you're amzing the way you are. you're memorable the way you are. these magazines and tv shows create illusions of what is desirable, and i hope you realize that you are much deeper than what the media wants you to see and believe) ; coincidence ; to my unborn daughter) Zest (beautifully hidden ; (she's got magic in her) ; lessons about women ; useless titles ; (breathe) ; text messages and conversations ith the universe ; (you are worth much more than someone's uncertainty and doubt. you are worth affirmative intentions. you are way too divine to be holding onto someone who doesn't want to hold on to you) ; consistent lover ; be appreciated ; (lessons my ex taught me) ; to whom this may concern ; you deserve ; (when the timing is right ; listen ; (your weak days don't define you) ; jackpot ; (on the phone with a person called infatuation) ; letters to royalty ; (she's becoming my drink of choice) ; new, you ; remember ; (the secret to life) ; no fault of her own ; a delightful paradox ; limited availability ; (let it happen) ; (be weary of the people you let in. the people you decide to trust. the people you decide to put your faith in. feel their energy, learn it, understand it, and decide whether they have your best interests at heart) ; 3 little gems i picked up from failed relationships ; understand ; about her ; an angel with horns ; (she was a different kind of woman, . diamonds and pearls didn't really appeal to her. she was far from your ordinary) ; to whom this may concern ; best of both ; (the simple things) ; ruined ; (there is distance between us, but it's not for the lack of caring) ; (if you don't intend to love every part of her, don't love her at all) ; (now that she is fairmly in your life) ; (to the woman with tears in her eyes and a broken heart) ; (i've learned to take you in small quantities) ; questions ; (have you been lucky enough to indulge?) ; epiphanies ; (keep your crown up) ; love journey ; late night cravings ; a tragic masterpiece ; confidante ; (her beauty is in her strength. how she puts her heart out there, and still recovers after she suffers heaertbreak) ; (the trick to comprehending her)) Piquant (uncharted territory ; her ; impulses ; (i feel lucky) ; you have license ; (she's got that aaliyah, lauryn, lisa left eye, sade, erykah, kinda' vibe) ; you are much more ; as you please ; (you want to be loved by a woman who loves herself. you want to be loved by a woman who cherishes her own existence and is not defined by anyone) ; chameleon soul ; a wlkaing contradiction ; to whom this may concern ; (she doesn't waste time, and you should've known better) ; know the love you deserve ; darling ; phantom of self-love ; text messages and conversations with the universe ; (your peace of mind and sanity is worth more than any treatment you may hold against someone. let it all go) ; epiphanies about love ; (waiting for what is meant for me) ; (swallow your pride, and do what you have to do) ; conference call ; (love is a risk worth taking) ; paint cans full of rainbows ; (pack your bags, darling) ; (blues for her) ; look at her closely ; darling ; to the woman ; dream lover ; gold and godly ; (my ex lover) ; affirmations ; mother tongue ; victories and losses ; i hope ; (my kind of woman) ; perhaps ; honeymoon phase ; darling ; lessons i learnt ; more affirmations ; darling ; (they asked me how you write poetry for a woman like her? how do you write poetry for a woman who has so many indescribable beautiful characheristics to her? how do you write poetry for a woman who is a poem in her own right?) ; you no longer have power over me)
Other Titles: Sour honey and soul food
Responsibility: by Billy Chapata.

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"Sometimes life tastes sweet, sometimes life leaves a bitter taste in your mouth. Sometimes life is spiced up through natural events, sometimes life feels bland and tasteless. Sour Honey and Soul Food, is a book which explores the beauty and intricacies of love, life and connections, through poetry. Billy Chapata's third book looks to touch on the variety of flavors we taste, on this beautiful journey we call life."--Amazon.

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