Poetry for Adults

Author Karen Jean Matsko Hood’s Adult Poetry Webpage!

This webpage lists all the adult poetry books written by Karen Jean Matsko Hood. Karen Hood has developed a style of adult poetry that is written in unique rhythmical and musical verse. Her blend of traditionalism and modernism brings a current freshness and uniqueness to her poetic voice. Demonstrating common crises essential to our core, her poetry also voices outrage at social injustice and inequalities. Hood’s poetry brings poignancy to the most hopeless of situations.

Hood’s writing reminds us of the importance of our link with nature and the environment in our daily lives. Her blend of traditionalism and modernism brings a current freshness and uniqueness to her poetic voice. Demonstrating common crises essential to our core, her poetry also voices outrage at social injustices, and inequalities. Hood’s poetry brings poignancy to the most hopeless of situations. She is optimistic in her quest for dignity and social justice. Hood also writes about personal and spiritual themes, is a passionate feminist and an ardently active child’s rights advocate. She writes with a proud regionalism, yet expands her writing to international concerns. Hood reveals her twin hearts in her writing: one is in awe of the beauty of life and nature, while the other struggles with social injustice and inequity.

Please support your local bookstores. Ask your favorite bookstores to carry books authored by Karen Jean Matsko Hood. Inform them that our wholesale department is available to field any order they would choose to submit. If you cannot locate books authored by Karen Jean Matsko Hood at your local bookstores or through national stores, you may order them from our website www.karenjeanmatskohood.com.

Autographed or personalized books by the author are available upon request.

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Here is the list of current and future adult poetry books written by Karen Jean Matsko Hood:

American Pride, A Collection of Poetry
Bloom of Autumn Gold, A Collection of Poetry
Chill of Summer Blue, A Collection of Poetry
Chill of Summer Blue, A Collection of Poetry with Scripture Verses - Catholic Edition
Chill of Summer Blue, A Collection of Poetry with Scripture Verses - Christian Edition

Cupboard Door

A Collection of Poetry

Cupboard Door is no ordinary book of poetry. As an esteemed scholar of the human condition, author Karen Jean Matsko Hood draws from her passionate advocacy for children’s rights, while bringing awareness to the issues of the indignities of abuse. At times thought provoking, reflective, angry, and even enlightening, the works on these pages are sure to pierce your heart and ignite your imagination. This collection will be long remembered by all who read and share Hood’s passion for human rights.

Please visit our websites at www.whisperingpinepress.com and www.poetrybooks.info. 6 x 9, 224 pp., featuring a durable, full-color cover in a variety of bindings. Whispering Pine Press International, Inc., Your Northwest Book and Gift Company © 2010.

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ISBN: 978-1-59210-125-2 Case Bound $29.95 plus shipping and handling
ISBN: 978-1-59210-126-9 Perfect Bound $19.95 plus shipping and handling
ISBN: 978-1-59210-533-5 Printable CD $13.95 plus shipping and handling
ISBN: 978-1-59210-128-3 E-book $12.95 electronic download
ISBN: 978-1-59808-540-2 Braille $29.95 plus shipping and handling

Embers, A Collection of Spiritual Poems

Feminine Muse

A Collection of Poetry and One Short Story

With this new book of poetry, the author displays a truly exceptional effort that transcends the boundaries of contemporary poetry. Through Feminine Muse, author and feminist Karen Jean Matsko Hood establishes a deep and heartfelt connection to the reader with her acknowledgement of women’s thoughts and reflections. Feminine Muse is a collection of poems centered on women alone, with a short story, “Old Lady in the Snow,” illustrating the path of a woman living in retrospect.

Please visit our websites at www.whisperingpinepress.com and www.poetrybooks.info. 6 x 9, 224 pp., featuring a durable, full-color cover in a variety of bindings. Whispering Pine Press International, Inc., Your Northwest Book and Gift Company © 2010.

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ISBN: 978-1-59649-710-8 Case Bound $29.95 plus shipping and handling
ISBN: 978-1-59649-026-0 Perfect Bound $19.95 plus shipping and handling
ISBN: 978-1-59808-538-9 Large Print Edition $19.95 plus shipping and handling
ISBN: 978-1-59649-025-3 Printable CD $13.95 plus shipping and handling
ISBN: 978-1-59649-030-7 E-book $12.95 electronic download
ISBN: 978-1-59649-031-4 Audio CD $13.95 plus shipping and handling
ISBN: 978-1-59808-537-2 Braille $29.95 plus shipping and handling
Frost of Spring Green

A Collection of Poetry

Drawing from many of her poems already accepted for publication in international journals, American poet and author, Karen Jean Matsko Hood brings together these verses in her first book of poetry Frost of Spring Green. Hood’s verses remind us to value our link with nature and the environment in daily living. Her poetry expresses outrage toward current social injustices, offers a voice for the downtrodden, and brings hope to the most hopeless of situations. She is optimistic in her quest for dignity and social justice, and brings visual impact to her themes of nature. A collection of poetry ideal for reading time and again, this book makes a great gift for friends and family members.

Please visit our websites at www.whisperingpinepress.com and www.frostofspringgreen.com. 6 x 9 inches, 224 pp., featuring a durable, full-color cover in a variety of bindings. Whispering Pine Press International, Inc. © 2009.

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ISBN: 978-1-93094-891-4 Case Bound 29.95 plus shipping and handling
ISBN: 978-1-930948-92-1 Perfect Bound $19.95 plus shipping and handling
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ISBN: 978-1-59210-535-9 Printable CD $13.95 plus shipping and handling
ISBN: 978-1-59210-000-2 E-book $12.95 electronic download
ISBN: 978-1-59210-154-2 Audio CD $24.95 plus shipping and handling
ISBN: 978-1-59434-734-4 Braille $29.95 plus shipping and handling

Frost of Spring Green, A Collection of Poetry with Scripture Verses - Catholic Edition
Frost of Spring Green, A Collection of Poetry with Scripture Verses - Christian Edition
Haiku Poems - A Collection of Haiku Poetry

In Honor of Take Back the Night

A Collection of Poetry

Lunatics, Lovers, and a Poet

Morning Reflections

A Collection of Bible Verses, Prayers, and Inspirational Poetry for Daily Reflection
Inspirational Reflections Series

Morning is a time of renewal, freshness, and starting over. In Morning Reflections you will find spiritual and inspirational scripture passages, poetry, and prayers to focus your day on what is truly important. Just like a hearty morning meal balances your physical body, it is just as important to center your emotions and spirit in the morning with the sure footing that comes from reflection on the Creator.

This truly insightful new book of reflection written by Karen Jean Matsko Hood is perfect to keep on your bedside table for daily reference. It also makes a wonderful gift to give to friends and loved ones.

Please visit our websites at www.whisperingpinepress.com and www.morningreflections.net. 6 x 9, 224 pp., featuring a durable, full-color cover in a variety of bindings. Whispering Pine Press International, Inc., Your Northwest Book and Gift Company © 2010.

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ISBN: 978-1-93094-891-4 Case Bound $29.95 plus shipping and handling
ISBN: 978-1-93094-892-1 Perfect Bound $19.95 plus shipping and handling
ISBN: 978-1-59434-733-7 Large Print Edition $22.95 plus shipping and handling
ISBN: 978-1-59210-535-9 Printable CD $13.95 plus shipping and handling
ISBN: 978-1-59210-000-2 E-book $12.95 electronic download
ISBN: 978-1-59210-154-2 Audio CD $24.95 plus shipping and handling
ISBN: 978-1-59434-734-4 Braille $29.95 plus shipping and handling

Poetry in Shapes
Schweitzer Mountain Poems
Warmth of Winter White, A Collection of Poetry


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