Archive for the ‘Poetry’ Category

Personalized Poems Make the Perfect Christmas Gift!

posted by Karen Hood
Tuesday, November 26, 2013

This holiday season, give a gift that will be treasured for a lifetime: a personalized poem by Karen Jean Matsko Hood. Affordable on any budget, your personalized poem can be anything you want: fun and lighthearted, romantic, friendly, or sympathetic; it can be tailored specifically to fit the Christmas season or express your feelings for the recipient in a heartfelt way. Whereas most personalized items simply add the name of your gift recipient to an already-existing poem, a Personalized Poem by Karen is always a unique creation, written specifically for you and your loved one.

Karen Jean Matsko Hood has been writing poetry for many years, and her poems have appeared in numerous magazines and literary journals both national and international. You can read a review of her first volume of poetry, Frost of Spring Green, here. Karen’s experience and expertise in writing well-crafted, poignant poems makes her a natural for personalized poetry. Her deft touch and finely-woven words are guaranteed to touch the heartstrings no matter the subject or event you are looking to commemorate. Dazzle your friends and loved ones this Christmas with a real gift from the heart.

What are personal poems?

Personal poems are professionally written for you alone, to be used as a thoughtful gift for someone you love or admire.

How does the process work?

The poem is written from information you give me about the person for whom you want the gift.
Using an insightful questionnaire, Ms. Hood is able to craft a poem that reflects exactly what you have in mind. Sometimes she may even use your own words in beautiful poetic form.

How will I know that the poem is
exactly what I wanted to say?

You choose the mood of the poem, whether light or sentimental. If Ms. Hood’s first draft does not portray your feelings precisely, it will be rewritten so that it meets your approval.

How is the poem presented?

After Ms. Hood receives your approval, the poem is printed in script on elegant parchment paper and placed in your choice of either a special frame or display
folder.

What is the cost of a personal poem?

The cost depends upon the agreed-on length of the poem and includes frame or display folder, plus one extra copy.

How do I order a personal poem?

You can email Ms. Hood at sales@poemsbykaren.com or fax her at (509) 922-9949.

 

For more information, including pricing, please click here to view and/or print our Personalized Poems Brochure.

Have you ever wondered what gift to give that special someone in your life? They already have everything they need, and you’ve been racking your brain each holiday and birthday for the last several years to come up with something unique, something that is truly as special as they are–and now you have completely run out of ideas.

A personalized poem by Karen Jean Matsko Hood is the perfect answer. Affordable on any budget, personalized poems can be anything you want: fun and lighthearted, romantic, friendly, or sympathetic; they can be tailored to fit almost occasion including birthdays, engagements or anniversaries, holidays, bereavement, as well as any other important event or milestone. Whereas most personalized items simply add the name of your gift recipient to an already-existing poem, a Personalized Poem by Karen is always a unique creation, written specifically for you and your loved one.

Karen Jean Matsko Hood has been writing poetry for many years, and her poems have appeared in numerous magazines and literary journals both national and international. You can read a review of her first volume of poetry, Frost of Spring Green, here. Karen’s experience and expertise in writing well-crafted, poignant poems makes her a natural for personalized poetry. Her deft touch and finely-woven words are guaranteed to touch the heartstrings no matter the subject or event you are looking to commemorate. Give a gift that will be treasured forever–give a Personalized Poem by Karen.

What are personal poems?

Personal poems are professionally written for you alone, to be used as a thoughtful gift for someone you love or admire.

How does the process work?

The poem is written from information you give me about the person for whom you want the gift.
Using an insightful questionnaire, Ms. Hood is able to craft a poem that reflects exactly what you have in mind. Sometimes she may even use your own words in beautiful poetic form.

How will I know that the poem is
exactly what I wanted to say?

You choose the mood of the poem, whether light or sentimental. If Ms. Hood’s first draft does not portray your feelings precisely, it will be rewritten so that it meets your approval.

How is the poem presented?

After Ms. Hood receives your approval, the poem is printed in script on elegant parchment paper and placed in your choice of either a special frame or display
folder.

What is the cost of a personal poem?

The cost depends upon the agreed-on length of the poem and includes frame or display folder, plus one extra copy.

How do I order a personal poem?

You can email Ms. Hood at sales@poemsbykaren.com or fax her at (509) 922-9949.

 

For more information, including pricing, please click here to view and/or print our Personalized Poems Brochure.

Cupboard Door: New Poetry Collection by Karen Jean Matsko Hood

posted by Karen Hood
Wednesday, September 18, 2013

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. These issues are forefront in the images used in this collection of poems. 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. It makes a wonderful conversational piece, and you will be certain to enjoy reading it time and again. Give yourself or a special person Cupboard Door to add some fresh and poignant wisdom to your libraries.

Please visit our websites at www.whisperingpinepress.com, www.whisperingpinepressbookstore.com, and www.poetrybooks.info. 6 x 9, 328 pp., featuring a full-color cover in a variety of bindings as well as audio and electronic versions. Whispering Pine Press International, Inc., Your Northwest Book Publishing Company.

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ISBN: 978-1-59210-125-2 case bound $29.95 plus shipping
ISBN: 978-1-59210-126-9 perfect bound $19.95 plus shipping
ISBN: 978-1-59210-351-5 large print edition $22.95 plus shipping
ISBN: 978-1-59210-533-5 audio compact disc $39.95 plus shipping
ISBN: 978-1-59210-127-6 audio download $29.95 download
ISBN: 978-1-59210-128-3 E-PDF $ 9.99 download
ISBN: 978-1-59210-631-8 E-PUB $ 9.99 download
ISBN: 978-1-59210-156-6 E-PRC $ 9.99 download

About the Author and Poet: Karen Jean Matsko Hood is the author of numerous poems, poetry books, children’s books, fiction and nonfiction books. A woman of wide interests, she, her husband, seventeen children, and foster children make their home in Greenacres, Washington. Ms. Hood is currently working to complete research toward her Ph.D. in Leadership Studies at Gonzaga University.

Websites: www.KarenJeanMatskoHood.com and www.KarenJeanMatskoHoodBlog.com.

Author’s Availability: Washington State and nationwide by arrangement.

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