Poetry, chapbook, 28 pages, from Bottlecap Features.
In Melissa H. Hinton's Speak with Audacity chapbook, readers will be drawn into a world of poetic mastery that touches on themes of love, loss, self-discovery, mental health, and social justice. This collection showcases Melissa's unique style and voice, leaving readers inspired and moved by her powerful words. The title poem, "Speak with Audacity," is a call to action, urging readers to recognize their commonality and start making changes that lead to a more beautiful and diverse world. Melissa's honest and vulnerable writing challenges readers to confront their own fears and limitations, and to embrace their unique voices with boldness and confidence.
Through her powerful imagery and carefully crafted poems, Melissa delves into important social issues and the need for change, while also exploring the complexities of human emotions and relationships. Her words are a reminder that we are all connected, and that our differences should be celebrated rather than feared. This chapbook is a must-read for anyone who wants to be moved by the power of poetry and inspired to make a difference in the world. With Speak with Audacity, Melissa has created a work of art that will leave a lasting impact on readers and resonate with people from all walks of life.
Melissa H. Hinton is based in central Georgia, USA with her husband and two children. She has loved reading and writing since childhood and has dabbled in writing poetry from a young age. In 2017, she started sharing her poems on Instagram under the name The One Day Poet. Since then, she has self-published two poetry books, The One Day Poet, Volume One, and The One Day Poet, Volume Two. Melissa's writing is known for its honesty and vulnerability, and often explores themes of love, loss, self-discovery, mental health, motherhood, and social justice issues. Her powerful words inspire and challenge readers to confront their fears and limitations, and to embrace their unique voices with boldness and confidence. She loves connecting with her audience and sharing writing prompts with other writers in the Instagram poetry community.