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Rose Gordy invited to be guest speaker at The Rosary Society's Oct 8 meeting
The Rosary Society of St. Jude the Apostle in Wilmerding, PA has invited Rose Gordy to be the featured speaker at their October 8 meeting.
By: Rosewords Books
Location info: St. Jude the Apostle (formerly St. Aloysius) at 405 Westinghouse Ave. in Wilmerding, PA 15148.
Author and dream counselor Rose Gordy spent thirteen years of her early life as a nun effectively cut off from the world. In spite of the conditions within the Church, she managed to leave and make a life for herself including getting married and having three sons. Through her experiences in the convent as well as decades of teaching in the classroom, she has woven compelling stories and poems honoring the lives lost and changed forever by adversity. For more information about Rose Gordy, please visit http://www.Rosewords.com.
Rose Gordy's convent-themed book, "Stairs to the Attic," is a collection of poetry down to earth yet otherworldly, a book which instinctually eschews the conventional. Amidst the hundreds of adventures within these pages, readers will find themselves transported to places and feelings familiar and fantastic. Nothing captures an experience like the timeless rhythmical synergy of song & speech that we call Poetry. The poem which gives this book its title, Stairs to the Attic, paints a picture of youth restrained but always one step away from the truth. Will a group of former nuns find out the secret their convent held from them? What could happen when these liberated women return decades later full of latent curiosity? Other poems delve into the dreamscape, the synchronistic, the blood bonds, the shadow memories, the maternal instincts, the harkening forward and the eyeful. Filled with 42 original photographs and over 150 poems this unexpected book will break the proverbial mold.
About the Author:
In addition to being the writer of Five books, "Adrift in Waking Dreams," "The Ladies Baltimore: Mothers and Daughters Alone and Together," "Into the Green Unknown," "Unsettled Lives" and "Stairs to the Attic," Rose Gordy is also a veteran secondary English teacher, national & state workshop facilitator, speech coach, dream counselor, and published poet, essayist and short story writer. She earned a Masters Degree in English and French from the University of Notre Dame and has been writing and teaching for most of her life. She resides in the Washington, D.C. area and Deep Creek Lake, MD. http://www.Rosewords.com