Category Archives: My Books

It started with a hand printed book of junior high school love poetry. I went on to create an award-winning children’s activity book without even trying. So I decided it was time to write and publish MORE books. Here they are. ENJOY and thank you for BUYING them, I only publish that which I would buy myself! www.amazon.com/author/annetterochelleaben

Day 6 of the Wordcrafter Poetry Treasures Blog Tour Annette Rochelle Aben

 I’m Annette Rochelle Aben and writing has been my go-to for creative expression, emotional release, and a way to boost my GPA since I was a child. I am thrilled to be a part of Poetry Treasures.

 When I first started writing poetry, I never knew much about it, except to know that (to me) a good poem HAD to rhyme. Gee whiz, have I ever been schooled through connecting with other writers and poets here in the blogsphere. One of my favorite poetry styles is called SYLLABIC POETRY. And one of my favorite forms of said style is the ABHANGA. An ABHANGA is a 4-line poem in which the first 3 lines contain 6 syllables each and the last line has 4 syllables. Also, the 2nd and 3rd lines must rhyme with each other.

 Here is a poem I wrote titled: SUPER SISTER and it is inspired by a very timely event occurring in my sister’s life. As the older sister, I want to vanquish the bad guys and make her problem disappear, but ah…  please read on.

I wanted to step in

to prove I have her back

it’s not courage I lack

it’s not my fight

right now, she needs support

reminders of her strength

me to stay back some length

for she’s got this

For this poem, I wrote a DOUBLE ABHANGA, as I felt that the thought needed to be expanded. Sometimes we can love someone so much that we forget that love doesn’t mean smothering another’s flame. Unless she asks me to help her, to do so would be disrespectful.

 Thank you for sharing this SYLLABIC POETRY moment with me and I look forward to learning that you have obtained a copy (or two) of Poetry Treasures.

 Keep in touch, eh? https://annetterochelleaben.wordpress.com

Cover Reveal Son of BOOKU

Going out on a limb here and committing myself to get ‘er done. 5 years since BOOKU Halloween haiku

BooKu: Halloween Haiku Kindle Edition

was released, it is time for the Son of BOOKU to be born.

While this is not the tweaked and perfected cover, it is enough of an idea and enough to have everyone hold my feet to fire to keep moving forward.

Chock full of new, creepy scenes, straight out of the mind of my sister, Lorraine who lives, eats, sleeps, and breathes Halloween, this is a cheeky look at what the “actors” in her presentations think and do when they are not in full Halloween mode. After all, if you’ve got to hang around for weeks until the big night, one might as well milk the time for all it’s worth!

Without further ado, I give you the vision you have been awaiting:

Of course, there is more to follow over the coming weeks leading up to the release…

Find all my other books on Amazon  https://www.amazon.com/Annette-Rochelle-Aben/e/B00MSQTGUY?ref_=dbs_p_pbk_r00_abau_000000

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Smorgasbord Cafe and Bookstore – Meet the Authors – #Mystery Sharon Marchisello, #Memoir Cynthia S. Reyes, #Poetry Annette Rochelle Aben

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Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore – Christmas Book Fair – #Mystery Amy M. Reade, #Poetry Annette Rochelle Aben, #Mystery Barbara Silkstone, #Children Victoria Zigler

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#PoetryReadathon – A Haiku Perspective 2017 by Annette Rochelle Aben

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