Get to know author Gary Simmons – Ramona Portelli Blog

Get to know author Gary Simmons

Gary Simmons began writing poetry as a teen. This collection is based on his views, feelings and thoughts of emotions throughout his life. Now he shares his words in his Journey, and connecting with others who can see the poetic visions.

Ramona: Tell me more about your book – Poetic Visions: Beyond Expressions (insert book description)

Gary Simmons: This is a rare and epic poem on the emotion of love and deep affection. In a world conflicted with heartbreaks, lies, cheating, jilting, and backstabbing, the poem goes a long way in healing unseen wounds and patching up sored invisible heart injuries. Love they say is a beautiful thing, hence the poet with his words wonderfully weaved together has carved a cliche for himself in enhancing savories related to the matters of the heart. This collection of poems serves as the best of its kind in recent times having achieved its purposes in quantum.

Ramona: What was the most challenging aspect of writing poems? 

Gary Simmons: It’s actually none because I enjoy writing and it’s like naturally thinking and ideas come to mind freely to express when writing.

Ramona: What is the most difficult part of your artistic process?

Gary Simmons: Coming up with the best book cover to represent my book material.  Trying to stand out with my own author image.

Ramona: Normally your poems are based on your views, feelings and thoughts of emotions throughout your life.  What exactly motivated you to become an author?

Gary Simmons: Having a story to share with others who may or may not can relate but enjoy being a part of my story, while trying connect with them.

Ramona: What does literary success look like to you?

Gary Simmons: Being successful towards reaching others, being happy that they enjoyed it the work and effort I put in towards the project.

Ramona: Through your poems, you are connecting with others, especially those who can see the poetic visions.  What is your advice for aspiring writers?

Gary Simmons: Be original.  Focus on connecting with your specific type of readers based what on you’re writing. Being self service is the best, but yet prepare to face all challenges while letting your creativity of work guide you.

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