Tom Chapman readily admits that he does not fit into the category of “fiction writer”, but he is a story teller, and much prefers to seek out emotional qualities that are inherent in real life situations and events. Although Tom very much enjoys humour, which provides a pleasant relief from the pressures of our daily lives, life is obviously more than this. Therefore there are many different emotions expressed to take the reader on a varied journey through life.
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As these poems are read, most, if not all, readers will relate to events in their own lives which have evoked similar responses. And here and there are a few contemplative, or even challenging, pieces, prompted by Tom's own experiences and responses to life, which is viewed from a Christian perspective. And “Christian”, to Tom, is not just a set of religious rules, but a personal relationship with the living Lord Jesus Christ, and this affects his way of life and his view of the world.
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“God provides us with a rich tapestry of life, and we can do no better than to live it for His glory.”
Two new volumes are now available:
“Toward The Sunset”, a follow-up collection to “Fifty Two Sonnets of Glory and Grace”, is a further 100 sonnets with bible references. Now available. Please contact Tom directly for your copy (RRP $24.99—including postage in Australia)
“Sonnets” is a complete collection of all 215 sonnets written from 2004 up to and including 2018, presented in a hard cover volume. (RRP $34.99)
Listen to Tom Chapman at Tamworth Library's poetry night in 2010
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