At times reflective, at times reminiscent of the poet’s experiences, but most importantly, inviting readers to break free from the shackles of limiting beliefs and not be hemmed in by pain or trauma. Rise Unstoppable is inspiring and delightful to read, filled with insights and powerful images. It is the poetry that celebrates you. – Jose Cornelio, Readers’ Favorite
Restore yourself to your original wonder with soul-awakening self-love poetry and prose!
•Rise Unstoppable is an uplifting self-love poetry collection that amplifies the beauty and intrinsic power of women and girls.
•From self-care affirmations to the celebration of accomplishment, this book takes you on the path of self-awareness, acknowledgment of one’s needs and, stepping into your courage to transform into an unstoppable force.
•Among the themes are self-created barriers, personal trauma, unhealthy relationships, workplace challenges, and the social and racial injustices that many of us face.
•Rise Unstoppable is organized in the following chapters: Self-Care, Transform, Amplify, Rise, and Unstoppable. Each section offers comfort, encouragement, and perspective on life experiences.
About the Author
Michelle G. Stradford is an award-winning bestselling Author, Architect, Artist and Photographer who creates written, visual and inhabitable art. In addition to poetry, she has written short stories and fiction since adolescence. Her writing style is contemporary free verse, as her goal is to create poetry and prose that is relatable, connects with and is inspiring to her readers. In particular, she wants to use her experiences and writing to build a platform that encourages women and girls to own their power to overcome challenges and crush their goals.
Michelle has had the privilege of traveling the world and loves sharing her interpretation of love, life, friendship, and community. She thrives on using words, art, and photography to tell stories that evoke emotions or make connections with others. She loves the arts, both visual and performing, so checking out shows, and small art collections are always fun to do with family and friends. To wind down and re-energize she enjoys curling up with a great read or pulling out her acrylics and watercolors for a little painting. She also likes to sketch, experiment with her camera and take on creative do it yourself projects.
Michelle published her first poetry book, “When Love Rises” in April 2019 debuting as a No. 1 New Release in Poetry Books about Love and was recently awarded an honorable mention by Readers’ Favorite. It celebrates love, offers comfort in heartbreak and provides inspiration for healing and trying love again. A must-read for poetry lovers.
I’m Rising”, the second of three books planned in her “Rising” series was published September 2019 as a No.1 New Release in Inspirational poetry. It is an inspiring poetry collection written to ignite a spark and remind us that facing and conquering our emotional pain builds inner strength and resilience. Her third book is due out at the end of 2019.