Notes on the Train

Category: Poetry & Short Stories

Author: Loreen de Kort


  • Publisher: Loreen de Kort
  • Publication Date: May 2, 2021
  • Page Count: 76
  • ISBN-10: 0578885018
  • ISBN-13: 978-0578885018
  • ASIN: B09436WNLJ

Notes on the Train by Loreen de Kort is a gateway to misunderstood human concepts —torment, blame, inspiration, gratitude, fear, and unwillingness. From broken promises to overcoming depression and living a happy, healthy life, the author extends glimpses of life and stories that will brush every edge of the human heart and memory. The contemporary poems offer revelations in the author's life and inspiring, empathetic dialogue that brilliantly articulates the place of benevolence and acceptance in human relationships. Loreen de Kort’s poetry brims with vivid imagery and it features poignant expressions of emotions and deep visualizations that readers will adore.

Notes on the Train is a collection of poems, sonnets, prose, thoughts, and musings highlighting the author's struggle with depression and her transformational journey, turning her from a young girl into a perceptive woman. Poems such as “Voice in the Crowd” and “Hitting and Missing” reflect Loreen de Kort's observations of human nature. With each word, sentence, and page, this book gives an in-depth understanding of the author's psyche, leaving readers with a sense of wonderment and delight. The autobiographical book presents an enthralling and fascinating world through the author's eyes, almost as though she took notes while riding on a train.

This book is a significantly meaningful read that will serve as the perfect gift for your soul. The author's personal experiences, internal battles, and life lessons are some things most of us will resonate with. A blessing for humankind, this collection of thoughts screams unity, togetherness, and support in an otherwise isolated world. The author has her own unique and distinct style, which is memorable, especially as it helps readers make sense of the world around them.

Reviewed by Franklin Bauer Review Date: February 22, 2022

Category: Poetry & Short Stories


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