Poetry for Humans by m.m.harris is an impressionist poetic body of work by a self-proclaimed Lady Adventurer. The eccentric m.m.harris has many names. Historian, activist, synesthete, feminist, musician, filmmaker, artist, poet, lady adventurer, and, even, waitress all describe the humanistic author of 2008’s anticipated Poetry for Humans. Born and raised in Gatesville, Texas, a small prison town in the central part of the state, Harris has lived in Denton, Dallas, Fort Worth, San Antonio and Waco, Texas as well as New Orleans, Louisiana. The daughter of a nuclear engineer and an artist, she is a graduate of Baylor University (2000) with degrees in Telecommunications and History with studies in Music, and Latin American Studies. Harris speaks five languages (English, Spanish, French, Latin and Italian) and plays the accordion and trumpet.
Poetry for Humans by m.m.harris is a collection of poems written expressly for individual people. Her fanciful and passionate writing style leave the reader feeling intimately connected to the subject of each poem. This fourth book by m.m.harris is an observation and homage to a variety of people that have influenced the author throughout her life. Previous books of poetry by m.m.harris include The Devil Made Me Do It (2005), Jackhammer Blow (2006), and Vitreous Humor (2007). Her writing has also appeared in numerous published poetry anthologies, including North Texas Neruda Love (2004), The Maple Leaf Rag III (2006), The DFW Poetry Review (2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006) and Mad Swirl (2006, 2007, 2008). For more information and to purchase books , visit www.mmharris.com.