Alise Versella - Author & Poet

Books

Five Foot Voice

Five Foot Voice is a collection of poetry by twenty-year-old author Alise Versella who opens her heart to the world and explores the feelings of first love and the pain that follows as it ends, faith and religion and its affect on the world and the sheer beauty life brings as you take to the open road and explore what ultimately lies within your heart.

Onion Heart

In this second collection of poems, author Alise Versella takes to the mirror. Self reflecting on the images of herself, her world, and the person who was once a part of it. In beautiful prose she shatters the mirror and lets us read through the pieces. Undoubtedly bringing to light the very images we all wake up every morning to face.

A Few Wild Stanzas

This third collection of poetry by Ms. Versella speaks loudly of her love of words. It’s about a boy who unfurled the closed up petals of her heart again. A song to a society she is always internally at war with. It is her search for spirituality. It is a battle cry. These Few Wild Stanzas are the etchings of her soul tattooed upon her flesh. Magic through lead and ink. May these words glitter before you like a comet across the night sky.

When Wolves Become Birds

"When Wolves Become Birds" is poetry about women becoming powerful and, "making their own heavens from the pearly gates of their teeth / a smile that bites back / like a dog in the junkyard…" "When Wolves Become Birds" asks, "so what if we scratch a little, if we sting a little, if the blood reminds the spineless we are still here?" This is Olivia Gatwood’s "New American Best Friend" meets Silver RavenWolf’s "To Stir a Magick Cauldron," casting and conjuring female empowerment with the talons of a bird of prey. To those girls figuring out how to shed their insecurities and trust again in the broad expanse of their wings. To women finding themselves at a crossroads in life. This book will remind you of your strengths: Wolf Girl, Get Back Your Wings, and Dare to Fly.

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