Donna Nieri was raised primarily in several isolated mining towns throughout Nevada. Her childhood was laced with neglect and emotional abuse from parents addicted to alcohol and gambling. She writes on those experiences in order to share with others how she found deliverance and hope.
Donna now lives in Reno Nevada with her two dachshund dogs Sammy and Tommy Lou. Donna divides her time between long walks with her dogs and writing. She is also an avid bird lover breeding exotic small birds and caring for her African Violet collection. She has a deep desire to address child abuse issues by reaching out with her writings. To take the pain she has experienced and turn it into a gift of healing for others.
Other ebook's by the Author; A Child's Journey Through Darkness, Weeping Child to Forgiving Child, A Child Interrupted, Crushed Violets, And The Child Grew Up, Love Letters to Daddy, Unshaken, Mining Town Girl, Wanderlust, Miriam's Song, Story of Ruth, The Three Friends, The Scarlet Cord, The Runaway, Seasons, Bottles of Tears and The Gatekeeper's Child.
For more information about the author and her books visit; www.donnaspoetry.com
From antiquity the expression of "bottles of tears" has been known as a comforting practice of ancient cultures bearing their tear catchers in processions in remembrance of the dead. To know our tears and sorrows are not forgotten or wasted, but each one is stored in His bottles, down through the ages.
Many of us, when faced with troubles and trials in life, begin to run and hide, but it is important to remember we are never forsaken and forgotten. This book helps us remember that through its stories.
There are times In our lives when things happen that we don’t understand and wonder why, the message of hope in these words will help to know “for all things there is a season and a reason for everything.”.
An inspirational book for those who in childhood were denied the privilege of what all children need to hear, stories of courage and faith of others to help in life's struggles. An opportunity for you and your inner child to come together and learn these stories.
Revised edition with new poems. This book is a sequel to Mining Town Girl, of two children who survived their experiences in frightening mining towns, and how they turned their experience into lessons of life and survival. To help the reader who can relate and share this with others.
Love Letters to Daddy are poetic memoirs written to an alcoholic father long since passed. These writings try to reconcile the negative influences he left upon his daughter. Sharing with the reader how she found hope and help.
My books previously written, related a child's experience of growing up in a dysfunctional family and the effects upon her. This book takes the reader beyond that childhood, with the struggle of becoming an adult, learning how to cope with life, letting go of survival tools and finding recovery.
With child abuse, children often leave themselves psychologically when things are too much for them to bear. Because of that extreme trauma it is difficult to forgive the offenders. This book's prose and poetry takes the reader from that resentment to forgiveness.
An inspirational narrative in prose and poetry addressing mental illness among abused children. The author takes the reader through her own journey in mental illness and reaches out to abused adult children with a message of hope and recovery.
A true story in prose and poetry of a child born into an alcoholic family relating a sister and brother's traumatic lives of abuse and sharing their hope with others. Dedicated to all those who have had similar experiences.