Maranda Russell
Ode to Icky by Maranda Russell    

What do you do when your cat is so disgusting and stinky that
you can’t stand to be within 15 feet of him?  If you are like Icky’s
owner, Candy, you find a way to make it work for you!  But as
Candy soon finds out, sometimes our best ideas can also be
our worst!
Not Afraid to be Real: A Poetry Collection by Maranda

More than just a poetry collection, "Not Afraid to Be Real" is a
raw, honest, down-to-earth look at what it is like to be human.

Within these pages you will find poems representing a wide
variety of subjects, including the ups and downs of romantic
love, the everyday frustrations we all face and the overwhelming
grief felt by those who have lost a loved one. Of course, there
are some lighter, more humorous poems to lighten the mood
as well, so go ahead and dive in!     B &