There is a bit of magic you feel when you see a rainbow, that same sense of magic infuses this book. With wit and whimsy, Riding the Rainbow explores a wide spectrum of universal experiences that have the power to unite or divide us as human beings. Kleckner’s poems are rich with sensory imagery and emotion that connect readers with the heart and lead them to reflect, mourn, rejoice, wonder and embrace the adventure of being alive. In this book Kleckner has her finger on the pulse of her subject. Whether she is writing about an illness, a blue heron, a baby or a sunset, she touches the essence of her subject, and in the process her readers’ hearts.
Kleckner writes of small ordinary moments and the wonder she finds in the beauty of the natural world. Her work invites readers to celebrate their own small moments and view the world around them with fresh eyes. These are poems you will want to read and read again. As one reader commented, “I feel like I’d benefit from starting each day with this poem.”
Modern life can be stressful, these poems have the ability to uplift and inspire the reader. Those on a spiritual journey will want to tuck a copy in their suitcase.