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Shundilyn Smith

Poetically Alive LLC

Author, Poet & Publisher


New Release

Letters To You

"Letters to You" is Author Shundilyn Smiths Fourth collection of self-published urban poetry. This collection reflects all the past and present encounters she has had with people today, and what she could have said to them during that moment. In this book, Shundilyn speaks about being a black woman, highlighting the struggle of black men, deceit, not feeling worthy or comfortable in our own skin, yearning for a healthy relationship, being loved correctly and so much more.

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This book of poems is very relatable in a person day to day walk. It keeps you hooked, wanting to know what the next page will read. The author expression of each poem, makes it very exciting. This book is certainly a page turner!!

Praise & Reviews

The poems are authentic and conveys emotions that many can relate to. The author takes you on a poetic journey of life's most joyous and redemptive moments. Love it!

This book was such a good read. Definitely makes you do some reflecting. Read multiple times already. Some poems have even become my own journal prompts. I LOVE LOVE LOVE THIS BOOK!!!


See Upcoming Appearances

Join Shundilyn at upcoming events around the country!

Wednesday, June 7th, 2023 4PM

BLK + BRWN Bookstore 

104 1/2 W 39th St, Kansas City, MO 64111

Friday, June 9th, 2023 10pm-2am

The Mockbee

2260 Central Pkwy, Cincinnati, OH 45214

Friday and Saturday, July 14th-15th, 2023 

Blooms Alley

101 E Baltimore St Suite 101A, Hagerstown, MD 21740

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