The Broken Badge

by Lydia Warner Miller



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 18/09/2019

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 146
ISBN : 9781796059878
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 146
ISBN : 9781796059885
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 146
ISBN : 9781796059861

About the Book

The Broken Badge is a collection of my poetry about grief. Although my writing is greatly influenced by my own experience as a police widow, everyone interprets these poems according to their unique life experiences. It is my hope that as you read my poems, that those with grieving hearts will realize that they are not alone on their journey, that others have felt all of the bewildering and sometimes out of control emotions too, and realize, eventually, we do smile and find laughter once again. I have tried to arrange my poems in an order to help guide one’s grief along, acknowledging the losses, anger, and fear that we feel, while also attempting to show that there still is joy out in the world… just may take a while to find it….or in my case, longer than some. But today, the sound of laughter once again fills my ears….and it is my own!

About the Author

At the age of 24, while Lydia Warner Miller was pregnant with her first child, She suddenly lost her husband, a police officer who was 22 years old. Her writing became her voice, a vehicle to voice the pain that filled her soul, Today, Lydia Warner Miller's poems and artwork are utilized by law enforcement agencies throughout the country to honor their own fallen officers during memorial ceremonies and at other times.