The Dimensions of Marcus Wright’s Life as Told through Free Verse
Marcus Wright recounts his wildest and most memorable journeys through the years.
The journey has been challenging, and a tremendous learning experience, often filled with laughter, trepidation, and love,” Wright says.
Marcus Wright, a Jamaican radio personality, revisits a plethora of different life experiences through free verse poetry.
In his new book, “My Immigrant Shoes,” he reminiscences his journey to America to seek a better life. Marcus Wright’s optimism was to be tested time and time again by challenging circumstances. He recounts how he battled racial discrimination. He remembers how he dealt with cultural shock and cultural ignorance. Having undergone several difficult experiences, Marcus Wright uses his book to explore and teach how he overcame all his struggles.
“The journey has been challenging, and a tremendous learning experience, often filled with laughter, trepidation, and love,” Wright says.
“My Immigrant Shoes” presents heartfelt verses that examine faith and a greater spiritual force which has been the author’s source of strength through good times and bad. His words will touch hearts and change lives. His stories depict the wild ride that is life, as seen in pieces like, “Ranting about America,” “I Got Your Back,” “Resistance,” and “The Wind and I.” His narrative beckons a life well-lived. And through compelling verses, his memories will echo through his readers’ hearts.
“My Immigrant Shoes”
Life with Questions, Hope and Gratitude
Written by Marcus Wright
Paperback | $ 8.99
Book copies are available at www.amazon.com and other online book retailers.
About the Author
Marcus A. Wright has extensive background in education, television, radio, and as a commercial talent. He has done voice overs and has acted in commercials for various businesses. He produced and hosted his world music radio show “Reggae Street” on KJZZ 91.5 FM, PBS flagship, and other stations in Phoenix. Wright has published two other books: “Likle Montego Jamaican Café” and “Dubline Rider Purposeful and Prickly.”
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