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Publisher's Summary

Seeds Planted in Concrete is Bianca Sparacino's raw testament to the beauty that is found within the contrasts of life. Speaking truthfully about the intricacies of both love and loss, Sparacino's first collection of work will speak to the very depths of those who hear it, inspiring a will to love and live. This collection is a manifesto of the journey every human being takes throughout life - an assembly of words that celebrates the resilience of the human heart through stages of hurting, feeling, healing, and loving.

©2015 Bianca Sparacino (P)2016 Bianca Sparacino

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Beautiful and Substantial

The poems are beautiful and substantial. We all need to listen to it repeatedly because they're wonderful. Bianca is very talented. I can't get enough of this book. I am definitely looking forward to her next book. Highly recommended to all.

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Liberating

I loved this collection. It is honestly just liberating. Please go ahead and listen. I strongly recommend it.

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amazing

it was the most incredible set of insights I've ever heard. i really loved it..

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  • 02-08-17

Inspiring

Absolutely inspiring ! Must read, if you're self doubting yourself this is the book for you.

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Charming

What does Bianca Sparacino bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

I first found Bianca Sparacino reading a poem on video via Thought Catalog. This is the first audiobook I’ve heard and/or purchased. I took a chance on the narration instead of physically reading a book because the poet’s video displayed a pleasing voice. I do not think a review would do justice without quotations from her poetry. Here are a few:

“I am willing to trust”

“You were made to endure”

“But rather, we love because we have someone’s else blood within our veins.”

“Do not hide your wounds.”

“I’m writing this to say I’m sorry. I’m poison the I love, so this is my confession.”

“May you dip your wings in ink so that your words fall from the sky…”

“Promise me you won’t run back to what cracked you…”

“Take your life back from any negativity within it.”

“Let that girl know she inspires you.”

Each of Bianca’s poems arrives in this book as life reminders; the most truthful and questionable thoughts we all have within us, deep in the brain and/or heart. Furthermore, Bianca encourages us to have patience in life and
“wait for it.” Whatever you truly feel you deserve, “wait for it.”

(On a side note, when Bianca exclaims “my God,” it is quite charming.)

Lastly, this poet leaves us to

“focus on the beauty,”

and turn love into an openness for a soulmate “that does exist.”