poems by Nicole Lanier Montez
Foreword by Neil Shulman, M.D.
This collection of poems is inspired by the book The Corporate Kid,
a story about the unlikely intertwining of two worlds…that of a wealthy
middle-aged Caucasian CEO and that of a low-income African-American
adolescent from the "hood." It's a story of how easy it is to end up
down a wrong path, and yet how simple it can be to turn in the right the
direction, regardless of economic status. It explores the ripple effect
a person's actions in the world around them and makes a case for the
potential of anyone to become one of the "MLK"s or "Ghandi"s of the
world, leading others through example and acting as a catalyst for
positive change by never wavering from what may be "the right thing to
This poetry collection is part of a movement of "Corporate Kid" projects
designed to encourage the low-income ethical "Corporate Kid's out there
who are coming into their own, and help the up and coming generations
improve their odds of achieving virtuous instead of greed-driven
success. It can positively inspire all Americans.
The voice of Nicole Lanier Montez's poetry reaches across the great
economic divide that makes America a place of opposing and separate
realities. Best spoken aloud to fully appreciate the sense of urgency.
the words speak to one's soul. Nicole's poetry does not want to keep
silent on the page – it rattles the fonts and the letters with a primal
cry to be voiced. It's time for those who have had no say to let their
voices ring. It's time to connect the "haves" with the "have nots,"
reverse the trend of increasing poverty among our youth, and show the
world that every child in America deserves an equal opportunity to
Neil Shulman, M.D., author of The Corporate Kid
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84 pages, $20.95
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This product was added to our catalog on Wednesday 14 January, 2015.