A Look Within Volume III  Available at: Amazon A Look Within Volume II No longer available A Look Within Volume I Available at: Amazon 4172XB5VCML._SS500_ A Look Within written by Melissa Michaels is an adventurous journey of life. It deals with life realities such as: relationships, denial, passion, brutality of violence, racism, love, loss love, betrayal, hope and the beauty of forgiveness. Available at: Amazon A Look Within has a redemptive spirit with a soaring lyrical voice. Melissa Michaels is a graduate of San Diego State University. This artist belongs to the prestigious community of the American Academy of Poets and Poetry Society of America. She has been published in several national publications and anthologized eight times. “Melissa Michaels’ A Look Within is provocative, thought provoking and fresh.” – O.L. Duke, Artistic Director, Negro Ensemble Company, New York “Picasso of poetry.” – Publishers Marketing Association “I highly recommend this wonderful book of poetry. It is exquisitely written and is filled with experiences we all encounter on our journey of life. Melissa’s poems are hip and brilliantly written. Her words capture you and hold your attention. Her poems are little gems of wisdom.” – Happy Amazon customer “I found ‘A Look Within’ to be a very honest journey through one woman’s experiences, and one that is impossible to let go without reading in full. Melissa manages to be both poetic and direct in her style, drawing the reader in fully. Excellent.” – Happy Amazon customer “Melissa Michaels truly expresses those emotions which are in all of us, and clearly articulates the experiences we all share. This is a journey to enlightenment for any who wish to follow.” – Happy Amazon Customer