Chereze Salome Booysen – My True Story: Prose & Poetry

236 pages. Published by Novelty Fiction in August, 2023.



Denise Grootboom: Very good and interesting book.

Norma: The book is beautiful, but she is not finished yet.

Oom Tommy Gerwel: “My True Story” What a story to tell! A book to read. I was reading and thinking at the same time. I couldn’t stop. It was worth reading and need to be read it again. The message touched me so deeply, but one thing is clear: the authors was not born to go under, but to rise above all. Go well.

Abigail George: You show great promise as a writer. You write with a great depth and insight, imagination and skill, and you still have so many years ahead of you. Just think of what you are going to pack and unpack into little tiny words in your lifetime… God blessed you. God spoke through you. There is spirit and spirituality, sense and sensibility on these pages. There is prayer meeting redemption and sacrifice on these pages. The book is prophecy that will keep you captivated and spellbound from beginning to the middle of the book right up until the end. Thank you for sharing “your true story” with the world. God discovered you and planted this gem inside of you, this treasure of a book, and it is about to be launched worldwide.

Dalene Hitzeroth: This writer is powerful.

Joey Jansen: Good Afternoon. Firstly I would like to make use of this opportunity to thank our HEAVENLY FATHER for the grace he manifested upon your life for you to pen down your message in book form. I read the book and could easily relate to it. Meaning I come from a community where the saying was: “You will reap the fruits of your hard labour,” and that’s what I feel in reading the book. The language is easy to read and understand. I therefore will recommend that the book be made easily available in bookstores, libraries and so on. Congratulations, and I look forward to the next publication. I BLESS YOU.

Belinda: Very good words rhyme, beautiful, and there is a story through it al. Well done, girl!

Gabriella Van Der Walt: It was beautiful.

Tanya Havenga: This was amazing, Chereze!!!! A talent like yours should be litterely shared with the world. My husband even read some of it. It is so inspiring. Please never stop writing. You’re a true author at heart.

Danvor Andrews: It makes me happy to read your book, from the lows right up to the highs. Your way of explaining things makes me think a little further than what I could have imagined.

Freddie Robberts: Chereze Booysen’s “My True Story” is a captivating poem book that delves into the depths of human emotions and experiences. Through her eloquent verses, Booysen paints a vivid and relatable picture of life’s joys, sorrows, and everything in between. The poems are imbued with raw honesty and heartfelt vulnerability, which allows readers to connect with the author on a profound level.

Each poem in the collection is a window into Booysen’s soul, as she fearlessly explores themes of love, loss, resilience, and self-discovery. Her use of imagery and metaphor evokes powerful emotions, leaving a lasting impact on the reader’s mind. The language is both accessible and evocative, making it a delightful read for poetry enthusiasts of all levels.

“My True Story” is a true gem in contemporary poetry, and Chereze Booysen’s talent shines brightly throughout its pages. Whether you are a seasoned poetry lover or new to the genre, this collection will undoubtedly leave you moved, inspired, and yearning for more. A must-read for anyone seeking genuine and profound poetic expression.

Jemaine Moos: An Emotional Journey: A Review of “My True Story ” by Chereze Booysen

Chereze Booysen’s poetry is a testament to the power of emotions and human experiences. In her book, she uses words that not only captures the essence of her own journey but also invites readers to connect with their own emotions on a profound level.

One of the most striking aspects of Booysen’s poetry is its emotional depth. Her poetry resonates with raw feelings, allowing me to travel through different emotions. Her words have the unique ability to enable me to connect with her poetry on a personal level, drawing me into the experience of her difficulties, insecurities, happiness and growth as if they were my own.

The book serves as a portal through which our minds wander and drift back and forth through different phases of life, immersing us in the nostalgia of the past, while simultaneously drawing us into the hope of the future. Her poetry allows me to reflect on my own life’s journey, evoking memories and experiences that may have been buried deep inside me.

Throughout her book, Booysen takes the time to acknowledge and appreciate the people who have played significant roles in her life. Her gratitude shines through her words of the impact these individuals had on her personal growth and creative journey. Her acknowledgment reminds me of the importance of cherishing the relationships we encounter along our own paths.

In conclusion, Chereze Booysen’s poetry collection is a masterpiece of emotional exploration and profound reflection. The verses guide us through a range of feelings, allowing us to connect with her experiences while exploring our own. Her ability to make our minds wander through time and emotions is a testament to her poetic talent. This book is an invitation to embark on a personal journey, delving into the depths of the human experience and emerging with a newfound appreciation for the beauty of emotions.

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