About the Book: This book of revelation through poetry, art as well as photography is presented with associated Chakras, their colors, along with the elements of life related as chapters. The life journeys of this well rounded artist is presented in colorful description addressing strength, weakness, and the many facets of circumstance laying therein.
Epiphany: Primus is a glimpse into the mind of El-R Charis, leading its reader through the vulnerability of emotional addiction while addressing the contradiction of intellect versus intuition; touching on the root of healing through observation and action. Be captured by this storyteller pouring from the flesh, soul, and spirituality, their take on the flow of energy called “life”.
About the Author:
El-R Charis is a native of Chicago, bred and raised on the Southside. Educated in the Chicago
Public School system in a time when teachers took an active role as alternate parents to those
entrusted to them daily: El-R took her first creative writing class in an After-School program
under the tutelage of Mrs. Leila BoNey. During the program, this Author’s natural flair for writing
became immediately apparent to the program director thus a friendship/mentorship identity was
formed. This connection lasted throughout the Author’s formative years until the untimely
passing of El-R’s beloved mentor in her early twenties.
In addition to her enthusiasm for writing, El-R Charis majored in Commercial Art as a high
school student, even graduating from higher education with an AAS in Art & Design from Robert
Morris University, Chicago.
Throughout her life, El-R Charis has endured many obstacles she credits for fine tuning her craft
with a keen level of detail, which many people who have struggled through life’s journey can
relate. A Poet who expresses a lifetime of observation, harmony through conflict, and ultimately
self acceptance: This openly gay author utilizes words, artistic talents, as well as photography
to lay out graphic depictions of the ups and downs of moving through society. El-R’s newest
endeavor a publishing company, Phi Phe Publications, offer a variety of services from editing to
ghost writing. Motion in Poetry, the Web site at ElrCharis.com rallies all things embodied in the
mind of El-R Charis: Words, Pictures, Passion.
Social Media info:
ElrCharis.com (Web site)
November 17, 2014
open look into her life that many may find themselves relating to. A
look that is rich and descriptive, but inviting and uncomfortable at the
same time. A tightly woven together look into her life.