One Day I Saw a Black King

One Day I Saw a Black King He Stared At Himself In The Mirror, Wondering How He D Managed To Lose Track Of Time Complacency Had Managed To Set In Again A Decent Job, Warm Home, Food On The Table, And A Body To Curl Up Next To At Night He D Made The Mistake Of Getting Comfortable Comfort Fooled Him Into Thinking It Was All Good When It Wasn T Damn Nightmares Had A Way Of Reminding Him Of That Ever Since He Was Fifteen, John King Has Been On The Run From The Ghosts Of His Past, Always Drifting, Never Settling Down In One Place Or With One Woman, Though Than One Has Certainly Made The Offer Of Forever After But Every Time His Memories Of Life Back In Texas Start To Haunt Him Too Deeply Into The Night, John Realizes That It S Time To Move On That Is, Until He Rolls Into Denver, Colorado, Grooving To Marvin Gaye S Let S Get It On, And Meets Connie Rodgers, A Woman Who Grew Up On The Mean Streets And Has The Pain And The Battle Scars To Prove It And Yet, She Inspires Him To Think If Indeed There Were A Home For The Perfect Kiss, It Would Be On Her Lips John Is Reluctant To Admit That Here Is A Woman Who Just May Understand His Very Soul, Even If She Does Have Some Baggage Of Her Own But Both Must Face Their Pasts If They Ever Hope To Be Free To Live And Love.Filled With Completely Unforgettable Characters, One Day I Saw A Black King Is A Stunningly Powerful Story That Explores The Power Of The Past Over The Present, The Search For Love And Belonging And The Healing Gift Of An Extraordinary Love. 4.5 stars for One Day I saw A Black King by J D Mason It was another great read by an author whose work I am thoroughly enjoying It is the sequel to Don t Want No Sugar The entire time I was reading I kept thinking of my favorite poem, Celebration, written by Mari Evans One verse reads I be bringing a whole heartand while it do have nicks anddents and scars,that only make me lay it down careful likeAn you be bringing a whole hearta little chipped and rusty an sometime skip a beat but 4.5 stars for One Day I saw A Black King by J D Mason It was another great read by an author whose work I am thoroughly enjoying It is the sequel to Don t Want No Sugar The entire time I was reading I kept thinking of my favorite poem, Celebration, written by Mari Evans One verse reads I be bringing a whole heartand while it do have nicks anddents and scars,that only make me lay it down careful likeAn you be bringing a whole hearta little chipped and rusty an sometime skip a beat butstill an all you bringing polish tooand look like you intendto make it shineThis verse sums up everything One Day I Saw a Black King is all about Two damaged people, John and Connie, meet, not knowing that they live in the same apartment build
People like Us I cannot even begin to tell you how long this book has been on my shelf After reading one or two of J.D Mason s other titles, I decided it was time to read what was already on my shelf I m really glad that I did, while I m also disappointed that I waited so long In two separate stories we meet children John and Connie, who both find themselves homeless While John s life begins with his maternal grandmother meeting his needs, he longs to be loved, something she s incapable of People like Us I cannot even begin to tell you how long this book has been on my shelf After reading one or two of J.D Mason s other titles, I decided it was time to read what was already on my shelf I m really glad that I did, while I m also disappointed that I waited so long In two separate stories we mee
A Well Crafted and Worthy ReadAmazing how the events of our childhood can shape and affect our future John and Connie were two individuals with very similar backgrounds To say that each of them had hard lives is an understatement What I really enjoyed about this book was that it was a realistic love story in the way Connie and John s love developed Through all their problems and baggage they found comfort in one another and conquered their demons The ending which I won t give away c A Well Crafted and Worthy ReadAmazing how the events of our childhood can shape and affect our future John and Connie were two individuals with very similar backgrounds To say that each of them had hard lives is an understatement What I real
Very captivating I found myself not wanting to put it down I loved the transition from Don t Want No Sugar into this novel I just found myself wantingandof John King I would suggest reading DWNS first It w
Loved the way this book was written two broken people finding love and acceptance with each other A lesson of love, time wasted and forgiveness Ending takes you for a loop and makes you say hmmm Would definitely recommend. I enjoyed this book just as much as I enjoyed And On The Eight Day She Rested This book was good and not easy to put down, although I had to anyway I loved how the writer brought the characters together at first I was like where is she going with these characters popping up here there everywhere, but then I was like okay cool although we never found out what happened to Charlotte, Shay and did anyone ever think that John was responsible for Roberta s death Again I did like th I enjoyed this book just as much as I enjoyed And On The Eight Day She Rested
Becoming Born DamnedThis read pairs the journeys of two one born from rape and one born in abusive poverty and how we society culturally abuse them from birth of their circumstances not of their making Until we eliminate this cultural fault, we must continue to read about the horror it rains i
Overall, decent read. Loved it J.D Mason is a wonderful author All of her stories are worth reading. J.D Mason hits a home run with her novel One Day I Saw a Black King The story follows the lives of John King and Connie Rodgers, two displaced people who long for human connection, but don t know how to achieve it Meeting and falling for each other becomes like a game of tug of war, a mental and emotional back and forth, attempting to overcome their fears, pasts, and the walls surrounding their hearts To live the life they want, they ll have to give up the world they ve built to survive Too J.D Mas

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  • Hardcover
  • 320 pages
  • One Day I Saw a Black King
  • J.D. Mason
  • English
  • 21 June 2017
  • 0312301545