BASED ON THE TRUE LIFE STORIES
OF RUSSIAN GIRLS
By Taun Richards
This is the main promotional video for the book, it describes the main features of the book. It gives examples of some of the photographs used in the book and views of the website.
The background music which features in all the promotional videos is "Everyday" by Carly Comando courtesy of Deep Elm Records.
BIRD IN A CAGE
This poem was written for Valeria Semchenko.
The poem is based on her own true life experiences and she will be the first to say how much of an impact this poem has had on her life.
Valeria left her job to work full time with me on the production of Butterfly Wings and without her assistance this book would simply not have been possible.
Each poem tells a story, this is Valeria's story.
BROKEN IN PIECES
"Broken in Pieces" was also inspired by Valeria Semchenko.
The poem features a beautiful photograph taken by Viktor Kievsky and features the model Elena Kievskaya. Viktor has a profile on the books website and you can see more of his work by following the links provided.
WALKING ON WATER
"Walking on Water" was inspired by Ekaterina Sokolova.
The poem features a beautiful photograph taken by Ivan Gorokhov and features the model Natalya Martynova. Ivan Gorokhov and Natalya both have profiles on the books website and you can see more of their work by following the links provided.
STATE OF HER HEART
"State of Her Heart" was inspired by Natasha Eliseeva
The poem features a beautiful photograph taken by Valeria Semchenko and features the model Ekaterina semchenko.
PHONE CALL FROM HEAVEN
"Phone Call from Heaven" was inspired by Tylla Gokiyeva and is about the tragic and untimely death of her father when she was seven years old.
The poem features a beautiful photograph taken by Anton Hozyaykin and features the model Yulya Beletskaya.
FLYING WITHOUT WINGS
"Flying Without Wings" was written for Marina Zelenkova.
The poem features a beautiful photograph taken by Dmitry Bocharov and features the model Valeria Semchenko.
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GOLDEN FIELDS OF AUTUMN
"Golden Fields of Autumn" was written for Karina Boroday and was the first poem that I wrote for the book. It is the poem which really started this whole project.
The poem features a beautiful photograph taken by Alexander Nesterov and features the model Irina Tashuta.