A year without you

Julian J. Walker (Author)


this journey hasn't been an easy one, but i've found joy within my pain. feeling like second best, spending more time stressed. looking in the mirror each morning, yup this is my best yet. i've had so much to gain in the midst of this stress.i invite you into my year deprived of what i longed for. these poems will pilot you across the healing process, which leads into a journey of self-love. broken into four chapters, each termed after the four seasons of the year, beginning with fall.sit with me as we journey the growth of regaining our power, pushing through pain and removing those from blame."believe you have the ability today and every hour to walk in your purpose" - Julian J Walker (activist, actor, author)this book opens with the following passage, "i'm not going to make myself for you this time, spent a year trying to figure out what it meant to me, years of wondering what love meant to me, was i the question while all fingers piercing towards it, the sensations that gushed from my soul couldn't be contained much longer, you basically became my fall...".

Product Details

Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publish Date
December 19, 2018
5.0 X 0.33 X 8.0 inches | 0.35 pounds
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About the Author

Julian J Walker was just your average Hattiesburg, Mississippi college student when he attended an open call audition for a feature film shooting locally. Mr. Walker's untapped, natural talent caught the eye of writer-director Patrik-Ian Polk (Punks, Noah's Arc, The Skinny) and he landed the lead role of Randy Rousseau in the Mississippi-set coming-of-age drama BLACKBIRD. Julian learned his co-stars would be none other than Oscar-winner Mo'Nique and veteran actor Isaiah Washington. BLACKBIRD the film is now on Netflix, DVD & Blu-Ray. 2016 - was an exciting year for Julian, with appearances on Bounce TV's hit series Saints & Sinners as youth choir member Taj & he was the recipient of the 2016 Humanitarian Award of Television & Film at the Visions Community Foundations award ceremony, for his hard work within the community. You can also catch him on the Spring 2016 cover of Kontrol HOMME Magazine. 2017 - you can catch Julian in Season 4 of BET's hits series Being Mary Jane (BET app, Netflix) as the uber-talented, hip, always "in the know" employee, Tyrone "Ty" Nicholson. The recipient of the 2017 Gentlemen of Promise Award at the The 6th Annual Gentlemen's Ball. Also named Celebrity Ambassador for MOBI (Mobilizing Our Brother Initiative) a series of events that aim to help Gay, Queer & Bi-Sexual men of color through personal & professional development. (For more information click on the word MOBI) ‚Äč 2018 - Julian has partnered with Gilead Science on the Healthysexual Campaign to empower people to take control of their sexual health by seeking out a healthcare provider for advice, regularly getting tested for Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI), including knowing their HIV status. Most importantly talking with their partner(s) about safer sex. To learn more about the campaign and healthier sex, visit www.healthysexuals.com. Also, tune in to catch Julian in the Being Mary Jane series finale movie airing on BET Spring 2019.