The debut poetry book from All-Pro NFL wide receiver Tyler Lockett is a reflective and positive journey through faith, identity, and life's many challenges and rewards.
Reflection is one young man's poetic journey through questions of life, identity, and inspiration. In addition to being a wide receiver and return specialist for the Seattle Seahawks, Tyler Lockett is a seasoned poet whose book draws on his decade of performing at open mics and poetry slams. Lockett draws on his unique perspective as a professional athlete to address the challenges and temptations that surround him. From a poem addressed to a close friend who is contemplating suicide to encouragement to pursue your dreams, Lockett's poems remain uplifting even while confronting difficult subject matter. His poems also include short reflections by the author and a series of prompts and exercises that encourage readers to do their own self-reflecting. A scorching read, an evocative portrait of a professional athlete, and a captivating exercise in rhythm and verse, Reflection strives above all else to be a force for positivity.