Bachelorette Winner Publishes Poetry Book

Chris Siegfried, winner of the 2013 season of The Bachelorette, has released a book of poetry. The book titled Diamonds + Hearts: A Poetic Memoir contains 44 love poems that Siegfried penned for Desiree Hartsock.  Many of the poems in the collection were composed during Siegfried’s time on the show, and a brief synopsis of meaning and context accompanies each poem in the book. In addition to exploring Siegfried’s “journey to find love,” the book also offers readers Hartsock’s original poems. The poems are centered on the page with titles in quotation marks. Here’s the first stanza of “‘Hesitation, No More'”:


Ex-pro baseball player, publisher, author and explorer, according to his Twitter page, Zack Kalter designed and published the collection. Read more about the newly engaged couple’s book here.


–Melinda Wilson