Although many people across America and throughout Europe know Paris James for his emotionally charged guitar work and vocals, Lyric of the Eros offers insights into a different aspect of Paris James creative personality. Lyric of the Eros is a collection of poems that evolved over the years from his imagination and his life experiences. The book also features free-hand illustrations by the author. Paris had always intended for Lyric of the Eros to be accompanied by an extended play CD, but he purposely chose to ignore all urges to put his lyrics to music until after the book was completed. He chose instead to focus on implicit chords and melodies to create a metaphorical symphony of unique rhythms, rhymes, and tones. Then he drew upon his experiential, ethereal, and musical consciousness to weave them into a common theme of peace, love, and herbal magic and not just any herbs, but the forbidden kind.