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by Octávio DostroevitchTouching many subjects such as, love, death, life, and peace, it’s fair to say the truth in between cannot be spared in this collection, assuring there will be more to the concept of poetry. I share the hue of every new daydream in memory of the human spirit and the cruelty it is willing to endure in order to reach a reason to confide its deepest feelings in the eyes of the believers. It must now call to shore. Each poem is unique, but it also binds with the rest in a relative way, giving signif... more
by Greg Grant
This is a book of poetry written for your reading pleasure, written by a disabled man. Who has stuffed a mental breakdown? Who got healing from writing poems? The poems have a variety range, from dark to poems that touch your life.
Hello, my name is Greg, and I have been writing since 2003. I have a disability and a mental illness which inspired me to write these poems. Writing them made me realize that whether you have a disability or not, anyone can write.
I ... more
by omar nayef
by Trevian J. Hunter BrannonAfter years & years of sailing the ever unpredictable, harsh, calm seas of life and poetry, Captain Jack Tony has finally reached the storied fountain of his destiny. What awaits him there is an defining adventure that'll last a entire lifetime. The fountain will test him, lessons will be learned, with trials & tribulations galore until World's End, however King JSTA is determined to stand tall as one of the many pirate lords walking this earth.
by Vironika Tugaleva"...one of the most beautiful books I have ever seen...If there is one book of poetry you purchase in your lifetime, The Shades of Missing You should be the one ... and I would recommend purchasing the paperback." -Aaron C. Yeagle, Book Review Universe "Vironika's poetry gently sweeps over your consciousness in a way that is both surprising and enlightening. This collection echoes with the longing we all feel, whether for spiritual connection with oneself or for a faded romance. Her work has ... more
by Brad Ramsey
George Crabbe (1754-1832) was an English writer of poems and verse tales memorable for their realistic details of everyday life. Hating his mean surroundings and unsuccessful occupation as a surgeon, he abandoned both in 1780 and went to London to be a poet. In 1783, he demonstrated his full powers of verse with The Village, an attempt to portray realistically the misery and degradation of rural poverty, while making good use of his detailed observation of life in the bleak countryside from w... more
Self-Preservation: My Life and "The Truth" Behind my Sordid History and Surreal Journey from ex-Jehovah's Witness to Ex-conby Tammica SummersSelf-Preservation focuses on Tammica's surreal journey to finding herself and psychological freedom from being raised in a cult at age two, to being incarcerated at barely thirty years-old, and released more than a decade later to a world unknown to her. It is a raw comprehensive collection of compelling poems about her experiences, struggles, thoughts, feelings and perspectives. It remarkably demonstrates her resistance to any form of dehumanization or mind control and clearly displays the resi... more
by Tami BeltPoetic Justice: Lessons of love, life & relationships is a compilation of poetry that symbolizes a full circle in my storytelling career. As the owner of a Public Relations firm, I tell other people’s stories for a living. This book is part of mine. I started writing poems at 12 years of age. These pages hold a lifetime of lessons learned about love, life and relationships. Poetic Justice is not a typical book designed for reading from beginning to end but as individual pages that beckon your... more
by Rodolfo Valera Cabado
The book is a collection of the author's "mostly unbidden scribblings over a period of fifty years - those that survived both fire and flood".
The book is divided into two parts. Part I contains his surviving poems and Part II contains his only surviving three-act play, "Orphans and Orchids".
by Joseph HutchisonThis anthology, of poems touching on World War I consists mainly of American poems written during and after the Great War. Taken together, these poems re-frame, echo, contradict, and challenge our assumptions about that war. World War I created the thoroughly Modern world we live in now, and while the Trench Poets mourned the old world’s passing, other poets invested their hopes in the Modern world they saw being born. One way or another, these poets were looking toward us, and what they said ab... more
by Joseph HutchisonEyes of the Cuervo/Ojos del Crow is a bilingual edition of poems written over two decades by Joseph Hutchison, Colorado Poet Laureate (2014-2019) during annual visits to the Caribbean coast of Mexico. Inspired by the natural and cultural pleasures of the "Mayan Riviera," these poems celebrate love, friendship, the sun-warmed sand and the sparkling sea, touching always on the unseen "something" that enlivens the heart and the mind. All the poems are beautifully recreated in Spanish by Patricia He... more
by Phyllis Cole-DaiThis is an award-winning collection of more than 150 mindfulness poems, mostly by contemporary or recent poets. These poems call us to the Here and Now, and help us to dwell there. The Here and Now is all that truly belongs to us, and as the poets say, it’s enough. An inspiring read for lovers of beautiful, accessible poetry, this book is also a valuable resource for literature teachers, spiritual directors, meditators, interfaith clergy, mindfulness trainers, social workers, counselors, poet... more
by Shu Shin Shah
If Dr. Seuss and William Shakespeare had a baby, it would be Shu Shin Shah. Fun, Funny, inspiring, inspirational, uplifting, and true stories, written to combat abuse, depression, suicide, anxiety, sadness, loneliness and everything in-between. Believe in yourself. Love yourself. Change the World Shu Shin Shah is a nationally travel spoken word artist, ex-convict and registered sex offender diagnosed with a severe personality disorder. He lives in Kansas City, Missouri.
by Brenda BakerCompelling, thought-provoking, and sometimes raw. A finalist for the Book Excellence Awards of 2019. This is a collection of poems that will inspire you and touch your soul. In her debut book, Brenda Baker explores our shared humanity and the human condition. Throughout, she introduces a wide range of characters from all walks of life - inviting the reader to share intimate stories of love, loss, heartache, pain, and joy.
by Jacqueline StoneA collections of writings symbolically about my life experiences and how I realized I am a writer.
by Geoffrey Bevington