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Poetry

  • Rise Unstoppable

    by Michelle G. Stradford

    Restore yourself to your original wonder with soul-awakening self-love poetry and prose!

     

    • Rise Unstoppable is an uplifting self-love poetry collection that amplifies the beauty and intrinsic power of women and girls. 

     

    • From self-care affirmations to the celebration of accomplishment, this book takes you on the path of self-awareness, acknowledgment of one's needs and, stepping into your courage to tra... more
  • Scared Scars

    by Bolaji Kolade James
    Scared Scars is a collection of poems that talks about hope, love, life, coming of age, sorrow and realization about life, where dreams and pictures of future is far more than the mind can mind in its wildest and fastest pace.
  • Meditation on the Ceremonies of Beginnings

    by Thomas Davis
    Thirty years ago, tribal college educator and poet Thomas Davis began writing poems about the tribal college movement, beginning with the founding of College of Menominee Nation in Northern Wisconsin. He had no intention of developing a book out of the poems, using napkins and scraps of paper to create a mostly free verse poetry that chronicled the events and people trying to build a new kind of educational system that would preserve and evolve Indigenous language, history, and culture. Davis ga... more
  • Random Reflections: Poems from a Hoosier Girl

    by Susan Draper

    A personal collection of poetry that has nostalgic references, thoughts on current issues, and futuristic musings.  Step inside the mind of a Hoosier poet.

  • Child of Dawn Mother of Twilight

    by Theresa King

    From her soul to your soul, one of America’s most remarkable women of spirit invites you into the sanctuary of her heart. The author’s words, as she travels over hill and dale, in and out of seasons, beckon a broadening vision of life’s wonders. Poetry like this  reveals that the connection between Soul and God remains safely in eternal embrace. In this book are the literary treasures of such.

  • Poetic Expressions in Nursing: Sharing the Caring

    by Susan J. Felice-Farese
    This exciting collection of poetry by Susan Felice-Farese, RN, is a sharing of both professional and personal thoughts and feelings. Susan is a strong advocate of the wonderment, frustration, dedication, and the love of nurses for their profession and their patients. Susan invites you to share the passion and the traditions of nursing, and to explore the heart of the professional practice of nursing...sharing the caring.
  • Fuck Isolation: A Tribute to the COVID-19 Experience

    by Susan J. Farese

    This tribute to the poets was born in March 2020, during the beginning weeks of California's stay-at-home orders for the COVID-19 pandemic. Poets Underground, a community of poets who perform weekly at Amplified Ale Works Acid Vault room in San Diego, continued to meet online, expressing their raw emotions and hardships in lockdown. The intense missing of in-person connections led to the coining of the catch phrase and title of this anthology. Divided into five sections, each dealing with... more

  • San Diego Poetry Annual 2018-19

    by Susan J Farese
    This edition features 353 poems by 328 poets, including Juan Felipe Herrera, Marge Piercy, Maria Mazziotti Gillan, Chris Vannoy, Jan Beatty, reg e gaines, Lizzie Wann and the finest poets in our region. Special sections include POEMS FROM JUVENILE HALL, POEMS BY VETERANS, NATIVE POETS and the STEVE KOWIT POETRY PRIZE honorees. A companion collection, FRONTERA / BORDER: MAGENTA, offers 43 bilingual poems written in Spanish and translated into English. The KIDS! SAN DIEGO POETRY ANNUAL completes t... more
  • Raw Thoughts: A mindful fusion of literary and photographic art

    by John Casey
    In RAW THΦUGHTS, John Casey unfolds a compelling and viscerally honest exploration of mindfulness and spirituality through a symbiotic fusion of poetic and photographic art. A singular and provocative approach, Casey combines literary and visual abstraction into emotive and cognitive catalysts for introspection. Each successive poem-photo pairing—each ‘raw thought’—builds on an underlying philosophy that compels us to assess and adjust what and how we think, with the aim of improving our lives—a... more
  • The Bible According to Eve

    by Hadassah Alderson
    The Bible According to Eve: The Women of the Torah retells the stories of the women of the Hebrew Bible in the first five books. It begins with a poem about the Eve of the books, moves through the story of Eve's loss in Cain's murder of Abel and the tale of Noah's wife to the stories of the patriarchs' wives of Genesis. It follows with poems relating to the stories of Moses's family and laws of Leviticus, Numbers, and the other books of the Pentateuch. Boldly told from an all-female perspective,... more
  • Just Beyond the Hill

    by Diane E. Dockum
    Just Beyond The Hill is a selection of poetry, and short prose from the poet?s private journals spanning over 25 years. It is an assortment of snap-shots, observations, emotions, memories and moods from both true experience and imagination. Though these poems span years, they are relevant and universal in their scope. As in a photograph album, they are seemingly random in order, where time is frozen in sharp focus, or where the subject is perceived, just out of camera shot. There is a sense of l... more
  • The Colors of Me Too

    by Maya And Jello
    A collection of poems written as I was inspired by my own life experiences.
  • The Colors of Me

    by Maya And Jello
    A collection of poems written as I was inspired by my own life experiences
  • The Dilemma

    by Danielle Holian
    The Dilemma, is the follow-up book from Danielle Holian, that spins a tale of love, heartbreak, and self-discovery, split into three chapters to discuss this journey in poetry form.
  • Beautifully Chaotic

    by Danielle Holian
    Beautifully Chaotic, is the debut book from Danielle Holian, which discusses the trauma of sexual assault, heartbreak, feminism, and learning how to survive through thriving times, split into four chapters in poetry form.
  • Secure in God

    by Rita Malsch
    Secure in God is a collection of thoughts about coping with life and its joys and difficulties. Trust in God and reliance upon His grace and love offer all souls hope in His concern and grace. Included are twenty pieces from my collection of paintings, drawings, and needleworks.

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