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by Paul JonesWe all have those moments in our lives where we need reassurance or, we might just want to break down and have a good cry. Standing Alone is a book of poetry that is meant to inspire and touch the living soul. From poems such as Standing Alone to, There for Me. Both poems may have the same conclusion but doing the process one will reach that conclusion in our own special way.
by Mzia Kvirikashvili LawrenceWith this book, I wanted to give at least a glimmer of joy to my eternally tormented country, which for decades has been so preciously owed by the freedom gained through its blood. I wanted to introduce to the English-speaking world how a Georgian person thinks, primarily a Georgian poet, who are so numerous in Georgia. And poetry, after all, it is a bridge between people?s hearts. Then, walk on this bridge and connect our desires, kind people!
by Mandeep LottaThe poems contained in this book are meant to promote love and concern for one another. As gregarious beings, it is necessary for us to interact through poems, music, sports, as well as share knowledge and other social activities.
by Deborah L. Davitt
Bounded by Eternity is a novella in verse, telling the story of a woman who has forgotten her own name and history, by her own choice, through by a compact with Oberon, the king of the fey. The story moves between future and past, interweaving myth and reality, memory and confabulation, and loss and survival, eventually transmuting fear to forgiveness.
". . . a lyrical journey into realms at once mysterious and familiar. . . . Before long we learn the important, imaginative an... more
by Diana HowardWe take our memory for granted. Dementia will steal it in ways most of us could never imagine. Winter Solstice by Diana Howard burrows deep into the heart-rendering poetic journey of a daughter trying to love and help her mother who is slowly losing her memory. Through poems and vignettes written over a period of 15 years, the reader will enter a world of denial, confusion, shame, fear, humor, sacrifice, patience and love - finding solace and empathy with an experience many of us go throug... more
by Claire Turton‘I realise with quite a fright this page is now my portal for as you read the words I write I become immortal’ Mettle & Flesh is a collection of poetry encompassing observations on life, and how we see ourselves within it. Born from personal experience, the poems span across topics ranging from love, loss, ageing, trust, bad dates, and the inner thoughts we usually keep to ourselves. The poems range from contemplation to rage, from disappointment, to questioning the status quo. Within them, you... more
by Ilyssa GoldsmithGoodbye (Hello) is a love letter to the stranger, the lover, and the beloved. It is a recovered poem written for the person we may meet once, perchance never to meet again. In her first poetry collection, Goldsmith re-imagines the fine line, which exists between all hellos and goodbyes. Here, the poet raises a new provocation—one which appears to be nostalgic and old. It is just this: every goodbye is secretly an unmet hello in disguise.
by Richard Betz“Betz has waited all this time for his first book of poems and for us readers it’s worth the wait, as these poems reflect the humble inner and outer lives of the author in poetic detail and profound musings, each poem being the image of what he sees in those binoculars he peers through in the author photo at the end of the book . . . From the NC mountains to the Outer Banks, Betz brings many and varied perspectives and subjects of interest, showing an inquisitive mind and a keen eye, from Shakes... more
by Edited by Alice Kociemba, Robin Smith-Johnson, and Rich YoumansFrom the Farther Shore: Discovering Cape Cod & the Islands Through Poetry features 118 poems that journey throughout the Cape, the Elizabeth Islands, Martha’s Vineyard, and Nantucket. Edited by Alice Kociemba, Robin Smith-Johnson, and Rich Youmans, the anthology brings the region to life, focusing on famous landmarks and people, traditional industries, historical episodes, and the natural beauty that have made the region a world-renowned destination.
by Cathleen CohenThe poems in Cathleen Cohen’s Sparks and Disperses reckon with contemporary life through the perspective of visual artists. Drawing on an ancient Kabbalistic myth of the “shattering of vessels,” Cohen explores issues of fracture, healing, and creation; the challenges of poverty, isolation, and the pandemic; and how we can find meaning and joy through artmaking. By building a poetic mural made of cracked ceramics, household items, and glass shards, Cohen promotes healing through continuity and ho... more
by A.L. MabeThis is a collection of poems that explores the intimate connection between us, our world, the divine/universal forces, the potential of past lives, and the cycles of life and death.
by John C. WunschPoetry
Breaking Birds is chilling psychological thriller written entirely in poetic verse. When friendship turns into obsession you learn that having the soul of a poet doesn’t mean you can't have the heart of a killer.
by Lucas de KretserA debut collection of poems and flashes. Several pieces were previously published in Pandora's Inbox and Box, and The Drabble. Contents: 'The Gods' Greeting, She Speaks, Night Scented Stock, By the Water Gate, When the River Freezes, Fish, Banshee, Opposite of Love, Tangerines, Regina Mater, The Pretender, Bring Another, Empty Sky, Four Walls, Las Vegas Sand, Autumn & Her Golden Leaves, In from the Snow, Canada.
by CM Cancel
"Whispers on the Wind" is a poetry chapbook reflecting on life as a queer, Caribbean living through grief, battling mental illness, and experiencing the beauty and destruction of love.
by Cory KruseFrom Cory Kruse, author of the critically acclaimed A Dream of Darkness, comes an incisive collection that will delight, inspire, devastate, and uplift you. Told in spare, accessible entries, Grace in the Dirt is a lyrical memoir that delves into life’s ever-changing seasons, leveraging the author’s own history to explore the complex, and often contradictory, nature of the modern human experience. Specifically, Kruse covers an expansive breadth of deeply personal topics, things such as lo... more