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by Herman Gorter
When Herman Gorter published May (Dutch: Mei) in 1889, this spontaneous and vibrant epic poem was immediately recognized by his peers as a landmark of Dutch literature.
May describes the magical journey of adolescence against the background of Holland’s flowery dunescapes. In brush strokes of wonder-filled impressions a stunningly unspoiled girl, May, explores the promise of springtime and the intense spiritual life of youth. In... more
by Kemuel Edmond“Don’t sleep, peeps. The dream is incomplete. But when it is, you soon will see. The time played a part in what came to be.” In this poetic memoir, the author reveals poems written throughout his life. Kemuel’s debut poetry book wanders his thoughts and perception of his world while residing in Los Angeles, CA. Navigate through grief, self-encouragement, insecurities, depression, and his relationship with love in this prose and free verse collection. Take a deep dive into a patient mind. What ar... more
by Jamal RobersonAmbition, Success, Passion are all metaphors for how we channel fire within us for something outside of ourselves. However, the fire never goes out when channeled correctly. The fire within keeps you the warmest when it's the fire within that sustains you when your faith is tested, your patience challenged, and your life direction intercepted by forces bigger than you. The Fire Within keeps you going in times of happiness and despair as long as you remember its The Fire Within.
by Shirani RajapakseShe tried to recall the day he walked out, the day she last saw him and the exact moment she heard his voice on the phone assuring her all was well. And then no more. What happened? What went wrong? She would never know. There was no one left to respond, and those that were there didn’t dare speak up as the reasons for what took place didn’t make sense so they kept quiet and hoped in time she would understand. Conflict raged in the tiny island nation of Sri Lanka for close to ... more
by Brian Oldham
Debut author Brian Oldham's collection of rumbling poems and prose dives deep into the queer chaos of finding yourself through love and loss. On a journey of self-acceptance and rebirth punctuated by shifting states of identity and perspective, "NAMELESS" is an introspective chronicle about finding your place in yourself.
by Jeanne SchaeberleWhat does a son do when he hears voices? Withdraw? Or use his sword, Poetry, to defend himself? How does a mother handle family life and death and work through grief? Mom...Let's Talk offers insight to the power of healing through writing and the sense of chaos revealed in poetry.
by Mario MilosevicMario Writes a Poem a Day for a Year and So Can You is a simple how-to, a collection of quickly-written, pleasing daily poems, and a trove of inviting prompts. Reading through Mario’s poems, notes of encouragement, and writing ideas recaptures the excitement I felt when I first discovered poetry and started thinking about each day through the lens of my next poem. Mario proves in this delightful and inspiring book that writing a poem a day is not only doable, it offers a daily dose of joy. —Kat... more
by Rekha BhagtaniHave you felt that kiss of cozy warm sunshine whilst still enjoying the first rains? We might revel in those mesmerizing new showers albeit those comforting rays of sun shining radiantly beside them cast renewed beacons of hope, promise, and light, nevertheless. Rekha’s poems here are exactly that and much much more. A hot cup of coffee with baskets full of comfort, a small little tote of thoughtful emotions, a nook hidden In time casting life lessons of inspirational life morals and value... more
by David H LawrencePoetic exploration of the horrors of nine eleven
by the deplorable poetAn Imagist/Confessional style that presents a view that life is not always "milk and honey". Sometimes it is more like "sour cream and vinegar".
by Reverend Carl YountThe author takes readers on a journey transitioning from darker tales and ascending into lighter spirituality epic poems. Reverend Carl Yount transitioned from a period of earlier darkness to a lighter spirituality as his professional life evolved to work as a certified nursing assistant in nursing home dementia units. He also immersed himself in a continual journey of training on various theologies to appease his growing desire to embrace a life beholding to faith. This is seen in the transi... more
by Reverend Carl YountThe author takes readers on a journey and descent into a darker tale in epic poems Reverend Carl Yount started upon a life on the road when working the carnival circuit starting at age fifteen. He traveled with a small outfit around western New York in the summer seasons, then taking off to other parts of the country working various unskilled and skilled jobs ranging from dishwashing to construction. He spent much time with poets and artists in New York City/New Jersey, wandering from cof... more
by James B. AnsteadAround the World in Five Lines is a fun and whimsical collection of limericks inspired by countries all over the world! An avid traveler and dreamer, author James B. Anstead brings to us this fun and silly collection of fascination with the limerick and its special wordplay. Enjoy!
by Dan BurnsA Necessary Explosion is an act Dan Burns performs daily to expel the stories pressing on his mind. Only by getting words down onto the page can he make room for all that comes next. Exploring the themes of life, love, family, writing, music, travel, history, and humanity’s future, this collection artfully conveys the words of a craftsman in relatable, accessible poems. Each of the seventy-five poems in this collection offers a glimpse into the mind of a hopeful poet and storyteller. They will m... more
by Aaron WoodsonNon-Fiction poetry book that uses expression as a creative art form to discuss love, life, pain, struggle, faith, relationships, and more.
by Paula MorhardtThis companion book to "Widow’s Walk" contains all the poems I wrote from the first day–when I found my husband of 42 years dead in his chair–to almost three years later. There are 45 poems in total–42 to equal one for each year we were married and 3 poems for my mother, who died the day after my husband. These are not happy poems; they are not poems about light and flowers and little kittens. These poems are hard, they are gritty, and they are real. My hope is that these poems touch your heart,... more