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by Peter Waldor
Waldor's captivating poems transport us into a realm where nature has majesty as well as solitude. Denizens of the mountains and forest, even fungi, take on a magical significance. Waldor reminds us that wonders await when we pause, observe, and immerse ourselves in nature.
—Britt Bunyard, Publisher, Fungi Magazine
In Peter Waldor's Fairy Slippers, we are taken into a magical world of nature where the tiniest forms of beauty loom large. De... more
by Richard Gilmore LoftusCanvas promises to be a highly polished, sophisticated collection of poems that explore themes as diverse as love, sex, death, memory, and art. As reviewers and editors have said of three previous books by Richard Gilmore Loftus, expect the poems in Canvas to be weighty but nimble, full of beautiful language, keen observations, and fresh, surprising metaphors—a collection that rewards careful and repeated readings.
by Katharine ValentinoThis varied poetic collection touches on alienation, conservation, environmentalism, and the joyful psyche and practice of wave-riding. Scott Rosin presents a sensual wordscape that is accessible, thoughtful, and reflective of his half-century among the breakers. Sometimes classical, always biographical, his poetry employs the beat and rhythm of the ocean. Humorous and satirical with a tinge of the philosophical, Rosin's poems are about stepping away from our fast-paced civilization and paddl... more
by Jasmine FarrellUnafraid and bare, as the autumn leaves fall over Brooklyn, a young woman discovers a love that was, is, and will be. Orange September gives us a peek into her heart as she navigates a budding union. Through lines brimming with passion, romance, and a few giggles, each word paints a vivid portrait of their love. Orange September is a must-read for anyone who has ever loved outside the lines.
by Emanuel Xavier
by Jeffry GloverIn this entertaining collection of rollicking tales by award-winning poet Jeffry Glover you will find playful land and sea animal stories in rhyming verse that amuse and delight. You'll meet a wildebeest that a crafty crocodile is trying to entice to take a swim, courageous cowsmoonauts making history rocketing to the moon, a tiny cricket in a thicket, a stylish cow deciding what to wear to the county fair, a joyful band of jazz-playing bears, a peliphant, a leopon, a zonkey, and scores of other... more
by Sarah ErinSecrets Make You Sick is a poetry collection that candidly explores the intricacies of severe mental illness and subsequent trauma. It delves into the sense of self, the highs and lows of Bipolar Disorder, the effects of Complex PTSD, and the many layers of grief. *The topics addressed in this collection are highly sensitive. please read at your own discretion and take care of your heart.
Tough Skins, Tender Hearts: Poems about men... for everyone who loves them. (Heart-break, Happiness & Healing Poetry-verse)by Sameer KochureThe mind tells us beautiful stories, But a man’s heart lays bare the truth. - Sameer Kochure. Welcome to an unveiling, an understanding, an unravelling of the man’s heart. As painlessly as possible, we will rip open a man’s ribcage and put the soft, quietly beating muscle under our microscope, in an effort to unlock its mysteries. What will we find? Perhaps some hope, some desires, some fears. A few battle hardened scars, way too personal dreams, wounds yet to heal, maybe a tender ... more
by Valenti, Kandel (Anthology Editors)
There’s a centenarian and a soon-to-be centenarian, a Pulitzer Prize-nominated reporter who was an applicant for the NASA Journalist in Space Project, a former NFL running back for the New York Jets on teams with Joe Namath, a world traveler who’s been to the Arctic and Antarctica, a Hungarian refugee whose family escaped the Holocaust and, later, Soviet rule, a former female U.S. Marine who’s a Poet Laureate, a philosopher who had talk show host Dick Cavett’s father as a teacher and got a ve... more
by Tori LutzThis debut book by Tori Lutz explores the impact and rawness of first experiences, be it love or navigating mental health and trauma. Schoolyard Crushes & Prozac Prescriptions takes the reader through honest accounts of darkest hours and the beauty of innocence, even as it is lost.
by Ricky Mato Paisip NarewecThe Poetic Pacific contains a collection of 124 poems I have written whilst I was experiencing a mental elevation and transition from the current world where we live to another newfound world. I consider the current world where we live as the Real Physical World [RPW], where we survive by doing things according to our feelings, emotions, and sensory experiences. And I consider the newfound world that I have transited into as the World of the Minds [WOM] because it is a world that exists only in... more
by JD RageDowntown poet, New Wave band leader, singer-songwriter, curator and publisher, JD Rage set about writing at least one poem each workday as the M-15 bus shuttled her between her counterculture life on the Lower East Side, and her straight day job in Lower Manhattan, in the last couple years of the 1990's. She preferred walking but when declining health forced her to ride the bus, she decided to put the time to good use by writing. Struggles with work and bosses, struggles with love and sex, ... more
by Liam Vandermeer"Melancholia" takes the reader on an intimate, unfiltered journey through the labyrinth of human emotions. This collection of poems delves into the most sensitive corners of our minds and hearts, shining light on topics that are often left hidden in the dark. It explores the depth and breadth of depression, loneliness, and anguish. The poems don't shy away from the uncomfortable truths of depersonalisation, self-harm, regret, and guilt, and bravely lay bare the underbelly of suffering, expres... more
by Tor RoseFrayed Edges is an evocative and thought-provoking collection that pays homage to the unfiltered human experience. Embodying the delicate balance between strength and vulnerability, these poems showcase both the serrated and fragile aspects of life. Within these pages, readers will explore the psychological burdens that accompany personal growth, the yearning for a meaningful existence, and a sardonic perspective that occasionally offers respite from life's bleakness. In a world that emphasizes ... more
by Nelle JIn this book, Nelle J gives you two sides. Side A, Inferno, is a collection that dives deep into fiery, heartfelt moments that can be too much to bear or extremely exhilarating that cause spark. With her tell-it-like-it-is personality, you will feel the heat. Side B, Ash, mellows out the mood with a touch of charisma and a sense of renewal. Being authentically yourself even in heated moments is Nelle J's passion and purpose while navigating unnecessary baggage.
by lief ericson
The unknown inheritance of a war. The cause and effect of combat.