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  • Forever Speaking

    by Carolyn A. Stovall
    Listening to that still small voice. God is always here with us; trying to get our attention. Forever Speaking is a book consist of poems downloaded through dreams and visions sometimes in the most imitate times of prayer or the quiet moments. Written to share with others to help bring about healing to those who read. As children of God with an listening ear, the more we listen the more we hear the more we see clearer we’re set free to live life to the fullness.
  • A Better Way to Smile: Poems

    by Eric Bruce Smith

    The mixture of poems in this collection, speaks to the heart and will meet you right where you are. Just as I write to free my soul, others may laugh and smile to keep their sanity. Many soul's find that the only way to evolve through the human experience is to have a way to release and restore. Having a better way way to smile is simply learning to overcome your burdens while conquering your trials.

  • Masculinity Parable

    by Myles Taylor
    “Is gender trash? I mean, yeah, but that’s not the question. The question is, does it need to be? And this is where we start the work.” Myles Taylor’s debut full-length collection explores the concept of a non-toxic masculinity: if it’s possible, if it exists, and if not, how we can build it ourselves. Through the lens of a neurotic working-class transmasculine person, manhood is viewed not quite as an aspiration, but as a curse to be broken through reimagining: masculinity as kitchen / ... more
  • The Quilled Ink Review - Ode to Love

    by Adiela Akoo
    Welcome to the inaugural edition of The Quilled Ink Review. A pure labour of Love, we could think of no better way to begin than on that note - Ode to Love. Within these pages, you will find an eclectic mix of accomplished writers from across the world, some of whom we have the honour and privilege to publish for the very first time. And yet, the language of Love, in all its shades, remains the same. It begs of you to pause for a moment, reflect, and bathe in its beauty. It begs of you to see... more
  • Circle Me Son

    by J.L. Kaul
    J.L. Kaul invites readers to embark on an extraordinary journey through the cosmos in "Circle Me Son: Consider Your Smallness." This captivating collection of fifty ekphrastic poems expertly combines awe-inspiring NASA images with a sweeping array of poetic forms. Steeped in the grandiosity and antiquity of our universe, the collection contemplates the profound history of the human condition through the telescopic lens of J.L. Kaul's life, loves, pains and faith. From Shakespearean-style sonn... more
  • 9798866762231

    by Tony simole
    This book on the practical test of confidence is an active torch light that beamed on and x-rays on all sensitive " regarded less" dilemmas. Concurrently, issues run with the efforts of everyone in all endeavors. In each topic covered in the poems in Salt & Bee, there's an assertive key to win for the reader who's a willing receptor.
  • Marching with a Broken Shadow

    by Dyson Russell
    The passage from birth to death is a journey that binds us all... In this debut anthology entitled Marching with a Broken Shadow, readers are invited to embark on that journey; delving profoundly into their innermost thoughts and prevailing feelings - from the deepest and darkest layers of hurt and confusion, to the most hypnotic forms of happiness and dream. Take the quest with the central character, and look forward to exploring, with reminiscence and wonder, the voyage we call life, the endin... more
  • Coming Out Party

    by Sean Petrie
    A memoir of poems and art, Coming Out Party chronicles poet and author Rebecca Bendheim’s queer coming of age journey—from first crushes and toxic homo-erotic friendships, to coming out and secret flings, to finding queer community and falling in love for the first time. Coming Out Party is a fierce, funny, and deeply personal celebration of the strength it takes to break down the protective walls we’ve built—and embrace our truest selves.
  • Cracked & Broken: poems of midlife

    by Sean Petrie
    An ode to the overlooked. A tribute to mediocre donuts. A lament on lost dreams. In Cracked & Broken, award-winning poet Sean Petrie celebrates the things we crack and break through, to make it to middle age. Cracked & Broken is a tender mix of storms and sunrises, friendships and heartaches, laughter and loss and love—and a reminder that there is always another daybreak in the beautiful, mistake-filled journey of life.
  • Good Days, Bad Days

    by Rickey Lee
    Good Days, Bad Days is a versatile collection. There is free verse. There is traditional poetry. Readers will find haiku, tanka, cinquain, limerick, ballade, and sonnet forms. Sincere effort and invention characterize this poetic work’s high quality. Strong imagery! A very impressive body of poetry! Poet Rickey Lee has some very excellent work in a number of poems.
  • Untouched

    by Ana Dee
    Untouched, is a testament to the beauty of love and its ability to inspire art and create a language of its own. Untouched is linear, meant to be read from beginning to end as each poem paves way for the next one to tell a story. This captivating poetry collection showcases the boundless capacity of love to both uplift and devastate us.
  • Reality: Truth, Words and Love

    by Vincent M. Riccardi
    The mélange of poetry shared here develops internal connections respecting the elements of its title and the lifelong sensibilities of the author. The title of the collection revolves around how we as modern persons realize Reality as a function of Truth as revealed through the innuendo of Words and the existentialism of Love: Reality – Truth - Words - Love. These elements are manifest in the most mundane and commonplace facts and phenomena through to the most arcane and erudite ideas and emotio... more
  • Hearing What I Hear, Seeing what I See

    by Meghan Dilley
    She received her BA in English from Franklin and Marshall College in 2001 and after teaching for two years decided to pursue a career in physical therapy. She graduated with her DPT in physical therapy from Rutgers School of Health Professions, formerly known as The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in 2009 and has been working in the field ever since. In her spare time, she likes to play sports, hike, be near water, listen to music, spend time with her two cats Vicki and Pres... more
  • At The Next Table

    by Peter Waldor
    Peter Waldor's At The Next Table offers a wide-ranging yet intimate engagement with history while it revels in the consciousness-expanding possibilities of travel. In this moment when we need exactly that—a new hunger for experiences beyond one's own national identity—this collection of poems is an excellent tour guide. —Elizabeth Scanlon, Publisher, The American Poetry Review
  • Turnstiles

    by Peter Waldor
    In Turnstiles, Peter Waldor reminds us to connect our humanity with the natural world, ‘to enjoy/the sensuous/pleasure of/subway turnstiles’ as much as the ‘blossoms between the bones.’ The aphoristic ‘Visions’ of the second section are shining tributes to fleeting moments. Through Waldor’s insightful observations, we are made privy to a miniature world of epic proportions and consequences. —Lisa St John, Author of Swallowing Stones (Kelsay Books 2023)
  • Understandings and Misunderstandings

    by Peter Waldor
    Peter Waldor's poems in Understandings and Misunderstandings invite us to linger within the brightness of the everyday, to celebrate the beauty of human relationships, and to consider the basis of our understanding of one another. Deft and dextrous lines that deliver prim-metered narratives hallmark these poems, as they interrogate the human condition, aiming toward a better way of being in the world... —Carey Salerno, Executive Director, Alice James Books