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by Ercell HoffmanA Sensuous Exploration of Love in All Its Glory The Lament captures the full range of emotion that whirl around human relationships. Here are dozens of poems examining the profound joy of those deeply in love, the incredible longing of the separated partner, the intense loneliness of modern working life, and - above all - the indisputable necessity of connecting with people around us. Poet Ercell H. Hoffman casts a penetrating gaz... more
by Carol CreelawnCarol Creelawn reflects on nature, love, family, dreams, and many other matters in this wonderful new collection. Her cleverly constructed sonnets or sonnet-like poems are accompanied by stark, black and white images. Together, they create a haunting, creature-filled world.
by Marty NemkoClear, oft contrarian musings on love, work, life, Velveeta, etc.
by melissa jones
Black Girl Mango Seeds is a collection of poetry that examines the lives of black girls/women through personal narratives and stories that connect common experiences, through historical references and content and through current events in media/news.
Black Girl Mango Seeds is both fruitful and vulnerable. It focuses on a wide range of topics that reflect trauma and triumphs. These poems highlight specific areas that are critical for Black women to create dialigue, to reflect on di... more
by PmOCA modern-day illuminated manuscript borne from a wholly improvisational methodology Follow the author on twitter @PmOC11 Visit discoursestudios.com for more information
by Derrick GrahamThis books speaks to the heart on various levels. As a woman, she has the responsibility of raise children on her own, making decisions for the best of the family, enduring broken relationships, and strengthening her relationship with Christ. This book is also motivational.
by Ronald BremnerPublisher's blurb: This turned out to be a beautiful book, we are impressed. Now available through Cajun Mutt Press, Absurd by R. Bremner. Poetry in one of its finest forms, absurdism! ab·surd·ism noun 1. intentionally ridiculous or bizarre behavior or character. "the absurdism of the Dada movement" 2. the belief that human beings exist in a purposeless, chaotic universe.
by JoAnne McFarlandJanet Kaplan describes Identifying the Body as, quite literally, a moving picture (text in cinematographic jump cut, close up, and chiaroscuro) of a Black woman as she embodies herself and those she loves and mourns. Identifying the Body also means Identifying the soul that longs for release and the passions that yearn for fulfillment right here: love and justice embodied, in full measure.
The Darkness of Enlightenment: Lyrical Poetry of Love, Life, Death, and Redemption: The Poems of Shamus V. Mosby: Volume oneby Shamus V. MosbyPoetry at its deepest depths, taking the reader on a journey down the twisting avenues of the human experience. Mosby relates to us all, as he explores love in all its perfection and the absence there of. Mosby, speaks of the melancholy that renders its bite upon us all, at least from time to time. The poet, expresses the redemption one seeks when enlightenment is finally found, and the shadows that cloak the path which one must travel, to be honest with ones self. Life in all of its wondrous em... more
by Ramez Qureshi
"We shall write
because there is no longer
a place to see 'The Light that Came From Beside the Sea,'
the account of our place in shadow
a place to see the onset of life
There is the original book, the primordial writing;
but who can read ... more
by Shay BeltThis poetry collection is about truth, the truth about abuse, about trauma, about love, about love loss, about loss, about struggling with a mental health disease, about finding oneself, about learning to love oneself, about healing, about being set free. It's about learning how to grow into a rose even though your environment had soil that was only able to sustain weeds.
by Bill GloseA former paratrooper and combat platoon leader, Bill Glose returned to Virginia feeling like a stranger. Wanting to reconnect with his home state, he walked 1,500 miles through every region of Virginia and wrote about his experiences in his fourth poetry collection, Virginia Walkabout.
by Karen J ChisholmGod?s ways are higher than our ways. His thoughts are higher than our thoughts. We are called to follow, to take the next step, to keep coming. We don?t know what God is doing and He has a reason for that. I know I have tried to ?help? many times, and God has graciously cleaned up my messes, set me back on my feet, and kept my feet on the path as I followed Him. I know these poems will bless you. They have blessed me. Sometimes I just ?stood on the side? and wrote what God was saying. I wasn?t e... more
by Claire C. HollandFrom Claire C. Holland, a timely collection of poetry that follows the final girl of slasher cinema - the girl who survives until the end - on a journey of retribution and reclamation. From the white picket fences of 1970s Haddonfield to the apocalyptic end of the world, Holland confronts the role of women in relation to subjects including feminism, sexuality, violence, and healing in the world of Trump and the MeToo movement. Each poem centers on a fictional character from horror cinema, and ex... more
by Jasmine Harris*Hear say - a term frequently used in the African American culture to denote the telling of another’s business for reflective purposes. Educator and published poet, Jasmine Harris, masters the art of devotional emoting through her collection of poetic reflections, I May Have Been in My Feelings. The book details thoughts from conversations and hear say* regarding modern issues and taboos. Poems range from topics of identity, rape culture, relationships, death, family, and more. So grab a cup ... more
by R. BremnerPoems of darkness, of light, beat, surreal, and real.