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by Jamie WoodsRebel Blood Cells is a poetry chapbook from an exciting new poet, exploring their experience of acute leukaemia and PTSD in a work full of pop culture obsessions, medical side-effects, raw honesty and sparks of humour.
by Stephanie EllisMetallurgy is an homage to the world of heavy metal and its related genres. In these pages are 100 dark found poems created from the lyrics of bands as varied as Nine Inch Nails, Metallica, Korn, Behemoth and many more. Although all poems are completely original works, the sources have been fully acknowledged and it is hoped that after reading the poems, the reader will then go on to listen to the artists who inspired them. \m/
by Stephanie EllisLike evolution itself, nothing about the story in these pages was born of a plan. It’s a collection of “What ifs.” The authors didn’t discuss the story in advance, they simply performed it. The penultimate premise? What if the biblical progenitors of humanity were bent on its eventual destruction? The answer is here between these covers, in the form of a heavy-metal armageddon meltdown fueled by rage, passion, firepower, and hellfire. This is epic poetry like you’ve never read before—ir... more
by Peter SchneiderThis collection evokes the natural and human ecologies and landscapes of rural Vermont and urban Brooklyn, NY. The long-lined poems, influenced by rap, jazz, Whitman and Williams, deal with ecological and philosophical themes ranging from the author's ancestral roots to his struggle with invasive species.
by Ted WashingtonA collection of poetry and other works by Ted Washington.
by Michelle G StradfordHealing words of comfort and encouragement for the strong souls working to overcome adversity and trauma. Healing Grace is a raw and inspirational collection of poems, affirmations, and meditations for those on a healing journey from heartbreak, adversity, and personal trauma. I am painstakingly making my way through the emotional ruins of a life of resistance, climbing over broken pieces of myself to reassemble a more durable existence. -Broken Pieces
by Diane MintzPoems of loving and living, and overcoming. "I want to write a poem as elegant as old lace, as simple and airy as a child's rhyme, as soft and loved as a stuffed animal, as welcoming as an old slipper, as easy to slip on. A poem in which I can open my most tender secrets to the trusted and compassionate reader who takes in the words knowingly, securing them...where she will turn to turn to them often for solace."
by Francis DiClementeThe Truth I Must Invent is a collection of narrative and philosophical poems written in free-verse style. Employing a minimalistic approach and whimsical language, Francis DiClemente explores the themes of self, identity, loneliness, memory, existence, family, parenthood, disability, gratitude, and compassion. The Truth I Must Invent examines the conflicting web of emotions all adults face and the truths that lie in between. This poetic collection peels away the layers of our individual and u... more
by Candace J. DurdenShe is a poetic therapist with an authentic style, who invites the reader to listen, relate and heal. Poetic Conduct offers a professional counselor's approach to self-healing through poetry. The reader will explore the realness of written expressions of admiration, love interests, support, grief, loss, and healing.
by Cheryl CantafioMy Stay with the Sisters is a book of poems that explores the different emotions and feelings that come with loss. The poet, who lost her mother to pancreatic cancer, drew from her own personal experiences and re-imagined grief and gratitude as sisters. Grief and Gratitude welcome those who have lost someone dear to them to a home-away-from-home, where they can visit different rooms and the poems within to find a place to cry, scream, reminisce, and breathe. My Stay with the Sisters is an immers... more
by Mary (Maggie) Holman TuteurThe poems in How the Earth Holds Us span more than five decades in the career of Mary Holman Tuteur, a remarkable poet known to many as Maggie. As a protégée of Nobel laureate Seamus Heaney in the 1960s, Tuteur demonstrated a keen eye for imagery, a sensitivity to rhythm, and an open-hearted honesty, qualities that she would hone as her life and her work grew deeper and more complex. Themes of intimacy and exile, grief and ecstasy, mortality, kinship, and the resilience of the creative impulse t... more
by Lila MarquezAmoy Abroad: Mga Tula Mula sa Malayo is the first poetry collection of Lila Marquez in Filipino. It features the poems she had written while living in Kuwait and writing for various publications under her pseudonym, Armineonila M. Lila Marquez is a Filipina writer and artist. She lived in Kuwait for over 15 years where her articles, columns, comic strips and illustrations have been published in Kuwait’s local newspapers and magazines from 2007. Her literary writings and artworks have al... more
by Lila Marquez
"Line Breaker" is the debut poetry collection of artist and writer, Lila Marquez. It is about topics she's most passionate about such as social justice, immigration, nonhuman animals, labor issues and the environment. Lila Marquez is a Filipina writer and artist. She lived in Kuwait for over 15 years where her articles, columns, comic strips and illustrations have been published in Kuwait’s local newspapers and magazines from 2007 under the pseudonym, Armineonila M. Her li... more
by Sarah ErinBehind Her City Eyes is a collection of LGBTQ+ poems, which dissect the layers and what-ifs of an unrequited love. Told through the lens of New York City, each poem addresses aspects of self-love, discovery, and perception while also describing the harsh realities within fantasy and heartbreak.
by Erin AgeeLet Us Be So Familiar is part environmental reckoning, part love letter to the tender complexity of the present moment. It is about the nuances of our relationship to the earth, the raw gift of loss and grief, and the urgency of finding true connection with one another.
by Patrick S. SmithChaos. The disruptor of the plans of our lives. It can destroy us, only to rebuild us into something else. In The Chaos of Me, Patrick S. Smith explains, in verse, the events that have shaped his life and his philosophy. From the highs of adopting a child, celebrating events, and the pain of September 11, 2001, he puts his feelings into words. Mixed in are his self-reflections and his wit, which can be chaotic.