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  • Still the Dawn: Poems and Ballads

    by Philip Dodd
    Still the Dawn. A book of poems and ballads. Poems written to preserve memories, explore moods, emotions, art, myths, real events and dreams, together with some attempts at light verse, even nonsense. Ballads that tell tales, reflect on the seasons, time and its passing. The poet enters the mead hall, un-lids his word hoard, recites. He shares his gift. Those who attend to his works, he hopes to entertain.
  • The Cicada and the Firefly: a study of love and insects

    by Bethany Moore
    Lovers sometimes take strange forms. This is a story about a brilliant and creative man who weaved in and out of my life for more than 16 years until his life ended unexpectedly and tragically. In early 2016, he was hit by a car while crossing the street. He was a complex man who wrestled with great demons while having the ear of angels. Our love was similarly complicated, and spread across many years and dimensions. These poems and prose are an intimate insight through the eyes of m... more
  • Poetry to Challenge the Senses

    by Donald Elix
    Building on his recollection of the various places he has lived and visited, author Donald Elix shares a series of verses that explore his memories and his imagination. These poems draw from many historical places and time periods, reflecting the mood of a myriad of events both past and present. They also reflect an element of quiet contemplation that was vital to their creation. Thought-provoking and unique, this poetry collection examines the meaning of life?s experiences in verse from a varie... more
  • From My Heart to Your Heart

    by Alicia G. Smith-Mackall
    Poetry has given me a voice to express the many emotions I am feeling at a particular time. I grew up in the era when children were to be seen and not heard. Childhood was difficult for me because I loved to talk, but I was not allowed or encouraged to address my feelings, nor was I even asked what I thought. I was the youngest child of four for eight years but still the baby girl. By the eleventh year of my life, I was no longer the baby; I became the middle child. People can?t comprehend what ... more
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    by Jim Reardon
    A fascinating insight into the understanding of passion and love over the major epochs of life.
  • Poetic Visions From My Soul

    by Eldridge W. Searles
    My book is based on various poems written by me. The poems are written with heartfelt and deep emotion.
  • Land's End

    by Jay Ruvolo
    Poetry. Land's End is not only the end of land at the edge of the sea, but the brink of everything we stand on. It is a precipice, an opening of the abyss; it is everything primordial in living, thinking, remembering. Land's End is a first book of poems by Jay Ruvolo.
  • Warcries

    by Nicole Goodwin
    Warcries is a poetry collection based on the author's experiences in combat theater and her homecoming.
  • Rebellious Mindset

    by Lovejoy Muunganirwa
  • No More Secrets

    by matthew james kausch
    Remember forever? Lusting for the answers to all the unwritten questions of this world? Take a stroll with the damned to find the last dragon as she weeps chained down in the sunken garden. Grasp for the straws of hope. Remember forever? Attrition? War? Drugs? Sin? Redemption? Has religion just become a fashion symbol? This dark journey scratches at divine hope.
  • Strangers Like You

    by Mark Mansfield

    Strangers Like You (Van der Decken, 83 pages excl. frontmatter, acknowledgments and bio) is Mark Mansfield’s first poetry collection. Most of the poems in Strangers Like You were previously published and range stylistically from work in received forms to free verse. The book is divided into four, untitled sections -- running through each, the commonplace of what has faded from our lives but lingers on in one form of absence or another -- the shadowline haunting&... more

  • Situational Madness

    by Walter Schenck
    A collection of political poetry in favor of Donald Trump elected as President and protest poetry against the imbalances of the writing world.
  • Facts of Life: Reflections on Ignorance and Intelligence

    by Rehana Shamsi

    Facts of Life: Reflections on Ignorance and Intelligence is the result of Rehana Shamsi’s observations, experiences, and relationship to her former society. Many of the poems bring to the forefront the emotional and psychological trauma caused by men’s traditional dominance over women in majority of South Asian households. Women’s constant struggle to overcome suppression is a major theme covered in this collection of poetry.

    In addition, Shamsi showcases her ... more

  • The Red Petticoat

    by Joan Slowey
    This collection of poetry tells the story of a life from childhood, The Red Petticoat and The Small Dark Man to parenthood, In a Yellow Dress and My Girl, to thoughts of death, Bones and Mortality, and, of course, everything in between. The sea is a feature in many of the poems reflecting the life and experience of the poet. There are sets of three haikus here and there to give a change of pace.
  • Divine Wisdom: Diwani Hikmet

    by Jonathan Trapman
    First ever translation in English of 10th century Sufi founder and mystic poet Hoja Ahmed Yassawi's Diwani Hikmet - Divine Wisdom. Translated from the original Chagatai and featuring his 149 known remaining verses plus the Munajat
  • God is the Dance: And The Dance Is the Way to Freedom

    by Nina Crinis

    An inspirational, creative, coloured book of beautiful, down to earth, heart-felt poetry and prose; Expressed in a way to tell a story of human emotion through a traumatic event of the author"s son Brendan gone missing. The author"s personal relationship with the Creator of the universe holds her hand, through a spiritual connection of healing and uplifting, inspiring verse; Which carries her above this storm of life and sets her free of grief and heals her broken heart; That makes ... more