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by Richard Betz“Betz has waited all this time for his first book of poems and for us readers it’s worth the wait, as these poems reflect the humble inner and outer lives of the author in poetic detail and profound musings, each poem being the image of what he sees in those binoculars he peers through in the author photo at the end of the book . . . From the NC mountains to the Outer Banks, Betz brings many and varied perspectives and subjects of interest, showing an inquisitive mind and a keen eye, from Shakes... more
by Edited by Alice Kociemba, Robin Smith-Johnson, and Rich YoumansFrom the Farther Shore: Discovering Cape Cod & the Islands Through Poetry features 118 poems that journey throughout the Cape, the Elizabeth Islands, Martha’s Vineyard, and Nantucket. Edited by Alice Kociemba, Robin Smith-Johnson, and Rich Youmans, the anthology brings the region to life, focusing on famous landmarks and people, traditional industries, historical episodes, and the natural beauty that have made the region a world-renowned destination.
by Cathleen CohenThe poems in Cathleen Cohen’s Sparks and Disperses reckon with contemporary life through the perspective of visual artists. Drawing on an ancient Kabbalistic myth of the “shattering of vessels,” Cohen explores issues of fracture, healing, and creation; the challenges of poverty, isolation, and the pandemic; and how we can find meaning and joy through artmaking. By building a poetic mural made of cracked ceramics, household items, and glass shards, Cohen promotes healing through continuity and ho... more
by A.L. MabeThis is a collection of poems that explores the intimate connection between us, our world, the divine/universal forces, the potential of past lives, and the cycles of life and death.
by John C. WunschPoetry
Breaking Birds is chilling psychological thriller written entirely in poetic verse. When friendship turns into obsession you learn that having the soul of a poet doesn’t mean you can't have the heart of a killer.
by Lucas de KretserA debut collection of poems and flashes. Several pieces were previously published in Pandora's Inbox and Box, and The Drabble. Contents: 'The Gods' Greeting, She Speaks, Night Scented Stock, By the Water Gate, When the River Freezes, Fish, Banshee, Opposite of Love, Tangerines, Regina Mater, The Pretender, Bring Another, Empty Sky, Four Walls, Las Vegas Sand, Autumn & Her Golden Leaves, In from the Snow, Canada.
by CM Cancel
"Whispers on the Wind" is a poetry chapbook reflecting on life as a queer, Caribbean living through grief, battling mental illness, and experiencing the beauty and destruction of love.
by Cory KruseFrom Cory Kruse, author of the critically acclaimed A Dream of Darkness, comes an incisive collection that will delight, inspire, devastate, and uplift you. Told in spare, accessible entries, Grace in the Dirt is a lyrical memoir that delves into life’s ever-changing seasons, leveraging the author’s own history to explore the complex, and often contradictory, nature of the modern human experience. Specifically, Kruse covers an expansive breadth of deeply personal topics, things such as lo... more
by Wendy Tabitha WachtelA poetry collection artistically created to be read by relaxing in calming bath waters. Imagery and ideas created through poems that the author believes are good to pair with refreshing spa day or refreshingly long night baths. Things to think about for your bath by candle light and even some relaxing music playing after a long day. Let your mind wander through the imagery and sensations that bring the bath alive in these imaginative poems.
by Arthur Lee ConwayA poetic journey of prose poetry, thoughts, and parables about the quiddity of humankind. The cyclonic interactions and divisions that causes movement, and sometimes turbulent development on the road called Life.
by Yogesh Patel
Yogesh Patel raids diverse areas of experience and many literatures to make a ‘jazz of poetry’. These poems travel with a Freedom Pass and a crow-sharp eye through Greek, Indian, African and Chinese myth, via the error page and cryptocurrency, all the way to the milk round and disrupted ecologies. They play on connections and disconnections, acting as improvisations that bounce sound and light into the broken corners of the world. -Imtiaz Dharker
by Don AgeyAs in the first book, Eclectic Harvest, this is a stew of different styles of poetry; metric and free, and whatever other…uh style came to mind. Also, there are limericks and haiku; Japanese poetry.
by Maya KalariaI’m not here to sugar-coat grief. I’m here to be transformed by it. This powerfully vulnerable book invites us to grieve. Having lost her mother at the age of nine, Maya has spent her life navigating her way through the myriad of emotions which surround death. In her debut collection of poetry, she maps her journey into the mysterious underworld of grief and the extraordinary lessons she learned in the darkness. Maya is a woman of colour, a poet, a writer, and has helped to support people’... more
by Shah Asad RizviBroken Pieces – Tales of Heartbreak takes the reader on a deep, beautiful, and reflective journey to love’s other side. With his collection of one hundred sublimely written poems, Shah Asad Rizvi captures the full spectrum of love lost with words that will both resonate with and haunt the reader’s soul. A truthful and poignant telling, Shah does not shy away from the pain nor causes of broken hardnesses. Broken Pieces is akin to a master’s thesis on all the ways that a heart can hurt after lo... more
by Mayada HimaniFull of all kinds of beautiful romantic blues, yet it’s the unseen red passion that screams out of this sensational and sensual book! Full of love, seduction and desire. Captured and framed from our day-to-day life, making the ordinary look surreal with so much depth in it. Transforming stillness into an everlasting moving emotion, triggering every drop of living blood inside of you. Rebirth! If you are looking to rejuvenate your life, then this book will bring the youth out of you. It displays ... more