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by Elisabeth Sharp McKetta"Elisabeth McKetta taps fairy tales and, presto, they transform themselves into living things that reach out and tug at us, reminding us of the exquisite fragility in 'once upon a time.' Hers is a Proustian adventure that reinvents the fairy tale for us, infusing it with the drama of times past." — Maria Tatar, author of The Annotated Classic Fairy Tales
by Valeri Kathleen Paxton-SteeleSometimes charming, sometimes raw, this is a collection of poetry from a woman who has been diagnosed as with manic-depression. She takes us on an unexpected journey from the dreams of a little girl, to the abuse victim, to the ultimate survivor in spite of her trials. She speaks frequently of the occult, abuse, abandonment, loss, death and suicide. A must read for those who have been traumatized by childhood sexual abuse, rape, domestic violence and depression; as well as those who love and car... more
by Angela DerrickMelancholy is When I Leave You: Poems from the Wife of a Death Row Prisoner is a full length poetry collection that shines a light on the often harsh reality of prison and capital punishment in America. While it tells our story of the last nine years that my husband and I have been together, it could be the story of any of the countless people whose lives are touched by incarceration.
FOR YOU WOMAN: Spirit Jewels iinroduces an innovative creative writing style of Poetic Intellectual Art that incorporates a mix of profound insights and spiritual wonders of Love, Life and Relativity.
Its Central subject matter of Love is forged upon the FOUR ways we experience Life... Mind, Spirit, Body and Soul. Whereby Spirit Jewels manifest as Creative Masterpieces of Poetry, Prose, Short Stories and Propositions. That is c... more
by Doug Bentley
"One of the best kept secrets in Canadian English Poetry today!"
Discover what all of the buzz is about!
In our new global theater of ‘www.’ national identities and cultures no longer define our artistic materials. The objects of art are now global in scope, not local. The poems here are a selection of ones which reflect the global influence of ‘www.’ and its non-localizing action on the content of artistic materials.
A Cana... more
by Doug BentleyA selection of mystical love poems, 'GRAIN -Mystical Poems' is for the mature reader whose delight is to curl up in a comfy spot by the fire and drift off into a world of dreams never dreamed. In a selection of twenty-eight love sonnets and one long contemplation on death and dying, 'GRAIN' depicts a sense of mysticism that drives the inner soul to find solace in a wholly different world.
by David RulloBeat poetry with a modern twist.
by Jim HeskettThirty-six poems composed over seventeen years, spinning tales of teenage angst, love, lust, bitterness, joy, and regret. An examination of a life through the lens of an unreliable narrator, there and back again and all places between.
by L.M. Ribeiro
by Douglas Sinclair
"reflections from a broken stream" is a collection of 45 poems that are my response to the tsunami that is life in the twenty-first century. From the first poem, 'reflections from a broken stream" with its existential angst through the next 44 and culminating in the last poem, "Outward Bound", with its message of hope, these poems evolve from a literary tradition stretching back to Dante and Shakespeare: 45 poems exploring the multi-faceted depths of human ex... more
by Felene M. CayetanoCrossing Bridges is the second collection of poetry by the author, inspired by her experiences between 2004 and 2014 in the towns and cities in America and Belize. These poems capture the emotions involved in transitioning from being a student to being a professional librarian, through love and its opposite, and the wonderment of motherhood. While many of the poems are written in English some are in Garifuna (with translations) and Belize Kriol. The collection is conversational--covering diverse... more
by Frank WatsonIn this beautifully crafted collection of poetry, you are invited to stop and wander over each poem, to let yourself linger in that moment between dream and reality. Within that world, you may find that many of the things you thought were only fantasy are more real than you imagined. From the burning carnality of love, to the mystical attraction of nature, these poems leave a lasting impression and that will catch you at the most unexpected moments.
by marcy goldmanWhat sort of poetry comes from being a master baker, mother of sons, wheat’s handmaiden, tango dancer, mistress of scents and a woman with a Jane Austen romantic bent? Personal, riveting, evocative, sensual poems that tell a tale from kitchen to fields of grain to the baseball diamond, to dance floors with worn patinas of unending tangos danced till midnight and a heart that takes no prisoners. This is a special and highly personal collection of poetry of the baker & cookbook author who danced t... more
by Naveen BokhariDo You Love Poetry? Join Me On My Journey As a Poet with Mug-Mug Poetry and Prose Collected Through A Lifetime You know you're growing up when you decide to quit caring about all the things that once seemed important. At one point or another you decide to sit down, throw everything out, and start from scratch. Tediously you re-evaluate and somehow comprehend the value of everything and anything relevant to your life. Some things you keep, others you burn. Why? Simple: you're sick of it all... more
by Marc Mullo
by Nina SerranoThis book includes my most matured poems as well as many drawings extracted from my journals and dreams or drawn expressly for a particular poem to extend the poetic visions beyond words. The exquisite cover by Adrian Arias and the other paintings and photographs presented in the book are by artist friends. I am especially proud of Estuary Press’ production values, from the layout of the drawings and poems to the table of contents and the inclusion of endnotes to explain the historic context of ... more