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Poetry

  • Distractions of the Heart

    by Allisha Marie
    Distractions of the Heart is a collection of poems, reflecting on relationships, trauma, self-worth, and intimacy in an explicit form. The structure of each poem was designed to give the readers the insight to an experience that they could relate to or empathize with. The experiences in these writings show how one can be easily distracted by someone else in a way that can heal or break one?s heart along with exploring the mind, body, and spirit sexually and mentally. Some of the poems are create... more
  • 1946

    by Diana Gillmor
    Only a few anecdotes about the author?s grandparents remained after their deaths more than half a century ago. Research of nearly a decade led her to some startling information and the amazing story of the couple?s lives. The author also discovered her grandfather?s remarkable place in history and that neither Reg or Edwina were ordinary people. From an early age, Edwina had a decidedly European upbringing, highlighted by a convent education and life in several foreign cities. She and her sister... more
  • The King of FU

    by Benjamin Davis
    The King of FU is a magically realistic poetic memoir about growing up in America in the nineties on the cusp of the age of the internet. It is a voyage that navigates through family tribalism, supervisors, white-gloved Sheriffs, bullies, sex, suicide, dead prisoners, drugs, porn, middle school, and Jesus; all in search of answering one of life’s greatest mysteries: what is the point of adults?
  • As It Was: Poetical Works

    by Louise Hayward
    A collection of illustrated poems - giving hope to people, to the planet, of another way for the future, another life and visiting 'today' on the way. Influenced by Ernest Hemingway, William Wordsworth, Bernard Shaw and John Keats. Highly descriptive and beautifully illustrated and produced.Dedicated to Chris Cornell.
  • I Saw a Starburst to Flames

    by J.R. LaMar
    With nearly 150 poems about everything from flapping ears to dancing pizzas, J.R. LaMar’s, I Saw a Starburst to Flames will take you on an out-of-this-world reading adventure. With instant classics like “My Father Is the President,” “I Am a Young Ventriloquist,” and “My Eyes Popped out of My Head” to funny re-imaginings such as “The Tortoise and The Hare,” this collection of loony works will leave you wishing there were more.
  • Emotions in Evolution

    by Barbara Strickland
    Emotions in Evolution is an emotional appreciation of our world through the exploration of nature. Colours, their meaning and the pleasure they bring us, are brought to life through words. Language explodes into a description of common and unusual plant life the Earth offers, and the rich history they bring with them. Like the colour palette, each piece of flora has its own history and meaning. Emotions burst into word-action, and we can't help but react with a feeling of well-being. The flow... more
  • Poetry of Peace

    by Cherie Kephart
    Poetry of Peace is a rare and poignant collection of poems that celebrate the decadence and darkness of life, taking the reader through four aspects of ascension: Seeing the World, Through Darkness, Into the Light, and With Peace. Cherie’s masterful command of words, coupled with the complex and captivating topics in every verse, draws us closer to the charms and challenges of the human spirit. Profound and universal, Cherie’s poems are a gateway to understanding what it means to be fully alive.
  • Shards

    by Fariha Khayyam
    This girl, is shattered and broken. Yet, she fights back to rise and reform. This is Her journey… Her Shards… SHARDS is a modern-poetry collection. It is about the journey of a girl as she struggles to come to terms with what she has endured. It is divided into four sections, where each section covers a major aspect of her journey. And how she gains the courage to stand up and give herself second chance at life and people. It explores various topics such as: solitude, abus... more
  • Somewhere but not Here

    by Stephen Byrne

    "Somewhere but not here is an intimate collection that whisks the reader around the world, taking in North Korea, Gaza, India, Syria, Boston, Nigeria and Prague. It’s a thoughtful, philosophical collection of poems which never strays far from concrete description and memorable images. It records some of the most heinous acts people are capable of, but also documents the spirit of those who face adversity. Above all, it’s a collection brimming with skill and compassion."<... more

  • What Luck

    by Suzanne O'Connell
    A collection of contrasts: 85 poems -- some erotic, some gritty, each of them mining the eccentricities of small moments, and making the common-place memorable. With remarkable photographic images by Jeffrey O'Connell.
  • (Un)Wholesome

    by Chelsea Bartell
    Bartell vividly captures her growing pains in order to guide her readers through theirs. She speaks fiercely on the importance of a woman’s independence while, graphically, teaching her readers to demand the respect they deserve. To accept love that replenishes and nurtures and to discard those who aren’t willing to reach those lengths. She hums from a swollen heart as she recovers from a love she thought would be the last only to find, there were more lies than truths, more manipulation than th... more
  • This Atmosphere of Love

    by Franklin Bass Jr.
    I would like to thank my special lady and the people in my community for all their inspiration in the writing of this book. God Bless You All.
  • Be the Pine, Be the Ball

    by Paul J. Zingg
    Focusing on the landscapes and memory of golf and examining the game?s nature and appeal, this collection of seventy-two haiku poems and essays aims to lead readers to a fuller appreciation of the culture and history of golf and a deeper awareness of a player?s place in the game. Be the Pine, Be the Ball also reveals the compelling beauty and power of haiku, the most popular poetic form in the world. Through the brevity of its style, precise language, and ability to reveal how ordinary moments a... more
  • Healing Memories

    by Dick Hattan
    A peptic memoir of the author's life from childhood, through adolescence and adulthood. Memories are evoked from these stages of life and bring healing through remembrance.
  • Paper Heart

    by Jennifer LeBlanc
    It is crinkled, torn and frayed, but it's still a heart all the same... Paper Heart is a collection of poetry stemming from the places where light and darkness have shaped who Jennifer LeBlanc is as a writer. Written over years of introspection, love, pain, and hope, each poem is a placeholder for something that held her mind for either a bright moment or a dark hour.
  • Vanishing Depth

    by Laykin Waters
    When all else vanishes, fill the depth with light. There are times when life overwhelms us into silence. Words fill our heads but die on our lips. May those who read these poems find some measure of comfort. We're never alone. God is always there. Powerful words and imagery tell the story of finding hope and rising up from dark places. An illustrated poetry book for young adults.

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