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by Marshall DeerfieldTravel By Haiku: Volumes 6-10, Far Out On The Road With Friends is a collection written collaboratively by 6 individual journeyers that explores the potential of contemporary renga in connecting back to the roots of nature. It documents the stories and the community found on the road, with links to those ancestral visionaries who first mapped it out, like Jack Kerouac in his American pops, Sonia Sanchez in her bluesy kus, and Basho with his extensive journaling. This collection offers a serious ... more
by Regina RossPoetic Psalms and Discovering His Glory is all about the book of Psalms. As you read through the Poetic Psalms, you’ll find many solutions to any situation you may currently find yourself in. There are a few real-life short poetic stories and poetry experienced by the author. Discovering His Glory unveils a holy God. This poetry will lead you to God’s presence and show you more of Him. You’ll find yourself meditating on the scriptures and enjoying the whimsical, story-telling and rhyming poe... more
by Ryan MeyerHaunt, Ryan Meyer's first collection of poetry, explores life through a horror lens, aiming to unnerve as it traverses through themes of life, love, loss, fear, and more.
by Ryan MeyerRyan Meyer departs from the horror themes of 2018's Haunt in his new collection of poems, Tempest. He explores fear, hope, and self-identity through striking fictional vignettes and surreal personal accounts. Tempest is thus a marriage between the dichotomies of musical, rhythmic poetic dialogue, and the deeper, innate anxieties that accompany change. Discover your truest self and brave the Tempest.
by Annie WilliamsA poetry collection about hardships and trying to find happiness
by R. K. ClarkWell, if you already read my bio you are up on what is in this book. Iv'e combine everything from my first two books plus some additional material in the making this book. Iv'e been so busy with my family and all, it seems as though I never have the time to write. It's more or less a pas-time endeavor of mine. A lot of the of the things I have written in my first book are song lyrics to songs of which I have not been able to get the right people to put a cd together. I don't believe music is my ... more
by Jas JamesThe journey of living told through raw poetry and nostalgic prose. It is the story of nearly ten thousand days of life, all of the pain, and all of the glory. An exploration of what it is to balance continuing and conflicting emotions with healthy and heart wrenching recovery. A powerful exercise in using a newly-found voice to express oneself, without losing sight of all the history that has created the person living today. This memoir-type collection of poetry explores themes of childhood, sex... more
by Tim SegrestThis is the continuation of my series of poems and short stories. I have just had my diagnoses raised to Acute PTSD and for the first time in my life, I felt absolutely helpless and weak as a man. Therefore, I felt this cover was appropriate. I went from invincible to a mere shell of a man I once was in a matter of hours. I remember the day even the hours, like it was yesterday. I remember the weather, what I was wearing, and what I was doing when I received the phone call from the VA. It felt l... more
by Kirsten RobinsonEvergreen is a tribute to the enduring resilience of human nature as we cycle through times of light and darkness, much like nature itself. In her debut book, Kirsten Robinson (@NakedWriting) lays her heart bare in a raw, relatable and inspirational way to describe the journey of growth born out of finding beauty in breakage and love after loss. This artfully honest collection embodies and expands upon the poetry and prose Robinson began writing under the popular social media pseudonym Naked ... more
by Tricia Johnson
The Diagnosis: You have an Autoimmune Disease.
The Question: How are You?
What is this new life you have been handed? Where does it lead? How do you even feel? Sometimes the pathway ahead is murky, seemingly impossible to pass through. Life throws you a twist you didn't see, know or desire.
In the midst of adversity, how do you cope? How do you process? How do you move forward?
Join this poetic journey of intimate details through the ache of life's unraveling, ... more
by Karen WallaceAs you view this collection, give yourself the gift of being present in the moment with each piece. Allow yourself to hear the rhythm of the words and feel the energetic flow of the color and content in the paintings. Many who have viewed the paintings and read the poems have wept, laughed out loud, smiled with knowing and felt a connection “like being there before”. This work is an expression of the string theory of Quantum Creativity, the Universal One, the thread of energy that runs through u... more
by Anran LikenThis is a compilation of poetry. These mean a lot to me. For each one comes from my heart. I have cried, laughed, felt every emotion that you will feel in this book. Heartbreak, love, lose, passion, break-ups, we all have felt those at some points of our lives. Many may read and say ‘that is me that is how I felt’ or ‘is she talking about me at this moment?’ the answer is yes to both these questions. You are not alone. Emotions rule our life whether it is love, anger, passion, crying, laughing a... more
by Kristin B. WeaverUnrequited: A Poetic Tale of a Tragically Doomed Romantic Courtship, through the main ballad tells a story via poetic narration, of how misfortune and misunderstanding, can lead to a mutually unrequited love situation. The additional 46 poem's add to things the main ballad mentioned, or add details left entirely out of the main ballad; as well as explore the emotional processing journey.
by Stephen HoltonStephen Holton is an Episcopal priest who lives and works in the Hudson Valley region of New York. One day during morning prayer, he found himself arranging words “like puzzle pieces” in the traditional syllabic structure of Japanese haiku. Creating these simple three-line poems turned into a daily ritual—Holton’s way of capturing and exploring momentary emotions, observations of nature and the world, and insights into faith and life. Friends and followers relish Holton’s haiku as they appea... more
by Richard Rose
With rare integrity of shape and vision, Richard L. Rose offers a journey through the grief and mental static of the current time to a sense of an historical opportunity for "widening the circle of compassion," as Einstein once said. With strong verse whose line breaks, electric diction, and magnetic imagery push the reader from line to line and poem to poem, PushBack takes you from humorous situations like "A Tramp Packs Up Along Pennsylvania Avenue," to speculative ficti... more
by J.L. StaffordWho are you? Digging deep within ourselves can be daunting and divine. Some of us need to find ourselves again, and it doesn't happen by accident. Authentic existence requires vulnerability and accountability. It takes courage to reconnect with our innermost knowing. Not only does this collection of melodic prose provide you with emotional guidance, it also offers you the tools to encourage yourself to ask the difficult questions, hold yourself accountable, and embark upon your journey back to y... more