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by Amelia AsterAurora is a moving journey of a growing mind that talks candidly about important issues silenced by society. Through prose, Amelia Aster explores sensitive topics such as sexual and physical abuse, mental illness, and coming into your own despite the heartbreak. It is a dedication to all the lonely and broken. We are with you, you are not alone.
by Gary GalsworthBeyond the Wire (Close Hand Press, 2016), is a collection of poems by Gary Galsworth. It was written over a period of many years. Poetry was a private craft Mr. Galsworth kept to himself, until recently. His poems show him to be a straightforward teller of stories; an explorer who candidly delves into the nuances of love and loss, beauty and pain, change and reinvention. His poems weave an oft times chaotic past with the fine threads of resilience and optimism.
by Helene CardonaA tour de force of language and phonetics; a deeply felt and deeply spiritual collection which explores the universal human experience from a very personal point of view. This is intimate poetry, and yet it transcends the mundane through its lyricism and its glory in language. Hélène Cardona's pen moves from the human to the divine and back in a single sentence, and the result is uplifting and magical. In this bilingual edition of her poems, Cardona is our contemporary ecstatic, time-traveler, ... more
by Gary GalsworthA collection of poems by Gary Galsworth, Beyond the Wire, (Close Hand Press, 2016) was written over a period of 50 years. Poetry was a private craft Mr. Galsworth kept to himself, until recently. His poems show him to be a straightforward teller of stories; an explorer who candidly delves into the nuances of love and loss, beauty and pain, change and reinvention. His poems weave an oft times chaotic past with sturdy threads of resilience and optimism.
by André Darlington
The Prettiest Star is a sequence of lyrical poems that tell the story of great love, loss and longing.
by Elayna Mae DarcyA soul put to paper through scribbles and prose. A book with a heart that beats even though it's been battered. Darcy's debut collection of poetry becomes more than just the written sum of her experiences. It is a celebration of surviving them.
by Tracy YoungblomIn a year-long cycle, the book explores the myriad ways observing the natural world opens up windows into the human world.
by Prabir DasA collection of translated poetry originally authored by twenty-one legendary poets of twentieth century Bengal, India. Each poetry accompanies a biography of the poet and a lavish full color illustration. The evolution of Bengali poetry during the post-renaissance era is clearly evident in the collection. Printed on premium art paper, hard bound with dust jacket. A collector's edition.
by E. HughesThe specter of sadness haunts the gripping poetry in Beyond the Plain. A book of poetry so potent and raw with emotion that you weep for its narrator. Whether a mother struggling to make ends meet, a child of abuse, or simply a person who lives a life of crippling loneliness or drug abuse, each poem tells the story of humanity and human suffering. It is a book that inspires and offers a much needed glimmer of hope for the troubled voices crying out to tell each heartfelt story.
by r soos
Seven Stars was one of literally a thousand literary magazines published in the Nixon Era and beyond. The magazine formally ended in 1998 after 260 issues & this small anthology will highlight a few living moments of the history in the small press movement. The magazines are literally falling apart from age now and this new selective release will give audiences a chance to visualize the many poetic movements that were active in those years. 200 different poets were selected from the over 3000... more
by Hanna TawaterReptilia is an exploration of the dark feminine through the lens of myth, quantum physics, and the colonial nature of semiotics. With bold approaches that seek to unravel the nature of patriarchal realities, Hanna Tawater's poetry captures the fury of the universe encased in the unblinking demeanor of the serpent. The text echoes across time, space, thought, and phylum, and transports the reader to a place where you will always find the apex to be cold-blooded.
by Fiona Porch
Fiona Porch is passionate about helping others to leap their hurdles and pursue their goals. In her first collection of poetry, she hopes her message will become a boon for all those who want to fly.
Within touching verse, Porch gently reminds us that it is okay if we all do not look the same, act identical, or believe in similar things while providing encouragement to push through heartache and pain to embrace love, acceptance, and kindness toward others. Her relatable poems share... more
by steve murphy
From awaking in the morning until sleep again, one day's story is told through poetry and prose.
Illustrations by the author and a script to a short film about an independent record store celebrating "Record Store Day" are also included.
by J. A.It's been three years to the day and still the memory burns just as deep as if it were yesterday. My fingers dance with the open pill bottle on the side table. Unable to secure their grip, they finally reach frustration and simply knock the bottle over, with every expectation of having to pick the contents up off the floor pill by pill. But the pills are gone. The whiskey is gone too. The only thing I have left to feed my addiction is seeing her.
by McClain LeeWritten in a haze of sleepless nights and dreary mornings, this debut collection of poetry by McClain Lee explores all things serenely beautiful and depressing.
by megan dhakshiniLove, lust, longing and loss, captured vividly through short bursts of poetry, prose and quotes – "Poison Apple" is a journey through the tumultuous courtship of soul mates who were never meant to be. The collection is sectioned into four parts that take the reader through the befores’, durings’ and afters’ of a wildly passionate relationship, likened to taking a bite of the forbidden fruit. The writing is simple and short, yet painfully emotive and explores how men and women view each other, ap... more