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by Suzanne O'ConnellA 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.
by Chelsea BartellBartell 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
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.
by Paul J. ZinggFocusing 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
by Dick HattanA 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.
by Jennifer LeBlancIt 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.
by Laykin WatersWhen 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.
by Katie KeridanOnce Upon a Girl is a collection of poetry and prose about a woman reinventing herself when the life she thought she wanted ultimately fell apart. It's about realizing that she could put the broken pieces of herself back together any way she wanted. And so can you. This book explores important themes such as love, loss, loneliness, death, family relationships, and living the life you've always dreamed of.
by Kendra MarshallA journey of self- discovery, self-love, and understanding. Heart to Heart is a book for everyone who's lost hope in themselves. This book shows that with self-acceptance you can let those wounds heal and help others heal along the way.
by Apuk Ayuel MayenNo More Betrayals is Apuk Ayuel Mayen's first collection of poetry; a poetic portrait of South Sudan. In this collection, the poet excavates the collective psyche to depict the experience of a people's liberation struggle, relapse into war, and visions of a brighter future. The collection consists of twenty-five (25) poems reflecting on the political, social, traditional and cultural experiences in this nascent nation. It does so by eulogizing heroes, invoking liberation ideals, and echoing sile... more
by Apuk Ayuel MayenKindred is Apuk Ayuel's second collection of poems, quite different in topics from the first collection, No More Betrayals. In this book, the poet converses eloquently with the every-day - the mundane and profane, the joyful and the painful, the transcendent and the base. This collection of 54 poems explores many themes, effortlessly. It reflects on spiritual conceptions of life and living; the highs, and lows of love; the celebration of people and triumphs; and the depths of loss.
by A.H. LuedersKaleidoscope is a collection of thoughts, memories, and emotions in the form of art and poetry bound together to tell the story that many people go through as they embark on the journey of finding themselves. Each page is it's own testimony of love, heartbreak, trauma, and survival, painting a picture of community through individual experiences.
by Vikram MadanAward-winning Poet-Illustrator Vikram Madan ('The Bubble Collector') serves up another wacky serving of funny poems and exuberant drawings that readers and reviewers have called "Hilarious", "Hysterical", "Screwball", "Delightful" and "Wickedly Funny". Whether you're making monsters in your backyard, shopping for doomsday machines, struggling with your boring homework, or just trying to go to sleep, the outlandish and everyday situations in this romp of a collection will have you in splits. A gr... more
by Oliver Sheppard
In the tradition of William Blake, Milton, and the Romantics, poet and author Oliver Sheppard presents a vision in verse of cosmic apocalypse and the total "breakdown of galaxies, stars ... sensibility, perception, and logic." With nightmarish flourishes, the reader is offered visions of the Archangel Israfel "cauterizing the sky like an open wound" against a backdrop of universal collapse and destruction. Included in this collection are also various experiments with langu... more
by Oliver SheppardCombining lush Gothic lyricism with postmodern experimentation, Oliver Sheppard's second collection of verse, Thirteen Nocturnes, presents a nightmare vision of a world in the grip of apocalypse and shadow--a world where "a nighttime of years never-ending" becomes "a darkness severe and unbending," and where life is relentlessly "gathered up against the towering shadow of decay." Taking cues from the dark Romanticism of Poe, the decadent Symbolism of Baudelaire, and the apocalyptic tradition of ... more
by Susan Weiner
Pirates and Spooks, Beware! introduces the young reader to poems that rhyme and follows the adventures of marauding pirates at sea who steal noble titles as well as gold. See Stinky Pete who, despite sharing a hammock with flies and slugs, has acquired fourteen wives. Pierre La Feet searches for stolen doubloons on stormy nights and The Thing is a small monster who chews your clothes to pieces. Watch out for hitchhiking ghosts and even Wicked Wilhemina Jones who loves graveyards and is even n... more