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  • Nocturne: Poems of Love, Distance, and the Night, a callous and disinterested lover.

    by Phil Slattery
    Nocturne: Poems of Love, Distance, and the Night, a callous and disinterested lover is a collection of Phil Slattery’s poetry written from the mid-80’s to mid-90’s, a turbulent, fluid time in his life in many ways, but especially romantically. He has taken many of the poems written (many of which were published in various magazines) during those years and compiled them into a dark narrative capturing the emotional turmoil of an anonymous narrator who descends from romantic love for a woman into ... more
  • Reflekt

    by Kaden James Author
    Reflekt is a collection of poems and inspired thoughts that encourage the reader to reflect on. Pages at the end of each poem for journaling your thoughts and feelings. A new self-help unique approach to tap into your inner-self and be at peace.
  • When Mommy Goes Away

    by Eva M. Cotton
    A two year old loses his mother to Leukemia and has to learn to navigate life without her. In the voice of poetry, he shares the ups and downs of his life without a mommy.
  • A River of Dreams

    by Darryl Barnett
    I was born in a beautiful rural area of South Australia. My younger years were spent playing sport and visiting nearby beaches to surf and swim. Living in this idealistic countryside gave me much inspiration to write my poetry. After moving to Adelaide in the early nineties, my writing slowed. When I began practicing tai chi and attending meditation classes, things for me changed again. Through these mindful practices, my passion to write was once again ignited. Over the last sixty years, I have... more
  • Rise Unstoppable

    by Michelle G. Stradford

    Restore yourself to your original wonder with soul-awakening self-love poetry and prose!

     

    • Rise Unstoppable is an uplifting self-love poetry collection that amplifies the beauty and intrinsic power of women and girls. 

     

    • From self-care affirmations to the celebration of accomplishment, this book takes you on the path of self-awareness, acknowledgment of one's needs and, stepping into your courage to tra... more
  • Scared Scars

    by Bolaji Kolade James
    Scared Scars is a collection of poems that talks about hope, love, life, coming of age, sorrow and realization about life, where dreams and pictures of future is far more than the mind can mind in its wildest and fastest pace.
  • Meditation on the Ceremonies of Beginnings

    by Thomas Davis
    Thirty years ago, tribal college educator and poet Thomas Davis began writing poems about the tribal college movement, beginning with the founding of College of Menominee Nation in Northern Wisconsin. He had no intention of developing a book out of the poems, using napkins and scraps of paper to create a mostly free verse poetry that chronicled the events and people trying to build a new kind of educational system that would preserve and evolve Indigenous language, history, and culture. Davis ga... more
  • Random Reflections: Poems from a Hoosier Girl

    by Susan Draper

    A personal collection of poetry that has nostalgic references, thoughts on current issues, and futuristic musings.  Step inside the mind of a Hoosier poet.

  • Inspired by Gina

    by Regina Blaylock
    Inspired by Gina is a collection of fifty poems that will encourage readers to look more deeply at their lives and their relationship with God. Organized topically into nine sections, the poems focus on elements of the Christian life. Author Regina Marie Blaylock highlights her own spiritual journey with an emphasis on faith, renewed hope, courage, and love. She also finds inspiration in the triumph of others. A volunteer trip to help survivors of the Katrina hurricane sparked her poems on the... more
  • The Great Book of Poems

    by Hadeel Rashed
  • Child of Dawn Mother of Twilight

    by Theresa King

    From her soul to your soul, one of America’s most remarkable women of spirit invites you into the sanctuary of her heart. The author’s words, as she travels over hill and dale, in and out of seasons, beckon a broadening vision of life’s wonders. Poetry like this  reveals that the connection between Soul and God remains safely in eternal embrace. In this book are the literary treasures of such.

  • Poetic Expressions in Nursing: Sharing the Caring

    by Susan J. Felice-Farese
    This exciting collection of poetry by Susan Felice-Farese, RN, is a sharing of both professional and personal thoughts and feelings. Susan is a strong advocate of the wonderment, frustration, dedication, and the love of nurses for their profession and their patients. Susan invites you to share the passion and the traditions of nursing, and to explore the heart of the professional practice of nursing...sharing the caring.
  • Fuck Isolation: A Tribute to the COVID-19 Experience

    by Susan J. Farese

    This tribute to the poets was born in March 2020, during the beginning weeks of California's stay-at-home orders for the COVID-19 pandemic. Poets Underground, a community of poets who perform weekly at Amplified Ale Works Acid Vault room in San Diego, continued to meet online, expressing their raw emotions and hardships in lockdown. The intense missing of in-person connections led to the coining of the catch phrase and title of this anthology. Divided into five sections, each dealing with... more

  • San Diego Poetry Annual 2018-19

    by Susan J Farese
    This edition features 353 poems by 328 poets, including Juan Felipe Herrera, Marge Piercy, Maria Mazziotti Gillan, Chris Vannoy, Jan Beatty, reg e gaines, Lizzie Wann and the finest poets in our region. Special sections include POEMS FROM JUVENILE HALL, POEMS BY VETERANS, NATIVE POETS and the STEVE KOWIT POETRY PRIZE honorees. A companion collection, FRONTERA / BORDER: MAGENTA, offers 43 bilingual poems written in Spanish and translated into English. The KIDS! SAN DIEGO POETRY ANNUAL completes t... more
  • Raw Thoughts: A mindful fusion of literary and photographic art

    by John Casey
    In RAW THΦUGHTS, John Casey unfolds a compelling and viscerally honest exploration of mindfulness and spirituality through a symbiotic fusion of poetic and photographic art. A singular and provocative approach, Casey combines literary and visual abstraction into emotive and cognitive catalysts for introspection. Each successive poem-photo pairing—each ‘raw thought’—builds on an underlying philosophy that compels us to assess and adjust what and how we think, with the aim of improving our lives—a... more
  • The Bible According to Eve

    by Hadassah Alderson
    The Bible According to Eve: The Women of the Torah retells the stories of the women of the Hebrew Bible in the first five books. It begins with a poem about the Eve of the books, moves through the story of Eve's loss in Cain's murder of Abel and the tale of Noah's wife to the stories of the patriarchs' wives of Genesis. It follows with poems relating to the stories of Moses's family and laws of Leviticus, Numbers, and the other books of the Pentateuch. Boldly told from an all-female perspective,... more

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