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Poetry

  • Reduction Fired

    by Jennifer Yeates Camara

    In this collection spanning over 20 years, Jennifer's was inspired by traits from some of the standouts of classical world poetry.  As a result, her poems often uniquely feature tight, condensed lines over rich imagery and rhythm. Calm and lingering, the stirring content's coupled with purposeful word placement. 

    Reduction Fired is set out in 4 sections, each named for a season that represents a period in time.  Specifically, they are grouped loosely in ... more

  • Poems of a West Coast Pariah

    by Lois C. Henderson
    Poems of a West Coast Pariah: Modern Haiku 1 is a collection of modern haiku (which liberates the form in terms of number of syllables per line and number of lines) on various aspects of Lois C. Henderson’s existence on the West Coast of South Africa, during the late summer of 2021. Living on the banks of the Berg River, in a small fishing village known as Velddrif, she explores the environment and her thoughts about the life around her, both in a positive and in a negative light. The sections o... more
  • How to Bloom

    by Tatyana White-Jenkins
    How to Bloom is a collection of poems about the enthralling, complex, grueling, and beautiful journey of growth.
  • The Curse of Prometheus 1994

    by Stephen W. Sweigart
    This book of poetry is based in the form of Medieval plays, and surrealist art. Sweigart has studied Middle English, Renaissance, Romantic, and Modern poetry and all are used in the poems.
  • Delightful Complex

    by Samar Mirghani
    Delightful Complex is a collection of poetry that burst from the cravings of seeking joy through accomplishing unique personas. This factor play substantial role in overcoming the existential glitches permitting the survivors to stop procrastinating and level up promptly.
  • The Restaurant Reviewer's Lament

    by Rick Sanford

    A book of lyric prose. Part love story, part dietary advice, part murder mystery.

    Rick Sanford is a singer/ songwriter with roots in the Seattle music scene before moving to London and then settling in New York City. Inspired by a rich mix of wordy folk-rock and psychedelia, he has written and performed a wide variety of musical styles on both coasts. Rick has written and recorded 12 studio records, some of which provide material for this collection

     

  • A Passing Bell

    by Paul Kane
    This collection by Paul Kane about the untimely passing of his wife performs the work of mourning by giving a shape to grief. Utilizing the poetic form of the classic Persian ghazal, A Passing Bell takes its place alongside other modern works on death and consolation, such as Joan Didion’s The Year of Magical Thinking and C.S. Lewis’s A Grief Observed. We are taken through the deep process of grieving, in all its ebb and flow of emotion, its agonizing sorrow and sense of despair, to further sta... more
  • Welcome To Hell

    by Liam Xavier
    Welcome to Hell is a collation of memories and experiences across what many see as the most unstable time in our life: our twenties. WTH attemps not to approach it from a linear perspective, but across the central evolutionary aspects of adulthood - Fear, Contradiction and Clarity. Life is not simple, nor emotionally chronological and WTH shows that through emotive poetry and prose, painting a picture of a tumultous, but ultimately positive time in a young mans life.
  • Look at the Boy That Looks Like a Fox

    by MARCUS KAHLE MCCANN
    Look at the Boy That Looks Like a Fox is for and about every child that's ever said, "Watch me do this!" It's about a boy who, like all of us, wants to be seen and known; a boy who, even though he is fast as a fox and as clever as a fox and so very much like a fox, is not actually a fox but only a boy with mischievous eyes. ...Or maybe that's just what a sly fox would want you to think.
  • JUICE

    by Charles Springer
    JUICE is a collection of poems magically real and really magical about American life. There are love poems, poems about family and place spoken with humor and pathos, poems about growing up and grown ups. Here are poems for those who traditionally don't read poetry. JUICE's poems will quench all thirsts.
  • Every Llama Needs a Scarf

    by Tunisia Williams
    Every Llama Needs a Scarf is a fun and engaging rhyming picture book featuring various animals and items they need to be their best.
  • Anthology of Faith

    by Sayantan Datta
    The Anthology of faith is a compilation of expressions that were written in a particularly tumultuous phase of our recent history where the author’s beliefs and values are continuously tested by events and philosophies that drove polarization across the society. Deeply disturbed and affected by the continuous running down of the common man by the machinery that uses the common man’s faith and vulnerabilities to drive an agenda of power and prosperity of the few, the author, through the verses in... more
  • Black Ice & Fire

    by James Ross Kelly
    February 28, 2021 by Henry Stanton ANNOUNCING THE PUBLICATION OF “BLACK ICE AND FIRE” BY JAMES ROSS KELLY A finely crafted James Kelly poem is born of knowing. When you read a poem from “Black Ice and Fire”, you will unequivocally NOT be reading about a thing. You will read a poem from within a thing; you will be imbibing presence from outside and all around a thing; you will be gathering all of it up in your arms and you will embrace a thing. You cannot be mild, indifferent, cavalier.... more
  • Poemas do Jardim / Poems from the Garden (Revised Edition): Bilingual Poems in Portuguese and English

    by Sonja N. Bohm

    Conceived of in English and crafted to be read in Portuguese, this collection of bilingual poems written side-by-side in Portuguese and English is the fruit of a journey into learning and loving the Portuguese language. The Garden represents an Ideal—a thing not to be fully realized or attained in this life, but no less real or conceivable. The Garden is Portugal.

  • Pushing a rock up a hill

    by Amy Ryan
    In this chapbook of poetry and prose, Amy explores life after birth taking us from the rage she experienced in new motherhood through the ugly parts of her struggling (and, at times, hostile) marriage, continuing on to a second pregnancy. While starting a company, she raised her first child and found herself in the midst of an identity crisis that highlights the negative aspects of modern parenting. After bearing the burden of an exhaustive mental lode, she found refuge in writing this book and ... more
  • Not Your Happy Dance

    by Ryan Scariano

    The poems in Not Your Happy Dance seek out the sublime in the heartbreak and desolation of everyday life.

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