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by Jozef Tracz-RippleHouse of Mirrors is spontaneous, ecstatic poetry about love, introspection, nature, philosophy, and spirituality. Turning inwards to find answers, to find Light. Giving Love and Compassion without any want of return. Blowing kisses at the Silence the Abyss speaks. It is a book that simply praises the human experience by praising and experiencing simply. A Mirror cannot reflect unless polished; it is only as good as it is clear. The House of Mirrors is the Temple of our Self, where we are often e... more
by Kenny CooganA Tenrec named Trey (and other odd lettered animals that like to play), offers a playful look into the lives of some of the amazing animals from the animal kingdom. Written in beautiful poetic lines, A Tenrec named Trey teaches great life lessons to kids of all ages using fun rhyming verse. Featuring fun and unique characters like Velma Quinn the Valley Quail and Wade the Water Dragon, A Tenrec named Trey is sure to delight young readers and encourage them to read these stories over and over. St... more
by Alysa VanderWeerd
My book of poems— Life., all describe aspects of heroic endurance. What to do in life, when we are constantly tested under trial and strife. God blesses the people, (James 1:12) who patiently endure testing, who endure temptation, who remain steadfast under trial, holding fast to Christ; those will be the ones who receive the crown of life. The reward for enduring, clinging to Christ, is Life. Many succomb and cave amidst the battle. The temptations... more
by Kenneth Salzmann
New and Selected Poems
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by Hedwig GorskiHedwig Gorski's best performance poems by the originator of performance poetry have been translated into Polish by Janusz Zalewski with love and care. These are highlighted because of their connection with audiences through live radio performances with Hedwig Gorski's East of Eden Band. All the text in the book is bi-lingual offering the poems and info in both English and Polish. The poems are not local or culturally specific and thrive on life as a sensuous and global adventure full energy and ... more
by Scott Rosin
The word "surfing" has come to mean different things over the years, but to poet Scott Rosin, the most important meaning is the original: surfing waves. This varied poetic collection touches on everything from alienation, conservation, environmentalism and the joyful psyche and practice of wave-riding. Rosin presents a sensual wordscape that is accessible, thoughtful and reflective of his half-century among the breakers.
Referencing classic updates of Faustus and The Ancient M... more
by Tyler Rose MannSalome and the Battle Poems is a poetry collection that explores the weaponization of art to heal and protect the body and soul of the oppressed, the mentally ill, and the disempowered. Salome is a biblical figure, mythologized here into a radical symbol of women’s liberation and empowerment. The collection is divided into three sections: vengeance, tenderness, and photosynthesis. This structure reflects the process of overcoming, the alchemy of transforming righteous rage and suffering into ... more
by Elonda ClayKnow That You Have Been Loved is a poetry collection that explores how deep family ties, love and its substitutes, grief, pain, protest, struggle, and laughter possess the potential to shape and inspire growth, healing, and self-love for each of us. Ever grounded in the legacies of her ancestors and America's persistent wounds of race, Elonda uses historical turning points, nature, and the richness of women's wisdom as her writing companions. Know That You Have Been Loved is her debut poetry col... more
by Evisa Isabella Rose"Rejected letter" is an illustrated collection of motivational aphorisms and poetry about heartbreak, depression, trauma, love, self-love and self-empowerment.
by Quinton FarrowPRESS RELEASE Imagine for a moment that the paranormal was sunken language. That everything you dreamt had already come and gone before in a wreck beneath the sea or in the sky. That the very essence of your being was built upon frailty, not strength. … Fraying particles will move you through this horror. What Farrow displays is the very truth that we are grappling with today. Do we really want to stay?
by Melissa K MeltonRunning adventures in poetic prose Collection of stories from the trails and the roads. A slice of life from a runner?s point of view Of endurance, strength, and a flair for tutus. Spicy and real-life accounts of race reports, training runs, and nature hikes A simple message to savor the journey and get outside. The highs and lows, the ups and downs, from 5Ks to 100 miles Stories of fellowship, friendships, conquering fears, sharing smiles. Raw and real emotions Poetry in motion. Combining passi... more
by Suzanne Werkema
Do penguins like people? Who's the boss - a big rabbit or a little cat? Can your pet elephant do homework? Why do sea otters break stuff? Which is ickier, cobwebs or spider webs? Could you live on dog food? In Upside-Down Jellies, kids ages 8 to 12 can find answers to all these questions. The book's 28 animal poems are rhymed and unrhymed, short and long, silly and serious. The animals include pets, backyard visitors, wild critters, and others. All the poems have vibrant, lively illus... more
by Suzanne Werkema
Why do crabs walk sideways? Does hammering cinnamon sticks cause hunger? Can geometry carry you to outer space? Why’s there a hideout built into a restaurant wall? What should you do if a baseball bat flies toward your head? What can you hear in a totally silent room? Just Wondering—40 Poems for Smart Kids (You) is for students ages 9-12 who enjoy thinking. Some of the poems are serious, some light. Some rhyme, and some don’t. All forty assume that kids think widely and intelligently. Vivid, ... more
by Tammy TakahashiThe poems of Land explore our bodies and selves as terrain to be navigated, accepted and loved. Where estrangement meets intimacy, where lost youth meets the inevitability of aging, where fear meets hope, where doubt meets empowerment, where the natural world and the elements as our precious teachers meet our readiness to dive right into our lives—these are the intersections that lie at the heart of this collection, which uncovers a great paradox of our times: adrift, we long to feel truly, c... more
by Holly Lyn Walrath
Glimmerglass Girl is a collection of poetry and images about womanhood and femininity. This debut collection from author Holly Lyn Walrath explores life, love, marriage, abuse, self-harm, the body, death, and alcoholism through the lens of a woman’s heart. It takes readers through a speculative and fantastical world of fairy tales and unicorns where femininity is as powerful and delicate as a glass-winged butterfly.
“Tensile and luminous as a glass-winged butterfly, Glimmerg... more