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Poetry

  • Lycanthropisation: A Bildungsroman in Verse

    by Shabnam Kaur
    Lycanthropisation is Shabnam Kaur's fourth book of poems: a collection of 48 poems about breaking, healing, and becoming. A bildungsroman in verse.
  • Almost Love Poems 2

    by Shabnam Kaur
    Almost Love Poems 2 is Shabnam Kaur's third book of poems: the sequel to Almost Love Poems. More verses about 'almost love' in its myriad colours and greys.
  • Almost Love Poems

    by Shabnam Kaur
    Almost Love Poems is Shabnam Kaur's second book of poems: a collection of 55 verses about 'almost love' in its myriad colours and greys.
  • Eurydice Bides in Hades: Verses of Estrangement and Apathy

    by Shabnam Kaur
    Eurydice Bides in Hades is Shabnam Kaur's first book of poems: a collection of 50 verses of identity crisis, estrangement, and apathy.
  • A Distilled Spirit

    by Joseph A. Pinto
    a distilled spirit. pained prose from a bar... these are conversations heard both outside and inside my head, interludes drawn from sights seen in front of and behind my eyes; an encapsulation of regret and regression, death and demise. they are the interpretation of lives unraveling before me. become my companion interloper as you sip from this collection, or slam it back in a gulp. pain is beautiful. pull up a chair.
  • Kaleidoscope of Being

    by Jennifer Toth
    Kaleidoscope of Being is the True Account of the Author’s Private and Precious Walk with Jesus, God, through Life’s Ups and Downs along with Nature Poems, Spiritual Stories, and more.
  • Making a Poem

    by Vihang Naik
    Making A Poem is a powerful affecting collection of poetry that sheds a fascinating light upon the writing process and poet's personal aesthetics. These are eloquent pieces where the poet displays a confident command of the poetic form to bring his ideas and observations to life. The pieces that ponder the reality of poetic expression are perhaps most fascinating. Their reflexivity results in a most engaging collection of poems. Making A Poem is an intuitive, thoughtful and creative pieces that ... more
  • Fair Housing Haiku: Learn About the Law Through Verse / With Illustrations

    by Ron Leshnower

    When President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Fair Housing Act into law in 1968, civil rights reached a turning point.

    FAIR HOUSING HAIKU: LEARN ABOUT THE LAW THROUGH VERSE / WITH ILLUSTRATIONS honors the 50th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act by presenting a unique look at housing discrimination legislation in the United States.

    Written by an attorney in 5-7-5 syllabic form with original full-color drawings, charts, and more, FAIR HOUSING HAIKU explains how the law protects you a... more

  • Overheard on a Saltmarsh

    by Marcia Santore
    A goblin is happily making salt-crystal “bling” for himself, until he spots the nymph’s green glass beads and is overwhelmed by desire for them. He asks for the beads, he demands the beads, he whines and begs for the beads. But the nymph has her own purpose for the beads, using them to do her science–magic … Marcia Santore’s colorful pictures retell the story of Overheard on a Saltmarsh, introducing Harold Monro’s beloved poem to a new generation of children, while raising an important question:... more
  • Humpty Trumpty Hit a Brick Wall: Donald J. Trump's First White House Year in Verse

    by David Finkle
    Depressed and defeated, facing the inauguration day of a new U.S. President he calls "flabbergastingly unfit for office", writer David Finkle put thought and pen to the internet and posted a series of opinion driven quatrains on Facebook. On day 2, still unable to climb out of his funk, Finkle wrote another, and another, and another, finding himself three hundred sixty-six days later with a new dose of acerbic wit and humor for every day of Donald Trump's first year in office, including an anni... more
  • One of Many

    by Phillip Matador
    Through a combination of prose-poetry, short stories, and verse, Phillip Matador's debut work, entitled One of Many, uses the author's love of the clever complexities of wordplay to shed light on issues affecting the millennial generation and society as a whole. Interwoven with experiences from both childhood and maturity, One of Many explores topics such as personal growth, race, love and relationships, the environment and religion with a combination of infectious lyrical prosody and straig... more
  • O the Dark Things You'll See!

    by J.T. Holden
    Here is the delightfully spooky parody of Dr. Seuss's classic Oh, the Places You'll Go! Written and illustrated by the author and artist of Alice in Verse: The Lost Rhymes of Wonderland and Twilight Tales: A Collection of Chilling Poems, this wicked ode offers a slightly different road map of life's great adventure for all who dare to challenge their fears, tread the path less traveled, and follow their dreams wherever they may lead.
  • Twilight Tales: A Collection of Chilling Poems

    by J.T. Holden
    From the author of Alice in Verse: The Lost Rhymes of Wonderland comes a collection of chilling poems, perfect for Halloween...or any other dark and spooky night. From the creepy jingles of Shadows in the Nursery and the eerie angst of The Darkening 'Tweens to the malevolently poetic odes of Medieval Maladies and the sweeping chills of The Epic Tales all perfectly capped off by the haunting afters of Two for the Road J.T. Holden's Twilight Tales offers a deliciously wicked mix of frightening far... more
  • Alice in Verse: The Lost Rhymes of Wonderland

    by J.T. Holden
    Have you ever wondered... Who really stole the Queen's tarts? Whatever did become of the Walrus & the Carpenter after their nefarious jot down the briny beach with the little Oysters? Is there truly any sense to be found in nonsense at all? Come follow Alice down the rabbit-hole once again as Lewis Carroll's timeless classic is reimagined through the lyrical language of Wonderland...where a Caterpillar dispenses an indelible lesson, a Cat offers safe haven and (fairly) sound advice, and a... more
  • Looking, Seeing

    by Chris Pepple
    Finally, Chris Pepple is publishing as a poet. She's inviting you into her conversations on healing, on change, on faith, on courage, on determination, on love, and on self-discovery. She shares her voice with readers as she gives us glimpses into the journey she has traveled on-a journey that has taken her through grief as she led the funeral for a relative who died from complications from AIDS, through pain as she struggled to free herself from domestic abuse, and through joy as she raised two... more

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