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by Lakyshia Shelton
by E. P. MattsonE. P. Mattson's debut book of poetry is a sprawling work written and illustrated over 20 years. At times lyrical, darkly humorous and surrealist with a sharp satirical edge, it celebrates the human experience, the heroes of the avante-garde and the beauty of the natural world. It also fires a double-barreled shotgun blast into the faces of mass conformity, war profiteering and media manipulation.
by Betina KerstinLost & Found melds two art forms (photography and poetry) to create emotional scenarios that a reader can appreciate on two levels. It explores the very relevant and affecting themes of feeling lost from the beginning of life through childhood and youth, getting through a divorce, and about finally finding oneself and love towards life. The collection contains 38 stunning black and white art photographs combined with poignant poems to shape a synergy between words and images. Evocative, profoun... more
by Roxy RunyanRoxy Runyan makes her first book debut with this beautiful and poignant song of a 13-poem collection that praises elder women as idols, role models, and lovers, while mourning and heartfully questioning dead and dying grandmothers. The chapbook is a call for love, memory, and honor in a society hardly aware of how hungry we are for just that.
by kyle coare
The prison of the mind, a place that breeds fear. This is a collection of poetry that touches on battles with mental health issues, such as depression, anxiety, self harm and many more areas. It delves into the dark parts where mental and physical illness meet, and the resulting battles that come from such meetings. It dives into addiction, and the long road to recovery. This collection can be dark, but after the dark night comes a bright sunny day
by John Thor EwingAuld Sangs for Bairns & Wee Weans is a unique treasure trove of traditional Scottish nursery rhymes, containing more than 100 rhymes along with their music. All songs are presented in regularized modern Scots spelling, with a comprehensive Glossary as well as Notes and Introduction. The book includes 84 vintage black-&-white illustrations.
by Melissa JosephAt times deep and stirring, at other times quirky and whimsical, A Tender Force covers a landscape of memories and emotions in poetic form that leave us discovering more about the author as well as our own selves in reading it. With chapters touching on Tenderness, Connection, Doubt, Sensuality, Suffering, and Becoming, among others, Melissa Joseph delivers a labor of love that reveals both her literary talent as well as her heart. A collection of prose that you can pack-up and take with you li... more
by Thor EwingA sequence of twelve 60-word poems, each of which distills a moment when Scotland's fate hung in the balance - a turning point in history. Brief notes are provided for readers who want to learn more about the historical context of these Visions of Alba.
by Thor EwingToo many boys think poetry is all flowers and fairies. Drawing on a thousand years of English literature, these are poems which have thrilled and stirred the blood of generations of boys and men.
by Thor EwingThe Wisdom of the Celts presents new translations from medieval Welsh and Irish manuscripts on the theme of wisdom. On each page, a single verse is beautifully presented, with an illuminated initial. This collection brings together ancient texts for the first time, in a unique combination of timeless wisdom and sublime poetry inspired by the natural world. Texts are chosen from proverbial lists of Threes (or ‘Triads’) found in Irish manuscripts, and from the poems of The Red Book of Hergest (th... more
by Kenneth Jarrett SingletonTRANSFIGURATION I would expect nothing less. Carry your sword, my prophetess. Obstinate contumacy training. Find the objective that is more draining. More strenuous tasks will make you grow. Pain upon you I bestow. I’ll take it all and nothing less. I claim it back; I repossess. Tip the scale; Turn it over. Mark the unused; What’s leftover. The main part no longer exists; Despite the reduction, it persists. Continued movement; A quest... more
by Josie MoonPoems from the Swamp is a collection of poems exploring the dark psyche of a troubled place inhabited by characters who are sympathetic outsiders. The poems explore what it means to be a scapegoat, what it means to live in a place that can be hostile and how those difficulties can be challenged and overcome. The poems invite the reader to enter the swamp and explore its many layers.
by Dean Zeviar
Discover the cleansing of your mind, body, and soul today; using this one unique cleansing tool by Earnest Navar Williams aka Dean Zeviar.
Experience the extreme changes in feelings. Take the emotional roller-coaster ride of your life, and feel the legendary catharsis like so many others. In one single breath, the creatively simple words, rhymes, and rhythms of his poems read with sprinkles of poise. Simple Poetry with Perfect editing created the perfect foundati... more
by Ann Christine TabakaReaching for Dawn is my sixth book of poems, which includes two books of Haiku & Senryu style poems. As my life has changed with age, my style has changed, and hopefully grown, since I first started writing rhymes and musings in the 1960's. I now see the universe on a deeper level than I did in my youth. Once again, I hope that you enjoy the journey as you travel with me into the inner depths of my observations, my mind, and my feelings. Maybe you will find a little of your own thoughts and f... more
by Joe PotterThe Empath Collective is a collection of poems reflecting life's various emotional states.
by Sasenarine PersaudSet against the backdrop of the 2014 Scottish referendum, MONSOON ON THE FINGERS OF GOD continues an ongoing exploration of forms and improvisation on styles, rhythm/taal, and raagic moods in an examination of identity, history and human migrations