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by R. C. Sherbrooke
A book of rhyming poems for a rainy day. Don't get it wet though or the poems will all run away.
by Jamie WendtIn her debut poetry collection, Fruit of the Earth, Jamie Wendt explores the traditions of her Jewish heritage through personal life-cycle events and Judaism’s historical roots. Many poems revolve around women’s experiences, ranging from modest dress to the wedding day and barrenness to new motherhood. The peace of the Sabbath and images of Israel’s beauty recur throughout the book. Wendt pays tribute to her loving grandmother in a series of poems focused around the passing-on of significant obj... more
by Katherine GotthardtGotthardt's exquisite poetry spans from 2002 through 2013, metaphorically documenting a journey through spiritual development, pain, survival and victory. Filled with puns, imagery and word play, these poems overflow with universal themes, offering new ways to consider the human experience.
by Katherine GotthardtFurbily-Furld is furious! The poor little lizard who has lived on his home turf for years has been pushed out by a growing town. Then, through miraculous magic, Furbily is given the means to take revenge. But something amazing happens along the way. Find out what in Furbily-Furld Takes on the World.
by Katherine GotthardtPoems from the Battlefield captures unique aspects of the Civil War in Manassas and Prince William County, Virginia. Using persona, metaphor, photos and quotes, Gotthardt brings readers from contemporary park experiences back to the days of the Civil War, offering multiple perspectives and rare insight. Gotthardt does not seek to relay details of history or battles. Rather, she offers a collection of powerful impressions, images, and emotion, as well as obvious bewilderment at how easily we invi... more
by Katherine GotthardtA poetic journey from birth through passing, Bury Me Under a Lilac leaves death not proud, but steeped in the beauty of transformation, a natural movement to the next phase of personal and spiritual evolution. This is Katherine Gotthardt's fifth book in which vivid metaphor, powerful imagery and artistic structure liberate free verse from the expected, while keeping the poems grounded and accessible. “Katherine Mercurio Gotthardt’s poetry is always rich in word, imagery and emotional awakening. ... more
by Josh HatcherPoetry cuts through America like deep rivers, carrying our joys, our sorrows, our stories from mountains to seas. Josh Hatcher writes his own American rivers, celebrating the love of family, mourning deep loss, and calling out a nation divided and broken.
by Jamiyl SamuelsA collection of short stories and poetry aimed to educate and entertain from the mind of Jamiyl Samuels. The author broaches controversial subject matter with the retelling of a fictional "driving-while-Black" traffic stop, jail through the eyes of an adolescent, and a strong opinion on the reasoning behind NBA superstar LeBron James' departure from the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2010. With the true story of his first week as a challenger on BET's televised Hip Hop battle 106 and Park Freestyle F... more
by James Miller
Shell Songs is James Miller's first book of poetry. Most of the poems in the book have been previously published in America or abroad. Almost half of the poems in Shell Songs are written in meter while the other half are written in free verse. Although many argue that meter and free verse cannot coexist, James Miller's book shows how music, regardless of the style of writing, is still the fiber that binds all poetry. Ind... more
by Lindsay Achtman"The Day The Swing Stopped" is a fun and diverse story encouraging children of all ages to put down the controller and remember the importance of outdoor playtime!
by Kevin J. Ste. MarieA glimpse into the perspective of a real males longing for romance, companionship, & enduring love. All the while revealing the internal struggle to maintain hope, find purpose, and just maybe, just maybe, the end all be all true lasting love.
by Carl AndersonIn the sixties, a Swedish colonel was caught in Stockholm, having spied for the Soviets. That event is the biggest scandal in Swedish modern history. However, this book is not about that historical fact, but the fact that this spy and the author of the text you are looking at right now have the same surname is surely a background that plays its game as the text evolves. To be to the point, the surname Wennerstrom is here enacted in a shamanistic way, where it meets bullies and mental illness and... more
by Andrè Michael PietroschekThe desperate-measures ebook I published after ending my urban homeless winter outside, and going back to underpaid jobs and living in a rented room.
by Dean DuffinA collection of twenty six of my best poems from an Australian Poet I'm ok - "We often fall for things that all others see as obvious, Oblivious by choice because we are hopeful, Hoping things will be different"
by Aaron GrahamGrace Bauer selected this title saying the following: “In the tradition of Yusef Komunyakaa’s Dien Cai Dau and Brian Turner’s Here, Bullet, this collection is a veteran’s first-hand account of war in all it’s horror and confusion. The writer looks at how language can both clarify and obfuscate the reality, reminding us that: “The boots on the ground aren’t boots. / They’re packs of young me.”
by Kevin J. Ste. MarieThis collection of poetry and short stories is all about never leaving anything on the shelf. As a child, I was always curious, and when I learned of my adoption at the age of eight, it changed me. I internally knew I was different but have always been thankful for my mothers love. I believe that it was one of the things that kept me alive when I was lucky enough to be her son. I always enjoyed writing my feelings. I always thought it was the expression of emotion that proves the passion we hold... more