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by Lisa MaconYou are not alone in your grief and anger. You are not alone in your despair, waiting for an honest call to action. You are not alone in your need to be empowered and emboldened. May you find the companionship you seek as you read the poems of Frozen. And together, we will thaw.
by MJ FullerAfter years of being told to write down her sardonic musings, MJ Fuller finally took the plunge. These poems explore the various thoughts that she, and others, have had at various points in life, and are easily read and accessible for all. Whether you are a poetry novice or a poetry veteran, there is something in these verses for you. The poems of Sad, Sardonic and Hopeful take the reader on a journey through the eyes of the poet. That journey can be happy, sad, comedic, tragic or whimsical, but... more
by Zaighum SharifEach and everyone of us has our own human emotions. Days can be filled with happiness whereas other days can be full of sadness. The uniqueness of one’s emotions can very rarely be understood by others. It is really difficult if not impossible to tell others how you feel or for them to understand how you are feeling. I have tried in this book to cover the inner most boundaries of human emotions splitting my poems into different realms of human thought. Hope, fate and destiny, joy, life, the worl... more
by Cyan VillanuevaA collection of poetry and fortunes related to loves that could not stay. What is left of them, is held within these pages.
by Jibril Emmanuel“A Love Poet” takes the reader through the twists and turns of love in all of its dimensions. Heartache, falling in love, falling out of love, feeling misplaced and then feeling as though you are right where you should be, with whom you should be. These personal experiences allow a dialogue between the mind and the heart where love can be a battlefield or just the opposite. It is vulnerability put into words that are hard to find, for an emotion that is thoroughly unique.
by L.S. WatsonPoetry is alive! Dreaming At Night consists of a series of poems about different experiences, life tales, and observations about society from the perspective of an African-American woman.
by Jennifer MarkellIn Singing at High Altitude, Jennifer Markell asks us to love the world in all its brokenness, and offers us a way to do so, with “lucent sight.” Through the author’s keen attention to detail, we are invited to enter the sky’s “blue manifesto.” Here, beauty may be found in a fledgling bird’s last moments, a “courtyard glittered with fallen limes,” or with trash collectors who swing the barrels like “dance partners.” These poems arise in darkness and take wing.
by Margaret NetherbyThe whole moon hangs Above the westward highway And suddenly I see The swoop of yin and yang Aglow … From the end of one century to the beginning of another, Margaret Netherby has lived a life full of adventure, joy, heartache, and disappointment. In this collection of poetry, Netherby shares a lyrical glimpse into her life’s journey spanning over forty years as she attempted to make sense of confusion, reconcile emotions, appreciate wonder and beauty, embrace happy moments, and accept downturns... more
by Urvashi BundelIn her powerhouse collection, Unapologetically Feminist, poet Urvashi Bundel fights against the ravaging wildfires of misogyny, racism, and global social injustice with her own starbright flame. She travels the world in line after feverish line—observing, reporting back, and crying out for change. The poet says, The girl must eat And the hyenas too. In a fight to gather firewood, She returns burned again from the bushes, This time with the title of witch
by Handugs SmithsonDive into the epic journey of Handugs as he discovers love and hate, absolute beauty of appearance and heart, knowledge and wisdom, euphoria and despair. Join with him, hand in hand, in his adventurous journey of enlightenment and sacrifice. Witness the building of pyramids, the agonies of war and the beauty of nature as he narrates his poetic tale in verse.
by J. Simon Harris
Journey with Dante into the bowels of the earth and the profoundest depths of the human soul. The Inferno, the first part of Dante's Divine Comedy, has captivated readers for over seven centuries. This modern translation in terza rima captures the true essence of the Italian poem.
This edition also includes:
Notes: A single page of commentary for each canto, providing enough context for the modern reader to follow Dante's histori... more
by Mark Odland - MA, LMFT, MDIVThis is a book of artwork and poetry inspired by EMDR (eye movement desensitization and reprocessing) therapy, a research-proven approach that has helped millions heal from PTSD and experiences trauma. Drawing on all his experiences as an award-winning artist, poet, and Certified EMDR therapist, Mark Odland reflects on hope and pain during these troubled times. Each poem is paired with an illustration, and is inspired by his experiences on the frontlines of treating trauma.
by Jody Lee Collins“I’ve no chisel but this pen chipping at paper like stone” begins Hearts on Pilgrimage, but what a chisel author Jody L. Collins wields in this exquisitely sculpted collection of quiet poems that bring comfort, contemplation, and gratitude in difficult times. Her poetry echoes the seasons, from winter’s dormancy and spring’s new life to summer’s exuberant growth and the fall harvest, looking through the lens of a physical world that also mirrors our interior lives. Whether it’s picking autumn... more
by Derek Taylor KentIn the spirit of Shel Silverstein's Where the Sidewalk Ends and A Light in the Attic, Hysterical Rhymes and How You Can Rhyme Too! is a collection of Derek's hilarious, heartwarming and educational children's poems that is truly a delight for kids of all ages and reading levels. Not only are there hundreds of funny poems, limericks, and stories, it's also an educational guide that teaches youngsters how they can write poetry as well! They'll learn about rhythm, meter, poetic forms, how to fi... more
by Jennifer Nuesi
"This is a cleansing. Of that we choose to say or won't say. The anxieties, the depressions, and all the breakdowns between. They have found a place in you and in me while manifesting themselves in ways unseen. In the awareness comes the healing. Finding the peace that declutter brings. Let us gather together and take a look at all that we have amassed. Let us all take a look at our THINGS."
In her new poetry collection, THINGS gives a shape to the invisible anxieties that... more
by Susan RiehleHidden Grandma is a preschool to Grade 2 book (ages 4-8). It's very rich in pictures, with little text. The story is that a grandmother misses her grandkids so much that she hatches a crazy plan to hide in their house. Of course, the kids suspect and go searching for her. She hides in more and more improbable places. Children like to turn the pages and try and find her.