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by WeaselI devoured the quite satisfying "warm place to self-destruct" in mere hours, and it is time well spent in the theatre of imagination. Weasel’s poems transport you into this hypnotic, darkly erotic, elegiac, fatalistic netherworld; an invitation to his private purgatory of fears and desires. Do yourself a favor and curl up with this passionate monster of a book. It will resonate with you long after you've turned the last page. —Brian Kehinde, author of Synchronicity In Violence. Weasel is l... more
by Paul Morris
by Philip DoddStill the Dawn. A book of poems and ballads. Poems written to preserve memories, explore moods, emotions, art, myths, real events and dreams, together with some attempts at light verse, even nonsense. Ballads that tell tales, reflect on the seasons, time and its passing. The poet enters the mead hall, un-lids his word hoard, recites. He shares his gift. Those who attend to his works, he hopes to entertain.
by Bethany MooreLovers sometimes take strange forms. This is a story about a brilliant and creative man who weaved in and out of my life for more than 16 years until his life ended unexpectedly and tragically. In early 2016, he was hit by a car while crossing the street. He was a complex man who wrestled with great demons while having the ear of angels. Our love was similarly complicated, and spread across many years and dimensions. These poems and prose are an intimate insight through the eyes of m... more
by Donald ElixBuilding on his recollection of the various places he has lived and visited, author Donald Elix shares a series of verses that explore his memories and his imagination. These poems draw from many historical places and time periods, reflecting the mood of a myriad of events both past and present. They also reflect an element of quiet contemplation that was vital to their creation. Thought-provoking and unique, this poetry collection examines the meaning of life?s experiences in verse from a varie... more
by Alicia G. Smith-MackallPoetry has given me a voice to express the many emotions I am feeling at a particular time. I grew up in the era when children were to be seen and not heard. Childhood was difficult for me because I loved to talk, but I was not allowed or encouraged to address my feelings, nor was I even asked what I thought. I was the youngest child of four for eight years but still the baby girl. By the eleventh year of my life, I was no longer the baby; I became the middle child. People can?t comprehend what ... more
by Jim ReardonA fascinating insight into the understanding of passion and love over the major epochs of life.
by Eldridge W. SearlesMy book is based on various poems written by me. The poems are written with heartfelt and deep emotion.
by Jay RuvoloPoetry. Land's End is not only the end of land at the edge of the sea, but the brink of everything we stand on. It is a precipice, an opening of the abyss; it is everything primordial in living, thinking, remembering. Land's End is a first book of poems by Jay Ruvolo.
by Nicole GoodwinWarcries is a poetry collection based on the author's experiences in combat theater and her homecoming.
by Lovejoy Muunganirwa
by matthew james kauschRemember forever? Lusting for the answers to all the unwritten questions of this world? Take a stroll with the damned to find the last dragon as she weeps chained down in the sunken garden. Grasp for the straws of hope. Remember forever? Attrition? War? Drugs? Sin? Redemption? Has religion just become a fashion symbol? This dark journey scratches at divine hope.
by Mark Mansfield
Strangers Like You (Van der Decken, 83 pages excl. frontmatter, acknowledgments and bio) is Mark Mansfield’s first poetry collection. Most of the poems in Strangers Like You were previously published and range stylistically from work in received forms to free verse. The book is divided into four, untitled sections -- running through each, the commonplace of what has faded from our lives but lingers on in one form of absence or another -- the shadowline haunting&... more
by Walter SchenckA collection of political poetry in favor of Donald Trump elected as President and protest poetry against the imbalances of the writing world.
by Rehana Shamsi
Facts of Life: Reflections on Ignorance and Intelligence is the result of Rehana Shamsi’s observations, experiences, and relationship to her former society. Many of the poems bring to the forefront the emotional and psychological trauma caused by men’s traditional dominance over women in majority of South Asian households. Women’s constant struggle to overcome suppression is a major theme covered in this collection of poetry.
In addition, Shamsi showcases her ... more
by Joan SloweyThis collection of poetry tells the story of a life from childhood, The Red Petticoat and The Small Dark Man to parenthood, In a Yellow Dress and My Girl, to thoughts of death, Bones and Mortality, and, of course, everything in between. The sea is a feature in many of the poems reflecting the life and experience of the poet. There are sets of three haikus here and there to give a change of pace.