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Poetry

  • How Surviving Emotional Trauma and Cancer Later Helped Me in Life in Prose

    by Mario Fontenla
    The idea to write this book was born out of my empathy for others who are suffering like I have after traveling so much during my youth and suffering from the emotional trauma of constantly being harshly bullied, to finally settling in New York City for many years, where I started volunteering for the Red Cross about ten years ago, which launched my whole career in translation and interpretation and made me start to write poems after living to survive cancer.
  • A Penny for Your Thoughts

    by Penny Johnson
    Poetry is the song that poets sing to beautify the world. In A Penny for Your Thoughts, contemporary American poet Penny Johnson presents verses about nature, love, life, death, philosophy, and religion. She considers American life in the present day. With her writing, she hopes to teach, fulfill, entertain, heal wounds, and show the beauty of the world. Johnson offers her work as a gift to anyone longing for the uplifting and nourishing experience that poetry can provide. This poetry collection... more
  • Danish Northwest - Hygge Poems from the Outskirts

    by Peter Graarup Westergaard

    Danish Northwest is a poetry collection that shows “hygge” in its various aspects as practiced or rendered in the outskirts of Denmark, more precisely in the northwestern region of Jutland called Thy. The poems were originally published in Danish and in a dialect called “thybomål”. As with any translation, the English version can be considered in a sense a new collection of poems given the adjustments and additions needed to capture the essence of the original. T... more

  • Soulful Illuminations A Poetry Collection: Volume One

    by Josepha Gail
    And so begins the journey into the mind of Josepha Gail. A poet manages to evoke moments of splendor with just the tip of her pen. Soulful illuminations is a delicate and often beautiful reflection of nature in all it's glory. Josepha's words flow across the page with all the fluidity of the river. She invites each of us to stare into recesses of creation and marvel at it's masters work. Cycling through four sections, Soulful illuminations is an incredible debut and promises to bring a sense ... more
  • Cro Poem : The Rasar Chronicles Poetry Companion

    by M. C. Rose
    Cro Poem comprises 30 poems; each piece a heartbeat and an identity of its own, expressing the trajectory of a journey...an intrinsic combination of verse and narration! Cro Poem tells the story of Cro and his communion with the eternal Goddess Eagle, that leads to the conception of humanity. It delineates Cro’s evolution from a primordial being into a fully conscious human. It is, therefore, an exploration of the realities of the light and the dark.
  • The Complete Poetry of Norman A.J. Berisford

    by MJV Literary

    The Complete Poetry of Norman AJ Berisford is the much anticipated release of the poet’s work. His whimsical and often sublime writing explores the compelling themes of nature, age, love and loss and promises to capture the hearts and minds of its readers.

  • Limerick Comics

    by Robert Hoyman
    Limerick Comics offers lighthearted original limericks on a wide range of history and science topics, each with an informational panel of surprising facts, all presented in entertaining comics. Middle-grade readers age 8 and up are invited to linger on each page to enjoy the humor, ponder inferences, and view the evocative details of each illustrated panel.
  • The Gates of Never

    by Deborah L. Davitt
    The Gates of Never presents speculative poetry by one of the field's rising voices. Erudite without pretension, Deborah L. Davitt's debut collection fuses history, mythology, and magic seamlessly with futurism, science, and science fiction. Coming October 2019 from Finishing Line Press! ​
  • Lets Breakup: Poetry of Love, Loss Jennifer Sparkman

    by Jennifer Sparkman
    Dearest Summary, Enclosed are pieces of my brain,During a time in which didn’t seem real,A time that that changed everything,A time when there was a before than an after, Deep Fried French Toast tastes differently, Because the tears stuck inside my eyeballs,Fell so far back into my sockets,That my lungs had to catch them into,A pile of pneumonia,Where my rib cages couldn’t see through the door frame,Of the old Sequoia House anymore,And those little birds had to say,Adieu. Oh Summary, I wish we c... more
  • My Gothic Romance

    by Mehnaz Sahibzada
    My Gothic Romance is a series of poems inspired by the Gothic romantic mood. Think Mary Shelley meets Wes Craven or Jane Eyre meets Jason Vorhees. The book represents a literary and cinematic exploration of the beauty within the dark. Blending tones and images, the collection is a study of primal fear and what attracts us to the morally ambiguous.
  • Anybody Want a Peanut?

    by Mark Petit
    The everyday emotions that make us human. The poems in this book are personal and revealing. They are deeply romantic or witty or silly; they are thought provoking and engaging, occasionally disturbing. They deal with the range of emotions we all deal with at some point in our life, and sometimes, every day. They are presented in an easily readable format. It's a book of poetry that will be enjoyed even by people who would not normally choose to read poetry.
  • JELLYBEANS

    by Kiersten Hall
    Thirty-five jellybeans have come together to share a sweet and thoughtful poem promoting kindness and inclusivity with children, 0 to 6 years. Join in their adventure as they discover their unique qualities while realizing they are all, ultimately, the same. The JELLYBEANS book is sure to be a favorite among children and their family members.
  • Threed, This Road Not Damascus

    by Tamara J. Madison
    Threed, This Road Not Damascus is a dialogue between the speaker and other-worldly persona, “Three-Breasted Woman,” exploring the speaker’s relationship to self, lineage, culture, community, and religion. “Three-Breasted Woman” defies feminine stereotypes of “damsels in distress;” she saves herself. Employing the ancestral and mythological, the poems confront the chaos of the contemporary social landscape with clarity and courage.
  • The Slip Under My Church Dress

    by JW Bella
    A little black girl has much to deal with growing up in a family dominated by religion and keeping up appearances in a small town. J. W. Bella takes you through the ups and downs of those experiences through the eyes of a piece of clothing that is never seen: a dress slip. From horrible mother moments to facing silence to recognizing her own strength, Bella reveals her loves, hates, and pain in words congregated into stanzas to reveal and expose her truth.
  • The Curse in My Purse: Poems and Drawings for Grown-Ups

    by Hillary Danaher
    Time to kick it down a notch and LYAO while navigating the everyday world around you! Open up these pages and dive in...poems, drawings, and more...all created to remind you about the lighter (more important) side of adulting.
  • Praise Song for the Gravediggers

    by Octavia McBride-Ahebee
    This poetry collection, "Praise Song for the Gravediggers", delivers a geography of women whose stories, once historically silenced, rise to the top to be heard and considered. Readers meet the likes of Aminata, a Malian woman, who crossed both the Sahara Desert and the Mediterranean Sea finally landing in an urban, U.S. city where she, undocumented, braids working class African-American girls’/women’s heads using the hair Indian girls/women donated to their religious shrines to receive blessing... more

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