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by Bhaskar DasguptaThis book is a collection of writings, which include a play and several poems written for the family. Umrao Mary Jaan (based on the Urdu novel written in 1899 by Mohammad Hadi Mirza) is the tragic story of a talented, beautiful, courtesan from the court of Nawab Wajid Ali Shah in Lucknow. The story is told through the eyes of a Victorian woman ,Mary Jane (Mary jaan) ,whose life runs in parallel and is inexorably inter-linked with Umrao Jaan’s life and shared tragedy. The story unites the differe... more
by Joan Hough HarringtonWith exuberance and joie de vivre, author Joan Hough Harrington explores the twists and turns in the hearts and minds of women in this unique compilation of her writing. By turns romantic, sad, amusing, and philosophical in tone, Harrington's work considers a wide range of topics, including friendship, familial and romantic love, inspiration, conflict, and everyday life. Her clear perspective relies on neither rose-colored glasses nor the murky lens of disappointment and depression. In her ve... more
by Clay Brooklin… Twenty years now running, uniform is turning gray, Resistance to the window not hindering the way. Windshield and wipers tuned to living key. The road to Bridgeton calling; its tree line speaks to me … Clay Brooklin spends the majority of his days behind the wheel of a bus. In his first collection of poetry, he offers a whimsical glimpse into his daily observations as well as his imagination as he introduces several entertaining fictional characters. From a cotton ball highway to an eerie lak... more
by Teri Buford O'SheaAt age nineteen, author Teri O’Shea joined Peoples Temple in California led by Jim Jones. A member for seven years, she escaped Peoples Temple three weeks before the massacre in Jonestown, Guyana. The raw and powerful poems in Jonestown Lullaby explore her experience in Jonestown and the aftermath of her survival. A personal confidant to Jim Jones for seven years, O’Shea writes about the harrowing nightmare of Jonestown with an intensity and passion seldom captured in poetic form. Teri was the l... more
by Irene BrodskyJust step inside to find something for everyone! My words fall from my lips to reach your heart in such a nice way. My poems are eye-opening, never boring and a variety of everyday happenings. Poetry is my best friend. It snuggled up to me and gave me a kiss when I was not looking. Poetry, I like you! You wake me with words so true, I have to get up and write it all down! Love, Irene.
by M. M. (Jane) EstesHave you ever wished you could go somewhere that you have read about or heard about to see for yourself what it is like? That is how this book began. After spending one school year (ten months) on the island of Kwajalein in the Marshall Islands where the reef was part of the back yard and the lagoon was just around the corner, the longing to see the Great Barrier Reef kept creeping in to haunt the author. Over 50 years later, the opportunity came along. There was only one day allotted for the vi... more
by Alex Andor SkanavisGalaxia begins conceptually where Isaac Asimov's Foundation series ends. (“Will we have time to form Galaxia?”) Confronted with the task of expanding the last garden on a future war-ravaged Earth, Kreon and his tribe receive assistance in the form of silent, underground allies: the mycelial (mushroom) kingdom. They soon discover these organisms are more than simply catalysts of plant-life, but also trans-galactic portals of intelligence. Composed with poetic style combining the visionary inspira... more
by Connie BiltzRainbow Chaser is a collection of uplifting poems that reflects the joy the author finds in nature, in her home life, and in the world around her. She believes in seeking out the good in the world, and this philosophy is reflected in her poems. The poem, “Rainbow Chaser,” from which the book gets its title, explains her attitude of being grateful for and seeking out the good. Connie Biltz uses imagery, rhyme, whimsy, and the unexpected in her poems. Her poetry is strongly influenced by the c... more
Adventures with Byron: Love Poems and Entertaining Stories of Life with an Enchanting Feline Companionby Rosemary AugustineBorn in the wild and quickly domesticated, few were afraid of him, most were in awe of him. His markings and stature suited his namesake. And his presence when he entered a room made people stop and stare, making all the rules for others to live by, and smiling at you with that toothy fang grin. Recently released Adventures with Byron offers the reader a unique glimpse into the life of an enchanting feline. A must have for feline lovers offering humor, love and excitement, challenge and determin... more
by Robert LamprosWhat Is Sacred is a collection of poetry and essays about faith, love, and Jesus Christ.
by Babru Samal‘In Search of Magnificence’ is a collection of poems by Babru Samal, a scientist, a photographer and a poet with a unique way of looking at things around him. These poems reflect his journey through cultural landscapes of east and west, of emotion and logic and span various aspects of our experience and notions in our lives. The theme of the collection is to experience magnificence in our mundane life and derive amazement by changing the way we look at the creation which we selectively overlook ... more
by wade stevenson
A sweeping poem of love and loss, desire and consummation, of androgynous force and mystical identity. Erotic, transformative, mythic, corporeal, "Moon Talk" concedes no boundaries between the poet, the moon, and his lover.
by Rose CiriglianoCollection of wonderful poems on thought provoking topics written with rhythm and rhyme by Native American, Steve Stone. Great bedside reading.
by Rose CiriglianoA unique collection of poems inspired the works of American photographer, Frances Benjamin Johnston. If you never heard of her, you have definitely seen her work. This wonderful collection of poems are the stories Fannie's pictures told Simon.
by Hunter DanMy name is Daniel Hamel AKA Hunter Dan. Thank you for purchasing a copy of my book of poems. The book is titled,” Inspirations and Emotions”. The title suits this collection very well. They are all written because a topic or an event inspired me to write it. And the Emotions that I felt while writing virtually all of these, especially the ones written that have to do with my disease. While I was still active and after I went to rehab. There were many many tears shed with pen to the paper. These ... more
by Terry M Gresham
This is a collection of poems, a bit on the surreal side and not so surreal, too, taken on over the last ten years or so. I was interested in putting a few things together for readings and noticed that by doing those readings there emerged a few unshakable themes and images. It would seem that I had been working with them for a long time--my father used to tell me that the moon, when shaped a certain way, was a toenail that a giant clipped and it stuck in the sky. I believed hi... more