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by Garrett Ray Harriman
Kishōtenketsu is an ancient Chinese and Japanese literary structure that presents stories in four distinct parts: ki (introduction), shō (development), ten (surprise), and ketsu (conclusion). Unlike many Western flavors of plot, here surprise supersedes conflict as the foundation of tales worth telling. Part flash fiction, part prose poetry, and across multiple genres, LOST IN THE 4REST collects 52 four-sentence pieces that experiment with this fascinating storytelling tradition. Ea... more
by Walter SchenckThis poetry book looks at the 2016 election, his love for his wife, ands views on everyday subjects.
by Walter SchenckWalter's poetry thats on the political, religious, and various stages of life in an easy to read style.
by Henry CunninghamThe Geometry of Freedom is a collection of poetry about liberating the human spirit through exploration of our innermost workings and of our inextricable connections with our world. Henry Cunningham takes us on a colorful journey of elation, examination, and celebration, reassuring us always of our potential, our responsibility, and our power. The collection is divided into three sections inspired by the awakening of our will, the importance of duty and playfulness in our world, and the boldness... more
by Weam Namou“Sometimes, a book of poems transcends the form and becomes pure experience. I Am a Mute Iraqi with a Voice is a startling call to memory and mourning for an Iraq that is “dead,” an ululation for all that is lost in war after war after war. In these poems, Iraqis are divided not by politics but by location and circumstance; those fortunate enough to live in America are wracked with guilt, and those left behind are trapped indoors. Namou interrogates this split within herself, with poem after poe... more
by Meia Geddes
This is an exercise in love, an attempt at developing taste, a test of how sweet a word can be, an ode to moments. This is a manifestation of slowness and quiet and sunshine, early mornings and late evenings, glad memories and slender times. This is yearning and giving, an extended meditation on letters, what they can and cannot do for one's being. Meia Geddes’ debut LOVE LETTERS TO THE WORLD—a series of 120 brief, lyrical missives—addresses the world as body, c... more
by Lori FettnerMost gifts for new moms are really gifts for the baby...toys, diapers, clothes. This book is a gift for the new mom (or for yourself!) The poems can be read in the moments between diaper changes and feedings when a new mom is feeling alone, panicked, or just in need of a laugh. Based on the real-life experiences of a fellow new mom, Welcome to Motherhood covers the first year, from mood swings and exhaustion, to date nights, nursing dilemmas, and toys that drive you crazy.
by Dr. Ruey RyburnSACRED PATH HEALING The Flowering. In the wee hours of night Comes belief that fear, despair, darkness, And even death hold dominion over light. Let me breathe in the Mother from my root. Fill me now. Let me surrender to the tender, Exquisite opening of my heart. Let me send pain and delusion to my third eye, Until my I meets God's eye, And let me flower, Showering sweet, golden rain. Upon each cell and aspect of my being; Transforming to the knowing that l Am.
by Levi CheruoWhen dispirited for one reason or the other, poetry can be an ideal solace…a perfect source of comfort that can ignite your heart, light a smile on your sad face, uplift your soul, and bring tears of joys in your eyes. Through poetry, we make known our innermost desires, fears, hopes, fantasies and at times, our skewed and wicked intentions. We let bare a cobweb of frustrations and surrender our all to the ever seemingly invincible might of fate. It is for the aforementioned reasons that I have ... more
by Lisa C. MillerThis book will take on a journey of the soul. When you return you will understand yourself better, be more at peace. this is a book of simplicity, hope and encouragement.
by Lisa C. MillerThis may be a small book but it's impact on your life could be powerful. This is a book of beauty, hope and encouragement for the human spirit.
by Ralph Monroe IIIRefined and Refreshed is a collection of poems from a time of refinement in the life of Ralph J. Monroe III. You'll find relatable experiences that every Christian face with raw responses. This book takes circumstances in life, from hardships to celebration and expresses it in a poetic fashion. Also it directs you to reflect on the same scriptures from the Bible that the author reflected on during his time of refinement and refreshment.
by Imania MargriaEveryone has secrets hidden somewhere deep inside of them. Not everyone has the courage to reveal the secrets hidden deep inside them because they are afraid they might negatively affect their lives. But when the risk is worth taking, releasing the burden of secrets can provide rewards greater than our fears. In her collection of poetry and prose, Imania Margria shares long- hidden secrets of her heart with the hope that she will inspire others to do the same. Within verse that explores ... more
by Surazeus Simon SeamountHermead of Surazeus is an epic poem in pentameter blank verse about the greatest philosophers and scientists who contributed to the growth of civilization. Volume 4 contains in 19,574 lines of blank verse the following episodes: Void Of Demokritos, Ideas Of Aristokles Platon, and Causes Of Aristoteles.
by Surazeus Simon SeamountHermead of Surazeus is an epic poem in pentameter blank verse about the greatest philosophers and scientists who contributed to the growth of civilization. Volume 3 contains in 19,084 lines of blank verse the following episodes: Change Of Herakleitos, Forms Of Parmenides, Mind Of Anaxagoras, Roots Of Empedokles, Atoms Of Leukippos, and Orbit Of Philolaos.
by Matthew Chenoweth Wright