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by A.L.D. Chalom
"One" is the debut poetry collection by Swedish author A.L.D Chalom. Her poetry has amassed a great following on various social media platforms such as Instagram, Twitter and Facebook, where she started writing poetry under the name printpoetics (@printpoetics) - what she calls a "productive procrastination" while editing her first full length novel. This collection is filled with never-seen material and so far unpublished poetry. The poetry is modern and light, the format... more
by C.A. BoonePoetry and Prose based on the author's own experience, feelings, and thoughts while battling anxiety.
by Melissa BurkeMelissa Burke is the author of three books prior to this one and now brings you her fourth book, 46, which consists of mostly poetry. Unlike two of her other books that try to bring you into the mind of someone with mental illness, this is simply poetry and a few stories for you to understand any way you want even though depression and mania do seep through the words. There’s love, there’s light, there’s darkness, there’s loss, there’s confusion, there’s pain, there’s the weird, there’s the craz... more
by Melissa BurkeThis book is written by a young woman with bipolar disorder, who wrote poems and short stories both in her manic and depressed states. The book is meant to both capture the readers as well as show how bipolar disorder can affect people. It's meant to shed some light on bipolar disorder and depression for those who don't suffer from those things, know someone who does or just want to understand what goes through the mind of someone with mental illness. It's also meant to show those who go th... more
by LaQueisha MaloneLaQueisha Malone is back with another compilation of poetry that relates to love, happiness, relationship issues, and different emotions that will leave you captivated. Sometimes these emotions can be overwhelming, and hold you hostage. Not all emotional captivity is unpleasant. Some emotions can be virtuous such as, love, happiness, joy, and peace. In Part One, Held Captive, her poetry reflects the different types of emotions causing a person to become depressed, sadden, hurt, or even betra... more
by Yolanda De Iuliis
A life collection of poetry by Yolanda De Iuliis, published September 2015. Written over a 10 year period of her life. This book gives you an insight in the process of growing up and becoming an adult through poetry.
by Ronald Paul SpeakesSnowPoems is a book of related poems that explores the cultural and historical landscape of an era rife with the potential for death and renewal – basically the three score and ten years following World War II, when the horrors of the Holocaust and Hiroshima hid behind the blue skies of space exploration and the viridian-screen of computer/cinema simulation. A work comprised of fifty-two poems with a four-section poetic narrative that weaves them into a life, the life of a generation, based ... more
by Martin RotheryI am not a poet! That is what I keep telling myself anyway! A poet is someone that takes the literary form very seriously and it would appear that I tend to be quite the opposite. I just enjoy playing around with words to create something enjoyable to read, something to make people laugh, something to make you think or just say “what was that?”. Who cares as long as it provokes a reaction? Yes, sometimes they are a bit of fun, sometimes a bit grim, sometimes thought provoking, but at the end... more
by John Thomas Allen and Alan GulletteThe collaboration of two poets becomes a surrealist seance that lasts 25 days. This is the record.
by Judith de WildeLosing a loved one is a painful, life changing experience. No one can really know how you feel. Even After That travels through the grief over the death of a loved one to the path of healing and recovery. The collection of easily read and understood poems deals with everyday events and the feelings a survivor may encounter. The book is illustrated with photographs inspired by the content of the poems. In the words of the recently widowed author, “For those of you who have been torn apart from yo... more
by Carole P. RomanCarole P. Roman travels to the stars, orbiting the moon and rocketing past planets in this adorable journey to the far reaches of the galaxy. A beautiful bedtime poem, this verse is sure to delight any child before they go to sleep.
by Brod BagertCaptain Perseverance, ordinary kid turned superhero, discovers the superpower that turns the dread of struggle into the joy of success. Learning to read, long division, science fair, band—“I break the chains, I fly sky high, there’s nothing I can’t do!” With high-energy illustrations and text that sings from the page, Captain Perseverance inspires young readers to discover the power of grit.
by Gary MillerReflections: Home and Abroad is a stunning new collection of his poetry—reflections of his wide-ranging travels, observations, and general musings.
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