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Poetry

  • From Winter To WInter

    by Handugs Smithson
    Dive into the epic journey of Handugs as he discovers love and hate, absolute beauty of appearance and heart, knowledge and wisdom, euphoria and despair. Join with him, hand in hand, in his adventurous journey of enlightenment and sacrifice. Witness the building of pyramids, the agonies of war and the beauty of nature as he narrates his poetic tale in verse.
  • Inferno

    by J. Simon Harris

    Journey with Dante into the bowels of the earth and the profoundest depths of the human soul. The Inferno, the first part of Dante's Divine Comedy, has captivated readers for over seven centuries. This modern translation in terza rima captures the true essence of the Italian poem.

    This edition also includes:

    Notes: A single page of commentary for each canto, providing enough context for the modern reader to follow Dante's histori... more

  • EMDR Inspired Art and Poetry

    by Mark Odland - MA, LMFT, MDIV
    This is a book of artwork and poetry inspired by EMDR (eye movement desensitization and reprocessing) therapy, a research-proven approach that has helped millions heal from PTSD and experiences trauma. Drawing on all his experiences as an award-winning artist, poet, and Certified EMDR therapist, Mark Odland reflects on hope and pain during these troubled times. Each poem is paired with an illustration, and is inspired by his experiences on the frontlines of treating trauma.
  • Hearts on Pilgrimage: Poems & Prayers

    by Jody Lee Collins
    “I’ve no chisel but this pen chipping at paper like stone” begins Hearts on Pilgrimage, but what a chisel author Jody L. Collins wields in this exquisitely sculpted collection of quiet poems that bring comfort, contemplation, and gratitude in difficult times. Her poetry echoes the seasons, from winter’s dormancy and spring’s new life to summer’s exuberant growth and the fall harvest, looking through the lens of a physical world that also mirrors our interior lives. Whether it’s picking autumn... more
  • Hysterical Rhymes and How You Can Rhyme Too!

    by Derek Taylor Kent
    In the spirit of Shel Silverstein's Where the Sidewalk Ends and A Light in the Attic, Hysterical Rhymes and How You Can Rhyme Too! is a collection of Derek's hilarious, heartwarming and educational children's poems that is truly a delight for kids of all ages and reading levels. Not only are there hundreds of funny poems, limericks, and stories, it's also an educational guide that teaches youngsters how they can write poetry as well! They'll learn about rhythm, meter, poetic forms, how to fi... more
  • Things

    by Jennifer Nuesi

    "This is a cleansing. Of that we choose to say or won't say. The anxieties, the depressions, and all the breakdowns between. They have found a place in you and in me while manifesting themselves in ways unseen. In the awareness comes the healing. Finding the peace that declutter brings. Let us gather together and take a look at all that we have amassed. Let us all take a look at our THINGS."

    In her new poetry collection, THINGS gives a shape to the invisible anxieties that... more

  • Hidden Grandma

    by Susan Riehle
    Hidden Grandma is a preschool to Grade 2 book (ages 4-8). It's very rich in pictures, with little text. The story is that a grandmother misses her grandkids so much that she hatches a crazy plan to hide in their house. Of course, the kids suspect and go searching for her. She hides in more and more improbable places. Children like to turn the pages and try and find her.
  • Beneath Stretching Pines

    by Kurtis Ebeling
    Beneath Stretching Pines is a collection of poems by author Kurtis A. Ebeling. Ranging from imagistic and deconstructed works to more traditional and rhythmically structured forms, this collection of poems contends with the potentially interwoven and co-emergent nature of experience, language and selfhood. Containing only 30 poems, Beneath Stretching Pines is a quick read that balances vast, intentioned shifts in style with the singular voice of its author.
  • Foundlings

    by Cindy O'Quinn and Stephanie Ellis
    Found poetry is an act of creation in its own right. By taking words already in existence in the works of others, something completely new can be created. This collection was created in tribute to renowned dark poets, Linda D. Addison and Alessandro Manzetti. In all instances, we have indicated those poems from which we carved our own.
  • Light and Darkness

    by Russell Susko
    A collection of nature, love, and fantasy poems influenced by adventure and mystery. An emotional visualization with prevailing themes of light and darkness. Includes a wide selection of topics such as, the encompassing lives of leaves, the fall of a star, enthralling gardens, dragons and magic, and visited graveyards.\t
  • Wild Child of the Monsoons

    by Ann Zachariah

    A collection of lyrical poetry that savours the myriad of emotions that life gifts us.

    Wild Child of the Monsoons sprinkles water on core emotions that will make the reader realize who they truly are. The author will take readers on a hope filled nostalgic journey on a canoe of vibrant emotions to help them connect with their true self. It is a raw poetic record of pain, love, loss, grief and gratitude that will ultimately lead one to their higher self and self-love. It will help one to... more

  • Canon Fodder

    by Jay Sizemore
    We often see lists of books online with titles like "THE TOP 100 NOVELS OF ALL TIME." How many of them have you read? During the pandemic, poet Jay Sizemore decided it was far past time that he read (and finished reading) the novel Moby-Dick. He loved it so much, that he decided to keep picking up other classic works that he had for one reason or another never took the time to engage with. Much of this reading was accomplished through audio books and the Audible app, which allowed him to read... more
  • Z is for Zapatazo

    by Ruben Rivera

    Ruben Rivera, Ph.D., was born in New York City to a mixed-race Puerto Rican family and raised in southern California in that time “when children should be seen and not heard.” As a working-class brown Latino boy, Ruben was invisible in the public school curriculum, on TV and media – except for anomalies like Tonto whose name in Spanish meant Dummy – and America as a whole, even as the long-ignored were struggling to be seen and heard in the era of Jim Crow, Civil Right... more

  • Rise

    by Henry Lee Thomas
    RISE celebrates the diversity of our beautiful planet and its inhabitants and it unveils harsh truths that need to be faced before we can experience total-world transformation. Most importantly, it inspires us to dive deep within ourselves and truly introspect, especially during these uncertain times fraught with fear, racism, and societal collapse.
  • Misty-Coloured Pearl

    by Mzia Kvirikashvili Lawrence

    In an anthology of diverse poems, Mzia Kvirikashvili Lawrence highlights the work of Georgian poets on their experiences, nature, and the people who surround their lives.

    The shared poems explore the cry of a thirsty woman from the desert as she longs for the arrival of spring, the joy of the purest of friendships as others count our blessings, the breaking of invisible beliefs in dreams that remind of a flow of multi-coloured tunes and rhythms, the rain that accompanies three-day-... more

  • William's Christmas Dream

    by Linda Carol Morris
    This story takes the form of a poem about a young boy called William, who dreams of Santa’s crazy rush to deliver presents for william’s Mum and Dad and his dog, Tessa. Along the way Santa has a few hitches but William finds out about the very first Christmas and why we give gifts at this time. William is shown to be a good and thoughtful little boy who lives up to the true spirit of Christmas.

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