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by Maria PsanisMany of us avoid the topic of death, but, death can be viewed as the beginning of a new journey. This collection of poetry explores the pain and loss that comes with losing a loved one. The author's experience with death and her father dying inspired her to find the courage to let go, the strength to accept the unknown, and the faith to trust in God's plan
by Maria PsanisExplains the various psychological disorders stemming from parents who emotionally, physically, mentally, and sexually abuse their children. The poems explore the ways children feel and how they learn to cope with painful situations when parents are emotionally unavailable. For abused children, to be able to achieve self-love, self-confidence, and self-acceptance, they need to "Break the Cycle" of abuse.
by Maria PsanisA spiritual journey connecting the heart, soul and spirit with God's holy light, freeing us from earthy comforts. The joy and freedom the soul feels away from expectations, approvals, and demands. Allowing God to reveal himself in our pain and struggles, letting go of anger and hate, and to view the world through His eyes and heart, achieving tranquility as we become One with Him.
by Maria PsanisA collection of poetry on aging, illness, dying and death through the eyes of a caregiver. The poetry describes the various changes that come with an elderly mind, body, and spirit. The poet takes us on a tireless journey starting with joy, laughter, contentment, and reflection, and then onto the pain, despair, holding on, hopelessness, learning to let go and finally , embracing God on the path to a new beginning.
by Maria PsanisCan pain, wars, greed, separation, and death teach us the meaning of love? Can we step out from our physical element and experience life as spiritual beings without the fear of being isolated? A collection of poetry describing life and the self, the loss of balance, the wonder of the unknown, the broken path, the anger of disappointment, the magic of the human touch, the wounded intimacy, and the relationship with God. The poet connects heaven and earth by removing icicles from the soul while op... more
by Casey McGovernWhat would aliens think about us if they visited? How do basement monsters spend their time? Are cars really the best way to get around? In 51 poems, we are treated to these and other stories. Here are fanciful houses made out of birds, hapless vegetables doomed to be eaten, an indignant girl who happens to have horns on her head, and raccoons doing what raccoons do best. This collection of gently twisted humor will be loved by the same mix of readers that enjoys Shel Silverstein, and Gary Larso... more
by Patricia PetersonThis book is dedicated to all my family members both living and deceased. Violeta and Theodore Piotrkiewicz Zygmont and Margaret Piotrkiewicz and children Peter, Gertrude, and Lorraine Piotrkiewicz Frank, Marion, and Ted Peterson Casey and Bell Peterson and children Frank and Helen Costello and children John and Mary Ausfeld and children Janina and John Lamperta Alex and Mary Lamperta John, Helen, and Johnny Lamperta Victor Lamperta, wife, and children Barbara Nystrom and children Helen Barrett ... more
by James ZerndtA collection of short poems from over the years, a handful of which have previously appeared either online or in places like Edgar Literary Review, Sow's Ear Poetry Review, Nerve Cowboy, and The Oregonian Newspaper. Chapbook length: approximately 50 poems
by abbey fuchsPoems of love, longing and spirituality in your 20's
by A.T. GlazkiLife Under Examination is a collection of poetry exploring the gamut of interpersonal relationships, with a blend of lighthearted satire and earnest, emotional expression.
by Kevin KammeraadA Curious Glimpse of Michigan is a book filled with fun and quirky poems, mixed media illustrations, and interesting facts – all connected to the Great Lakes State, intended to springboard readers into further Michigan reading and research.
by Kevin KammeraadGoofy thoughts, some fears, and a few dreams.
by Kevin Kammeraad
Spinach Dip Pancakes is a book of whimsical wordplay, playful poetry, and mixed-media art.
by Annie DaylonTHE MANY-COLORED INVISIBLE HATS OF BRENDA-LOUISE is an enchanting rhyme about an imaginative little girl who conjures up a colorful hat for every occasion.
by Jawanza PhoenixI Need an Assignment is the second collection of poems by Jawanza Phoenix. Here, he continues to explore the broken criminal justice system and the people caught in its web, but he goes beyond his previous work to address matters of human survival and prosperity. This powerful follow-up is a sizzling cocktail of lovers, lawyers, gangsters and social activists. These are compelling, enlightening and provocative poems that linger with the reader long after being read.
by BS Murthy
While Mahabharata's Bhagvad-Gita is taken as a philosophical guide, Ramayana's Sundara Kãnda is sought for spiritual solace; many believe that reading it or hearing it recited would remove all hurdles and usher in good tidings! Miracles apart, it's in the nature of this great epic to inculcate fortitude and generate hope in man for it’s a depiction of how Hanuman goes about his errand against all odds.
Besides, it portrays how Seetha, on the verge of self-immola... more