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by Raymond QuattlebaumCelebrate the beauty that surrounds you, when you open my book. My first book is called Poetry In Motion. My 2nd book is called The Color Of Love. Poetry In Motion is definitely The Color Of Love. The Color Of Love is evidently Poetry In Motion, transforming itself into the color of life. An everlasting rotation of indescribable beauty, the true essence of God, his testament to life. Life is the essence of who we are! We must PUSH! Because in life you never know how far you can go until you PUSH... more
by Sylvie CroslardPoems about the power of healing and restoration in people, and creation, poems to God's glory.
by Sylvie CroslardSpirit led poetry reflecting a lived out faith, free verse.
by Thomas Hitoshi PruiksmaThe Safety of Edges ponders liminal times and spaces, tracing the borders between now and then, here and there, childhood and the grown poet. The edge of anything is both a limit and a possibility, an encounter either safe or risky. Pruiksma’s poems seek what it is one awakens to in the half light between darkness and dawn, an emptiness that is not empty, a “saying in the silence,” “a song we can’t see,” or whatever in movement might remain still. Pondering a world waiting to be whole, they retu... more
by Scott OuryDrawn from material written over five decades this book brings together a remarkable body of work, a lifetime in poetry. Within these pages Scott Oury explores with honesty moments easily overlooked, and those difficult to ignore: family, love, the human connection with the natural world and beyond, an unoccupied space, a chance meeting in an airport, a forgotten wristwatch—and other instances of unexpected beauty. In the words of the author, “All of it, and much more—whatever captured my ey... more
I'll Show You Who's Boss Even If You Suffer And I Get In Trouble Selected Works of Karlos Rene Ayalaby Karlos Rene AyalaI'll Show You Who's Boss Even If You Suffer And I Get In Trouble contains work selected from Karlos Rene Ayala's previously published books Womanhood (2008) Imaginary Men Love Imaginary Women (2014) Banana Pineapple Papaya Peach (2018) and new writing from his forthcoming book Come, Hear The Howler Monkey's Song
by Cherie BurbachGod calls us his poiema, his workmanship, and in this collection of poetry Cherie Burbach ponders the divine blessings of life, from the struggles we face to the times we celebrate each other. This collection contains over 150 poems covering themes of faith, forgiveness, love, and self-worth.
by Ramesh SharmaA collection of poems, America Arise and Awake is a spectacular experiment in American literature. On one hand, it represents a marvelous blend of politics, philosophy, and spirituality. It is equally an exquisite creation of amour and aesthetics, on the other. Most importantly, the way it has tried to identify the intrinsic personality of America with the fundamental message of Eastern philosophy?universality of soul?is not only momentous, but also revolutionary in spirit. It might arguably be ... more
by Seth Masek
"Don't be to me a memory
Despite death's sullen, cold decree
This mortal life I give to thee
My soul is yours eternally"
Mythics centers on our most vulnerable emotion--love. Through beautiful and elegant verse, we move from the longing for love to mature and deep reverence. Delving ever deeper into our capacity to love, the poems allow us to see not only what we're made of and hold inside, but also what we ... more
by Seth Masek
"The night I die, be by my side
My final thoughts I’ll in you hide
The night I die, please hold my hand
That I might with the angels stand"
In this stunning collection of poems, Seth Masek takes us on a journey from darkness into light, and in between are the shades where most of us reside. The collection is divided into four chapters: Judgment, Pain, Love, and Hope, allowing us to venture into the chapter that matches our need... more
by Ollie Bowen
On the Occasion of a Wedding is a collection of poetry celebrating what it means to truly love another person. From the soulfully simple to the humorously erotic. From the deeply spiritual to the painfully profound.
Composed as a wedding gift for a dear friend, the book is divided into four chapters, each blending a variety of literary styles.
- Flores Caelesti (heavenly flowers)
- Caelo Marique (sky and sea)
- Amor Insanus (crazy love)
- Pluit et Luc... more
by Thomas SmithTaking off from actual headlines from a variety of scandal sheets, tabloids, and even the New York Times, Tom Smith has created original poems with humor, irony, satire, whimsy, fantasy, and even some sensuality, featuring such characters (or creatures) as Steven Spielberg, Liberace, a talking fish in the Bronx, and an escaped ape in Boston.
by Gary L. RedmilesFinding a way to sobriety was the impetus for this collection of original writing. This book was written during the author’s 100+ day stay in a residential addiction program. This book explores a diverse range of perspectives. These words speak to those in or considering recovery also providing insight to parents, family and friends. You will find moments of epiphany and understanding on the pages.
by Greg BernhardtA collection of poetry by Vermont goat farmer/cheesemaker, Greg Bernhardt. Goats & Those Who Live By Them is an homage to the special nexus between goats and humans as observed by the poet's twenty-year life on his farm. The poems speak with an ordinary tone, reflecting the everyday moments of life through the view of the animals, the people, the children, the poet’s wife who tends to the herd, and even the land. Goats & Those Who Live By Them shows two worlds living side by side, the... more
by J.R. LaMarWith over 100 poems about everything from flapping ears to dancing pizzas, J.R. LaMar's, I Saw a Starburst to Flames will take you on an out-of-this-world reading adventure. With instant classics like "My Father Is the President," "I Am a Young Ventriloquist," and "My Eyes Popped out of My Head" to funny re-imaginings such as "The Tortoise and The Hare," this collection of loony works will leave you wishing there were more.
by Ry ReedRy Reed’s PINK GRAPEFRUIT is her first of many poetry books referencing her life. Powerful, endearing, facing the woman in the mirror, and her broken heart, PINK GRAPEFRUIT takes you on a journey divided between four seasons in her life where love, loss, heartbreak, and recovery are at the root of her poems. Her take on how to move forward are very real and empowering for women still in toxic relationships or survivors. The last half of PINK GRAPEFRUIT has been split into a short story about ... more