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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
by Adiela AkooA select collection of poems written over 18 years. This beautifully diverse debut collection contains poems that are rhythmic, lyrical, classical, contemporary, visual and with hidden depth. Poems from this collection have been nominated Poem of the Day and quoted in The South African House of Parliament.
by Marilyn Cook‘Meet the Jolly Jangles’ is the first in a series of books that introduces children to the world of make believe and rhyme. Each teddy has a question to ask to encourage children to participate in their story. Each teddy also has a magic power that encourages the child’s imagination, improves their visualisation, and promotes natural sleep. This is the perfect book for sharing together and teaches the child that no matter how different we all are we can still be friends.
by PublisherExtinction focuses on the destruction of the earth, extinction of all life and ends with a personal reflection on our mortality and the nature of love. The intention of this collection isn’t to ruminate on the hopeless nature of the Earth and man’s destruction of it but to remember and share that hope exists in many forms: by connecting with the everyday beauty of our Earth and through the comfort of our loved ones who bring joy to our daily lives.
by Paulette Geddes
God has inspired me to share my life through this collection of verses that detail many aspects of my life, past and present. Some won’t be pretty, as you know, but it is my life. As you read the pages, you will be able to see my transformation into a uniquely peculiar person. You may see yourself as well.
by DJ Hill
by DAMINI RATHOREFrost is just an ordinary person with a beautiful power of expression. This book is not just about her journey through depression but a lot more other things like societal conditioning, love, attention, abandonment etc. She effortlessly takes you along in an instance onto an engaging one-go read. It is in the form of a monologue with several poems woven into a short story. It contains poems with striking similarity and relevance, about each one of us and our lives, about complexities in all th... more
by James E. WalkerWe are all basic products of our environment, but possibility for changing. I was raised by my grandmother and grew up in a spiritual and compassionate loving environment. We are all spiritual being having a human experience. We live in two worlds, spiritual and natural. We are not able to see the spiritual world with the natural eye. It takes the light and Jesus is the light of the world. When he left earth and ascend into heaven, his spirit was left behind to guide us. (The Believers) His spir... more
by Oliver Simões"The Greenness of Springtime" contains the complete works of Alberto Caeiro, the "Naive Master" created by Fernando Pessoa (1888–1935), one of the greatest poets in the Portuguese-language literature. Unique among world writers, Pessoa forged tens of heteronyms throughout his life, and Caeiro, who embodies a simple shepherd with hardly any formal education, ranks among the most important of them. Through contact with his flocks and Nature itself, Caeiro takes us on an incredible journey of wond... more
by A.M StylesThis book tells the tale of a girl with a life much like yours. Stumbling under the weight of expectations and hardship, she has to keep up a mask of happiness, preventing her from showing her true feelings. The only way to relieve the pain is through poetry. This is her story.
by Lisa M. McDougald
In THE DRIVER, THE JOURNEY, THE FALL, Lisa M. McDougald navigates confession and autobiography, writing about a range of trials: the death of her grandfather, love lost and longed for, a co-worker's suicide, and existential anxieties. The author meditates on her heritage by contemplating DNA; she looks upward, celestial, probing there for answers. Here is an ardent soul fighting to sustain herself in a shifting and often isolating modern world through the decay of the 20th century and the daw... more
by Crystophver RFrom the sensual to the philosophic, politics to aging, humor, film, writing, and love, this collection of 92 poems rampages through the storms within our cultural climate ̶ past and present ̶ with a glimpse of the future.