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Ring of Fire - Selected Poems 1972–2008 by Alessandra Gelmi
Alessandra Gelmi attended boarding school in Rome and received her BA in English from Barnard College, Columbia University. She was awarded a teaching fellowship from Boston University, where she received her master's degree and taught creative writing under the aegis of three Nobel Laureates. Her literary awards include the Irene Leache Memorial Prize and the Amy Loveman Competition (open to Columbia University). A former [...]
 
Eating God by Roy Anthony Shabla
This is a book of spiritual and ecstatic poetry in the tradition of Rumi. It will change your ideas about spirituality and life. Be prepared to be changed! This is an excellent book for the spiritual-seeker, the soul-searcher, the person experiencing the dark night of the soul. It has been a favorite teaching tool in classes of meditation, yoga, and tai chi. eating God is a cycle of poems documenting the spiritual evolution [...]
 
Anatomy of a Poet by CJ Heck
Poetry can be daunting and hard to understand, but it doesn't have to be. I feel a poet has an obligation to write in a way that everyone can understand. Poems should flow softly through a poet's words, their meanings gently caressing the heart and mind of its reader. If a poem comes from the heart, it will reach other hearts, and this is what I've tried to do with the poetry in "Anatomy of a Poet". ~CJ Heck "Like a rose with [...]
 
Imperfect Echoes - Writing Truth and Justice with Capital Letters, lie and oppression with Small by Carolyn Howard-Johnson
Accepted for inclusion in Poets & Writers prestigious list of published poets, multi award-winning novelist and poet Carolyn Howard-Johnson is widely published in journals and anthologies. She is the recipient of the California Legislature's Woman of the Year in Arts and Entertainment Award, and her community's Character and Ethics award for her work promoting tolerance with her writing. She was named to Pasadena Weekly's [...]
 
Cherished Pulse - Unconventional Love Poetry (Celebration Series of Poetry Chapbooks) by Carolyn Howard-Johnson
Cherished Pulse is a booklet of twenty poems that look at love from a mature, sensitive perspective. Never sentimental or sing-songey (forget Hallmark!), the poems explore love in its many guises--longing, sensuality, and that sacred place between desire and consumation. A gift for anyone you love. Valentine' s Day or any other. From the multi award-winning Celebration series of chapbooks by Carolyn Howard-Johnson and Aussie [...]
 
Night Watch by Mary Montague Sikes
What has Lily "walked" into...? From the moment Lily's plane lands in tropical Trinidad, things go awry. She planned for rest, relaxation and photography, but instead faces mistaken identity, a gun running operation and danger. Her transportation to her lodging does a no show, and she is mistaken for someone named Katherine by Kyle Warren. Putting the unsettling feelings of her trip and recent deaths of her parents behind [...]
 
Adventures of the Wishall by Mardi Orlando
A lonely young boy called Billy makes a final wish to the moon to bring him a friend. When a tiny flying creature shows up Billy calls him Plip and promises to love him forever. Over the years they play and learn together until Billy finally grows up and leaves Plip to fend for himself. Although befriended by Dree the dragonfly, Plip wishes he could meet another creature like himself. The journey takes them far from home but [...]
 
Imagining the Future - Ruminations on Fathers and Other Masculine Apparitions by Magdalena Ball & Carolyn Howard-Johnson
As part of the special celebration giftbook series, Carolyn Howard-Johnson and Magdalena Ball have produced a poetry chapbook focusing on fathers, husbands, and men in general. Imagining the Future: Ruminations on Fathers and Other Masculine Apparitions makes a wonderful gift for Father's Day or anytime you want to say something unique to a special male in your life as only poetry can. The authors coauthor the Celebration [...]
 
Horses and other doubts by Mois Benarroch
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Poemtry - A Collection Of Possible Poetry by Jael S. Whitney
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She Wore Emerald Then - Reflections On Motherhood by Carolyn Howard-Johnson, Magdalena Ball & May Lattanzio (Photographer)
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Pretty Words - from a tale-spinner's heart by Harlow Clark
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Drunk Dialing the Divine by Amber Koneval
How would you respond when a friend drunk-dials you to make a prayer request? What do you say when you are furious with God, but aren't willing to part with Him? How do you vent your frustrations to your Creator? When is it okay to be angry with God? Drunk Dialing the Divine is an attempt to capture a glimmer of the darker side of the emotional struggle of the deeply faithful. Though each poem begins in a negative space, they [...]
 
Drunk Dialing the Divine by Amber Koneval
How would you respond when a friend drunk-dials you to make a prayer request? What do you say when you are furious with God, but aren't willing to part with Him? How do you vent your frustrations to your Creator? When is it okay to be angry with God? Drunk Dialing the Divine is an attempt to capture a glimmer of the darker side of the emotional struggle of the deeply faithful. Though each poem begins in a negative space, they [...]
 
Sublime Planet (The Celebration Series of Poetry) by Magdalena Ball, Carolyn Howard-Johnson & Ann Howley (Photographer)
"Sublime Planet begins with Carolyn Howard Johnson's love poems to the living world, rapturous poems, expansive in spirit yet precise in detail: 'An impossible moth,/dark eye at its center, opaque//helicopter blades buzz and blur... .' In Magdalena Ball's darker meditations, hurt and thirst have entered the world facilitated, in part, by the machinations of civilization. While Howard-Johnson's poems praise, Ball's seem to [...]
 
Flyover Seasons by Gene Stark
"Flyover Seasons" is a poetic excursion through the changing seasons out in 'Flyover Country.' Anyone who lives between the coasts will recognize the plain, unabridged rhythm portrayed in the series of poems. Everyone needs to feel the rustic ecstasy of the seasons and experience the pure joys of the land and elements of the great middle. The character of "The Old Hand" will show you a unique life and life-style. "The [...]
 
A-Z Poetry - Fruits and Veggies by Kaelah Mickelle
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Desert Ramblings - Arid Ebbs of Consciousness by Kit Clayton
If you have ever desired to stand at the peak of a mountain, and feel the power of Earth whispering to you, this anthology is for you. If you have ever felt a soft breeze which evoked you being able to see messages being blown by, these poems will have meaning for you. Spaces and places have deeper universal meaning, and by opening our soul and allowing it to look and listen, and then to see and hear, then our true being can [...]
 
White Noise - Poems of the Zombie Apocalypse by Rhonda Parrish
Watch the end of the world unfold in these twenty zombie-tastic poems by Rhonda Parrish. Experience the grime and the gore of the shambling, undead menace right alongside moments of hope and love. "A collection of vivid scenes laid out in sharp and articulate verse, that when assembled, construct a grim narrative filled with tension, stark imagery, and unusual beauty. WHITE NOISE reaches in and evokes a visceral response not [...]
 
The Realist by Zeph Wilks
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Shadows Of Life - A collection of poetry by Dr Nazreen
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Clearing the Tangled Wood - Poetry As a Way of Seeing the World by James Lawless
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White Sails by Ann Yu Huang
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A rhythmic view (Volume 1) by Joe Charogoff
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Sand in the Desert - Poems of Raketh Namar as translated by Ardaval Namar and Gavin Frey by Margaret Fieland
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