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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 [...]
 
The Suns Snow And The Sands Move - A thing of magic, a gift of poetry and prose by C. JoyBell C.
Consider the suns beyond your own world, and the sands that continually move beneath your feet, underlining the fabric of your life! Aspire for the blessings that fall with the snow of the suns; there are more than a legion of them! Published along with the rise of the blue moon on August 31, 2012, this new book of poetry and prose is richly infused with unpretentious symbolism, alluring one into the feather-soft nests of [...]
 
Shadows Of Life - A collection of poetry by Dr Nazreen
The Shadows of Life are emotions; the thoughts, desires, and aspirations trailing in our wake. Shadow-like in manner but shrouded by our physical form, we often seek to reveal them only in the darkness sometimes of the day but other times, of our lives. Segregated into three sections, this book is a compilation of poems and prose, dealing with quotidian feelings such as love, longing, lamentation, and moreover, the spaces [...]
 
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 [...]
 
Water is Many - 50 Poems by Amy Michelle Mosier
A collection of 50 poems - cinquains, triolets and ghazals, but mostly free verse. Two poems, "The Ballad of Red Feather" and "The Bells of San Xavier" are ghost stories. WHAT a curtain Bisbee has That keeps Mexico subdued And influences the lands From which the Sierra was hewn. What purple folds keep Oaxaca As a fortress in the sky Breaking only in Panama To let a vessel dredge by. No courier have I on hand Except the [...]
 
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 [...]
 
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 [...]
 
Skinless - A collection of poems, verses and reflections by Thomas Hudson
A continued journey. A trek through life. Thomas C. Hudson has written and compiled his thoughts, ideas and reflections in poetic form. He has spoken profoundly of love, pain and joy. Employing prose and rhyme, a period of his life is described on these pages offering a vivid picture of the most trying times, destitute days and honourable hours. He has dared to be honest, not only with you but with himself and allowed his [...]
 
Permanent Damage by Kirby Wright
This is a collection of poetry and prose poetry in 2 mini books that are entitled "Circling For the Kill" and "Forces of Nature." All have been previously published in online literary reviews or hard copy university magazines and journals. The thread that unifies the poems is a disillusioned narrator living an unfulfilled life that seems to circle without going anywhere. He sees similar lives being lived by his neighbors, but [...]
 
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 [...]
 
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 [...]
 
She Wore Emerald Then - Reflections On Motherhood by Carolyn Howard-Johnson, Magdalena Ball & May Lattanzio (Photographer)
"[Both] poets continue to write poems that don't sound either like banal Hallmark cards or the bitter-at-dysfunctional-family jeremiads that habitually torture MFA writing workshop participants." ~Kristin Johnson, screenwriter and founder of the Warrior Poets Project - She Wore Emerald Then is collaboration on the subject of motherhood by award-winning poets Magdalena Ball and Carolyn Howard-Johnson, both of them mothers and [...]
 
Hong Kong Man - Selected Poems by Kirby Wright
These are the poems and poetic flashes written by KIRBY WRIGHT during his various residencies overseas and at Martha's Vineyard, Mass. A separate section focuses on Wright's difficult childhood in Hawaii and the mixed emotions he battles dealing with a once-abusive father, now confined to a wheelchair at a care facility, and a narcissistic mother who resents him for being an artist. The cover photo was taken at night a PLA [...]
 
Utopia - Poetry by Tamara Mechael
I made this book for people who need insight and advice. I want everybody to be able to hear different perspectives and know that even in the most terrible times it is possible to be positive. Positivity and good energy is key to a balanced life and I hope reading these poems helps you enter into a universe of happiness with no negativity. I hope this book gives you strength! Love, Tamara
 
Endings - Poetry and Prose by William Poe
Resentment, lost love, remorse, and death all feed into award-winning writer William Poe's new book Endings: Poetry and Prose. One of the Best Self-Published Books of 2016--IndieReader Poe, winner of the 2016 IndieReader Discovery Awards LGBT Fiction, returns with a new book dedicated to life's more dire experiences. A sharp contrast from his novels, which dealt with self-discovery and battling for a satisfying life, Poe's [...]
 
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 [...]
 
Out-Of-Mind Experiences - Thirteen Tales by Lori R. Lopez
Ever heard the expression don't judge a book by its cover? Well, here's one you can. The cover art (by the author) conveys a fine line between "mad" and "madness". This diverse collection merges an array of genres such as horror and humor, modern and mythic, historic and supernatural. Sometimes gripping, often quirky, these tales are always inventive and thought-inducing. Journey through a broad spectrum of fictional [...]
 
His-Story is My Story's Mystery by Ralph B. Cooper
Maafa for African Americans represent the horrors and outcome of the Middle passage. Our varied stories and observations are the "aftermath" of our abduction from Africa, years of slavery, further years of Jim Crow apartheid and our opinions and reflections that keeps us strong and vibrant to this day...while still being endangered in this land called the United States!!??? These are the stories translated from current [...]
 
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 [...]
 
poetic reflections - keep the heart of a child by Lori R. Lopez
With thirteen oft-humorous "Poetic Reflections" columns as a framework for chapters and themes, the author presents a collection of original poems and song lyrics from "a lifetime of versage" - a journey through her soul. The volume features giddy lingual romps, the words to a variety of Folk-Rock ballads, poems from other book projects, witty mullings, and much more. A serious thread running through the book is the topic of [...]
 
Horses and other doubts by Mois Benarroch
Benarroch was born in 1959 in Tetuan/Morocco, between Tangier and Gibraltar. He grew up in a mixture of cultures and languages, Spanish being his mother tongue, attending a French school, hearing the Arabic of the streets and praying in Hebrew. In 1972 He emigrated to Israel and lives since then in Jerusalem. He has published 5 books of poetry and prose in Hebrew and one in Spanish. His poetry has been published in hundred of [...]
 
Poemtry - A Collection Of Possible Poetry by Jael S. Whitney
(pronounced po-em-tree) This book is a collection of satirical, whimsical poems from the young ingenuity of 16-year-old Jael Whitney. The poems in this book were written starting when the author was just 10, but the rhythm and language of the poetry have been said to be "on par with Prelutsky and Silverstein." The pen-and-ink illustrations in the book were drawn by the author. With a quick tongue and snarky wit, the author [...]
 
The Girl with the Green Violin (Etched Press Poetry Series Book 6) by Kirby Wright
A landscape of acute memory and euphonious daily life, The Girl with the Green Violin delivers the raw and the cooked to readers. It is a poetry chapbook unmatched in its tender desire. Wright is an expert. When the speaker addresses a second person, it is we who feel its power. We salivate for each line before and after "You belong to me / Or at least the part of me // That makes you hunger." In each of these sixteen poems [...]
 
All Things Dance Like Dragonflies - Transmundane poetry designed for every ordinary day by C. JoyBell C.
Transmundane poetry designed for every ordinary day! Introducing a whole new style of C. JoyBell C. poetics and the very first book illustrated by the Author herself, All Things Dance Like Dragonflies will pull the realm from beyond, into the realm that you exist in! Remember the last time you caught a dragonfly? It was a magical world you could take part of, you could capture the thing from a different dimension and put it [...]
 
True People - A Parable & Other Prose by David Rowell Workman
True People is a parable about a man with a failed work past who takes over his deceased father's furniture business and runs it into the ground. He has no business sense at all. One evening he is walking the same bridge where his father proposed to his mother when he is struck by lightning. He is found naked on the bridge after the accident and wakes up in jail. There he discovers he has a new gift. He can see people as they [...]
 

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