This is a book of original poetry embellished with illustrations of original paintings.
Impressionist and expressionist renditions of the poet's imagination, mind, heart and soul.
Included are scenic descriptions in rhyme of the Island of Maui, in Hawaii.
It is a poetry book. it contains poems on contemporary social an cultural issues. Existence of man in modern times is at the core of this book. Mythological characters and stories are redefined in contemporary context.
A Collection of poetry that uncovers the raw and heavy emotions that come with anxiety, trauma, and other experiences.
Part two takes you into the healing, bringing the light, the meditation, the beauty in finding oneself after all the chaos has passed.
& finally, you're left wanting to start your next chapter; the one that comes after the semicolon.
When the author was struggling with loss, illness, oppression and a perpetual cycle of anxiety attacks and phases of depression, she spent day and night stabbing keys.
And out poured poetry.
When the abyss spat her out she strung together those mutilated verses and compiled this book for the world to read what it feels like when you are swinging between sanity and insanity.
Playful, strong, cunning, brave--each animal has its own wonderful and unique qualities. This collection of poetry celebrates some of the most fascinating characteristics of the wild animals that inhabit its pages.
Sections at the end, including an "Author's Note" and "Questions for Readers," provide additional information and invite readers to make text-to-text, text-to-self, and text-to-world connections.
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Come one, come all to a zoo that is both educational and ...
This Sentimental Education is a book-length poem or a novel in verse composed of various short movements based on the notion of recollection and actuality intersecting as time passes for a single person sitting in a café. Within the span of this shattered narrative the nature of the protagonist and story are both questioned as thought progresses and is processed.
SCATTERED THOUGHTS: A STREAM OF CONSCIOUSNESS is a book of poetry and prose about relationships, questioning the norm and critiquing the social construction of Melinated people. Research came from downloading experiences from one's soul. Citations are the emotions evoked while reading. Genuine and uncensored expression is the antidote.
Introspections + Equilibrium is Jessica Fuqua's second poetry collection which takes you on a journey of pain and hope featuring themes both spiritual in form (the things you cannot see) and the natural world (which can be seen.)
More To Life centers on the highs and lows of mental illness. Through brave and vulnerable poetry, Jacob shares original works to convey a clear perspective of how one's upbringing can influence his or her future.
Like the tear drops of nature; petals fall from blooms as they die. Death, loss, anger, grief , sadness are universal emotions that humanity share- it is of these that these Poets from different continents of the world write. Bonded by their craft and their wish to reach out to others with empathy and compassion, they remind us all that we are not alone. Or maybe we are in our respective worlds.
When Petals Fall features loss, brokenness, rejection, loneliness, madness, drug use, suicide, death and despair.
Teddy-ku Teddy Bear Haiku features the essence of teddy bears in haiku form. Adorable, undeniably cute, a book that will offer you a warm and fuzzy, complete with teddy bear pictures and haiku poetry. Especially for Teddy Bear lovers of all ages, 1 to infinity.
Book Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Pjp3Tb2kvg
This selection of poems is the fourth by the author, written over a four year period. Several poems are memoir, going as far back as his childhood on a farm. Others are contemporary, prompted by a reaction to current affairs, politics and other stuff!
I have gathered together years of scribblings and thousands of thoughts.
This book is a compilation of poems and prose I have written over the course of eighteen years.
Why a monster?
Reading these old pages made me think this person who wrote them... had such a deformed soul it could only be a monster. It is not necessarily a pejorative term - it's just there to highlight the suffering, the destruction, the monstrosity of perceiving the world through too much pain...
This is the manifest of me, becoming a human being. I had been ...
Every poem or piece of verse written by the author in 2018.Every frustration felt towards the political and social climate. Every sense of hopelessness and despair in journey of life. Every smile shared with friends. Every beat of the heart. Every up, down and deviation over 365 days.
Jane Ellen Glasser's fifth poetry collection begins and ends on the metaphor of the title's image: "I will wear gratitude like a red coat,/ forbearing the shifting/ seasons of hope and doubt." The book consists of six sections, beginning with an affirmation of a good life despite -- or perhaps because of -- the challenges and difficulties inescapable when one has lived a long time. Loss is the natural consequence of enduring, and Glasser does not shy away from exploring themes of loneliness, illness, and death, transmuting what is ...
SWIMMING THIS is a touching and moving account of a woman's personal journey toward self discovery and wholeness. Weaving together memory, myth, dreams, and folklore, these poems chronicle a woman's family of origin, her experiences as a young mother, her harrowing encounters with an unscrupulous doctor, and the hard-won peace that comes through art and love.
Monkey Screams thrusts the horrors, the idiosyncrasies, the fallacies of the War in Vietnam into the vividly personal reactions of participants whose fears, accomplishments and shame burst forth in descriptions that surpass journalism or propaganda. They are both confessions and recriminations, yearnings for home and struggles to make sense out of the senseless. In similar fashion the second section of these poetical narratives reflects the anxieties, conflicts, resolutions of the succeeding generation: life as it is contrasted with ...
Growing Pains is a collection of poems that represents the different phases of growth that someone may experience in life.
The past, present and future are referenced in each chapter to explain the thoughts and emotions of someone who at times transitions through painful changes.
Depression, being involved in unhealthy relationships, self love, religion and spirituality are just some of the mentioned topics.
As a whole, the transformation through each phase gives you a clear understanding of a person who is coming into themselves.
In her latest chapbook, SEWING LESSONS, Judith Rypma weaves word tapestries that reveal and respond to the patterns of our lives. Weaving and embroidering have served as a metaphor for creation for centuries, and each poem beautifully follows that tradition. These tightly crafted poems trace women's progress from ancient looms and spindles to more modern struggles with pleated skirts, and botched home economics classes. Like the Three Fates, the speaker measures and cuts the threads of life in a poignant and powerful examination of ...
This is a book of poems and short stories. It is a transparent look into the life of Corey Palmer and his journey from a life in the the streets to maturing into a strong single father. You will experience some of his low moments as well as some of his good moments. It is an emotional journey you will experience as reading, but will be inspired by the end of this book.
The Escape: Collection of Passionate Poetry Writings
The series started off as just a dream. A dream of which I could not escape. So I decided to spill my dreams into words of passion, entity and provocative bliss. The collection of my deepest thoughts are for you to behold...
Come join the elaborate adventurers of endless poetry writings of love, life, and deep happiness.
This is an ongoing diary about my life and adventures. New content and chapters are added every couple months until I feel that this book is finished. My journey has been a tough one through the years. I was a bad person at times, and you will see how karma and my choices have effected me. Sometimes my mind will wonder off track and you will find some poetry and some outright strange and weird thoughts of mine. I'm Tommy, welcome to my mind.
Kurt James also known as The Colorado Storyteller is the master of western adventure of the Rocky Mountains. Here is a collection of his poetry and reflections he has penned from his wanderings of the mountain frontier below and above timberline. In this collection of random thoughts Kurt touches on all that makes us human - love, death, dogs, nature, beauty, laughter, sadness and of course the Rocky Mountains. Kurt once said, "Sometimes I feel out of place, a man out of time. I long for the simpler times of the forgotten past. I ...
When you find an old notebook you never know what you will find some times. I was going through what I thought was a notebook with my first book of poems in it. Instead I found a few poems that I had left out for one reason or another. Which leads to this book and it's title. This is a group of poems that I wrote over several years about several different subjects. Mostly about relationships and love. I hope you enjoy these poems.
"A Chevy up on blocks is only an eyesore
to the faithless." -- from "Husks"
In GOD'S BICYCLE, Joel Peckham's fifth collection of poetry, he offers a spiritual road mix for 21st-century America. In poems that travel from the heartland through Appalachia to New England, he sings a song crafted from his own strange brew of off-kilter, irreverent psalms, prayers, hymns, aubades, and elegies in praise and homage to a fragmented but beautiful landscape and people. Drawing as much from rockabilly as Whitman, these poems are always intense ...
The poems in DAMAGED LITTLE CREATURES remind us that we can never remake ourselves entirely; we are distilled through the experiences that shape our early selves In direct and spare language, Sevick's heartrending poems achieve moments of grace and transcendence as they unravel delicate childhood memories, probe complex issues of identity, and wrestle with the impossible work of marriage and parenting.
Poems of Confusion, Love, Thoughtfulness, and Learning through a life full of experiences that have no easy answers.
They may press on a pain that won't be gentle. Sometimes digging up a forgotten hurt needing to be unearthed and exposing a nerve not yet dealt with.
Surprising with words you didn't know you wanted to feel. That somehow tap into your own pulse, with startled and stunned emotions that move you. Stirring up both the good and bad places, speaking directly to your experiences.
Reflections in metaphor used wisely so you ...
From an elderly Spaniard building his own cathedral to a straight-laced woman mortified to have been born at Woodstock, from ill-fated love beneath a kerosene moon on the shores of Lake Michigan to loneliness relieved by utter silence in Alps, Lawrence Kessenich's poems draw vivid portraits of his own powerful experiences and those of colorful individuals, real and imagined, who engage life passionately.
This poetry collection focuses on the relationship between women and the world around them. Discover one woman's search for the perfect life balance, and discover what is lost and what is gained on the journey. Can nature really soothe our minds, what is the role of people in our lives, and where can our freedom really be found?
Reflection is comprised of poems spanning over twenty-five years highlighting the struggles common to all as each will mature into who they will become. Contemplate life through the eyes of wonder, love, anger, desperation and fear while touching on deep thoughts and strong emotions. Join Molly H. Whitney on this journey called life and know that you are not alone
Life is stitched together in many ways, not all of them obvious. In this poetry collection, explore the relationship between the natural world and the world of our own hearts and minds. Discover the fragile balance between dreams and actions, and longing and acceptance.
Can we ever be truly said to live to the full in the present moment?
Trading Amour for a Flower is a bold poetic inquiry into deeper longings and struggles of a 21st-century man. It offers a pathway for both men and women to transform systemic oppression by discovering the true purpose and power of our inner masculinity.
Blending poetry and inner-reflections, Manish Srivastava, invites us on a three-part inner journey. Each part explores a threshold that we need to cross to rise beyond gender stereotypes, heal old wounds and reclaim the power to co-create a world that honours each individual.
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This is no ordinary collection of poems. These are NOT clever "feelings pictures" based on my emotions of the moment. This work attempts sharply crafted insights into our cultural chaos. The essay at the end of the book, gives the reader a serious advantage in understanding our world today.
Reaching for Dawn is my sixth book of poems, which includes two books of Haiku & Senryu style poems. As my life has changed with age, my style has changed, and hopefully grown, since I first started writing rhymes and musings in the 1960's. I now see the universe on a deeper level than I did in my youth.
Once again, I hope that you enjoy the journey as you travel with me into the inner depths of my observations, my mind, and my feelings. Maybe you will find a little of your own thoughts and feeling in my words as you read along.
Fear of love, fear of goodbyes, fear of life... Enter the mind of someone struggling with anxiety and how it can affect relationships including the one with oneself. Poems of love and loss, Leaky Faucets expresses the vulnerability of mental illness and accepting love, but most importantly, loving yourself.
This collection is dedicated to no one
except the ones who expatriated themselves in the unknown hinterlands,
the bleeding ones that don't bring their sadness to the attention of others,
and the damaged ones numb or shedding tears in the presence of no one..
This first collection of short poems and stories explores the depths of the heart and all of the varied expressions of emotion that spring forth. It contains love, loss, sadness, happiness, fire, and fury; sit with your choice beverage and let the pages speak to the parts of you that express yourself to others. It is raw, emotional, and above all true to the moments that the poems inside represent.
Betta Fish and Backcountry, Nicholas Trieste's debut poetry collection takes on grief by looking it directly in the face. Isolated in the wilderness of America, these poems take on a life of self-doubt, realization and begin to ask many questions. What are we doing with our time? How are we supposed to grieve and communicate effectively? What's the world like outside of our bubble? Is it okay to feel completely and utterly hopeless? Deep, and brooding, the poems focus on topics most people would shy away from talking about openly.
Won Readers Favorite Five Star Award
Mrs. Hall wrote poems throughout a period of time in her life. Teenagers everywhere will be able to relate to them. Some can also find them helpful and comforting to know they are not alone and they are not the first person to go through these types of problems. This is Book #1 in The Set.
Prayerby Pete Marchesi(The Blue Dragon Publishing Company) Price verified 5 hours ago
We are pretty. And in the mind, the leader takes it out on us. We persevere and try to see the sense in it.I am just... holding on. I need to be released from the dilemma. And pray for it to be so. Or that I am strong enough... to realize.
The poems within A Spark of Hope are therapeutic, and some have already saved lives. This treasury of poems is intended to ignite a Spark of Hope in someone who has lost the will to live. A Spark of Hope is meant to give hope where there is none. The aim of the book is to encourage us to appreciate and value life as a precious gift. We can change the things we wish and accept the ones we cannot change..A Spark of Hope is a collection of 49 hopeful poems, by contemporary or new poets, both acclaimed and lesser-known. These poems call ...
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They say it takes 3 months or 90 days for something to become a habit. So I have put together 90 days of quotes and photos to help you. To think, mull over and meditate your way through this time in your life. Each day either has a photo or a quotation for you to dwell on. To see your life in a new way.
Out Of Cigarettesby Pete Marchesi(The Blue Dragon Publishing Company) Price verified 16 hours ago
A terribly sad book. I don't know how I got through it. But it is extremely well written. And satisfying.I know that we go through bad times. I am going through bad times. I hope it does not make you sad too. Get up. Go to work. Enjoy it. That is what I am going to do.(Thanks for reading my works. I think they are pop poetry. And there are many to choose from. Don't get tired of it.)- Pete
Inspired by inaugural poets of the past, Inauguration is a collection of poems crafted in response to the commencement of a new administration. Writing out of Colorado Springs, Colorado, one of the most divided cities in the country, Goodwin and Wilkinson trade ruminations of survival in a hostile political climate. Yet Inauguration transcends partisan rhetoric. It is a rallying call to reflect back as we collectively forge our way forward.
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Welcome to Lore of the Underlings, a trail of tales to the end of things, and maybe a bit beyond...
In these first episodes of the Lore, curious strangers cross the daunting wilderness of Syland to find a folk long hidden away. Though the folk resist, the strangers draw them into a devilish mess nonetheless. The leaders of the folk and their forces, the Guard, must face the sudden fear that they have grown weak in their long isolation.
Lore of the Underlings is an epic poetry series from John Klobucher's lands of Lore. It's a ...
Recipient of the 2015 Silver Award from Independent Book Publishers Association, In the Time of the Jacarandas is the most recent collection of Michael Hogan's poetry and the only one written entirely from Mexico. Hogan has lived in Guadalajara for the better part of three decades. The poems are in English, but don't be deceived. They are not written from the perspective of a foreigner, but rather from one who has come to love his adopted land, and who has seen both the beauty of the savagery of life from both sides of the border. As ...
A poetry book about overcoming depression. Each chapter with different stages and emotions.
Luca Sacco the author of the Clock Work Projects says:
"Isabel's poetry collection is a difficult read, and this is precisely the reason why it is so effective. It is difficult because the texts act as a journey, a trip to the dark crevasses of the reader's soul; a difficult to search these crevasses with an honest gaze, yet this is what Isabel's poetry forces us to do.
The poetry is enthralling in a dark and beautiful manner, since despite ...
There is beauty in that which can breathe, break, and begin, again. The girl unboxed offers a poetic journey through the seasons of life - the pale breathe of winter, the break of a fall, the green beginnings of spring, and the born again anthem of summer. Unbox yourself and begin.
Paradise Lost, an epic poem written by the English poet of the 17th century John Milton, is considered by critics the "great work" of Milton and contributed to consolidating his reputation as one of the greatest British poets of his time. The poem refers to the biblical story of the fall of man: the temptation of Adam and Eve by the fallen angel of Satan and their expulsion from the Garden of Eden. The purpose of Milton, stated in Book I, is "to justify the ways of God to men".
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This Songby Veronica Merlin(Dark Mare Pictures) Price verified 15 hours ago
This isn't just any poetry book, this is a beautiful collection of a musicians songs. Heartfelt lyrics about sorrow, dealing with the loss of loved ones and loving someone so much that it's feels almost unbearable. It is also about fighting, fighting for what you believe in and fighting for someone with all your might.
There are songs that'll make you smile, some that might make you cry and I'm sure that all of them will touch you in one way or another. They sure touched me.
- Amalie Constance Pilegaard Hansen
This is a collection of dark poetry by writers from across the globe, with one main theme the subject matter must be dark, and haunt the darkest depths of your soul.
This is nightmare comfort food at its finest!
Featuring poetry by Jessica Rougeau, Tony Newton, India Kim, Jeremy Thompson, David Cave, Ella Palmer, Joshua E.Borgman, Nicole Henning, K.T. Tate, Guntis Brazma, Nick Dunkenstein, William Cordill, Brian Rosenberger, Amber M. Simpson, Veronica Kegel-Giglio, Reyna Young, Jacek Wilkos, Shayne Simeona, Vonnie Winslow Crist, ...
Although I am a vacant house I will plant seeds, water them until they grow. I will invite in the animals, all of the tired and weary and together we will flourish mending our broken windows, and our messy rooms.
The latest from the Inner Workout Company. I have created a range of Notebooks that have a selection of poetry and images to help you think, mull over and meditate on. Each page is there to help you contemplate the changes you wish to make in your life.
The dark, the light, the grey. We often live in one of these states, and rarely live in all at once. A poetry collection that takes you through the dark and the depression that lives there, the light and the wonder that rarely stays, and the grey, the inevitable permanence of it all.
Time and knots is a poetry collection that knocks on the envelope of time and brings to light our pivotal journeys. The collection set in the periscope of seasons, where turns of life, the essence of time and the quest of breath all set a grand stage of words.
ticks faster than exhales of breath.
From one undone to another,
Why does time have needles --
Paced for reason
within measurable tides,
long arms divide seeded drives,
short legs with memorable depth
a consistent tick.
The bang stays afloat
from pod ...
Flow - Poems of Faith is a spiritual journey about the sections of the New and Old Testament. Whether you are experiencing pain, anger, depression, loss, confusion, or change, you are invited to find God's peace and love with the poetry found in Flow.
You are also encouraged after each poem to contribute your own God-inspired creativity with a poem, song, or prayer.
Flow - Poems of Faith is Vincent Lowry's sixth book. His other works are American Vineyard, #LucysLetter - The Children of the Greenhouse Age, Surfing the Seconds, ...
In this busy world, the value of space and the nature of seasons are becoming ever more important. Take some essential time out with this poetry collection, and discover again the value of nature, silence and thoughtful living.
Edgar Allan Poe's celebrated narrative poem now available as an ebook, including an extended excerpt from Mrs. Poe by Lynn Cullen, a vivid and compelling novel about a poet who becomes entangled in an affair with Edgar Allan Poe -- at the same time that she becomes the unwilling confidante of his much-younger wife.
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BREAK THE SILENCE: AN ANTHOLOGY AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE is a compilation of poems by 87 International poets who have at some time or the other suffered or witnessed physical, emotional, financial, or other types of abuses in the home, or at the hands of other perpetrators.
They have spoken up and risen from the darkness into light.
The introduction by Brenda Mohammed, Founder of the Literature Forum How to Write for Success throws some light on how this Anthology was born.
The Foreword by Shiju H Pallithazheth, Founder of ...
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"Odd & Odder: A Collection of Sensuality, Suspense, & Satire" brings together the creative, off-beat minds of published authors K. S. Brooks and Newton Jasper Love. From short stories befitting The Twilight Zone, to lustful verses of poetry, to thought-provoking flash prose: "Odd & Odder" is consistently fresh, sometimes outlandish, and truly entertaining. The 2017 Edition contains additional bonus content.
Like notes in a bottle, scurrying away from a shipwreck, these collection of poems were also written during turbulent times and were also meant for no one and everyone. At the center of the collection is an uneasy, young author struggling with the same issues as every young person before him. Family, love, mental health, drugs, and the never-ending search for peace in a stormy world.