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When We Were Friends
Series: Memorable Verse, Book 35. Price: Free! Words: 1,070. Language: Canadian English. Published: May 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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Read this poem with a stiff upper lip and tub of your favourite ice cream. In a world sadly battered by institutional disloyalty, friendships, both old and new, are vital to the sustenance of life within us. Ponder the poignant memories of a long-lost friend, and ask yourself if the heroes really have vanished from our midst. Even better, think about your current friends in a new light. ~1000 wds.
Ripples, A Collection of Free Verse Poetry
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,700. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A collection of 50 free verse poems
Life with Christ: Poetry for the Catholic Soul
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,010. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2016 by Christian. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Prepare yourself to be inspired as you join Gary R. Hess through the world of religious poetry for Catholics using contemporary poetry.
Horizon Cow
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 12,260. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
This book includes two collections of funny joke poems by Refried Bean.
Temptation's Trust
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: American English. Published: May 24, 2016 by Christian. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Love is but a splendid experience which may only be appreciated through unexpected actions. Temptation's Trust expresses Gary R. Hess's unforeseen and sometimes unthinkable affairs with love throughout his life.
Pain Pleasure and Paradox in Poetry: A Verse Compendium
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,720. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Poetry often seems to use a language that relies heavily on oxymora, paradoxes and contradictions. Phrases like “the brilliant darkness of a hidden silence”, “dazzling obscurity”, “whispering silence”, “teeming desert” or “undivided division and differentiated unity” are not uncommon in poetry. This verse compendium is an attempt at anthologizing this puzzling chemistry between poetry and paradox.
Imagery Every Day: Poetry for Contemporary Minds
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 930. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2016 by Christian. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Explore the wonders of Imagism with Gary R. Hess's book titled "Imagery Every Day: Poetry for Contemporary Minds". This volume of Bright Dreams brings you to witness the wonders of the world through exquisite language using concrete words and minimal abstraction.
Just Papering over the Cracks
Price: Free! Words: 11,420. Language: British English. Published: May 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
The Just series of books welcomes a new cub to their family with words of poetry about the glory and the tragedy that you find in our daily lives, there are words of hope to bring people back from the brink of depression when it seems all hope is lost.
Gastronomicón
Price: $3.39 USD. Words: 9,820. Language: Spanish. Published: May 18, 2016 by Editorial Gradiente. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Cuenta la mitología indú que ante la inminente amenaza de los demonios, Vishnu reunió a los dioses y les ordenó batir el océano de leche, caldo que contenía la esencia de los animales y las plantas del monte Mandara; de su jugo salieron los más potentes venenos y los más sublimes licores.
Spectral Horse Poems No. 4
Series: Spectral Horse Poems. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,100. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
More poems about undiscovered countries, love in confusing times, events at the Red Sea told from the point of view of Pharoah’s army, and the proprietorship of bathtubs. Includes two long poems in blank verse, and their engrossing stories. No. 4 in the Spectral Horse chapbook series from Simon Pole, author of The Saga Terminal City.
Indestructible & Other Poems
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 5,260. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
This is the poetry collection made of 100 short poems that cover many subjects as: love, friendship, politics, nature, freedom, peace, etc.
Absence of You
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,970. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Absence of You, a collection of poems, takes you through stages of love, from the first moments of falling, to heartache, to healing and growing. With Sarah Elle Emm’s simple, yet powerful, words and rhythm, venture through the ups and downs on this heartfelt journey.
Gyümölcsös ősszel - Versek
You set the price! Words: 8,670. Language: Hungarian. Published: May 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A „Gyümölcsös ősszel” egy őszbe forduló költő beérett verseinek tárháza, melyben az édes, a kesernyés, a fanyar vagy az üdítően friss ízek kedvelői is megtalálhatják a kedvük szerint való gyümölcsöt. A költemények jobbára a filozófia és a vallás alapkérdései által meghatározott térben rezegnek, de itt-ott szárnyra kél néhány lazább, kifejezetten informális vagy humoros dal és gyermekvers is.
That College Kid's Poetry: Year Two
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,670. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
That College Kid's Poetry: Year Two is the book of poetry in this series. The poems range many different genres and topics.
House of Choices: collected poems
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,520. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2016 by Frith Books. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
House of Choices is a collection of thirty-one poems in free verse, both previously published and unpublished, touching on a range of subjects and themes informed by personal experience, perception, and the sleet of moments that make up life. Love, loss, sex, death, depression, and the enormity of the universe... there isn’t much more to it than that.
Poetic Night: Poems of Captivation
Price: Free! Words: 5,490. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2016 by Christian. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
By sheer miracle, Gary R. Hess was able to find love, but it wasn't without pain and agony. Hess's daring defiance of life's treacheries has allowed him to become the man he is today. Poetic Night takes its readers around the emotional globe--from love to hate and from cute and witty to disgustingly horrid--and lays them gently down to Earth in a subtle pillow of hope.
Poetry tango to a 5 minute beat
Price: Free! Words: 4,670. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
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“Poetry tango to a 5 minute beat” is a collection of poems I have written since 2015. They are quick, reflect me in that moment, and I tried not to get constrained by anything when I wrote them. Their form is free flowing, always with some underlying thought or idea that might, or might not be clear or obscure.
Where the Poetree Grows
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,720. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2016 by Tonya McQuade. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
“Where the Poetree Grows” is a collection of original poems written by Los Gatos High School English 9 Honors Class of 2019. It includes poems about love, the environment, sports, social issues, identity, and many more intriguing topics. All funds raised go to the class of 2019, so by purchasing this E-book, you will not only be supporting our class, but also reading amazing poetry.
Interpretations
Price: Free! Words: 7,700. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
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Interpretations is created as an example of an e-chapbook. Its thirty poems are written using observations of images found in various periodicals. This poetry collection explores meter and rhyme using the poetic forms of sonnets, villanelles, sestinas, and pantoums. Mixed with these are the author’s own unorthodox explorations of non-rhyming prose.
Silent Wind
Series: Memorable Verse, Book 34. Price: Free! Words: 300. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
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Does the supposedly unpredictable rise of the far right in the U.S. mean anything for humanity at large? Of course it does. Unless radical changes to our current values and way of living come soon, the Trump card of the rich and connected will be just the beginning of our woes. One poem, ~260 words. No adult-only content.

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