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Yearning Mind - Poetry & Lyrics
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Series: Love for country and its people, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,260. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Our life is determined by life itself, by love, by courage and by our yearning for recognition, affection and freedom. We should always be aware that from ourself a future lineage will arise. Life isn't chaos but an extreme purposeful matter that should be based upon true values. The presented 11 pieces of poetry and lyrics strip all those aspects more or less.
Dreams of a Poet Volume Three
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,440. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
This is volume three of the Dreams of a Poet Series. A collection of short poems written by Barry F. Jablonski. Sometimes humorous, sometimes serious,this book is sure to entertai
Rejecting the New Millennium
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Price: Free! Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Hoyt wrote most of the poems in "Rejecting the New Millennium" while he was an instructor at Grambling State University in Louisiana from 1994 to 1999. A limited edition of the collection was issued in 1999 by CC Marimbo Communications, PO Box 933, Berkley, CA 94701. 24 signed and numbered hard copies of this collection are still available from the author.
Peculiar Rhymes and Intimate Observations: A Book of Light Verse
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,860. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This book of often-hilarious, semi-warped poetry will appeal to ne’er do wells, Jezebels, scallywags and those allergic to frou frou. Writer and blogger Moonbeam McQueen rhymes her way through the subjects of romance, aging, music, technology, the Great Outdoors and more. Buy one for yourself and one for a friend-- they’ll love you for it, and so will Ms. McQueen.
When You Come Again, You Will Never Go
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 8,220. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012 by Unlikely Books. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
The winner of the WRITE REAL GOOD Poetry Chapbook Contest (conducted in 2010): Andreas Morgner's manuscript, When You Come Again, You Will Never Go. It's a long manuscript--its twenty-three poems are detailed and complex--and in the process of forming it into a book, we found it appropriate to include a number of journalistic photographs, especially from Ed Kashi.
A Little Time Away
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Price: Free! Words: 750. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A few short contemporary poems. A couple are about spending time with his wife.
3 (more) Poems
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Price: Free! Words: 260. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Three poems in no particular order, on no particular theme, written since the first three poems I published on Smashwords.
The Birth of Zephyr
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Price: Free! Words: 790. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
A Draconican Poem. Is set in the same world as Trapped on Draconica, but is a separate story in its own right.
Stepping into the Light - Poems from the Darkness
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,650. Language: British English. Published: August 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
A book of poems written by people suffering with mental health illnesses. Showcasing their feelings as they battle with both their illness and the stigma that is attached to mental health. The poetry is used as a form of expression as one of the contributors said "a poem can often convey more in a few lines than long case study."
THƠ ALLEN GINSBERG
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,200. Language: Vietnamese. Published: August 25, 2012 by Kệ Sách eBook. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
THƠ ALLEN GINSBERG Dịch tiếng Việt: Hoàng Hưng, Hoàng Ngọc Biên, Phạm Xuân Nguyên Chủ biên: Hoàng Hưng Copyright 2012 Hoàng Hưng Published by Kệ Sách eBook Publishing Center Smashwords Edition ISBN 978-1-4524-4119-1
Words of Tiraillement
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,780. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Love, success, and happiness all carry with them a dark companion. A companion with numerous names but none more universally understood as pain, fear, despair, and sorrow. We use these words to describe our struggles to smile. The highly anticipated poet Sincere Wood bares all in vivid words of tiraillement, heartfelt words of struggles to smile.
Conflicts
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,860. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual
In these poems, Herb Brin lyricized man’s humanity – and all-too frequent inhumanity. Brin shines light on injustice, as he turns his eye to conflicts that roil across the expanse of history. “Where there is conflict, pray for conscience,” wrote Brin as, in powerful verse, he forces the reader to confront his or her own conscience. Herb Brin was a courageous journalist and publisher.
The Psalms of Mortality: The Chameleon Persecutor Unmasked
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Price: Free! Words: 4,770. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
The Psalms of Mortality are a thematically organized collection of aphorisms that border poetry in literature style. The chapters are rich in metaphors and powerfully expressive in the existential- and psychological thoughts on liberty, elevation of self-worth, love and value of life, while placing strong critique on cultural values that suppress psychological- and social freedom.
The Psalms of Mortality: The Kingdom of Thoughts
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Price: Free! Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
The Psalms of Mortality are a thematically organized collection of aphorisms that border poetry in literature style. The chapters are rich in metaphors and powerfully expressive in the existential- and psychological thoughts on liberty, elevation of self-worth, love and value of life, while placing strong critique on cultural values that suppress psychological- and social freedom.
Fooled
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Price: Free! Words: 80. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A poem written after watching some dark footage from a war zone. A reflection on our times, a glimpse into the human blind side.
The Psalms of Mortality
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Price: Free! Words: 6,430. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
The Psalms of Mortality are a thematically organized collection of aphorisms that border poetry in literature style. The chapters are rich in metaphors and powerfully expressive in the existential- and psychological thoughts on liberty, elevation of self-worth, love and value of life, while placing strong critique on cultural values that suppress psychological- and social freedom.
Descent: A Look Inside
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,240. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Descent: A Look Inside is a collection of poetry, song lyrics, and haiku. It includes an epic twelve-part poem, Hunter; several pieces published in various works; and some of his best (and, admittedly, worst) songwriting.
All In A Day
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A collection of artistic photographs taken by me with my iPhone 4s along with an original personal piece of poetry written for each image.
Illuminating the Umbra
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,920. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A collection of 35 poems, mostly terzanelles, exploring how family, work enviroments, and seeking love have helped shape who I am today: an educator in mind, a small town grocer in soul, and a comic book hero at heart. I can get mired down with the dark of the world, or I can try to do something about it.
In Pieces
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,430. Language: British English. Published: August 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
More than a paean to “the game of kings”, this miniature-scale collection of poems takes a pawn’s-eye view of human affairs: war, death, and aging–as well as Sudoku, Elvis impersonators, and nice cups of tea. It includes a series of poems inspired by one of the world’s most famous chess sets, The Lewis Chessmen of Scotland.