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A Collection of Poems & Short Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,220. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A Collection of Poems & Short Stories was written by The Worthing Wordsmiths, a creative writing group based in Worthing, West Sussex. Compiled by Pammy Long, the group's tutor, there is a variety of different styles and subjects. Some of the work is light-hearted but others will stay in your thoughts long after reading. Subjects include, growing old, children, pets, love and the seaside.
The Fun of Speaking English: Selected Poems
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2012 by Coffeetown Press. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Before her death in May of 2012, Dorothea Grossman wrote: “I like to think my poems are honest and that they connect me with my fellow mammals in a way that is both aesthetically pleasing and comforting. If they retain an air of mystery/humor, so much the better.” The late Allen Ginsberg called her poetry, “clear, odd, personal, funny or wild-weird, curious and lucid.”
Two Dozen Visions
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
In this small collection of poems, arranged as an orchestral symphony, David H. Keith explores love and general observations of the human condition. He even adds a chuckle or two as a bit of respite between these two larger themes.
Haibun Rants of a Blender, by Toshimitsu Kareishu
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Price: Free! Words: 580. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Dr. Jokichi Takamine, a postwar Eleanor Roosevelt, chicken patty production, gambling addictions, ancient flotation devices, paranoid fantasies, hybrid manufacturing practices, and regret--all featured prominently in this story told from the perspective of a sad but not altogether destroyed food blender."Absolutely barking mad."--M. Lewis Redford , Misfits' Miscellany
Melologo Jazz 2012
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Price: Free! Words: 4,560. Language: Italian. Published: June 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Giancarlo Fiordelisi , napoletano , filologo jazzista ha composto brevi poesie autenticate nel ritmo e nel riscontro della poesia italiana del '900. In sintonia con l'ebbrezza mitteleuropea e americana dei grandi autori Fiordelisi replica sul piano esistenziale un recupero ideale delle grandi visioni dei valori della vita , dell' amore , del dissidio interiore, della voluttà dell'esserci.
cloud / moustache
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Price: Free! Words: 1,080. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
by Robert Duncan Gray
Out of Time
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Price: Free! Words: 560. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Most of these poems were written by Marc Ironwood in 2005. He wrote the poem "A Song for Sydney" with his wife. The cover drawing is by Josh's-Art, who has contributed quite a bit of his artwork. Marc also has other books available on Smashwords, mostly contemporary poetry.
Words in my Life-Poetry Version
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
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[Non-Fiction Poems] Bonus: Original Song-lyrics!
Navak A Pawesta
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 150. Language: Urdu. Published: May 30, 2012 by WSIC EBooks Ltd.. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
The crux of these poems and verses is written in Urdu and have just the right didactic touch but the poetry is actually a zig-zag of various moods and sentiments that your are sure to enjoy.
This, from death.
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Price: Free! Words: 800. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
This is a collection of abstract poems based around the idea of the human battling through hardships, suffering a death of sorts, in order to come through as a stronger person. It focuses on family relationships and personal experience. Though at times dark, this collection is written out of love and with the intention of emanating hope.
Beneath The Dreaming Tree
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 8,440. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
This second edition of collected poetry is revised and spans the years 1999-2009 in a chronological format. Some pieces selected that have prior publication in “Eidolon” and “Progenitor” magazines, poetry competitions, or LaForge Award winning. Other pieces were selected and included for experimentation in different modes, impressions and expressions of poetry.
Poems to my King
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Price: Free! Words: 250. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
My King means everything to me and he will protect me.
Alternative Man
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Price: $4.47 USD. Words: 15,230. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Poems and short stories from author Michael Phillips. "Musician turned writer has a keen eye for humor, pathos, & the bizarre in these short pieces." - Bookpeople "Imaginary reality and the hard, cold merge in tales dominated by characters whirled in confusion and odd determination. An old-school punk, tempered (slightly) and swollen with skill." - First Class magazine
Shards, 45 Haiku & Other Short Poems
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Price: Free! Words: 1,070. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Shards is a collection of 45 poems. Most are Haiku, a Japanese form of poem consisting of three lines that contain 5, 7, and 5 syllables. The remaining poems do not follow this form.
She
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,670. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A collection of five contemporary poems, reflecting the experiences of the character, ‘She’.
Riding Out the Dumb Silence
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Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 16,860. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Poems and short stories from author Michael Phillips, "Riding Out the Dumb Silence" collects work from 1996 - 2005. Odd and unpredictable, this is a collection that will have you returning to it again and again for another taste of the weird and wonderful.
Sentiments of the Cerebral
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012 by rashadow Enterprises. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Unique urban poetry filled with wit and thoughtful insight.
Not to be
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,830. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012 by Martian Publishing. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Un-epic romantic poetry. Relationships do not always wind up the way we might like them to and the author examines several worse-case scenarios of two ships colliding in the night. No happy endings will be found herein but the depth of nostalgia is trolled for whatever can be harvested.
September Twitter Songs
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 760. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
September Twitter Songs consists of 30 original poems first published on Twitter. These poems are short poems that pack a lot of punch.
Love is a Dream A book of poems
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You set the price! Words: 3,810. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
The book is a small book of poems that I have written about love and other things.