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Illuminating the Umbra
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,920. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Categories: 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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,430. Language: British English. Published: August 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » U.K. 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.
The 1 AM Astronaut and Other Poems
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Anthology
"The 1 AM Astronaut and Other Poems" is a whimsical poetry anthology written in the spirited and insightful voice of a thirteen-year-old girl. Covering topics such as identity, belonging, urbanization, childhood, and friendship, her poetry delights and enlightens with quirky, emotive language and contemporary forms. All royalties earned by the sales of this book will go to charity.
Life's Not a Fairytale
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
A collection of poetry with something for everyone - romance, family, animals, comedy and travel.
Five Fathoms Poetic Collection
Price: Free! Words: 4,770. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012 by Lyrical Lit. Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(5.00 from 1 review)
21 New and never before published poems by the author of A Dark Faerie Tale Series (Ever Shade & Ever Fire) and the Reign of Blood Series. Love is subjective and life is but what lurks in your mind. A collection of poems filled with longing, contemplation and loss. Step into the depths and lose reality. This includes Whispers of Dreams (A Poetic Collection) Total 58 poems
Struggling In Love
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,830. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Biography, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
The late Teens and early Twenties take a toll on a women's soul; Finding herself and searching for "The One" who completes her. However, she is not alone. The book of poems identify and empathize the journey. What not told: Every journey has a good ending.
Bestiario microscópico
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 4,180. Language: Spanish. Published: August 6, 2012 by Sportula. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » European poetry
quien observa algo nunca lo observa objetivamente: se tiene a si mismo por escala y base de comparación . en este viaje al otro lado de los microscopios, las categorías y las mediciones se nos antojan más relativas que nunca . el pulvísculo de los puntos de vista nos rodea constantemente por fuera, y nos invade por dentro .
Some Poems
Price: Free! Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
(3.00 from 1 review)
There was a garden grove. On the undersides of some of the leaves, I wrote these poems. Then, I realized that that was a pretty poor method of publication, so here they are, in a more conventional form. I recommend that you copy them down on the underside of leaves anyways so you can still get the experience.
Garden of the Light
Price: Free! Words: 14,980. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Words from the Garden of the Light is a feast for the mind. Many Quotes, Poems and essays. Stories of writing with Paul Simon and Joni Mitchell when I was a teenager. The story behind Circle Game, Both Sides Now, Woodstock, Sounds of Silence, and Bridge Over Troubled Water. And photographs of my travels for the past five years.
Seasons in Love
Price: Free! Words: 8,760. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Seasons in Love is a collection of love poems, chiefly set in the gorgeous Ozarks. Twenty years, seventy poems, and love that can't be numbered.
On Teenage Angst
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,000. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
A collection of poems written by a teen showing some of the thoughts and feelings teens have on love, life and death.
Conversations With God
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 12,930. Language: Simple English. Published: August 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
(5.00 from 1 review)
Have you ever wanted to get advice that was sound? Have you ever had questions that you just couldn't find an answer for? Have you found that answer yet? Sample my 1st book "Conversations With God" and see just what you may find inside. Check me out on Facebook. See my profile for more information.
Into Renewal
Price: Free! Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
(5.00 from 1 review)
I have experienced great sadness and loss in my life. In 2002 I had awoke to find that my wife had passed away. It seemed to me as if my life came to an end that day as time came to stop. After a few months I began awaken and artistry began to fill the void that was left within me.
The Cardboard Night
Price: Free! Words: 8,510. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Written when the author was in his late teens and early twenties, the poems, stories and assorted mad ramblings you will find here were scribbled on scraps of paper and bar napkins in the wee hours of morning. God, existence, sex and identity dominate the desperate writings of a young man struggling to make sense of the world.
Second Sight
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,310. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
22 original poems written over a long and rich career, including the poet's reverie of working on the Mississippi ("Deck"), a pithy warning about utilitarian values ("Mute Love"), an elegy for Sylvia Plath, a primer ("How to Be a Poet in Ten Easy Lessons"), a lamentt("Ballad of the Orphan), a dark midwestern "Three Poems from Hell," a toungue-in-cheek "Ballad Fragments," and "Remembering Dreams."
Verdigris
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,710. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
24 poems on themes from the everyday ("Mother, May I?" and "If I Spend My Life") to the mythic ("At Blayneys," "Fenris," "Prometheus," "On the Down Side" and "Verdigris"), current events ("Elian Gonzales," "Colbumine" and "Arab Spring"), villanelles ("I Am an Old Man," "Winds and Sands") and English sonnets ("No Time for Hatred's Wars," "Water or Wave").
After the Dawn
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,730. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
38 original poems--powerful, symbolic, familiar, experimental--packed with emotion on subjects ranging as widely as a child's birth ("For Eric") to a meditation on the banality of evil ("Death Sentence"), a humorous ode touching baseball ("Chin Music") to pure political outrage ("Don't Gimme That Jazz"), a prayer for "America" to a hymn of gratitude for another ("Brigit"), and much more.
DRIFTING AWAY and other poems
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
drifting away and other poems is an updated collection of my poems, written in different periods, places and moments during my life. Inspired by the most precious elements present in nature: nature herself. feelings and emotions, life and death, blood and light are inside of this book, from the very first page.
Escape Artist
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Twenty poems by America's leading post-industrial shaman.
Love Speaks In His Own Person
Price: Free! Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Scandinavian Poetry
Come, O hesitant, Surrender to Love, And I will give you the keys to the endless treasury, Hidden in your heart. What else defines your life as experiences, Is there a place where they would not be present; Come, Take the first step to Me and I promise You'll never want to return to the land of the shadows.