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Mechanical Mouse
By Ralph A. Thomas
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012 by Martian Publishing. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
This is a humorously cynical view of society and the moral systems we have developed. The poems poke fun at government, hippies, the drug culture, romance, sexuality, sociology, politics, and so many things about life that we take for granted everyday. Most were written in my "angry young man" days in college. Cute illustrations accompany each poem. That is, "cute" if you like rodents.
Taking Up the Runes
By P. J. Caiden
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,390. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Taking up The Runes, haiku poetry for reading enjoyment and self-counseling. Poetry and divination meet in this small but power-packed volume!
Dinkle Dorkle And Other Nut Cases
By Allen Taylor
Price: Free! Words: 890. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
These 30 short poems were first published on Twitter as a part of the #twitpoem project. Each poem is 140 characters or less. Allen Taylor's wacky, whimsical sense of humor comes through in these short lyrical verses. You won't be able to get enough.
Sailing On The Surreal Sea
By Duffy Laudick
Price: Free! Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Surreal poems and tradition and non-traditional haiku.
Whimsical Words and Dramatic Affairs
By Katrina Joyner
Price: Free! Words: 9,170. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2012 by Writers of the Apocalypse. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
Whimsical Words and Dramatic Affairs; A Book of Badly Written Poetry is a small collection of rhymes and creatively-penned thoughts by author (and comic artist) Katrina Joyner. These poems span from the horribly cheesy writings of a 16 year old teenager to the deeply-wounded wails of an abandoned single mother.
By Frederik Bjerre Andersen
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 2,700. Language: Danish. Published: May 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Scandinavian Poetry
"Mundtlig stilig avantgarde classic. Drevent og drævende " (Lars Bukdahl i WA) "Enkelt, morsomt, subtilt, diverterende." (Dan Ringaard i Standart) 'Hovedpersonen' er en poetisk krimi i punktform - og helt blottet for plot. Det er Godard og Jørgen Leth på cut-up cruise gennem en film noir. Eller det er noget helt sjette.
Whispers of Love a Poetry Journal
By B.A. Landtroop
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 1,040. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Love and passion fires our life. The poems appear with short journal entries and tell of these moments in life. Moments burning and moments in anguish. Moments creating a love to last a lifetime and beyond. Included in this book of poems are Belinda Landtroop's lovely illustrations.
Rhymes or Porcupines
By Peter A. Hirsch
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,990. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Poetry
(5.00 from 1 review)
After his science fiction writing mom passed away, author Peter A. Hirsch heard verses for years and he unveils those in short rhyming stories and poems. Using his sense of humor, insight, sentimentality and adventurous side in an easy reading format, this potpourri of unusual escapades, silly yarns, gushy verses and soul searching questions is entertaining from start to finish.
Endless Journeys
By Marc Ironwood
Price: Free! Words: 540. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A few short poems written by Marc Ironwood and his writing partner Krissy. The husband and wife team is at it again.
By J.T. Marie
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012 by JMS Books LLC Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Short chapbook of 36 poems which capture the ephemeral quality of nature. In these pages, autumn's dying leaves crumple beneath winter's shroud of snow, and the last fleeting days of the year slip away forever. Tragic, melancholy, bittersweet ... these poems embrace and revel in the changing seasons, which mirror so closely the rhythm of the human heart.
Just Beneath the Surface Volume 4
By John Gaukel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,370. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Just Beneath the Surface Volume 4 is an ongoing collection or series of Prose Poetry, which is reflective of my journey through this part of my life.
By Sriram Kasturi
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,880. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » South Asian and Indian poetry
This is my first collection of poems. The poems reflects on the major events in a person's life, and world peace and the similarities amongst different cultures.
The Goddess Poems
By GP Greenwood
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,020. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012 by Newave Publishers. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
The Goddess Poems explore the myth and magic of feminine reality through studies of goddesses, people, objects, rituals, and moods. The imagery is sharp and fearless. GP Greenwood's "quiet observation" provides an excellent reason to stop and marvel at the wonder of the moon, the stars, the kitchen, and an old sports car named Marilyn.
Natural Supernatural Love
By JJ Brown
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
New poems with illustrations from author J.J.Brown express love of nature and explore human connections with the supernatural. From earthquakes to lightning storms, the poems pull readers into a stream of union with the natural world. The author also writes of supernatural fears and spiritual visions. Love poems probe both tender and violent bonds between lovers and society.
By Varun Karthikeyan
Price: Free! Words: 630. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A collection of short poems
Too Young to Forget
By Philip Burton
Price: Free! Words: 15,590. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
"...interested in words ... a sure sense of rhythm ... striking images" - Copland Smith "...he's got serious things to say" - Derrick Buttress "... a deft observer ... conveys felt emotion with no little skill" - Michael W. Thomas " ... poems sizzle and rasp ... not derivative but immediate and deeply felt ... deserves a wider audience!" - Barry Tebb
25 Years of Christmas Poems
By K. S. Leuty
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,920. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
For the past quarter of a century, it's been a holiday tradition for me to compose a Christmas poem for my family and friends. I've been asked many times when I was going to put them all together in one place. Some are funny. Some are religious. All come from the heart.
Instantaneous (In)sanity: A Collection of 500 (pseudo-)haiku
By Jess C Scott
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,090. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Featuring 500 haiku from the personal collection of author/artist/non-conformist, Jess C Scott. Jess's style of (pseudo-)haiku more or less follows three major principles of minimalism, immediacy and human insight.
Once, I was an Angry Penguin
By J. Bradley
Price: Free! Words: 850. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2012 by NAP BOOKS. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
by J. Bradley
Excursions in daily living... Vol 3
By Ann Evans
Series: Excursions in daily living, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Biography
Free-form poetry about things in Ann’s daily life including why she writes. A garage sale, a different road taken, and other peoples words inspires writing.