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Thorns on the Rose
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,040. Language: American English. Published: February 2, 2013 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
~ Western Poetry ~ Staring into a campfire on a starry night as he listens to the coyotes howl and the cattle lowing gives a cowboy time to think, room to put his thoughts to paper, a chance to sing what's in his heart.. Join award-winning author John D. Nesbitt as he shares 32 poems of Western life including Wild Rose of Wyoming, Under Cloak of Night, Blue Horse Mesa, and Thorns on the Rose.
Footsteps Through Life On The Shore
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,820. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
At the age of 16 is when I started writing poetry, expressing my feelings from the heart, from sadness and feelings of the loss of being loved by others, to the passionate relationships that I've had in my life, to the men who treated me disrespectfully to those who truly loved me. From the time I was 5 to about 15, I was living inside a cell', metaphorically speaking, ' with me and my knife.'
On the Edge of Words
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,790. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Questions, unquestioned discoveries, and answers in parable and rhyme…. This collection records a journey starting with a 1960s retrospective and the first man on the moon, moving to a new millennium welcomed in with a terrorist spin, family crises, and the games we humans play…knowingly or not.
Distil
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Price: Free! Words: 1,410. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A collection of original poetry by Katharine Thorpe, author of the blog "littleinkblot." The poems were written over a nine-year span and reflect both memories of that time and the author's first attempts at using poetry to capture those memories. Including both free verse and traditional pieces, the poems range from silly to meditative and include "flight," "17," and "A Christmas Sonnet."
Through My Rhymes - Volume 1
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Series: Through My Rhymes, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 7,130. Language: Australian English. Published: January 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
(5.00 from 1 review)
Through My Rhymes is a collection of poetry written by Jesse Chamberlain. This is volume one in an on going collection with additional volumes coming soon. Using his life experiences, he taps into his heart, head and soul to craft his poetry. This is for everyone to read, enjoy and hopefully connect with one or more pieces.
Mother Goose Move Over: or you're gonna love poetry
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,680. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
This book makes you love poetry is the resounding cry of everyone who reads this work of children's poems. The things of nature come alive and speak to us and make us wonder why they shouldn't speak. Metaphors abound and rhythm and rhyme clap their hands as the imagination soars. Be you little or big, the child within will fall in love with this wonderful work. It will not stay on the shelf.
Living Is The Spin Cycle
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013 by Red Bird Chapbooks. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Living Is the Spin Cycle is a collection of prose poems examining and considering the strange and confusing aspects of daily life.
African Sketches 2nd Edition
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry
The extracts from the second edition contain fresh produce from the heart of this fast growing poetic calabash whose style of writing is uniquely contemporary, cross- cultural with a touch of motivation that not only speaks to your heart but engages and captivates one to continue reading
Light & Darkness, vol. 4
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Series: Light & Darkness. Price: Free! Words: 2,190. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Part four of my poems/lyrics series, written in spring of 2012.
Like a Bunch of Flowers
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Price: Free! Words: 1,880. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Poems are a bit like flowers. Either you like them or you don’t but they always let you feel something when you read them.
Sans Fin
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,430. Language: American English. Published: January 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
"Sans Fin" (without end, forever) is titled in honor of Alberto Giacometti and "Paris Sans Fin," the collection of lithographs he produced 1957-62. The author says, "I work similarly, from the outside in, finding in description, celebration and an opening without end." The book begins in Panama, but most of the poems were written on Peaks Island, Maine. The poems are vivid and intensely intimate.
On the Road to Dharamsala
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,000. Language: American English. Published: January 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Clear beautiful poems that take you to The Big Island of Hawaii, Dharamsala, India, and the coast of Maine. The author writes, "Dharamsala is in northern India, where the Himalayan massif feeds high fertile valleys and where many Tibetans are rebuilding their lives. India is dirty, dangerous, cheap, gorgeous, crowded, and intensely human; it reveals you to yourself."
The Night Jasmine
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Price: Free! Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A collection of poetry, inspired by the sights, sounds, flavours, aromas, textures and experiences of life in Thailand. Illustrated with photographs.
The Book With The Yellow Cover
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,070. Language: American English. Published: January 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
The author writes, "This book is modeled on a book of Chinese and Japanese poems that I gave to a friend on the west coast. It was a very small book with a yellow cover, stapled together. No adornments. Just the poems, alive after hundreds of years. The original edition was stapled and sized to fit in a shirt pocket." A fine first collection in the style of Gary Snyder and Mary Oliver.
Parting
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Price: Free! Words: 6,480. Language: American English. Published: January 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
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Many new poems and selections from three full length collections make this an excellent introduction to the author. There is something for everyone in this book. The clear open poems have a glow that seems to strengthen on re-reading. The settings are mostly in Maine, Hawaii, India, and Thailand.
In Decline
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Price: Free! Words: 8,880. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
You're going down... In fact you're at an all-time low. You need help, because the only way you can get back up is by taking the advice of a professional. Your story... your downfall... told from your own perspective, in verse form, and from the perspective of your 'consultant', in prose... Warning... don't try this at home...!
I Leered At The Carnage
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Price: Free! Words: 1,910. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A collection of 100 poems by Eric Chase. They are raw, gritty, unique and compelling.
I Dream In Color
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,940. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
The poems in I Dream In Color are as honest as they are passionate, capturing familiar life events such as birth, miscarriage, aging and death and exploring relationships and common problems such as abuse.
A Journey Through Time: 100 Poems Inspired from Youth to Now
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,770. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A book of poetry covering a variety of themes and styles.
Poetic Whispers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,880. Language: British English. Published: January 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Anthology of poems written by my mother and me. We are both published authors of fiction and non-fiction. Poetry portrays our personal emotions: love, sadness, joy, anguish and happiness. Poetry is our beginning and our end.