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Temptation's Trust
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: American English. Published: May 24, 2016 by Christian. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Love is but a splendid experience which may only be appreciated through unexpected actions. Temptation's Trust expresses Gary R. Hess's unforeseen and sometimes unthinkable affairs with love throughout his life.
Pain Pleasure and Paradox in Poetry: A Verse Compendium
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,720. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Poetry often seems to use a language that relies heavily on oxymora, paradoxes and contradictions. Phrases like “the brilliant darkness of a hidden silence”, “dazzling obscurity”, “whispering silence”, “teeming desert” or “undivided division and differentiated unity” are not uncommon in poetry. This verse compendium is an attempt at anthologizing this puzzling chemistry between poetry and paradox.
Imagery Every Day: Poetry for Contemporary Minds
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 930. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2016 by Christian. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Explore the wonders of Imagism with Gary R. Hess's book titled "Imagery Every Day: Poetry for Contemporary Minds". This volume of Bright Dreams brings you to witness the wonders of the world through exquisite language using concrete words and minimal abstraction.
Just Papering over the Cracks
Price: Free! Words: 11,420. Language: British English. Published: May 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
The Just series of books welcomes a new cub to their family with words of poetry about the glory and the tragedy that you find in our daily lives, there are words of hope to bring people back from the brink of depression when it seems all hope is lost.
Gastronomicón
Price: $3.39 USD. Words: 9,820. Language: Spanish. Published: May 18, 2016 by Editorial Gradiente. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Cuenta la mitología indú que ante la inminente amenaza de los demonios, Vishnu reunió a los dioses y les ordenó batir el océano de leche, caldo que contenía la esencia de los animales y las plantas del monte Mandara; de su jugo salieron los más potentes venenos y los más sublimes licores.
Spectral Horse Poems No. 4
Series: Spectral Horse Poems. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,100. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
More poems about undiscovered countries, love in confusing times, events at the Red Sea told from the point of view of Pharoah’s army, and the proprietorship of bathtubs. Includes two long poems in blank verse, and their engrossing stories. No. 4 in the Spectral Horse chapbook series from Simon Pole, author of The Saga Terminal City.
Indestructible & Other Poems
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 5,260. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
This is the poetry collection made of 100 short poems that cover many subjects as: love, friendship, politics, nature, freedom, peace, etc.
Absence of You
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,970. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Absence of You, a collection of poems, takes you through stages of love, from the first moments of falling, to heartache, to healing and growing. With Sarah Elle Emm’s simple, yet powerful, words and rhythm, venture through the ups and downs on this heartfelt journey.
Gyümölcsös ősszel - Versek
You set the price! Words: 8,670. Language: Hungarian. Published: May 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A „Gyümölcsös ősszel” egy őszbe forduló költő beérett verseinek tárháza, melyben az édes, a kesernyés, a fanyar vagy az üdítően friss ízek kedvelői is megtalálhatják a kedvük szerint való gyümölcsöt. A költemények jobbára a filozófia és a vallás alapkérdései által meghatározott térben rezegnek, de itt-ott szárnyra kél néhány lazább, kifejezetten informális vagy humoros dal és gyermekvers is.
That College Kid's Poetry: Year Two
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,670. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
That College Kid's Poetry: Year Two is the book of poetry in this series. The poems range many different genres and topics.
House of Choices: collected poems
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,520. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2016 by Frith Books. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
House of Choices is a collection of thirty-one poems in free verse, both previously published and unpublished, touching on a range of subjects and themes informed by personal experience, perception, and the sleet of moments that make up life. Love, loss, sex, death, depression, and the enormity of the universe... there isn’t much more to it than that.
Poetic Night: Poems of Captivation
Price: Free! Words: 5,490. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2016 by Christian. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
By sheer miracle, Gary R. Hess was able to find love, but it wasn't without pain and agony. Hess's daring defiance of life's treacheries has allowed him to become the man he is today. Poetic Night takes its readers around the emotional globe--from love to hate and from cute and witty to disgustingly horrid--and lays them gently down to Earth in a subtle pillow of hope.
Poetry tango to a 5 minute beat
Price: Free! Words: 4,670. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
“Poetry tango to a 5 minute beat” is a collection of poems I have written since 2015. They are quick, reflect me in that moment, and I tried not to get constrained by anything when I wrote them. Their form is free flowing, always with some underlying thought or idea that might, or might not be clear or obscure.
Interpretations
Price: Free! Words: 7,700. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
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Interpretations is created as an example of an e-chapbook. Its thirty poems are written using observations of images found in various periodicals. This poetry collection explores meter and rhyme using the poetic forms of sonnets, villanelles, sestinas, and pantoums. Mixed with these are the author’s own unorthodox explorations of non-rhyming prose.
Silent Wind
Series: Memorable Verse, Book 34. Price: Free! Words: 300. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
(4.00 from 1 review)
Does the supposedly unpredictable rise of the far right in the U.S. mean anything for humanity at large? Of course it does. Unless radical changes to our current values and way of living come soon, the Trump card of the rich and connected will be just the beginning of our woes. One poem, ~260 words. No adult-only content.
Cancer in Haiku
Price: Free! Words: 180. Language: American English. Published: May 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
I was recently diagnosed with testicular cancer. Obviously, I wasn't thrilled. What follows is my unapologetic rant on the subject. For some godforsaken reason, I decided to rant in haiku. It's a bit odd but it sort of works. One heads-up: There's a touch of profanity in here. Given the subject, I thought that it was appropriate.
Life in Kansas
Price: Free! Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2016 by Christian. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Life in Kansas brings readers to the land of Oz and the home of cornbread, BBQ, and small towns. Christian Weilert uses his mastery of contemporary poetry to bring you 10 astounding poems written to make you feel like you are in his hometown and on his farm.
Roadaor
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,990. Language: American English. Published: May 2, 2016. Categories: Essay » Literature, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Gardner's spirited poetry offers simple, clear street-level personal solace and challenge found in responding to timeless, often tantalizingly obscure words of the Dao de Jing. His work is a gift, a tool for survival and a "blue note" of truth. Improvise!
The Fringe Poetry Cafe
Price: Free! Words: 6,890. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2016 by SeaQuake Books. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
(4.00 from 1 review)
'The Fringe, Poetry Cafe' is an anthology from poets based in the North West of England. Some of this work has appeared in poetry pamphlets distributed in pubs, cafes, libraries, shops, buses and trains. In fact, anywhere the public may have time to read some interesting pieces of writing. There are many prize winning poems here.
Transitions
Series: Poetry. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,930. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A collection of 100 poems detailing a major transition in the author's life.

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