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I Still Want It
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 14,720. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
In "I Still Want It", Derrick Jaxn delivers a life-changing collection of poems immersed in raw, passionate, but brave vulnerability.
Viral
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 13,340. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - multi-author, Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
In 2013, the following poems topped 200,000 views on the Button Poetry YouTube: Lily Myers’ “Shrinking Women”, Neil Hilborn’s “OCD” & “Mating Habits of the North American Hipster”, Javon Johnson’s “cuz he’s black”, Rachel Rostad’s “To JK Rowling, From Cho Chang”, Dylan Garity’s “Rigged Game” & “Friend Zone”, Guante’s “Ten Responses to the Phrase ‘Man Up’ ”, and Pages Matam’s “Piñata”.
The Complete Works of Pat Parker
Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 74,660. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
The Complete Works of Pat Parker includes Parker’s masterwork, Movement in Black, as well as Jonestown & other madness. Parker’s prose writing is collected in The Complete Works along with two unpublished plays and a number of previously uncollected poems.
Write Out
Price: $13.13 USD. Words: 6,900. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry, Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Write Out marks Wyann Vaughn's second book of poetry written to encourage the idea of trusting the process and "letting go". Pieces snapshot real life moments in hopes to provide examples of what processing freely through poetry can look like. If readers feel encouraged to simply express repressed emotions after reading Vaughn's book, then the body of work will have done its job.
How to Write a Poem - Your Step-By-Step Guide to Writing a Poem
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,240. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
- How to write a poem the right way. - How to think like a poet. - How to tell a story in a unique and eloquent way. - Simple exercises to unlock the poet within you. - How to rhyme with couplets - How to alternate rhymes with quatrains - How to rhyme with the sonnet. - How to write a poem with rhymes. - Impress people with your original and unique poems.
Living as a Lesbian
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 22,210. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2015 by A Midsummer Night's Press. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Gay & lesbian, Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Living as a Lesbian is Cheryl Clarke’s paean to lesbian life. Filled with sounds from her childhood in Washington, DC, the riffs of jazz musicians, and bluesy incantations, Living as a Lesbian sings like a marimba, whispering “i am, i am in love with you.”
Write It on the Wall
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 8,330. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Write It on the Wall. What are the transgressions that you hold back from telling? What's your story? Why don't you write it on the wall, like everyone else does?
How to Write a Good Poem: Three Essential Elements
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,850. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts, Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
The publisher and author of two poetry volumes offers a concise and inspiring guide to writing a good poem. The three essential skills of Vocabulary, Compression, and Revision are explained, with helpful suggestions for practice. Includes a number of example poems by the autho. Also: live links to other helpful resources.
The Four Phases of Love
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,280. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mashups, Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Not soon after Melik and Tasha fall in love, Tasha goes missing. Melik will do anything to get her back. Will he find her? This book explores the phases of love using a creative mashup of screenplay, poetry, and art.
True
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,230. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
True. What is the difference between you and I? What do you say is real? What is not?
The Shaping of an "Angry" Black Woman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,520. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014 by Sakura Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
The Shaping of an "Angry" Black Woman is the debut book of poetry by author Tamara Woods. Written over 15 years, each poem challenges conventional society and is poised with acerbic, witty, and abrasive language that is reflective in the often discussed isotope of society, that being the "Angry" Black Woman.
Poems for All Occasions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,110. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
A compelling and engaging collection of poetry and prose that vivdly expresses the author's observation on life. Each poem is written utilizing various scriptures from the Authorized King James Bible.
Michelle Obama Queen of Queens Poems Honoring Great African American Women
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,700. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
a collection of poems dedicated to some of the most fascinating and remarkable African American women that ever walk this earth. Whatever they did not create with action -they assisted into putting it into motion. In each poem there's wisdom, direction, confidence, a positive message for women as well as men of all ages and of all races. Enjoy the peace within yourselves!
What This Black Woman Knows
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 5,840. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014 by aois21 publishing. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
A collection of 33 poems inspired by Shiella Bowler's family, friends, and lovers from the past, present, and those she's yet to encounter in the future. Each line pours forth from her heart and soul, built from her unique life experiences.

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