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Living as a Lesbian by Cheryl Clarke
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 22,210. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2015 by A Midsummer Night's Press. Categories: Poetry » Gay & lesbian, Poetry » American poetry » African American
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.”
Unspoken Word by Rashad El
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,620. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2019. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Poetry » American poetry » African American
A collection of poetry taking an in-depth look into the realty of the world as seen through the author's eyes. Some of the topics are more uncomfortable to face than others, but problems first have to be recognized before they can be dealt with.
THE CRIES FOR LOVE by Hubert Temba
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,100. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » African American
This is a book of poems of cries for love. And if you count the cries for love in the world, there are very many in number. This book is a just a recording of a feeling or mourning and discontent: past, present and the future.
Just Me Telling It My Way: A Collection of Cowboy Poetry by Clinton Swick
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 40,360. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014 by Grave Distractions Publications. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » African American, Poetry » Themes & motifs » Places
Tales in Verse from the Old West. The 50+ poems in this book are, first and foremost, stories. They just happen to rhyme as they weave campfire tales of men riding across a frontier of prairies and mountains. They tell of those riders' encounters with other men, women, children, animals, and sometimes with spirits not of this earth. Poetry, yes, but poetry in the tradition of Louis L'amour.
My Path is Jesus by Ricky Clemons
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,300. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2019 by Fideli Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » African American, Poetry » Spiritual
This book is filled with poems about my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, who I love to give all the glory and praise to each and every day. It is my hope that these poems will encourage readers to hold onto Jesus so He can help them through their struggles in life.
At My Desk On A Saturday Night by Samuel Vargo
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 22,420. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2017. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » African American, Essay » Literature
Most of this volume is made up of poetry. Almost all of it is previously unpublished. This poetry wasn't written on a Saturday night, but dates back decades and laid dormant in the poet's computer email and Submittable files. Two quirky medium-length short stories, also previously unpublished, are included in this collection, too.
Eclectic: Beyond the Skin by Queen of Spades
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 22,780. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » African American, Fiction » Women's fiction » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Dare to take a journey Beyond the Skin in this Deluxe edition of Eclectic. Eclectic: Beyond the Skin includes a bonus section, Deep Tissue, containing the short story "Misfortune", which will be featured in Queen of Spades' upcoming short story collection. Disclaimer: This collection has strong language and deals with issues which may not be suitable for a younger audience.
I am Finally Free Straight from the Heart, Mind, and Soul of by Damita L, Clarke
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,350. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2015 by Purple Diamond. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » African American
His words of wisdom were sent from above, low and behold by his precious white doves His words are far greater than mans he speaks of his love and our lives in his great hands. His words of wisdom I will treasure until the end of time. I will love him dearly in Heart; Soul and Mind. He’s here in whole, he’s here in half, and he’s here forever as time passes on at last…
Lessons for a Barren Population by Harvey Stanbrough
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 25,140. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011 by StoneThread Publishing. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » African American
This is an eclectic collection of poetry. The first edition of this collection was the first-ever full-length original poetry collection published as an ebook back in 1999. Nominated for a Frankfurt Book Fair Award.
Seasons of My Life by Ricky Clemons
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,710. Language: American English. Published: June 12, 2019 by Fideli Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Poetry » Spiritual, Poetry » American poetry » African American
My poetry is all about my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, who I love to give all the glory and praise to each and every day. These inspiring poems encourage me to hold onto Jesus in these tough times that we are living in. When God created heaven and earth, it sounds like poetry in the book of Genesis.
Confession of the Pen by C. William Clarke
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,280. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » African American
A collection of inspirational . emotional. and reflective poetry from C.William Clarke. ...the Thoughts of a Single Man
Passion of the Pen by Sean Ingram
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,050. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » African American
Sean Ingram’s style reminds me of The Palmwine Drinkard by Amos Tutuola, one of the pioneers of African literature in Anglophone West Africa. His very witty use of symbolism is reminiscent of Beaudelaire’s Albatros and Les Fleurs Du Mal (Flowers of Evil).
Mustering What's Left by Roger Aplon
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,190. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2018 by Unsolicited Press. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » African American
MUSTERING WHAT’S LEFT spans forty years of Roger Aplon’s career. The poetry collection is a historical investigation into Aplon’s transformation as a writer. It’s a evolution of spirit, style, and craft. Many of the early poems (especially – The Monologues) were cursed, celebrated, maligned &/but eventually acknowledged as ‘in the spirit of their time’.
A Word For the Open Mouth by Kenyata Garner
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 24,090. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » African American, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Diverse, raw, undeniable talent. Inspired by the founders of spoken word, Kenyata Garner brings new life to the world of spoken word. Her poetry is limitless as she tests the boundaries of literature. A Word for the Open Mouth is sure to satisfy all lovers of poetry, as she takes you on a mind watering adventure.
Beyond the Masks by Harvey Stanbrough
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 24,860. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011 by StoneThread Publishing. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » African American
Stanbrough's poetry derives from the real world. If you want milquetoast poetry, this is not for you. If you want poetry that you have to "interpret" to understand, this is not for you. If you want brain-twisting reality and gut-wrenching emotional depth---if you want poetry that will make you get up and pour yourself a brandy---you want this collection
Parental Advisory Is Necessary "A Memoir Of My Mind" by A. Derice Corbin
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 25,550. Language: American English. Published: January 1, 2014. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » African American
Parental Advisory Is Necessary is poetic journey of life and song. It's title reflects the play on words of what society needs to fix and it's a warning of explicit content contained within the pages. The book includes over 20 years of poetry and lyrics influenced by life of a 70's baby.
Majestic: Poetry of Life by Raheem Pitts
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 21,550. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » African American
American writer Raheem Pitts releases a collection of 100 self written poems about his experiences and thoughts throughout life in Majestic: Poetry of Life, originally published in 2014.
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