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I Still Want It
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 14,720. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2015. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » African American
In "I Still Want It", Derrick Jaxn delivers a life-changing collection of poems immersed in raw, passionate, but brave vulnerability.
Unimaginable Unreachable Desires: Truth About How We React To Love
Price: Free! Words: 980. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » African American, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Unimaginable Unreachable Love are poems that is to be viewed from a different eye. Unimaginable Unreachable Love describes the fear, anxiety, low worth, false views, etc. of hurt love and not explored love. Unimaginable Unreachable Love brings to light the unknown facts of how we avoid love when we understand what we should be learning from love and not the pain of what hurt teaches us.
Queen
Price: Free! Words: 5,820. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2017. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » African American, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
This chapbook is dedicated to the women in the community. It explores issues and others themes within the African American community. I created it with the mindset of uplifting the women I know and the women I have yet to meet. You are wanted, needed and loved.
Bears Bees Honks and Hoots
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Educational, Poetry » American poetry » African American
This is a free narrative poetry book which has a study/discussion guide at the end of the book for each story . - Hungry Willie - is about a black bear that ate a lot. - A Dog in a Race - is about a dog who raced to a special place. - The Swan and I - is about the life of a care free swan. - Nature's Scents - is about fresh air we all like - but ---. - Big Jack - is a tragedy about an animal.
A Taste Of My Thoughts Black Lives Matter
Price: Free! Words: 410. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Poetry » American poetry » African American
(4.00 from 1 review)
Black lives matter! A poem inspired by today's event. Our days are becoming more volatile with each passing day and biases of yesteryear that should be buried are live and well in 2016. The opportunity to forever change our country is about to slip away and that in itself is a crime.
Harlem Nights and Footstep Blues
Price: Free! Words: 10,180. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2016. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » African American, Poetry » African Poetry
Harlem Nights and Footstep Blues is a poetry collection consisting of 65 poems. The poems are separated into 11 distinct sections. Harlem Nights and Footstep Blues is rooted in a modern sense of black cultural, social, and artistic rebirth while paying homage to the artistic foundation laid by the great pioneers of the past.
Controversial Love
Series: Late Night Love Bites, No.1. Price: Free! Words: 1,210. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » African American
This book is about the Up's & Down's of love and how it can make you go against everything you stand for. Making you go against everyone you know, even the people that helped you overcome that obstacle in the first place. This is a FREE eBook for the public to read and feel free to recommend it to their family & friends. I hope you all can relate and enjoy. Thanks in advance.
How to Write a Poem - Your Step-By-Step Guide to Writing a Poem
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 5,240. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2011. Categories: Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Poetry » American poetry » African American
- 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.
On Poet's Wings
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » African American, Fiction » Anthologies » Drama/Theatrical
This is a narrative poetry book with stories about- Hernando the Pelican - a very hungry bird. - A Firefly Show - about a boy watching the show. - The Ducklings Busy Day - a day trip with a mother on the lake. - Around The Dinner Table - about a dinner conversation around the table.- Night Skies - about what a boy sees looking up in the sky. - The Old Farm Yard - about the past and memories.
Nostalgia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,260. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2019. Categories: Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Poetry » American poetry » African American
There was a time in life when Khali Raymond wasn't savage writer, or whatever fancy ass name that I came up with.
Twelve Years A Student
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2019. Categories: Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Poetry » American poetry » African American
Are we really learning anything in the American school system? I don't know. You tell me.
Pineapple Vodka Please
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,320. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2019. Categories: Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Poetry » American poetry » African American
Bust out the vodka from the cellar and pour me something. Spark me a joint, too. I wanna talk to ya.'
Success Syndrome
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2019. Categories: Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Poetry » American poetry » African American
The biggest downside of being an overachiever is when you underachieve.
Unscrambled Eggs
Price: Free! Words: 5,100. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2011. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » African American
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Unscrambled Eggs was written over a five year period and is an honest and thought-provoking book that deals with everyday life issues. It is a stirring compilation of poems about living your dream and finding one's purpose.
Awakening
Price: Free! Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » African American, Poetry » American poetry » African American
Poet and award-winning novelist, Qwantu Amaru's 5th volume of poetry deals with one man's awakening after divorce to find his path and higher power. Contains an excerpt of his award-winning novel, One Blood!
Searching: Part 1
You set the price! Words: 1,850. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2019. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » African American, Poetry » American poetry » Native American
This book is a collection of poems that revolve around searching for something. It could be a place, a person, a deeper understanding, you name it. These poems are dark and explore all types of themes from depression and anxiety to God, the Devil, and Hope. *Subject matter may be triggering for some. Read at your own risk.*
The Grey Area
Price: Free! Words: 2,670. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2017. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » African American
To defend progression, the only weapon one really has is discretion. Society, reality and what lies in between. Conclusions, predictions, contradictions and what they include. Conclusions and what they conclude. Welcome to the Grey Area…
Unshackled: Two Poems of Release
Price: Free! Words: 1,330. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2015. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » African American
Unshackled features two poems that speak to the human condition. "Twenty Is Not Enough" is about a mother's frustration with her son and her desire to be unshackled to disrespect. "Free Indeed" recognizes the heat of racial differences in the US today. It begs for minorities to be unshackled to deficient attitudes and biased minds. These are poems that encourages one to think and breathe.
The Love Dictionary
You set the price! Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2019. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » African American
Love is not an abstract word. Love is not subjective. Love is not to be convoluted and mistaken for abuse. Love is simple and it's definition is absolute. Are you really in love or are you another victim of an unhealthy soul-tie?
Lovers Garden
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,840. Language: American English. Published: February 12, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Poetry » American poetry » African American
(5.00 from 1 review)
Lovers Garden is a debut collection of poems and short stories never previously published, all dedicated to a place, Lovers Garden, where true love is the imaginative ideal. It's free-verse, narrative poetry, with light verse and a few odes to help get you there in fine form to a place ever so slightly out the romantic norm. Every word is devoted to this one purpose. The first in a series

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