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Worlwhind by Jessi Quinn Alperin
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 10,800. Language: American English. Published: October 31, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Female authors, Fiction » Poetry » Gay & lesbian
Poems about love, loss, heartbreak, growing up, and desperation for freedom. If you resonate with Holden Caulfeild or the music of The Vaccines, this book is for you. It's personal, but isn't all art, really?
Living as a Lesbian by Sinister Wisdom
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 22,350. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Gay & lesbian, Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
Living as a Lesbian chronicles Clarke’s years of literary and political activism with anger, passion, and determination. The world is large in Living as a Lesbian but also personal and intimate. These poems are closely observed and finely wrought, with Clarke’s characteristic charm and wit shining throughout.
What Can I Ask: New and Selected Poems 1975-2014 by Sinister Wisdom
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 113,090. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Gay & lesbian, Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
Drawing on Dykewomon’s impressive body of poetry, What Can I Ask: New and Selected Poems 1975-2015 assembles into a single volume poems from Dykewomon’s three published collections as well as a selection of newer, uncollected poems. Dykewomon continues asking questions and reaching for answers, demonstrating the power of poetry to comfort and enrage, inspire and arouse.
Crime Against Nature by Minnie Bruce Pratt
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 24,720. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2017 by Sinister Wisdom. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Gay & lesbian
Minnie Bruce Pratt’s Crime Against Nature was the 1989 Lamont Poetry Selection from the Academy of American Poets, which recognizes a poet’s second collection of poetry. This new edition includes an introduction by Julie R. Enszer, a new afterword by Pratt, a reprint of Pratt’s speech at the Lamont award ceremony, photographs of Pratt and her family, and a bibliography.
100 Love Poems by Trisa Lynn
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,040. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2017 by TLK Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Gay & lesbian
Over 100 Beautiful Love Poems. Use these as inspiration for the love in your life or Simply to inspire yourself.
We Still Leave a Legacy by Philip Robinson
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 18,410. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Gay & lesbian
We Still Leave a Legacy is a chapbook of verses written and dedicated in part to the many friends and family members that have transitioned either by way of HIV/AIDS, cancer and other life-troubling issues. In this poetry book, Philip attempts to capture his own sense of hope, determination and remembrance. He wants people to not only hear his voice, but not forget the voices of others.
Rising from the Ashes by Meghan O'Hern
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,910. Language: American English. Published: March 1, 2017 by Weasel Press. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Gay & lesbian
Meghan O’Hern’s. Rising from the Ashes, introduces a sophisticated collection of poems within a plethora of poetic language. This collection presents the common pursuit of happiness, tangled within a web of a fascination to exist, yet it explores the desire to let all things pass away. The work creates a cosmic connection between the reader and the poetry with delicately arranged diction.
Com amor, Amazonas. by Isabela Meggiolaro
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 6,500. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Poetry » Gay & lesbian
"Se um dia te oferecessem a chance de saber seu futuro, você aceitaria? Mas, e se esse dom tivesse o preço de não conseguir mudar seu destino? Que preço vale a curiosidade?". Uma obra narrada em forma de poesia, que retrata um mistério de amor intenso entre uma índia e uma haitiana, por meio de cartas nunca entregues.
Healing's Edge: Poetry from Mary Fewko by Mary Fewko
Price: Free! Words: 750. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Gay & lesbian, Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
A compact stockpile of poetry written in the great confusing year of twenty-sixteen. Free for all to read and enjoy!
Pieces of Liberty by Tamara Tifareth
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 9,290. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2016 by Party Crasher Press. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Female authors, Fiction » Poetry » Gay & lesbian
The uncommon lines of Tamara Tifareth’s poems reflect the contours of a young woman’s heart and mind as she expresses bizarre emotional truths in a language of astonishing rage, range, and resonance: soaring beauty alternates with sublime laughter, which in turn gives rise to skepticism, cynicism and sarcastic anger.
Lus na Tùise / Lavender by Marcas Mac an Tuairneir
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 14,470. Language: Scottish Gaelic. Published: November 11, 2016 by Bradan Press. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Gay & lesbian, Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
The second volume of poetry by Gaelic poet Marcas Mac an Tuairneir portrays a life through a multitude of relationships; the overall sense is of a human emotional life laid bare. The bilingual collection features 56 Scottish Gaelic poems with facing English translations by the poet and a foreword by Dr. Emily McEwan-Fujita.
A Warm Place to Self-destruct by Weasel
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,170. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Gay & lesbian
"a warm place to self-destruct" is a collection of poems about suffering. The poems follow the narrator through rough times of being broke, sexual encounters, losing identity, losing family, and everything in between. The narrator is an asshole and smokes...a lot.
Bound by Wild Rose Cherry
Series: Poetry for Women. Price: Free! Words: 840. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Gay & lesbian, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Seven short poems that explore inner and outer worlds, from the vantage point of a woman who loves women. Anger, guilt, and remorse mingle with gratitude, joy, and lust in a way that transforms what is often unspoken into plain and obvious truths. This small sampling of my work consists of both structured and loosely structured forms, with hexameter predominating. There is no explicit content.
The Nature of Fragments: A Short Collection of Poetry by Katie Bennett-Hall
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 950. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Gay & lesbian
The Nature of Fragments is an exciting debut short collection of poetry that explores the interface of physics and the physical, and a little bit of the political with contemporary poems questioning love, life and beyond.
The Gay Depression by Laurnene D. Frey
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,400. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Gay & lesbian
This is a poetic memoir of one woman's search for love and acceptance in a biased world. The reader will travel with her through dark and difficult times to eventually reach a level of self-respect and love we all deserve.
Radiance by Emanuel Xavier
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,590. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2016 by Rebel Satori Press. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Gay & lesbian, Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
"In Radiance, Xavier scours the words of his poetry and the reader is given a keen clear look at reality. I love Emanuel!" --Miguel Algarin, founder of the Nuyorican Poets Cafe
For You Who Know Who You Are, and Some of You Who Don't by Koda
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 9,670. Language: American English. Published: February 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Fiction » Poetry » Gay & lesbian
This second collection of poetry by Koda, out just in time for Valentine's Day, pays tribute to the joys and pains that come with loving others. From crushes, to long-term relationships, friendships, and beyond, this collection is both personal, and unconditionally honest.
What Can I Ask by Elana Dykewomon
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 29,610. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2016 by A Midsummer Night's Press. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Gay & lesbian, Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
Elana Dykewomon's poetry bears witness to the lives of lesbians. These are poems that help us understand the contours of sexism, homophobia, racism, and anti- Semitism. And they are poems that illuminate what we can ask from and offer one another.