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Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs » Places
Illiana: The Border Area Between Illinois and Indiana by Acie Cargill
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,390. Language: American English. Published: July 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
This area encompasses the southeast side of Chicago and northwest Indiana. It is heavily populated. Maybe a couple million people. A lot of industry. A lot of degraded natural areas. Hard working people with modest homes and lifestyles. Many are religious. They have worked for everything they have and never expected any more than that.
The In-Between Land: Psalms, Poems and Haiku by Mark Gibson
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 11,130. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2015 by Philip Garside. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Severe earthquakes struck Christchurch in 2010–2011. For many people, the city and life they knew has gone, but they are not yet able to move forward – they are stuck in-between. In this moving collection of psalms, poems and haiku, Methodist minister Mark Gibson tells their story.
Cuatro Puertas by Rolando Costa
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,120. Language: Spanish. Published: May 19, 2015 by Ernesto Panamá. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Una ilustración pudiera llevar: la sombra, el fondo absoluto; luego, la telaraña; y la ceiba del Partideño, el caserío del Cantón Esmeralda y algún detalle de las gentes del lugar. Así sucede en una época de la que queda la sombra y la herencia del Partideño.
The Song We Left Behind by Rod Drought
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,870. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Rod Drought takes the reader on a travelogue to New England in the winter, a mule ride to the base camp at the Grand Canyon, Puerto Penasco, Mexico as well as stop overs in small towns, airport bars and other roadside attractions searching for the lost connection between humanity and the natural world. His poems are an exploration of our place in the world, the history of the land and its’ people.
Delicate Machinery Suspended: Poems by Anne M. Doe Overstreet
Price: Free! Words: 10,620. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015 by TS Poetry Press. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Anne M. Doe Overstreet's poems will take you from deserts to constellations, pomegranates to milk & brandy, in language so flawless you won't want to let it go.
Departures & Arrivals by Pete Shmigel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 1,850. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Australian & Oceanian, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
“Departures & Arrivals” is a haiku and poetry collection by a voluntary migrant born to forced migrants. It’s about different places and different states, and the search for sense through the senses.
Contingency Plans: Poems by David K. Wheeler
Price: Free! Words: 10,030. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015 by TS Poetry Press. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
'Contingency Plans' maps the body, the land, and the hollows therein, eager to determine their dimensions, carried along by possibility, to find that what once made us anxious is out of the question, and what has kept us awake now sings us back to sleep. Note to teachers: excellent for classroom use if you are teaching villanelles and sestinas.
We are Stardust by Margery Hannah
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 640. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Classical & allegory, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
A girl gazes up in awe at the brightest star in the sky, but when the bright star fails to be equally impressed with the young girl, the girl becomes jealous and hatches a plan to bring the star down. In the end she must ,overcome her jealousy in order to discover it’s not how the star feels about her that is important, but how she feels about herself that counts. 32 Pages, illustrated. All ages.
The Hana Sun Does Shine by Keith R. Rees
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,120. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Fiction » Poetry » Epic
In travel, we go for the escape, the opportunity to get away from it all, and hopefully, to see some wondrous things! In nature we see beauty, new life, vibrant colors and many other things that capture our imagination. What better way to capture our adventures by the use of poetry...
Concrete Pastures of the Beautiful Bronx by W.R. Rodriguez
Price: $4.75 USD. Words: 10,940. Language: American English. Published: November 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
In a strong, ironic, and humorous voice, these poems explore the beauty, wonder, and harsh reality of The Bronx. Vivid and abundant imagery abound in this unique vision of inner city life.
The Shoe Shine Parlor Poems et al by W.R. Rodriguez
Price: $3.25 USD. Words: 6,000. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
These narrative and lyric poems derive from the author's youth in the South Bronx and his work as a bootblack in the family shoe shine parlor during the 1960s.
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: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
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.
Waiting With Santa: A Poetry and Prose Anthology by Tom Davis III
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,790. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
A collection of poetry and prose as compiled by Old Mountain Press about Winter and the holidays: Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years.
Polaroids For The Devil - Desert Poems by JD Mindieta
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
A collection of poems and inspired by, and celebrating, the American Southwest, in all its mythos and rugged glory; and the iconic Americana associated with it.
A Canadian's Poems by Doug Bentley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,220. Language: American English. Published: June 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
You're about to discover one of the best kept secrets in Canadian English Poetry today! A Canadian's Poems, truly one of the best kept secrets in Canadian English Poetry today, has gone global, and you are about to discover what all the buzz is about. Your next step is to take a look inside the introductory sample.
Ангел by Arthur Arapov
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,020. Language: Russian. Published: May 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Russian & Former Soviet Union, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Ангел? Он был простым парнем, каких много вокруг. Может, чуточку больше чем другие уязвим судьбой, чуть больше впечатлителен, хотя и скрывал это (даже от себя самого). И теплилась в нём искорка, как и во многих, но эта искорка была так постоянна и устойчива перед любой непогодой, что, в конце концов, он стал настоящим светлым человеком - просто Ангелом. Ах, как трудно быть ангелом в этом мире!
Buenos Aires and the Origins of Sausse by Mel Vil
Price: Free! Words: 15,820. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014 by E. M. Crisp. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Take a ride through the gritty streets of the underworld and stand alongside low-ranking drug dealers as they pedal their wares to the ever dwindling middle class porteños and the ever burgeoning European backpacking tourists. An anthology of poetry based on Mel Vil's travels in South America, the time he spent in Buenos Aires and the road to Bolivia.
Swimming in Reykjavik by Miriam Sagan & Isabel Winson-Sagan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 1,990. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014 by The Moon Publishing & Printing. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
Poet Miriam Sagan and artist Isabel Winson-Sagan went to Iceland to experience the Arctic night near winter solstice in early 2014. They shared experiences such as searching for the northern lights and swimming in thermal pools, and responded in words and images. These photographs and poems were produced during the trip, and edited and shared later.
Who the Hell I Am by John Dryer
Series: Poetry · Most Downloaded · Hot Picks · Rising Fast. Price: Free! Words: 320. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Biography, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs(5.00 from 1 review)
All the beliefs I had Have proven to be fatal I don't understand the Word friend All I've known has come to an end Every road has widened too far I'm running so fast That I don't know where I am And I don't know who you are