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The Journey
Series: Memorable Verse, Book 28. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,620. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Biography
Life is full of magic, if only we look first to what is within. We live in a world that tells us meaning, reality and happiness can be found if we look outside ourselves; this is not so, and these poems trace a journey from the freedom of youth, through the prisons of attempted conformity, back to the freedom of adult anarchy. There is no escaping alienation in this world - so be free of spirit.
The Dark I Keep (A Poetic Collection)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2016 by Lyrical Lit. Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Twenty all new poems from Alexia Purdy. Where darkness lives, be someone's light.
Finding Home Again
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,610. Language: Canadian English. Published: May 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Inspirational
Drawn from my deeply cherished memories, without aid of photographs, journal or souvenirs, I relished putting these poems to paper, as I discovered something of my relationship to home that I hadn't quite yet realized. In here you'll find enchanting poems about people, memory, searching, observing, and hoping. The emotional depth is adult, but younger people can safely read these eight poems.
First Kiss
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
First Kiss is a collection of poetry by award-winning author Barbara Alfaro.
Seeds Of Love
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Seeds Of Love is another collection of Iris’s inspirational poetry. Some of these poems also reveal a passionate and tender voice of hope, love and healing. They are influenced by her challenging and engaging work in the field of counselling to the marginalised. “An act of love can change a life.”
Mixed Tape (Poetry, Quotes, & Other Stuff)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,720. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Gay & lesbian, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Remember when you were a kid? To show someone that you cared, you made them a mixed tape full of songs that meant something to you. You blushed and handed them the cassette tape hoping they would get the message. The songs were your love notes. I made you this mixed tape full of hopes and dreams. This is the soundtrack of my life... written in words. Contains over 60 poems, quotes and thoughts.
The Music Of Living
Series: Memorable Verse, Book 19. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,380. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
We are all creatures of feeling within ourselves; music is the universal language of emotion, and so from the serenity of sleep to the cacophony of sounds from around the world, all may be understood as music that fills our beings. These three poems look at the music emanating from within me, the music that surrounds me throughout the day, and the sounds that come from all over. 800 words.
Spinning Toward Home
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 280. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Two childhood friends reconnect as adults and rediscover the love that they thought they would never have a chance to fulfill. Written from the point of view of the seeker, this romantic poem places her in the driver's seat on the winding road leading to a perpetual state of rapture.
A Day of Dreaming: A Collection of Poetry
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
These thirty-nine poems have been written over the course of several years, and reflect a variety of ideas and emotions about life. Sometimes life seems surreal or dream-like, as we journey through the unknown.
Hope Victorious
Series: Memorable Verse, Book 13. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,070. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
There would be no need for hope, were it not for the tragic dimensions of life; and so we hope for many things - and love is at the crux of all we desire. No life can be lived without tragedy; yet, sadly, hope can be lost. To hold onto hope it is necessary to recall what it is we hope for most in this world and beyond - a connection with others through love. Enjoy these four poems, and ponder.
Poetic Memory
Series: Memorable Verse, Book 37. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,170. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
Poetic Memory is nine poems, ~1,000 words, that deal with memory as the fruit of a life still being lived. Thankfully, we don't have perfect memories - important meanings would be lost in the myriad mundane details of the past. Old memories come to us as poetic memory, where sights can become smells, and events are transformed into stories with crystal-clear meanings. Mature themes.
A Sweet Symphony
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,430. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A Sweet Symphony will fill your days with poetry bringing the music of nature and beauty of creation closer to the heart. An appreciation of life’s joys and reflections of inspiring thoughts, poems in this collection will captivate the reader’s imagination to dream and enjoy. The art of poetry in its unique language enchants and calms the mind.
Castles In The Desert
Series: Memorable Verse, Book 14. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,310. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual
(5.00 from 1 review)
We are implored to seek isolation from others through selfishness, paradoxically, in order to find happiness. How can a person overcome the dictates of self-interest and become fulfilled? By looking within ourselves, and by looking to others, and by looking upwards, we may find the cures for one of the great, dismissed ailments of our age: Personal loneliness. These 7 poems point to the answers.
The Poems Choose Me
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 7,370. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
This is the first poetry collection by Kristy Rulebreaker. It contains 100 selected short poems created in 2014. Happy, angry, sad or funny they cover many topics, like: love, art, fear, courage, greed, justice...
Indestructible & Other Poems
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 5,260. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the poetry collection made of 100 short poems that cover many subjects as: love, friendship, politics, nature, freedom, peace, etc.
Rise of the Phoenix: Poems
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
This is a collection of thirty-three poems that reflect a sense of hope.
Contemplative Moments
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,460. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
(5.00 from 1 review)
There are moments when we reflect and contemplate on life, trying to understand issues in our challenging world. In some of the author’s reflective poems, she expresses and gives insight into these times … some to motivate the reader’s conscience into action. She also hopes to inspire positive thinking, to better understand relationships and to accept people for who they are.
Animal Inside You: Poems of Chaos and Euphoria
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,880. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Animal Inside You collects 31 free-verse poems by author and artist Matthew Howard.
Acid Dream: A Poem
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,000. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
"Not all those who wander are lost."― J.R.R. Tolkien. The narrator saw a supernatural vision-was it a Higher Power or something else? Maybe it was just a dream...or it might be the drugs. A short poem.
Anything Sounds Like a Symphony - Poetry at Maximum Volume
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,380. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
A continent gorges itself on new arrivals. Vagabonds and lost animals collide at midnight in alleys, sheets, and casinos for distraction, denial, shouting “never” into darkness. Anything sounds like a symphony when you turn the volume all the way up. —from "Piano" Matthew Howard, creator of The Adventures of Meteor Mags and Patches, cranks up the verse in more than 80 poems.