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Two Worlds, The Real One and Mine by Darryl John
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,700. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
The author makes no apologies for the graphic images used herein they are so you are left in no doubt of the contents dark, controversial emotive open and honest you are hit with a barrage of rhymes from the very first page he shoots from the hip and leaves no targets standing but he is also on a crusade to out governments and corporate entities that use and abuse Human beings for their own ends
Interlude to Sentimental Me! by Michael B. Judkins
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 5,600. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2016 by aois21 publishing. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A collection of love and motivational creative poems - stretching the boundaries of self-awareness, self-doubt and the power of creative thinking! This collection represents the past, present and the start to a new journey!
Scifaikuest June 2016 by Teri Santitoro
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,780. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2016 by Alban Lake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A journal of minimalist science fiction and fantasy poetry. Featured Poet is Terrie Leigh Relf.
Doctor and the Red Sun Temple by Chris W Michael
Price: Free! Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Philosophy, spirits, and question. The first story of the upcoming "Desert Chronicles", a poetic masterpiece by free-verse mastermind Chris W Michael.
When We Were Friends by Rori O'Keeffe
Series: Memorable Verse, Book 35. Price: Free! Words: 1,070. Language: Canadian English. Published: May 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Women's fiction » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Read this poem with a glass of wine and a fresh log in the fireplace. In a world sadly battered by institutional disloyalty, friendships, both old and new, are vital to the sustenance of life within us. Ponder the poignant memories of a long-lost friend, and ask yourself if the heroes really have vanished from our midst. Even better, think about your current friends in a new light. ~1000 wds.
Life with Christ: Poetry for the Catholic Soul by Gary R. Hess
Series: Bright Dreams Journal, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,010. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2016 by Bright Dreams Journal. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Prepare yourself to be inspired as you join Gary R. Hess through the world of religious poetry for Catholics using contemporary poetry.
Temptation's Trust by Gary R. Hess
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: American English. Published: May 24, 2016 by Bright Dreams Journal. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Love is but a splendid experience which may only be appreciated through unexpected actions. Temptation's Trust expresses Gary R. Hess's unforeseen and sometimes unthinkable affairs with love throughout his life.
Pain Pleasure and Paradox in Poetry: A Verse Compendium by Manu Mangattu
Price: Free! Words: 9,720. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Poetry often seems to use a language that relies heavily on oxymora, paradoxes and contradictions. Phrases like “the brilliant darkness of a hidden silence”, “dazzling obscurity”, “whispering silence”, “teeming desert” or “undivided division and differentiated unity” are not uncommon in poetry. This verse compendium is an attempt at anthologizing this puzzling chemistry between poetry and paradox.
Imagery Every Day: Poetry for Contemporary Minds by Gary R. Hess
Series: Bright Dreams Journal, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 930. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2016 by Bright Dreams Journal. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Explore the wonders of Imagism with Gary R. Hess's book titled "Imagery Every Day: Poetry for Contemporary Minds". This volume of Bright Dreams brings you to witness the wonders of the world through exquisite language using concrete words and minimal abstraction.
Just Papering over the Cracks by Darren Hobson
Price: Free! Words: 11,420. Language: British English. Published: May 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
The Just series of books welcomes a new cub to their family with words of poetry about the glory and the tragedy that you find in our daily lives, there are words of hope to bring people back from the brink of depression when it seems all hope is lost.
Gastronomicón by Manuel Arduino Pavón
Price: $3.39 USD. Words: 9,820. Language: Spanish. Published: May 18, 2016 by Editorial Gradiente. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Cuenta la mitología indú que ante la inminente amenaza de los demonios, Vishnu reunió a los dioses y les ordenó batir el océano de leche, caldo que contenía la esencia de los animales y las plantas del monte Mandara; de su jugo salieron los más potentes venenos y los más sublimes licores.
Indestructible & Other Poems by Kristy Rulebreaker
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 5,260. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
This is the poetry collection made of 100 short poems that cover many subjects as: love, friendship, politics, nature, freedom, peace, etc.
Absence of You by Sarah Elle Emm
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,970. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Absence of You, a collection of poems, takes you through stages of love, from the first moments of falling, to heartache, to healing and growing. With Sarah Elle Emm’s simple, yet powerful, words and rhythm, venture through the ups and downs on this heartfelt journey.
Gyümölcsös ősszel - Versek by Jaz
You set the price! Words: 8,670. Language: Hungarian. Published: May 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A „Gyümölcsös ősszel” egy őszbe forduló költő beérett verseinek tárháza, melyben az édes, a kesernyés, a fanyar vagy az üdítően friss ízek kedvelői is megtalálhatják a kedvük szerint való gyümölcsöt. A költemények jobbára a filozófia és a vallás alapkérdései által meghatározott térben rezegnek, de itt-ott szárnyra kél néhány lazább, kifejezetten informális vagy humoros dal és gyermekvers is.
That College Kid's Poetry: Year Two by Charles Fabiszak
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,670. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
That College Kid's Poetry: Year Two is the book of poetry in this series. The poems range many different genres and topics.
House of Choices: collected poems by Anna Reith
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,520. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2016 by Frith Books. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
House of Choices is a collection of thirty-one poems in free verse, both previously published and unpublished, touching on a range of subjects and themes informed by personal experience, perception, and the sleet of moments that make up life. Love, loss, sex, death, depression, and the enormity of the universe... there isn’t much more to it than that.
Poetic Night: Poems of Captivation by Gary R. Hess
Price: Free! Words: 5,560. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2016 by Bright Dreams Journal. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
By sheer miracle, Gary R. Hess was able to find love, but it wasn't without pain and agony. Hess's daring defiance of life's treacheries has allowed him to become the man he is today. Poetic Night takes its readers around the emotional globe--from love to hate and from cute and witty to disgustingly horrid--and lays them gently down to Earth in a subtle pillow of hope.
Poetry While You Wait: National Poetry Month 2016 by PikesPeakPoetLaureate
Price: Free! Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Poetry While You wait is a publication of the Pikes Peak Poet Laureate Project. Original poetry from poets of all ages and all levels of accomplishment who live and write in the Pikes Peak Region is featured.