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Bliss-Bestowing Hands - 50 Haiku by George Alec Effinger
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,560. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
George Alec Effinger (1947-2002) is best known for writing cyberpunk novels and funny, heart-wrenching short stories, but he was also a poet. These are 50 haiku that he wrote early in his career, never before published. Some are funny, some sad; snapshots of times and places and feelings.
Painted
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,710. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
“An expression is so intimate delving into moments as pearls on a necklace. It is suspended into a subliminal environment twisted and carved. With ‘Painted’ I will take you into my sleeping abstract. We will engage on a journey seeing the world as I see it” CAL
Candle Song
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 10,020. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2016 by Write Words Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
In this collection you get the essence of the poet’s inner soul, the fine artistry of her spirituality, the memorable imagery she displays, the depth of her imagination, her pastiches of life and people who inhabit them. Her words are like a breath of the golden dawn; their gentle taste and wisdom fall lightly on the tongue.
Poets Against Inequality
Price: Free! Words: 25,720. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2016 by Fabrizio Frosini. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - general
I doubt there is any concept more frequently affirmed in principle and more frequently violated in practice than 'Equality'. The poems collected in this book belong in what is called "Poetry of Witness", and we believe that this is a task that all of us have a moral obligation to pursue, because we can't accept to live in a world where extreme poverty is so widespread and inequality is the norm.
Lyrics Unsung
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,350. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Nonfiction » Music » Lyrics
Long time singer songwriter , Doc Zeno gives 38 of his favorite lyrics in poetic form.
Musings and Nature Photos of 79 Fascinating Years
Price: Free! Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Have you struggled with life’s commonplace issues and had intriguing and complex feelings about incidents family and friends? Do you love nature and have concerns for its preservation in the long term then this offering of poetry supplemented by photos is for you.
By the Entrance to the Harbor
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,090. Language: Canadian English. Published: April 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
Poetry is for the heart and soul. Poetry is for everyone. It stirs emotion and feeling in our head and fine-tunes our eyes and ears to accept something out of the ordinary and interpreted only through the mind of the present reader. This book of poems is not theme oriented and tends to wander through life from everyday emotions to lost love. Let poetry float your boat!
The Agony Of Mother
Price: Free! Words: 370. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A heary touching poem. I bet you would cry after reading this story based poem. This is for my all poetry lovers around the globe.
No Name Island
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,450. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Romance Lovers, Soul Kiss: This is a lyric poetry of full of love and shining philosophical light. The collection includes more than seventy poems. The poet's ups and downs of life experience, applied a deep color to the work to make it more charming. The spring of 1988, in Munich, West Germany, a prestigious publishing house made the first edition of his debut collection.
Canvas of Imagination: Poems
Price: Free! Words: 2,060. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
(3.00 from 1 review)
A collection of 16 poems, published in April 2016 in celebration of National Poetry Month. They show how one writer's experience with writing poetry began. It is the author's hope that they will inspire other young writers in their own poetic journeys.
Poetry Against Terror
Price: Free! Words: 42,140. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2016 by Fabrizio Frosini. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Anthologies » General
"I started this editorial project after the murdering of so many innocents in Paris, on November 13, 2015, as a tribute to them and to the countless other victims of terror, worldwide. I started the project, but it is a collective book: a compilation of poems written by 68 poets from 43 different countries, worldwide, who are against any kind of 'terror'." (Fabrizio Frosini)
Lunar Whispers
Price: Free! Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Haiku, tanka, and other short poems written on subjects of nature, life, motherhood, spirituality and other abstract subjects.
Illumen 24
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,470. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2016 by Alban Lake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Features include The Simon Sijo by Marge Simon; The Surreal Fountain Pen by Bruce Boston; and an extensive interview with Kendall Evans.
Abandoned
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 320. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
(5.00 from 1 review)
Haunting black and white photography accompanies dark prose in the second collection from Melony Nelson.
Words from the Heart
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,680. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2016 by Nursesnook&Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A collection of original works, most of which were inspired by the sudden insertion of an articulate and vibrant 94-year-old loved one, now suffering from sudden onset dementia, into our household and everyday life.
The Mannequins Are More Real Than You
Price: Free! Words: 13,120. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Sometimes the mannequins get behind my eyes I feel them tugging the strings of my nerves playing with my mechanisms They make themselves at home in the lumber room of my skull James Knight's latest collection of poems and prose poems takes the reader to the other side of the mirror, where the Bird King reigns and mannequins are more real than people.
To a young dreamer
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 4,290. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Caribbean Poetry
This is a book of poetry that I wrote over the past few years more as a way to be creative and found it quite fun. These are my words from my adolescence, hope you enjoy.
Voices from Empty Rooms
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,290. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2016 by Alban Lake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Gulls scream angry curses into old fog white and soft as a bullfrog’s throat, and the years bruise rocks where her light remembers the lost lovers and the sailors who searched for truth along the ruin of her coast. ~ From Loraine Lighthouse
Masquerades and Puppeteers: The Rebirth
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is my second book, a collection of poems I have recently written. I attended my first poetry event, the Lagos International Poetry Festival, where my creativity was touched, pushing me to break into a new realm hence… my awakening… the rebirth. All the poems in this book were written after my rebirth
Dead Trees
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 150. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A publication of dark prose with black and white photographs.