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Come Sun! Come Spring! Come Green! Come Dreams!
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,840. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014 by Scott Vanya. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
My fave season is Spring-when sun comes out and green emerges,and dreams are rich and wide and deep as Basho ponds, sez Thom Frog.
Searching for the Edge of the World: Songs of Misery, Faith and Hope
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,640. Language: American English. Published: May 12, 2014 by Bard and Book. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A new anthology of poetry by Robert W Cely about the agonies of modern frustration and the search for deeper living. Featured are "The Godless One," "Beneath the Questing Moon," "The Mustard Seed," and the award winning work, "Vespers."
Blue Rock
Price: Free! Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
After appearing widely as selections in literary magazines around the world, the 80 love poems in this series now stand for the first time complete. Just listen and sway to their blues and rock. Perhaps even admire their diamond. It's passion, after all, and sometimes betrayal. Frequently, they play out in two voices in different keys that ignite in the rocky night or distill in the blue morning.
Regret's Demise
Price: Free! Words: 17,290. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Regret's Demise is a collection of poems written specifically to document the process of killing regret in the poet's life. Mr. Vanya had had enough of regret and so decided to kill it. The poems in the book document that process (formally some not so) as to how one might go about living without regret. Worthy, optimistic, emphatic, inspirational. Take a leap of faith, and try it yourself. Freedom
CarryAway Seeds
Price: Free! Words: 6,620. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
CarryAway Seeds is a deliberate collection, by Mr. Vanya, to house in a single volume simply put ideas, that transcend the small words which elucidate them. And in that we too might put them in the pockets of our heart, share them, hold only for a moment, as we might a butterfly or moth, then Set Free! Until inspired enough, we realize poems are only as fresh as the lips that speak them. Release!
My Body is a Forest-Ash/Right Leg
Price: Free! Words: 20,680. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
In "My Body is a Forest-Willow/Right Leg", Mr. Vanya hurtles forward, abandons his fears of recklessness, runs, crouches/springs, ever taking us on a journey, sometimes down, but also up. Up where All of Us dance together. Not just people, but rocks, soot, ash, birds, sky. To Mr. Vanya, while the issues of our time are money and despair, the Answer is simple: We ONLY run when we dance together!
My Body is a Forest-Willow/Left Leg
Price: Free! Words: 15,640. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
In "My Body is a Forest-Willow/Left Leg", Mr. Vanya stretches up, reaches out, walks away. Sits for a moment in sorrow, grief, frustrations (the same we all do), then from the Legs he lifts up, carries on, picks up others, and moves "Forward". "Where will this moment take us", Mr. Vanya says in Willow. His reply "Forward" if you both allow it to, and you exert some force on yourself/your heart.
My Body is a Forest-Cypress/Right Arm
Price: Free! Words: 16,910. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
In "My Body is a Forest, Cypress/Right Arm", Mr. Vanya embraces the possibility that it takes not only passion to live life fully and to the benefit of mankind, but courage, faithfulness, and comradery. And as with all of Mr. Vanya's poems, the result is simple: Embrace every last iota of it, and hold nothing back. As a single book, Cypress is an extended hand, as a part of the whole: a seed.
My Body is a Forest-Elm/Left Arm
Price: Free! Words: 16,910. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
In this part of the "My Body is a Forest", esp. "Elm/Left Arm", Mr. Vanya has included all of the poems which "do the work" of living. The heavy lifting from the dark and frustrated places of life to the more elevated sanctuaries of hope, love, human kindness and compassion. And as in all of his books, what ever Voice he speaks for, carries us with it. Hope is the answer, and human-hood the goal.
Eagle's Wings
Price: Free! Words: 15,700. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Eagle's Wings is a grand and soaring flight of a young man as he pursues bold concepts like "God", "Man", "Love" and "love", "fate", "eternity", "grace" and "life". All of which are handled in the simplest of language and with the richest of heart and mind. Mr. Vanya's first book, but by no means simplistic nor raw. Even as a young man, you can see the Vision that shaped the rest of his life.
Mística Carnal
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,190. Language: Spanish. Published: May 11, 2014 by Editorial Amarante. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Poemas que enlazan un fuerte erotismo con el vocabulario religioso y místico.
I am a Sea of Drops
Price: Free! Words: 520. Language: Canadian English. Published: May 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Inspirational
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We are nothing without the waters of existence, to the extent that it can be said that our beings themselves are made of water. There is no symbol more universal and powerful than the life-giving force of water, and these two poems inspire the reader to contemplate our existence in this world in ways that are both novel and familiar. No adult-only content.
Yggdrasil-Great World Tree!
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,690. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2014 by Scott Vanya. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
You live on the Great Wold Tree-every Branch a Family You are a leaf in Autumn.You will Fall,compost,mulch You will return,renewed.But you will not know you
Xin Nian Kuai Le!
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,630. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2014 by Scott Vanya. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Surprised by Joy(Wordsworth). Confucius vs Mao(China). China is bigger than all these poems, accents,dialogues, languages,regions,histories, horrors From the Square to the Wall-from floods to famine-China is our future. (Written in English)
Singing in My Skin!
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2014 by Scott Vanya. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
I do not go anywhere these days without my skin.I carry it with me at all times.If ever you see me without it,please send me back home(sez Disassociated Thought Patterns)
Neophilists Anonymous!
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,650. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2014 by Scott Vanya. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
To Be Anonymous is my life's ambition.I am succeeding.You did not read,nor respond to this.For which i THANK YOU!
If I'm Louder, Would You See Me?
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,550. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
These poems, the words written here, are dedicated to the loved ones who lost anyone to suicide -- past, present and future. This is a collection of poetry written by a high school senior. Not every single poem here is going to mean something to everyone, but the emotions behind them are real. Thank you for taking the time to read them.
Black Suns Of The Slave Dynasty
You set the price! Words: 27,630. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
It’s a book of life with a better understanding for our own. It is the evidence of a tremendously rigorous but immensely fruitful search for truth and success compiled in the music of word, in voices of poems, telling the stories of mankind. It is the attainment of the objective. The answers are for each to find for oneself.
Remember My Name Volume 1
Price: Free! Words: 510. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A collection of 13 poems reflecting on the days of life. What is love and how can it affect us. Why do we look at ourselves the way we do? Is there actually a difference between each of us? These questions are unanswerable but thought provoking.
51 States of Consciousness
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,950. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2014 by Scott Vanya. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Consider each State Flower, Bird and a State Quarter etc., consider what each of these imply-and how they might explicate the common Fates we are confronted with daily,which do not stop @State Borders-drought,weather changes,economy etc. We will need all 51 States to face our Common Future. In the words of Benjamin Franklin-"We will need to hang together-or we will most certainly hang separately"