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Sex is the Mother of Death and other poems
By David Price
Price: Free! Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Poems in English and Spanish that attempt to obtain a Haiku like insight into the universe
Reflections
By David McLennon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,680. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Reflections is the debut of David McLennon's poetry. Love, life, pain, politics and history are the pillars of the collection. Readers prepare for a colourful, socially conscious and sensual tour of this young poets mind.
The Persistence of Ashes
By Kenneth Salzmann
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2011 by Gelles-Cole Literary Enterprises. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A chapbook containing seven poems of loss and healing by Kenneth Salzmann, including the title poem as well as "Blood Counts," "After the Diagnosis," "Progress Notes," "When the Plum Tree Blossomed," "Transparency" and "Small, round words." "'The Persistence of Ashes’ -- from the oxymoron of the title through the rose-laden lives and deaths of the two women is enormously moving." - Reader review
Meditations - 37 Tanka
By Terrell Lewis
Price: Free! Words: 1,150. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A collection of Tanka poems.
How to Write Poetry - Your Step-By-Step Guide to Writing Poems
By HowExpert Press
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
- How to write poetry the right way. - How to think like a poet. - How to tell a story in a unique and eloquent way. - Simple exercises to unlock the poet within you. - How to rhyme with couplets - How to alternate rhymes with quatrains - How to rhyme with the sonnet. - How to write poetry with rhymes. - Impress people with your original and unique poems.
The Path
By Silent Temple
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 17,830. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
The Path offers a beautifully poetic vision of an unorthodox spiritual journey spanning nearly a decade and a half. The author, Silent Temple, is neoZen in his orientation but also subtly existential and unbounded in his sensibilities. The book is beautifully illustrated by the author, as well. A must read by Western and Eastern audiences for its insights, depth of vision, and artistic mastery.
Evertime & Evermore, a collection of poetry
By Ken La Salle
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 7,070. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
In Evertime, my love was lost upon a fallen shore... and here I wait, awaiting Evertime and Evermore. In Evertime and Evermore, playwright and author Ken La Salle collects some of his favorite poems for the first time.
Dark Dreams
By Christina Sng
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,830. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Dark dreams linger at the fringes of our existence, spilling into poetry and art and music. In some, it is a quiet melancholy which seeps into our daily consciousness. For others, it manifests into a dark new reality. In her third collection, Christina Sng conjures 13 images of beauty and darkness in this abridged edition of Dark Dreams, which includes the Rhysling nominated poem "Medusa in LA".
September in Corrales
By Paula Hendricks
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,010. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Paula Hendricks captures the mood and essence of New Mexico and the transition one writer makes from New York City to the high desert. Her appreciation of light and shadow, old ways and new, ancient irrigation systems and internet cafes, and the stark beauty of New Mexico will not be forgotten. This collection is from her years in Santa Fe and Corrales, where she lived for more than 10 years.
23 Sonnets
By Dave Malone
Price: Free! Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A book of contemporary love sonnets celebrating romance and nature.
The Darkside of Eden
By Christina Sng
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,110. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Christina Sng’s first collection takes you on a poetic journey into the dark and macabre underworld of nature where humanity’s true face will be unpeeled before you, exposing its deepest buried fears and unspoken propensities. This collection brings together the best of her poems published in 2001 and early 2002 from various North American magazines and anthologies.
Conversations With a Patchwork Heart
By Mariah Rice
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,920. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A collection of poetry ranging from whimsical to dark and depressed. Parental discretion advised, mention of drugs, suicide, and self injury.
[ Protozoaire d'Odk ]
By Strofka
Price: Free! Words: 780. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
La matin même de la saint patrick date de rédaction du protozoaire, pris connaissance de ce carré MAJ de ce carré MAGIQUE illustrant la D I S P A R I T I O N de Pérec: A B C D F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z en écho total avec la structure en 5 chapitres de 5 strophes x5 du texte mais aussi avec le 4-1 du début. Strofka
The Secret Life of Moles
By P. V. LeForge
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,980. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011 by Black Bay Books. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
This is the book that launched the career of award-winning poet P. V. LeForge. Serious and quirky at the same time, these poems will transport you into realms that you were never sure--but always hoped--really existed. Includes the underground classic "Anting."
Kaleidoscope
By Vickie Johnstone
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,370. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A book of 119 poems about people, life, philosophy, animals and nature. It is structured under eight themes: figures; nature; abstracts; love; haiku; creatures; childhood and darkwave. "Wow! This author writes beautiful words. I enjoyed each & every poem, I found myself turning page after page to read the next & the next. More of the same please!" (Smashwords review, wistfulskimmie, May 2011)
Light Through Shuttered Window
By Diane Tegarden
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 10,910. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
"Light Through Shuttered Window" released in December 2007, is a compendium of my poetry about life, love and the creative process.
Milagros
By Ivo Basterrechea
Price: $2.60 USD. Words: 3,350. Language: Spanish. Published: April 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Prólogo. Porque vienen muchos milagros en este milenio y yo recibí uno que quiero compartir con los lectores. Milagros, es mi quinto libro. Un poemario inspirado en el amor que siento por una mujer con igual nombre que apareció en mi vida por segunda ocasión después de treinta y tres años sin verla y sin saber nada de ella.
Spinning Toward Home
By Chantale Reve
Price: Free! Words: 280. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
0.5 star(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.
Poetry By Sunnyflower - Volume One
By Ruth Drabkin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 940. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A collection of poetry written by Sunnyflower a.k.a. Ruth Drabkin. Some titles are "Closer," "I Will Come Get You," and "Stolen."
From The Dark Side of the Moon
By Cairol Dawson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,350. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2011 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
As a poem speaks and breathes life, Cairol Dawson’s poems are moments lived the best way possible and captured in the best possible form and language.