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Bears Bees Honks and Hoots by Harv Sterriker
Price: Free! Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Educational, Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
This is a free narrative poetry book which has a study/discussion guide at the end of the book for each story . - Hungry Willie - is about a black bear that ate a lot. - A Dog in a Race - is about a dog who raced to a special place. - The Swan and I - is about the life of a care free swan. - Nature's Scents - is about fresh air we all like - but ---. - Big Jack - is a tragedy about an animal.
Gigs by John Davis
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,930. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2011 by Flat Sole Studio. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Blues in D minor, big bellies over factory belts, and Elvis Presley license plates-Gigs is a collection of poems that shows us the gentle beauty of ordinary life. Davis's language breathes, without labor. His metaphors fit tight. And the rhythm of each word keeps pace with our innermost beats. Absolutely every poem in this book hammers a rightly strung cord.
Haiku for Haters by Laura Roberts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 810. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2011 by Buttontapper Press. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Japanese Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Perfect for those who hate to read wordy poetry, San Diego-based author Laura Roberts' new HAIKU FOR HATERS ebook contains only 24 painless pages of 5-7-5s. Covering subjects as diverse as pop-star Prince to Chairman Mao and rowdy revolution, this is the first in the "Haiku for ____" series, with more coming soon; be sure to collect them all! (Print version available at Buttontapper.com.)
My Kinda Poetry by Marvin Perkins
Price: Free! Words: 10,280. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
These poetic gems were found like pebbles on the sands of my life. Poems of love, joy, fact, fiction, depression and inspiration. Stories of romance and tragedy, war and peace, and father and motherhood. All born from my overactive imagination and I call them "My Kinda Poetry." And I hope they are your kind too.
Humanity's Voice by Cuong Dao
Price: Free! Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
The book is comprised of 40 poems, which vary from passionate romance, excruciating pain, to blissful hope. Rearrange scrambled words to paint vivid pictures of daily occurrences. Readers in the world should somehow connect with at least one poem.
Palabras in Each Fist by Rebecca Balcarcel
Price: Free! Words: 6,550. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
These poems twirl their skirts as they explore bi-cultural identity, growing up, a young mother's struggles, and the limits of language. Half Guatemalan and half Anglo, the speaker worries about "black-topped boys with butterscotch skin" who whistle at her, but loves how flowers "explode into curls of crepe." She doesn't understand Spanish or why tragedy jabs into our lives, but still she sings.
Selected Poems 2004-2007 by Jason Sturner
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Selected Poems 2004-2007 is a collection of unique poems written after the publication of Sturner's first book, Kairos (2004). Themes include love, loss, nature, and relationships. In addition to being gathered in book form, many of these poems have appeared in anthologies, magazines, and other periodicals. Cover art by Linus Gog.
Kairos by Jason Sturner
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
First book of poetry by author Jason Sturner. Kairos is a thoughtful collection of experiences had and things observed. Themes include love, loss, nature, and relationships. In addition to being gathered in book form, many of these poems have appeared in anthologies, magazines, and other periodicals. Cover art by Jason Sturner.
In My Loving and Dire Admiration by Cindy Matias
Price: Free! Words: 200. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry(5.00 from 3 reviews)
I've recently started exploring the art of writing and I have to say, I'm having loads of fun with it. I myself have a hard time saying what's on my mind so what better way of doing so than by writing. This is a short poem I wrote about narcissism. Love is a great thing, and you have to to yourself before you can love anyone else, but some people take it way too far. I hope you enjoy.
Beyond the Masks by Harvey Stanbrough
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 24,860. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Stanbrough's poetry derives from the real world. If you want milquetoast poetry, this is not for you. If you want poetry that you have to "interpret" to understand, this is not for you. If you want brain-twisting reality and gut-wrenching emotional depth---if you want poetry that will make you get up and pour yourself a brandy---you want this collection
Animals Love Watching Humans by Josh Wills
Price: Free! Words: 390. Language: American English. Published: September 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
A nice book of rhymes about animals that are very curious. Animals love watching humans anywhere. This book contains ten elaborate illustrations to introduce children to the wonderful world of reading. Certainly, animals can teach us precious lessons for our life. Read along!
How to Write a Good Poem: Three Essential Elements by D. Patrick Miller
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,850. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts, Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
The publisher and author of two poetry volumes offers a concise and inspiring guide to writing a good poem. The three essential skills of Vocabulary, Compression, and Revision are explained, with helpful suggestions for practice. Includes a number of example poems by the autho. Also: live links to other helpful resources.
Reflections of a Superfluous Mind 2 by Marvin Perkins
Price: Free! Words: 15,530. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Poems and rhythmic prose, each of these reflections tell a story about love, life, joy, happiness, fact. fiction, depression, and inspiration. Some are serious, some are just for fun, some rhyme, some don't, but they are from my creative heart.
Controversial Love by Church Johnson
Series: Late Night Love Bites, No.1. Price: Free! Words: 1,210. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
This book is about the Up's & Down's of love and how it can make you go against everything you stand for. Making you go against everyone you know, even the people that helped you overcome that obstacle in the first place. This is a FREE eBook for the public to read and feel free to recommend it to their family & friends. I hope you all can relate and enjoy. Thanks in advance.