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Святая Русь by Дмитрий Игоревич Соловьев Святая Русь by Nov. 22, 2017 $1.19 7877 words Sample 20%
Эта книга о России. Святая Русь - всё то самое дорогое для автора, что сказано о России, написано в этой книге. Эта книга о любви к России.
The Artist Heart In Design by Jaymesa & Keairis Michie The Artist Heart In Design by Nov. 21, 2017 $2.00 2484 words Sample 15%
Two sisters, Jaymesa and Keairis Michie bring you a poetry book that illustrates the personal messages of emotional pain and the processes to overcome it.
A Journey Through Poetry by Amanda Lyell A Journey Through Poetry by Nov. 21, 2017 $0.99 5054 words Sample 15%
This book introduces a collection of poetry to endure through the ages.
Un Ángel en mi portal by Miguel D'Addario Un Ángel en mi portal by Nov. 21, 2017 $4.50 2671 words Sample 1%
Este poemario nace a partir de un extraño suceso, porque surge luego de contactar con una seguidora de las redes sociales, quien sin siquiera conocerme me cuenta una historia personal y profunda. Un relato secreto y doloroso, una historia de muerte y amor. Yo interpreté ese encuentro como si fuera un ángel que se acercó a contarme algo, a decirme verdades, y a dejarme un mensaje final.
Poèmes à tout vent by Michel Miaille Poèmes à tout vent by Nov. 21, 2017 $0.99 11602 words
L'auteur vous propose un petit voyage dans le domaine de la fantaisie et de la modernité poétique au travers d'une cinquantaine de textes de forme libre. Il vous invite à visionner avec lui quelques images de notre temps et vous donne rendez-vous avec les mots des poètes et des rêveurs de tous temps.
Deep, Dark, and Lovely by H.A. Larson Deep, Dark, and Lovely by Nov. 20, 2017 $0.99 2537 words
A short book of poetry and essays.
Desde el país sin aplausos by Aarón D. Ruiz Desde el país sin aplausos by Nov. 19, 2017 Free! 4267 words Read a sample
La mayoría de los textos reunidos aparecieron en diferentes medios en Internet. Fueron reunidos aquí con el nombre Desde el país sin aplausos, porque cada uno rescata la experiencia de habitar México, sus realidades complejas, sus problemas, dolores y esperanzas. Aquí reunimos diferentes voces y estilos. Todos sueñan otros horizontes de esperanza, justicia, vida y paz.
Life's Seasons, Reasons and Lessons (Challenges, Obstacles and Races) by Connie Fel A. Franco Life's Seasons, Reasons and Lessons (Challenges, Obstacles and Races) by Nov. 18, 2017 $4.99 9886 words Sample 10%
A collection of poems composed on different seasons in life, on special reasons and the lessons it brought us to life. it is an author's expression of personal challenges in life, overcoming and surpassing obstacles, conquering and winning life's daily races.
Define by Vera West Define by Nov. 18, 2017 $0.99 1607 words Sample 20%
A collection of various seven word micro-poems that define some of West's favorite (and most moving) words. Set in alphabetical order, this collection evokes emotion and imagery as the reader explores a poetic twist on the traditional concept of a dictionary.
I am Black & Bad by Darlington Chukwunyere I am Black & Bad by Nov. 18, 2017 $15.00 7729 words Sample 35%
Have you been longing for some Poetry so simple, powerful and mind blowing? Here it is at long last. I am Black & Bad is a collection of 40 poems originally composed by Darlington Chukwunyere, written in the most simplified and understandable English language. These poems were inspired by the realities of the recent times, and thus budded from the poet’s bank of ingenuity.
Resonance by Seanaphoka Tsapi Resonance by Nov. 17, 2017 $7.99 12634 words Sample 10%
Resonance Symphonies from utopia of the soul Poetry is Art… these three words, in this sequence are certainly the most exhilarating, glorious and at some thought; most ambiguous. They appear to explain it all, yet at the same time they don't even begin to cover all things we might feel or think when they are said.
Nocturnal Notes by Bola Olusanya Nocturnal Notes by Nov. 16, 2017 $8.99 12484 words Sample 15%
Nocturnal Notes provides a prism into Bola Olusanya’s youth in Nigeria under military dictatorship. His language is fluid, intelligent, rich in imagery, storytelling and emotion, yet accessible for its minimalism and optimism. Honesty is his stage and hope, an ever-present prop. Even when tackling heart-wrenching motifs, Bola gives us a taste of immeasurable hope.
Little Girl Blues: Existence of an Image by J.N. McGhee Little Girl Blues: Existence of an Image by Nov. 15, 2017 $2.25 7750 words Sample 20%
These poems take you on a journey through the eyes of a child transitioning into adolescence. Questioning the societal and familial conjectures, the child experiences reality from a perspective that causes her to embody the "poetically blue" spirit as she struggles to find out who she really is. The book centers around the main themes of existence, image, identity, and self.
Silent Thoughts: A Collection of Musings by Jordan Dean Silent Thoughts: A Collection of Musings by Nov. 15, 2017 Free! 5919 words Sample 100%
Silent Thoughts isn’t just about poetry: it’s about finding a voice and using it to express one’s thoughts and experiences. These are random thoughts I’ve scribbled over the years and wish to share those thoughts in words. Every word has a value.
I Was Just Thinking by P. L. GREENALL I Was Just Thinking by Nov. 15, 2017 $5.00 6765 words Sample 1%
A book of poetry and lyrics dealing with the head, the heart and the soul - in other words, life.
В долината на Замбези (стихове за деца, малки и големи) by Chris Myrski В долината на Замбези (стихове за деца, малки и големи) by Nov. 15, 2017 $2.49 7283 words Sample 25%
In Bulgarian! Това са най-различни детски стихове, и за малки, и за по-големи, също с леки и запомнящи се рими. Доколкото детските стихосбирки обикновено са с малко неща (но напечатани с големи букви), то от тук могат да излязат 2 книжки. Освен това книгата все стоеше отворена, но в 2017 най-после реших да я затворя.
দুপুর মিত্রের ফ্লার্ফ কবিতা by Dupur Mitra দুপুর মিত্রের ফ্লার্ফ কবিতা by Nov. 14, 2017 Free! 5297 words Read a sample
দুপুর মিত্রের ফ্লার্ফ কবিতা প্রথম প্রকাশ: ১৫ নভেম্বর, ২০১৭ বইটি বিক্রির জন্য নয়
দুপুর মিত্রের ব্যাখ্যা সিরিজের কবিতা by Dupur Mitra দুপুর মিত্রের ব্যাখ্যা সিরিজের কবিতা by Nov. 14, 2017 Free! 3265 words Read a sample
দুপুর মিত্রের ব্যাখ্যা সিরিজের কবিতা প্রথম প্রকাশ: ১৫ নভেম্বর, ২০১৭ বইটি বিক্রির জন্য নয়
Through These Eyes by Jen Selinsky Through These Eyes by Nov. 14, 2017 $0.99 5874 words Sample 20%
"Through These Eyes" contains poems, musings, and short flash fiction stories which Jen wrote in 2016.
Chocolate Muffins by Jen Selinsky Chocolate Muffins by Nov. 14, 2017 $0.99 7919 words Sample 20%
Despite the title, "Chocolate Muffins" is not a cookbook. Rather, it contains poems, musings and two short stories.
Mr Nice Guy - Trials and Tribluations Of Being Nice by Kennie Kayoz Mr Nice Guy - Trials and Tribluations Of Being Nice by Nov. 14, 2017 Free! 605 words Read a sample
Being a nice guy isn't always easy, here's just a few ways people look at your general nice guy.
Afrows: Words of Subversion by Afrows Afrows: Words of Subversion by Nov. 14, 2017 Free! 10167 words Read a sample
A provocative anthology of protest poetry and prose that confronts a myriad of issues plaguing contemporary South Africa – including endemic sexual violence, homophobia, racism, economic inequality and government corruption
Watching Television Poems by Earnest Long Watching Television Poems by Nov. 13, 2017 Free! 1156 words Read a sample
Television has been around so long! So, by now, people must have some poems to write about it! Here are five poems about television for the reader to enjoy.
Mid-September Poems by Earnest Long Mid-September Poems by Nov. 13, 2017 Free! 3219 words Read a sample
Mid-September is when the evenings draw in and people are contemplating the death and decay they see around them. The book is about this but about sex as well as death.
Brief Moments by Earnest Long Brief Moments by Nov. 13, 2017 Free! 3409 words Read a sample
Poetry about passing moments and feelings briefly had about girls and wanting sex. Writing poetry offers a unique way of expressing pent up sexual feelings and worries.
Short Order Poems by Pam Woolway Short Order Poems by Nov. 13, 2017 $3.00 714 words
Short Order Poems were crafted on a Remington 5 vintage typewriter at art events on the island of Kauai, where Pam Woolway, known as The Short Order Poet, composes spontaneous verse on an iconic four-by-six inch waitress guest check. The customer offers a word or phrase as the title of the poem. When the poem is finished, they receive the green guest copy and Pam retains the yellow kitchen copy.
Despaired Darlings by Amber Ethridge Despaired Darlings by Nov. 12, 2017 $5.99 1263 words Sample 10%
Work of art with a poem for everyone. Satisfy your love, lust, hate, and anger with one book.
I'll Make This Brief by P. L. GREENALL I'll Make This Brief by Nov. 12, 2017 $5.00 12292 words Sample 1%
A mix of poetry and lyrics, thoughts and observations, and a short story, this is a short book for people short on time by a man short on attention span.
Circle Of Emotions by Authoress Hurricane Circle Of Emotions by Nov. 12, 2017 $2.99 6185 words Sample 10%
Authoress Hurricane's intriguing poems in Circle Of Emotions will leave you breathless with chills, maybe shed a few tears, as the love in your heart realize the passion in her writing! Find out more in this emotional book of poetry.
Compounds Constitute by Leigh Warbrick Compounds Constitute by Nov. 11, 2017 Free! 15237 words Read a sample
Compounds Constitute is a compilation of poetry in the short-form, predominately composed as a particular moment or instant, like a photo or painting of a scene or a feeling in the moment it's felt. The themes of the poems are nature, landscapes, seasons, elements, metaphysical, astronomy, time, cityscapes, technology, transport, perceptions, philosophies and human interactions.
בית by Uvi Poznansky בית by Nov. 11, 2017 $0.99 9619 words
בית. מילה פשוטה. מילה בעלת משמעויות מורכבות. מילה של לחש, מילה של זעקה. מילה של געגועים למקום מושלם, מקום שלעולם לא נמצאנו שוב. ספר זה מכיל קובץ של שירים בשפת המקור, מפרי עטו של המשורר, הסופר והאמן זאב כחל. השירים נכתבו בערוב ימיו ונתגלו על ידי בתו, אובי פוזננסקי, בזמן השבעה. שש שנים מאוחר יותר, היא תרגמה את הקובץ לאנגלית ופרסמה אותו, יחד עם מבחר משיריה: Home
Cul-de-Sac by Jen Selinsky Cul-de-Sac by Nov. 10, 2017 $0.99 10853 words Sample 20%
"Cul-de-Sac" contains a mixture of poems, unpublished to letters to editors, musings, and one short story.
Scifaikuest November 2017 by T Santitoro Scifaikuest November 2017 by Nov. 10, 2017 $2.99 4838 words Sample 10%
Scifaikuest presents minimalist poetry in various forms, including scifaiku, senryu, haibun, fibonacci, and haiga. There are also illustrations and articles or interviews. Featured poet for this issue is William Landis.
Ràithean airson Sireadh / Seasons for Seeking: Dàin Rumi airson a’ Mhìosachain Ghàidhealaich an Albainn Nuaidh / Poems of Rumi for the Gaelic Cultural Calendar in Nova Scotia by Lodaidh MacFhionghain & Coleman Barks Ràithean airson Sireadh / Seasons for Seeking: Dàin Rumi airson a’ Mhìosachain Ghàidhealaich an Albainn Nuaidh / Poems of Rumi for the Gaelic Cultural Calendar in Nova Scotia by
& Nov. 10, 2017
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Lewis MacKinnon’s fourth Scottish Gaelic poetry collection features translations of the Rumi interpretations of poet Coleman Barks alongside MacKinnon’s own original poems. The poems in the collection are grouped thematically in sections corresponding to days that are celebrated in the Gaelic cultural calendar year in Nova Scotia.
Beauty of Sadness by Masha Aleskovski Beauty of Sadness by Nov. 09, 2017 Free! 6654 words Read a sample
This is a collection of poems that I wrote throughout the years but mainly from a poetry class that I took.
A Danger to Self and Others by Tyree Campbell A Danger to Self and Others by Nov. 09, 2017 $1.99 7005 words Sample 10%
Science fiction poetry, when it’s serious, has the entire cosmos to consider. And when it’s playful, it has the entire universe to play with. On the serious side, take a look at Campbell’s poem “Evolution,” which opens the collection. Or you want playful? Read his poem titled “How the Solar System Really Lost its Tenth Planet,” or “Garden Party.” And there are dragons! Plus hope, sorrow, joy, humo
Ya, pero todavía no: Poemario by Aarón D. Ruiz Ya, pero todavía no: Poemario by Nov. 09, 2017 $1.82 2680 words Sample 15%
Cada uno de los versos están escritos desde la perspectiva de un creyente que confiesa la nueva creación, mientras que se enfrenta a las consecuencias de la caída. La familia, la política, la justicia, el amor, las relaciones humanas, han sido todas manchadas por el error humano, y aunque el Señor ya ha comenzado su obra de restauración a través del Evangelio, hay mucho camino por recorrer.
Nirvana by Michael Tavon Nirvana by Nov. 08, 2017 $7.99 5425 words
Nirvana is a compilation of hauntingly beautiful pieces by Michael Tavon. The author discusses, regret, anxiousness, racial issues, craving for love and much more. Tavon gets deeply personal and introspective, in hopes of helping those who are in need of self-healing.
Handle with Care by Michael Tavon Handle with Care by Nov. 08, 2017 $7.99 3665 words Sample 20%
Michael Tavon delivers with his second poetry collection, which masterfully captures the essence of depression, reflection, coming-of -age, and yearning for love. "Handle with Care", is a well-balanced and relatable collection.
Tales from the Heart: Volume 1: A Collection of Poems, Songs and Novelettes by Christian Colossus Tales from the Heart: Volume 1: A Collection of Poems, Songs and Novelettes by Nov. 08, 2017 $3.99 47443 words Sample 20%
Tales from the heart Volume 1 is a collection of poems, songs, and novelettes written to express the views of the author on various subjects. The songs are praise and worship of God. The poems include prayers, praise-worship, the love of God, inspiration, warnings against unholy character and so much more. The novelettes are an exposé on bondages and counsel against ignorance and godlessness.
The Medusa Glance by Manolis The Medusa Glance by Nov. 07, 2017 $4.50 11465 words
The Medusa Glance is a present-day triptych, a rich and profoundly nuanced contemporary narrative, sensitive to all the immanent and minute shades of reality, aspiring to embrace and incorporate the whole spectrum of lived experience.
Chocolate Mint Nite Drives by Victoria042913 Chocolate Mint Nite Drives by Nov. 07, 2017 Free! 7170 words Read a sample
A 53 page chapbook filled with poetry and short stories crafted with esoteric allusions based off the author's melancholic and indifferent state.
Secret Thoughts by Nosa A. Ajayi Secret Thoughts by Nov. 07, 2017 $0.99 3155 words Sample 20%
This is a quintet of narrative poems to inspire and enlighten readers about each topic contained herein. The author narrates life’s situations in form of poetry to make readers enjoy her poems even as they are fascinated by the morals contained in each stanza.
Love Yourself: A Journey to Healing by Fida Islaih Love Yourself: A Journey to Healing by Nov. 07, 2017 $13.75 3319 words Sample 10%
This prompt book is divided into three parts. The first is of loving your body, mind and taking care of it. The second part is about appreciating culture. The last part is about being honest with yourself and the activism we do.
Poèmes à chanter III by Michel Miaille Poèmes à chanter III by Nov. 06, 2017 $0.99 11619 words
Après avoir, dans un premier temps, offert au lecteur quelques vers destinés à devenir d'éventuelles chansons sans deux recueils intitulés tout simplement Poèmes à chanter, l'auteur vous livre de nouveaux textes pour faire chanter la vie. Alors bon voyage en compagnie des mots et des chansons.
Baris Puitis & Haiku by Irpan Rispandi Baris Puitis & Haiku by Nov. 06, 2017 Free! 611 words Read a sample
Kumpulan baris-baris puitis dan haiku yang saya tulis untuk mencatat lintasan-lintasan asa.
Old Path to a New Place by Thomas Abyed Old Path to a New Place by Nov. 06, 2017 $2.99 1832 words Sample 20%
Old Path to a New Place contains snapshots of the life of the mind, its inward wanderings to its outward musings. At times spiritual, at times comical or sorrowful, ultimately all three are blended together, as in life.
Shaydes of Shay by Shay Foster Shaydes of Shay by Nov. 06, 2017 $1.99 12014 words
Shaydes of Shay is a poetry book that speaks to the duality of the author. One part deals with love: love for God, love dealt from relationships, and love for the children. The other section relates to the sensuality and eroticism from the author's point of view. It is explicit in nature but the writings come from the author's vivid creativity.
A Requiem for Those Bereft by M.R. Fiore A Requiem for Those Bereft by Nov. 06, 2017 $4.00 2724 words Sample 20%
A Requiem for Those Bereft, is a collection of dark sonnets. They are meant to excite the imagination, and get us to look at the universe from a different perspective.
Heirs of November: Poems-Prose-Protests by KM Sharp Heirs of November: Poems-Prose-Protests by Nov. 04, 2017 Free! 17836 words Sample 99%
Heirs of November is about breaking the silence, standing up and speaking out in a time when The People’s voices are deliberately not heard. These collections of confessional, lyric and free verse poems, prose and protests reveal one poet’s personal thoughts, experiences, encounters and hopes while living in Saint Louis, Missouri and Los Angeles, California in America during 2002 to 2017.