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The Broken Arrow: Eleven Poems by Daniel Hargrove The Broken Arrow: Eleven Poems by June 27, 2017 Free! 987 words Read a sample
This book of eleven poems is an attempt to clarify some of the muddy realities of my previous work. I have been seeking a path forward with my life, and I felt I had to find some middle ground with some of the conflicts in my mind. Hopefully you will find it entertaining and enlightening!
Adventurotica by Satine Adventurotica by June 27, 2017 $1.99 19100 words Sample 20%
A Quest, and a Dangerous one at that! Watched over by an Angel, pursued by a Demon, and followed by a Knight in Shining Armour. Absolutely everything wants to have a go at her, and she is all too willing. Be they Monster, Villain or Good Citizen, she welcomes all with open arms. Ahem. . . Welcome to the Adventures of Scarlet Wonder, she of the red hair, bouncy tits and tight ass.
Edge-U-cation by Dan Propp Edge-U-cation by June 26, 2017 $2.99 23118 words Sample 10%
Dan Propp has some opinions about the education system for school teachers. He should know. He spent twenty-three years as a “chalk holder”. He has a lot more to say about the education world, and he says it with his characteristic, quirky wit and a lick of biting sarcasm. Be prepared for an overdose of peculiar puns in this book that takes a piercing look at education today.
Ein Mensch Von Gestern… Heute by Giselle Roeder Ein Mensch Von Gestern… Heute by June 26, 2017 $2.99 11583 words Sample 15%
"Ein Mensch von Gestern ... Heute" ist eine Sammlung von heiteren Gedichten, die meisten im Stil von Eugen Roth. Gisela Fiting-Roeder hat einen Blick fuer das 'allzu Menschliche' - und wie es den Menschen von 'gestern' nun 'heute' ergeht, und wie er sich dem modernen Leben anpassen musste: Von Partnerschaften ueber das weltweite Reisen, von Kindern und Hunden bis zum Komputer und mehr.
A Ordinary Day by Katyjean Leslie A Ordinary Day by June 26, 2017 Free! 3461 words Read a sample
Twenty poems that express moments and events that happen to ordinary people written for ordinary people living through an 'ordinary' day. Sometimes what is ordinary for one may be extraordinary for another. In the end, we're all pretty extraordinary. So, yay us! Raise a toast. Oh, and there's Attila too. He slipped in at the end. Well...enjoy!
Collected Poems by James Bickle Collected Poems by June 25, 2017 Free! 3368 words Read a sample
This is a collection of 25 poems by James Bickle. The poetry discusses profound issues with insight, James does not shy away from brutally honest social commentary. Collected Poems will take you on an enjoyable spiritual and philosophical journey.
Little Red Brittle Star by Michelle de Villiers Little Red Brittle Star by June 25, 2017 $0.99 1004 words Sample 30%
Ophi wants to be a real star: a space star. The problem is, he is a sea star and not a blazing star -- which may just be the right thing to be after all! Join Ophi in his poetic quest to travel to outer space and cry for him when his dream is crushed. But is it really that bad? Sea stars have hidden talents that rock stars don't! Written in verse, with colourful illustrations.
Dear Reader by Britt Cole Dear Reader by June 25, 2017 $6.00 9800 words Sample 20%
Dear Reader, This book is full of emotions. Some are mine, some are yours. This book is written as if I am writing directly to the emotions I hope that it helps you work through your feelings as much as writing it helped me. Britt Cole
The Unfolding by Sha'Ra On WindWalker The Unfolding by June 24, 2017 Free! 10802 words Read a sample
These books contain a form of free verse poetry, opinions based on observation, and some humour and imagination, engaging the heart as well as the mind. A critical look at many current issues intriguing and plaguing man.
A Taste Of My Thoughts Misunderstood Rain Dance by Steve Lake A Taste Of My Thoughts Misunderstood Rain Dance by June 24, 2017 Free! 391 words Read a sample
In life what we see is not always the truth. This poem was written from a different point of view to challenge what you thought you knew. Please enjoy!
Animal Inside You: Poems of Chaos and Euphoria by Matthew Howard Animal Inside You: Poems of Chaos and Euphoria by June 23, 2017 $2.99 3888 words Sample 20%
Animal Inside You collects 31 free-verse poems by author and artist Matthew Howard.
New Era Poems by Marcin Bill New Era Poems by June 23, 2017 Free! 224 words
Five poems intended for the reader who are interested in more than science fiction stories or love stories.
Darkness Before Dawn: A Memoir In Verse by R. S. Oswald Darkness Before Dawn: A Memoir In Verse by June 23, 2017 Free! 2292 words Read a sample
The author's poems about subjects that are important to her, varying in style and subject matter.
Walk to be Herd by Robin Rich Walk to be Herd by June 23, 2017 $2.50 5632 words Sample 15%
Poetry and flash fiction collected together in an illustrated collection. Each piece and picture challenges you to look again and re-read as lines and words are wrangled into a deeper meaning.
Sonnets en assonance by Michel Miaille Sonnets en assonance by June 22, 2017 $0.99 7590 words
L'auteur vous offre une cinquantaine de sonnets en assonance hors de la forme traditionnelle classique avec ses rimes riches ou suffisantes en essayant ainsi d'apporter un souffle différent à ce type de poésie vieux de plusieurs siècles, le tout à travers des thèmes de tous temps: nature, monde, arts... Il vous souhaite une bonne lecture dans son voyage parmi les mots.
"Stairs of Sand" and Other Poems by June 22, 2017 Free! 2679 words Read a sample
It's been a long time since I published a new book of poetry. When writing these, I was attempting to breathe new life into old cliches, not an easy task in the information age, Hopefully I will bring with them some of the complexity and beauty of love as I see it. I hope you enjoy this short book with 22 poems. It was a labor of lo
Love Is In The Air by Marfa House Love Is In The Air by June 21, 2017 $2.99 29626 words Sample 20%
There are many variations of ‘Love’, perhaps that is why historically cultures had multiple words that we have tried to fold into one. This anthology explores several sides of the complicated world of ‘Love’. Emotions will be tugged in many directions as you follow these stories, poems and graphical representations of what ‘Love’ means to different people.
The Blue Guitar by Lenny Everson The Blue Guitar by June 21, 2017 Free! 1777 words Read a sample
The blue guitar, and the tunes played on it, are, in this collection of poems, symbolic of change. There are a myriad of changes in a person's life, and the blue guitar plays in the background to most of them. This is an interesting and reader-friendly collection, suitable for all ages.
London My London by Victor Keegan London My London by June 21, 2017 $4.99 11178 words Sample 15%
Victor Keegan was born in the outer reaches of suburbia in Raynes Park and now lives in the centre of London in Victoria. Described in the Observer as a "cult poet" he often walks the streets and alleys seeking ideas. London My London, his 5th book, covers life from birth amidst the bombs of the Second World War to his belated discovery of London's hidden history.
Prose and Cons: Rhyming Poetry About Love and Doin' Time (But Not Lovin' Doin Time) by Paul Gardner Prose and Cons: Rhyming Poetry About Love and Doin' Time (But Not Lovin' Doin Time) by June 20, 2017 $1.99 43809 words Sample 20%
This collection of rhyming prison poetry covers topics such as love, doing time, addiction, optimism, pessimism, introspection, spirituality and other subjects. The nearly 400 poems cover a plethora of perspectives and feelings that allow the reader to visualize how incarceration can either build or destroy one's life. Experience the feelings of prison without ever losing your freedom.
Living in the Light & The Dark Corners of Vanity by Rori O'Keeffe Living in the Light & The Dark Corners of Vanity by June 20, 2017 $2.99 1895 words Sample 30%
Vanity is famous now, with more unbalanced leaders than usual in the world these days. How can you explore the minds of the likes of Putin, Kim Jong-un, Trump and the IS supporters without considering the pathological nature of their egotism? These poems explore vanity from different perspectives, with respites of clarity and wisdom, in order to shed more light on our world. Adult-only.
Good Grief by Alinuru Yasin Good Grief by June 20, 2017 $2.99 23088 words
Good Grief reflects on the love, loss, and, hope that unite us in experiencing life to the fullest.
Aşkın Kölesi Olduk İyi Mi ? by Ahmet Mücteba Kuşçu Aşkın Kölesi Olduk İyi Mi ? by June 20, 2017 You set the price! 7467 words Sample 20%
Aşık olmak için ilk önce adam olmak gerekir, sonrası zaten çok basit.
Memories Of The Dark Side by Ann Marie McKay Memories Of The Dark Side by June 19, 2017 $2.99 1622 words Sample 20%
poetry about love, hate ,betrayals and other dark subjects.
Polishing the Path We Traveled by MT Waite Polishing the Path We Traveled by June 19, 2017 $1.99 3679 words Sample 20%
This is MT Waite's second book of poetry released by Collective Sigh Productions. Thematically, It continues down some of the same avenues his first release, Smear the Pyche Across It, searched, explored, and occasionally embraced whenever some insight burned its way through the fog.
Let's Laugh Together – Poems for Children by Fabrizio Frosini & Poets Unite Worldwide Let's Laugh Together – Poems for Children by
& June 19, 2017
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From the humorous to the cantankerous to the downright silly and wise, the content between these pages will likely put a smile on an otherwise frowning face... A very good poetry book for small children, up to 10 years of age. Read a poem to your small child —or grandchild. A poem before sleeping is the best way to enter the world of dreams.. Read and Enjoy.
Цезарь by AlexPavlienko Цезарь by June 19, 2017 $3.50 60267 words Sample 5%
Slogan - Wisdom old age Nirvana. Kindness and jazz. The poet of metaphysics number one in the world.
Gambit by Debra Milligan Gambit by June 18, 2017 $1.99 6076 words Sample 20%
Gambit: a stratagem, scheme, or tactic. Life — and love — are full of risks. Sometimes we win; sometimes we lose. The important thing is to keep playing. The 26 poems in Gambit reveal the ways in which the gambit has paid off or has not, but the game of life — and love — must go on. The author offers these poems as chances to see life, and love, even destiny — in winning ways.
The Heart's Lullaby by Natalie Ducey The Heart's Lullaby by June 18, 2017 $1.99 4441 words Sample 15%
The Heart’s Lullaby is a candid portrayal of love in all its splendor and pain. Love, in its purest form, is tranquil and soothes the soul. But love, as is life, can sometimes be cruel and unjust with its paths of uncertainty and forced goodbyes. In essence, it is a journey of self-discovery. A continuous journey of becoming. Often, it becomes a delicate dance of holding on and letting go.
Selected Poems For Children by Fabrizio Frosini & Poets Unite Worldwide Selected Poems For Children by
& June 18, 2017
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A very good poetry book for small children, up to 10 years of age. ~*~ Time to go to bed? Read a poem to your small child —or grandchild. A poem before sleeping is the best way to enter the world of dreams.. ~*~ From the humorous to the cantankerous to the downright silly and wise, these poems will likely put a smile on your face.. Read and Enjoy. ~*~
The Thirty Days by Ally Mare The Thirty Days by June 18, 2017 Free! 2593 words Read a sample
Ally L. Mare has took part in the National Poetry Writing Month for 2017 with various of challenging prompts such as an elegy, repetition, a nine line, the Bop and so much more. Thirty days with thirty poems filled with humors, creativity, life lessons, romantic pleasure and silliness.
Simple And Short: Poetry by E.E. Evans Simple And Short: Poetry by June 17, 2017 Free! 765 words Read a sample
First poetry book of E. E. Evans of words never have said before.
All Of My Bullshit Truths by J.R. Rogue All Of My Bullshit Truths by June 17, 2017 $7.99 20509 words
For the first time, five of J.R. Rogue's poetry chapbooks, including Goodreads Choice Awards Finalist La Douleur Exquise, can be purchased in one volume. Coming in at 320 pages, this collection contains poetry written between 2014 and 2016.
Vibrações Momentâneas...as estórias dum pobre coitado...antes coito que coita... by Maurício Guerreiro, Sr Vibrações Momentâneas...as estórias dum pobre coitado...antes coito que coita... by June 17, 2017 $5.00 28445 words
Imaginem alguém com tanto azar e ódio pelo mundo e pelas pessoas que nele habitam...que nasceu com 10 meses e no dia 13...mas não numa sexta-feira...mas num sábado...o parto foi no mesmo dia em que sua mãe festejava o seu aniversário...este poeta veio à luz por ferros e desancado...façam lá a probabilidade deste acontecimento...aliás o número 13 tem-o perseguido desde que nasceu...
Time To Show Up – Poets For Democracy by Fabrizio Frosini & Poets Unite Worldwide Time To Show Up – Poets For Democracy by
& June 17, 2017
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"Time To Show Up" is an evocative title: it suggests answering a call to duty or to defense; there is the awareness that "Now My Country Needs Me" and it comes from that same source as true patriotism does –If your country is right, celebrate it; if it's wrong, reform it. Indeed, as a matter of fact, the idea of a collection of poems about Democracy came to me just because of Trump. Find out why..
The Terrorist Inclinations by Victor Ehighaleh The Terrorist Inclinations by June 17, 2017 $2.99 8206 words Sample 15%
The Terrorist Inclinations is a collection of epic and expository terrorism related poems. The book condemns all forms of injustice and man's inhumanity to man.It dwells on appropriate conflict resolution mechanisms towards finding a lasting solution to terrorism. It appeals to terrorists and their sponsors to sheathe their swords. 'The Terrorist Inclinations" is a "game changer."
Vien Nguyen Nguoi Thi Si Du Con by Minh Nguyen Vien Nguyen Nguoi Thi Si Du Con by June 17, 2017 Free! 4450 words
Vien Nguyen`s poems
Vien Nguyen's Poems by Minh Nguyen Vien Nguyen's Poems by June 17, 2017 Free! 4638 words
If you are a Vietnamese who love poem ,This is a free book for you
It's All About Your Future by Sha'Ra On WindWalker It's All About Your Future by June 16, 2017 Free! 11090 words Read a sample
These books contain a form of free verse poetry, opinions based on observation, and some humour and imagination, engaging the heart as well as the mind. A critical look at many current issues intriguing and plaguing man.
Are We Human? by Hiranya Borah Are We Human? by June 16, 2017 Free! 1751 words Read a sample
This book contains only three poems based on social and cultural evils leading to criminality.
La Prosa, El verso y Los Demás by David Corrales Rodas La Prosa, El verso y Los Demás by June 16, 2017 $4.50 3448 words Sample 20%
Compilación de prosa, verso y letras inspiradas por una interminable serie de rostros, amores, demonios y decepciones.
Poetry by Marisa by Marisa Abraham Poetry by Marisa by June 15, 2017 $7.00 9193 words Sample 5%
A poetry book filled with life experience, love, heartbreak, self discovery and existence.
MI VIDA A TRAVÉS DE MI OBRA LITERARIA  V by Jerónimo García Pérez (Jegarpe) MI VIDA A TRAVÉS DE MI OBRA LITERARIA V by June 14, 2017 Free! 14116 words Read a sample
Antología de mis trabajos literarios hasta 1997. Breve autobiografía de mis escritos hasta esas fechas. Intimidad y personalismo.
MI VIDA A TRAVÉS DE MI OBRA LITERARIA III by Jerónimo García Pérez (Jegarpe) MI VIDA A TRAVÉS DE MI OBRA LITERARIA III by June 14, 2017 Free! 9636 words Read a sample
Antología de mis trabajos literarios hasta 1997. Breve autobiografía de mis escritos hasta esas fechas. Intimidad y personalismo
Beautiful Memories by Boaz Arons Beautiful Memories by June 14, 2017 You set the price! 7547 words Sample 15%
'Beautiful memories' is an artfully written love poetry collection, which depicts the artful nature of the author- a result of a masterpiece.
Moon Poems by Richard Diedrichs Moon Poems by June 14, 2017 You set the price! 93 words Sample 20%
Short, evocative poems celebrate the moon's magic in the truth of the present moment
Insomnia Café by L. T. Hewitt Insomnia Café by June 13, 2017 Free! 7254 words Read a sample
The latest volume of L. T. Hewitt's dark poetry exploring the human condition and just how far depression can go.
Versos Encamotados by Miguel D'Addario Versos Encamotados by June 13, 2017 $4.50 3795 words Sample 5%
La 1ra. Edición de Versos encamotados fue publicada en el año 1987, como primer libro del autor. En él se plasmó la poesía juvenil, historias de amor y vehemencia, convertidos en versos y estrofas prosaicas, sonetos y versos libres. Aquella edición de 300 ejemplares, fueron vendidos en pocas librerías, distribuidas por vendedores artesanos de la literatura y algunos obsequiados a amigos.
Sprung from the Heart by Nōnen Títi Sprung from the Heart by June 13, 2017 Free! 4168 words
A not-for-profit anthology of poetry that shares the emotions of people who are struggling to cope with problems, such as bullying, eating disorders, anxiety, guilt and fear – emotions that are all too often dismissed. It’s a message from the heart.
Мои птицы – на ветках (Russian Poetry Book) by Olga Rodionova Мои птицы – на ветках (Russian Poetry Book) by June 12, 2017 $3.99 11014 words
В поэтической книге Ольги Родионовой "Мои птицы – на ветках" представлены стихи периода 1990-2000 г.г., созданные автором в последние годы существования СССР, а также – за рубежом, в США.