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Outlands of Eden and other Poems by Elizabeth Kirkley Best Outlands of Eden and other Poems by Aug. 24, 2016 $2.99 6457 words Sample 20%
The Outlands of Eden, the first and featured poem in this volume, explores the remnant and proof of Eden, once Adam and Eve were cast out of the Garden. Other poems include Water, which considers the meaning and divine ownership of life giving water, and a third poem, "the Color of Creation" calls one to notice the world around them as never before.
The Moon 905 by Ali Noel Vyain The Moon 905 by Aug. 23, 2016 $4.99 5878 words Sample 20%
Features work from Lyn Lifshin, Gary Every, B.Z. Niditch, T. Kilgore Splake, Geoff Stevens, Michael Estabrook, Michael Lee Johnson, Dan Schreiber, Tyler Malone, Marcyn Del Clements, Emmanuel Jakpa, Gene Hines, and Philip C Loyd.
Few Know You're Crying by Ashleigh D. J. Cutler Few Know You're Crying by Aug. 23, 2016 $0.99 3194 words Sample 20%
Grief is universal. No one can escape it. No one is immune. Everyone deals with it in their own way; some cry openly, some don't. Sometimes you're in tears and no one knows. This book is mine. It celebrates those I've loved and lost in poetry. It will live on long after I have joined them. And for that I am grateful.
Compartmentalize This by Samantha Terrell Compartmentalize This by Aug. 23, 2016 You set the price! 2541 words Sample 7%
Compartmentalize This, is a chapbook-length collection of poetry by contemporary American poet, Samantha Terrell, which includes poems that explore social issues, inequality, emotional integrity, global awareness and philosophy.
About A Girl: A Poetry Compilation by Sandra Ely About A Girl: A Poetry Compilation by Aug. 23, 2016 $0.99 4868 words Sample 20%
A collection of 42 poems about life, love, and everything in between.
Music Poetry Valedictory Necessary by Barbara M Schwarz Music Poetry Valedictory Necessary by Aug. 23, 2016 Free! 894 words Read a sample
Infinitely true how the breath surround you with music poetry as summer sweeps to the sea her final valedictory.
Tempting the Dark Psychedelic by Ryan Paich Tempting the Dark Psychedelic by Aug. 23, 2016 You set the price! 3024 words Sample 20%
These mind bending yet romantic poems contain layers of abstract treats. Placed in autobiographical order, they are fine tuned to expose readers to seemingly unreal - and sometimes scary - realms of the poetic mind. Just how far down the rabbit hole are you willing to go?
Wholly: A Poetic Journey of Eternal Love by Kaysha Sahai Wholly: A Poetic Journey of Eternal Love by Aug. 23, 2016 $0.99 1074 words Sample 10%
Wholly is a pocket, poetry collection that attempts a unified chronicle of growth. In this book, the author explores love...
Indefinitely - A Silvery Mood, The Quiet Interlude, The Equinox Conclude by Barbara M Schwarz Indefinitely - A Silvery Mood, The Quiet Interlude, The Equinox Conclude by Aug. 22, 2016 Free! 700 words Read a sample
Silvery mood, you seem to exude, a simple way for life to brood, for in the balanced air, the perfunctory now share, a moving, vibrant atmosphere: Equinox borne on the wind that you have shorn of all presumption - welcome to a different function.
The Light & Dark Side by Aiden Lottering The Light & Dark Side by Aug. 22, 2016 $2.25 2146 words Sample 20%
Poetry honouring duality, ending in Unconditional Love.
Immeasurably - All Gone What Was Ever Grafted On by Barbara M Schwarz Immeasurably - All Gone What Was Ever Grafted On by Aug. 22, 2016 Free! 1088 words Read a sample
The golden shore of autumn's tide over all shall glide away and cast each yesterday to a different play - ready for Spring's array.
The Red Petticoat by Joan Slowey The Red Petticoat by Aug. 22, 2016 $2.99 2677 words Sample 20%
This collection of poetry tells the story of a life from childhood - The Red Petticoat and The Small Dark Man, to parenthood - In a Yellow Dress and My Girl, to thoughts of death - Bones and Mortality and, of course, everything in between. The sea is a feature in many of the poems reflecting the life and experience of the poet. There are sets of Haikus here and there to give a change of pace
Cusp of Exposure: Big Bright Infinite Soul by John Archievald Gotera Cusp of Exposure: Big Bright Infinite Soul by Aug. 22, 2016 You set the price! 3100 words Sample 20%
Cusp of Exposure: Big Bright Infinite Soul represents passionate dreamers and who triumph over different sizes of hurdles in life. It's a poetic stew of passion, friendship, sexual fantasies, spirituality, dynamism, and empowerment. Not every life starts out with a bang, but when it does, it's a downpour journey of joy and excitement.
Dreams of a Pasha by Stanley Bruce Carter Dreams of a Pasha by Aug. 21, 2016 $0.99 2265 words Sample 20%
A tapestry of entangled tales from exotic neverlands, wandering capriciously through your mind, borne on poems flung from the tongues of the Djinn, translated by an Exalted Master of the Holy Order of Thulchulu.
Easy Noumenon: Early Poems by Vincent von Strauss Easy Noumenon: Early Poems by Aug. 21, 2016 $0.99 2127 words Sample 20%
'Easy Noumenon' is a short collection of the author's early poems and juvenilia, a debut chapbook intended to turn heads and perhaps pry a few hearts. The author's poetry presents the reader with a slew of visionary images, as well as the themes of romanticism, religiosity, delusion, disenfranchisement, disgruntlement, and mysticism—numinous realities which often creep into the mundane world.
The Moon 906 by Ali Noel Vyain The Moon 906 by Aug. 21, 2016 $4.99 4232 words Sample 20%
Features work from Lyn Lifshin, Gary Every, B.Z. Niditch, T. Kilgore Splake, Geoff Stevens, Michael Lee Johnson, Nathan Whiting, A.J. Huffman, Margaret Boles, Dan Schreiber, Marcyn Del Clements, Marietta Calvanico, and Emmanuel Jakpa.
The Moon 907 by Ali Noel Vyain The Moon 907 by Aug. 21, 2016 $4.99 5726 words Sample 20%
Features work from Belle DiMonté, Lyn Lifshin, Gary Every, B.Z. Niditch, T. Kilgore Splake, Raymond K. Avery, Margaret Boles, Michael Estabrook, Geoff Stevens, Nathan Whiting, Dan Schreiber, A.J. Huffman, and G David Schwartz.
Inexorably - The Journey That We Know An Open Beck Of Flow by Barbara M Schwarz Inexorably - The Journey That We Know An Open Beck Of Flow by Aug. 21, 2016 Free! 5582 words Read a sample
Autumn open to its wake - autumn now to summer make the bridge to the past in all the fruits that it has a cast - a certain sense to see, life moves on inexorably.
Paradise of Falsity (For:The poet / Gamal Ahmed Elbialy) by The poet / Gamal Ahmed Elbialy, Sr Paradise of Falsity (For:The poet / Gamal Ahmed Elbialy) by Aug. 21, 2016 $7.00 8022 words Sample 20%
The book (Paradise of Falsity) is a translated Arabic poetry book to the English-language about an important book of that name in the Arabic poetry for the known Egyptian poet / Gamal Elbialy and he is a poet and author currently known in the world and he is a member of the Egyptian Writers Union and he writes in all Arabic Literature arts and he have more than 32 book in all arts of Literature.
Love Song (For:The poet / Gamal Ahmed Elbialy) by The poet / Gamal Ahmed Elbialy, Sr Love Song (For:The poet / Gamal Ahmed Elbialy) by Aug. 21, 2016 $7.00 8831 words Sample 20%
The book (Love Song) is a translated Arabic poetry book to the English-language about a book of that name in the Arabic Lyric poetry for the known Egyptian poet / Gamal Elbialy and he is a poet and author currently known in the world and he is a member of the Egyptian Writers Union and he writes in all Arabic Literature arts and he have currently more than 32 book in all arts of Arabic Literature.
Assassination of Heart (For:The poet / Gamal Ahmed Elbialy) by The poet / Gamal Ahmed Elbialy, Sr Assassination of Heart (For:The poet / Gamal Ahmed Elbialy) by Aug. 21, 2016 $7.00 8810 words Sample 20%
The book (Assassination of Heart) is a translated Arabic poetry book to the English-language about a book of that name in the Arabic Lyric poetry for the known Egyptian poet / Gamal Elbialy and he is a poet and author currently known in the world and he is a member of the Egyptian Writers Union and he writes in all Arabic Literature arts and he have now more than 32 book in all arts of Literature.
The Swing (For:The poet / Gamal Ahmed Elbialy) by The poet / Gamal Ahmed Elbialy, Sr The Swing (For:The poet / Gamal Ahmed Elbialy) by Aug. 21, 2016 $7.00 8550 words Sample 20%
The book (The Swing) is a translated Arabic poetry book to the English-language about a book of that name in the Arabic Lyric poetry for the known Egyptian poet / Gamal Elbialy and he is a poet and author currently known in the world and he is a member of the Egyptian Writers Union and he writes in all Arabic Literature arts and he have now more than 32 book in all arts of Arabic Literature.
The Liar Lover (For:The poet / Gamal Ahmed Elbialy) by The poet / Gamal Ahmed Elbialy, Sr The Liar Lover (For:The poet / Gamal Ahmed Elbialy) by Aug. 21, 2016 $7.00 8700 words Sample 20%
The book (The Liar Lover) is a translated Arabic poetry book to the English-language about a book of that name in the Arabic Lyric poetry for the known Egyptian poet / Gamal Elbialy and he is a poet and author currently known in the world and he is a member of the Egyptian Writers Union and he writes in all Arabic Literature arts and he have now more than 32 book in all arts of Arabic Literature
Picasso Cubism and Plato Confused by Yasmine Black Picasso Cubism and Plato Confused by Aug. 21, 2016 You set the price! 0 words Sample 20%
This is a series of poems divided into 3 basic parts/ themes. Part 1 discusses human condition at the personal level. Part 2 discusses the spiritual aspect of the human condition. Part 3 discusses the broader human condition of all people...
Hearts of Fire. Poems of Love, Romance and Erotica by Simone Leigh Hearts of Fire. Poems of Love, Romance and Erotica by Aug. 21, 2016 $0.99 10412 words Sample 30%
We are two real people, and these poems are some of our story;Of what has passed, and does pass, between us.Some could be called Fantasy.Some could be called Real. But when you Love - all becomes Real. And some may simply call it “One-Handed Poetry” Enjoy!
Crumbling Thoughts by Literary Geek Crumbling Thoughts by Aug. 21, 2016 $0.99 1505 words Sample 20%
This is a melancholy compilation of poems to suit the brooding mood of anyone in the midst of reminding themselves of the hardships of life. There are a few poems of love and happiness to remind us that life is not just a book of suffering.
The Moon 908 by Ali Noel Vyain The Moon 908 by Aug. 20, 2016 $4.99 5392 words Sample 20%
Features work from Lyn Lifshin, Belle DiMonté, Gary Every, B.Z. Niditch, T. Kilgore Splake, Geoff Stevens, Michael Estabrook, Margaret Boles, Guy R. Beining, Allen Kopp, Raymond K. Avery, Dan Schreiber, and Richard Luftig.
Koma komety by Jarek Tomszak Koma komety by Aug. 20, 2016 $1.99 3440 words Sample 20%
"Koma komety" to kolejny zbiór poezji Jarka Tomszaka. W tym tomiku Jarek Tomszak proponuje tym, którzy nie lękają się głębszej refleksji podróż w głąb ludzkiej podświadomości.
From the first dawn to melodious stars and a few things in between by Manan sheel From the first dawn to melodious stars and a few things in between by Aug. 20, 2016 Free! 2436 words Read a sample
This book by Manan sheel is a journey of the heart. It expresses all colors of life from happiness to melancholy, in all ways psychologically mysterious to open celebration. The book opens like a bright dawn with a poem, then presents 4 gem-like stories, one jolly, second philosophical, third lovely and the fourth psychic concerned with sleep. A beautiful poem on stars closes the book.
Z Poetry: An Anthology of International Indie Poetry by ZPublishingHouse Z Poetry: An Anthology of International Indie Poetry by Aug. 20, 2016 $9.99 23291 words Sample 20%
In Z Publishing’s first official anthology, fifty independent poets from sixteen countries come together to share their words on love, life, meaning, nature, and a broad range of other themes. With 150 poems in total (three from each poet), the anthology can appeal to all who appreciate poetry, and it may just introduce you to your next favorite writer!
Sueños Que Nunca Duermen by Alberto F. Alvarenga Sueños Que Nunca Duermen by Aug. 20, 2016 $1.99 6416 words Sample 25%
Poemario: Prosa poética con la simplicidad del sentimiento que fluye del alma e irradia en nuestro ser. Ese ser y espíritu que posee la esencia más pura y noble, capaz de aliviar cualquier dolor o sufrimiento, y que todos llevamos dentro.
To Diamond by David H. Tran To Diamond by Aug. 19, 2016 Free! 1309 words Read a sample
Everything in this book was written for you. I didn't tell anyone about this, this book was written and released in secret, If you find this, please read it.
Love, Lost, Torn: Prose from a meloncholy heart by J.D. Johnson Love, Lost, Torn: Prose from a meloncholy heart by Aug. 19, 2016 You set the price! 6285 words Sample 20%
This chapbook of poetry contains 38 original poems written by the author as he struggled with depression, starting in his teenage years and moving into his twenties. The chapbook's poems are organized to represent the author's transitions through depression, love, and acceptance of his melancholy feelings. In addition 25% of the royalties will be donated to the charity "To Write Love On Her Arms",
The Moon 909 by Ali Noel Vyain The Moon 909 by Aug. 18, 2016 $4.99 4130 words Sample 20%
Features work from Lyn Lifshin, Belle DiMonté, Gary Every, B.Z. Niditch, T. Kilgore Splake, Geoff Stevens, Dan Schreiber, Michael Estabrook, Margaret Boles, Nathan Whiting, Richard Luftig, Raymond K. Avery, and Ivor C Treby.
Thinking Righteously Under a Majestic Purple by Gary Hawkes Thinking Righteously Under a Majestic Purple by Aug. 18, 2016 Free! 4095 words Read a sample
A variety of poems addressing many different feelings about living in this current time.
Made Me Crazy by Kennie Kayoz Made Me Crazy by Aug. 18, 2016 Free! 317 words Read a sample
Certain things happen in real life in relationships, I wrote about latest trials and tribulations in mine
Lost thoughts poetry by Chantal Pretorius Lost thoughts poetry by Aug. 18, 2016 Free! 841 words Read a sample
In this magical book of words are many poems written in English, for you te read and to enjoy!
Rising Litera - August 2016 by Rising Litera Rising Litera - August 2016 by Aug. 18, 2016 You set the price! 0 words Sample 25%
Rising Litera is a monthly themed literary magazine which features poems, Article, interesting stories and Columns. Theme for the August month is, "Pursuit Of Freedom"
Dark Days Have The Brightest Light by Kehinde Sonola Dark Days Have The Brightest Light by Aug. 18, 2016 $3.99 2060 words Sample 20%
A 32-poem homage to the human spirit, nature and all those helping to bring light into this world. Written out of a need to inspire and go beyond the despair and loneliness we all feel, the poetry collection carries an optimistically pervasive message that wherever people are, they are not alone as well as the belief that despite the turmoil we face, our species will ultimately prevail.
Tragicomicful: Wordplay Adventure Haiku by stephen h Tragicomicful: Wordplay Adventure Haiku by Aug. 18, 2016 $2.99 1937 words Sample 11%
This collection of dark, witty, silly, and mysterious haiku from stephen h includes haiku on a number of different topics, from music, food, and war, to the end of the world and a *very* strange guy named Jeff. Over 100 haiku all categorized by subject.
Sunset, Hello by David Wesley Anderson Sunset, Hello by Aug. 17, 2016 Free! 1250 words Read a sample
Free verse poetry... themes of death and loss. My grand parents had a profound effect upon me.
Life to Me by Erik Kristofer Lucero Life to Me by Aug. 17, 2016 $2.99 6593 words Sample 10%
Poetry that I have written through the years.
Thankfully, Hello by David Wesley Anderson Thankfully, Hello by Aug. 17, 2016 Free! 1703 words Read a sample
Free verse poetry. The hurt of your first love.. poetry of the aftermath and finding myself again.
Vagrancy by David Wesley Anderson Vagrancy by Aug. 17, 2016 Free! 1032 words Read a sample
Free verse poetry. Themes of limbo, path finding, finding one's self.
Hardcore Dance Poems by Street Poet Hardcore Dance Poems by Aug. 17, 2016 $4.88 6633 words Sample 10%
Allow poetry to do it, and it will take you anywhere. From the ocean to the moon, and to the beach and back again, location is no object when traveling by way of the mind’s eye. This compilation of poems is adult-oriented and topical. Don’t be surprised to find yourself drifting into thoughts about the ecology and carbon footprints, then shifting to dancing, clubs and drugs.
My Bouquet, For You by Rukmini Dey My Bouquet, For You by Aug. 17, 2016 $1.99 3232 words Sample 20%
As Life takes me on a roller coaster swing, I stole these few hours To fly away on a bird’s wing. For when work comes with its demand I have learnt to keep it aside a bit And dream of life’s sea and sand.
Falsos Poemas by Ricardo Garay Falsos Poemas by Aug. 16, 2016 Free! 892 words Read a sample
Este livro de poemas em verso branco não tem pretensão alguma. Não busca correções, não busca adequação. A capa é um reflexo do titulo e do próprio conteúdo deste livro, uma rosa azul em chamas falsas. São 3 temas (reflexões da alma, reflexões da mente e reflexões do coração) e 7 poemas por tema. Este livro possui apenas um objetivo: tocar você.
بسـتـان العـشـق (للشـاعـر / جـمـال أحـمـد البـيـلي) by The poet / Gamal Ahmed Elbialy, Sr بسـتـان العـشـق (للشـاعـر / جـمـال أحـمـد البـيـلي) by Aug. 16, 2016 $7.00 121 words Sample 20%
كتاب (بستان العشق) هو ديوان شعر باللهجة العربية المصرية وفي الشعر الغنائي العربي للشاعرالمصرى المعروف / جمال البيلي وهو شاعر ومؤلف معروف حالياً علي مستوى العالم وهو عضو إتحاد كتاب مصر ويكتب في جميع فنون الأدب العربي حيث يكتب : الشعر الفصيح والزجل والأغنية والقصة الزجلية والقصة القصيرة والمسرحية والرواية وذلك منذ عام 1981 وحتى الآن وله أكثر من 32 كتاب متنوع في جميع فنون الأدب العربي
33 Womanly Poetry by Jeremiah Goldmann 33 Womanly Poetry by Aug. 16, 2016 $2.99 2568 words Sample 30%
Enchantingly sweet, funny, and always on point, Womanly Poetry is all about understanding the complex nature of the modern woman through that timeless medium that is poetry. The perfect read to leave you laughing out loud, or happily quoting these hilarious poems back to friends and family. A book for everyone, to delve into the world of womanhood!
Close to Home by P.R. Clarke Close to Home by Aug. 16, 2016 $2.29 4001 words Sample 20%
Close to Home is the first collection of poetry by the writer P.R. Clarke. It contains poetry written over five years on a variety of topics such as family, writing, hope, fear, and redemption.