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A Taste Of My Thoughts Toilet Paper by Steve Lake A Taste Of My Thoughts Toilet Paper by Oct. 27, 2016 Free! 461 words Read a sample
A quick poem written from need and sorrow. The poem toilet paper was written as a dose of reality we all share as humans. Sometimes being more evolved is a curse. So please enjoy as you read this poem and I tap into your memories.
La Estancia Nostálgica Poética 2a Edición by Juan Adalid La Estancia Nostálgica Poética 2a Edición by Oct. 27, 2016 $1.10 3946 words Sample 20%
Disfruta de treinta cautivantes Escritos Poéticos con tinte filosófico donde los deseos, el amor, los sentimientos, y el incesante tiempo te sumergirán en el lado oculto y misterioso del romanticismo.
The Black Book A Collection Of Poems by Rik Hunik The Black Book A Collection Of Poems by Oct. 26, 2016 Free! 9391 words Read a sample
A collection of poems, mostly fantasy and horror, but some mainstream and a bit of humor. Some are short, some are long, some are very long. The majority of them rhyme, some of them don't. Several are sonnets. There's structured verse, free verse and even blank verse. Some have been published in magazines and ezines, some have been published on Smashwords, some have not been published before.
Rouge by J.R. Rogue Rouge by Oct. 26, 2016 $0.99 6096 words Sample 20%
Rouge is a 130+ piece collection of J. R. Rogue's first work shared on Instagram. In it you will find writing touching on varying topics such as love, loss, heartache, hope, and tenderness.
Flying Blind: New and Selected Poetry 1985-2015 by Tony Scanlon Flying Blind: New and Selected Poetry 1985-2015 by Oct. 26, 2016 $4.99 20608 words Sample 20%
Tony Scanlon has been publishing poetry since the mid-1960s. A number of poems in this collection have won major awards, including the Jesse Litchfield Award for N.T. Literature in 1990. He has twice won the Red Earth Poetry (N.T.) prize. Flying Blind is his latest collection and incorporates works across three decades, and is one of those rare volumes with something for everyone.
A Taste Of My Thouhgts Fruit Of Faded Flavor by Steve Lake A Taste Of My Thouhgts Fruit Of Faded Flavor by Oct. 26, 2016 Free! 527 words Read a sample
In today's society we suffer in many ways. This poem is just the realization of that one more way. In my youth i was lucky to enjoy vine ripen fruits and veggies fresh off the vine from our local farmers market. The farmers market should be around today for all the little ones to enjoy and taste. It has all the buzz of a carnival with all the benefits of natural tasting food.
Harta inimii tale: Poezii de dragoste by Alexandra Vasiliu Harta inimii tale: Poezii de dragoste by Oct. 26, 2016 Free! 581 words Read a sample
Poezii de dragoste, incarcate cu muzica delicata a tandretii.
La mia Toscana by Andrea Lorenzetti La mia Toscana by Oct. 26, 2016 $5.99 1406 words Sample 20%
Si tratta di 47 immagini della campagna toscana riprese tutte all’alba, quando la luce sottolinea meglio le suggestive atmosfere tipiche di questa terra che prende le tonalità calde ed ambrate della terra.
Seven Pieces of Life, Poems by KC James by KC James Seven Pieces of Life, Poems by KC James by Oct. 25, 2016 $1.99 1528 words Sample 20%
In this sampling of poetry, new writer, KC James, shares her passionate visions of life. Drawing inspiration from the mundane or the extraordinary, her words invite us to experience precious and painful moments, whether or not they belong to us, and remind us that living life fully includes it all.
What Do You See? by Robert D. Gardner What Do You See? by Oct. 25, 2016 $3.99 13736 words Sample 20%
WHAT DO YOU SEE? is a collection of ninety-four poems inspired by the author’s life. These poems span a diversity of subjects including- love, family relationships, sports, politics, war, fantasy, animals and birds, the pain of loss, Christmas and more.
Every Day I'm Black by Stephanie "Lionne" Ellsworth Every Day I'm Black by Oct. 25, 2016 $10.00 6032 words Sample 5%
This book is dedicated to the race that’s the most hated, criticized, and brutalized. The goal of this book is to touch every part of being black: our rearing, our childhood, our strengths, our weaknesses, and our way of life.
Love: Organized  Chaos by Stephanie "Lionne" Ellsworth Love: Organized Chaos by Oct. 25, 2016 $10.00 1959 words Sample 5%
LOVE: ORGANIZED CHAOS describes the journey of love in poetry form. It embraces the sweetness and the bitterness of love. It is composed of 3 parts: Love is a beautiful thing, Love Hurts, and Free Yourself. It provides a witness to whatever emotion you have experienced.
Thomas Davis by Thomas Davis Thomas Davis by Oct. 25, 2016 Free! 603 words Read a sample
Politics; A Short Collection of Poetry’ is a powerful poetry short by poet Thomas Davis and his attempt to explain the crazy world that we all find ourselves living in.
My Wife by Hiranya Borah My Wife by Oct. 25, 2016 Free! 1755 words Read a sample
Through my poems I want to emphasize that a wife is, normally, not the first love of her husband, nor the first lady to be kissed by her husband nor with whom her husband had slept for the first time. Only a very few lucky wives can claim to be the first love of her husband and first for other actions of a male and female.
Zen 96 by Alexander Goldstein Zen 96 by Oct. 25, 2016 Free! 17429 words Read a sample
The well-known in the West term Zen was empty right from the start -- miss even one of its three letters and the whole notion goes wrong. Looking inward yourself or outward, all the same, you see there is no fixed Self -- the centripetal emotion turns into the centrifugal and conversely. So, break into the purgatory of your soul through the front gate if you want to take your proper place in Hell.
A Warm Place to Self-destruct by Weasel A Warm Place to Self-destruct by Oct. 25, 2016 $2.99 9170 words Sample 20%
"a warm place to self-destruct" is a collection of poems about suffering. The poems follow the narrator through rough times of being broke, sexual encounters, losing identity, losing family, and everything in between. The narrator is an asshole and smokes...a lot.
Sea Dreams by E.F. Penfold Sea Dreams by Oct. 24, 2016 $3.99 1510 words Sample 10%
There is nothing like the Sea to set us dreaming. Beside it, on it, within it. Our dreams. Others' dreams. The dreams of those no longer here. The sea is our collective dream catcher. Sea Dreams includes original artwork by the author.
101 Politically Incorrect LIMERICKS: Volume Three by Gary Kuyper 101 Politically Incorrect LIMERICKS: Volume Three by Oct. 24, 2016 $0.99 3379 words Sample 20%
IT’S HERE AT LAST! The long awaited Volume Three of the popular '101 Politically Incorrect LIMERICKS' series is raunchier, more daring and much funnier than Volume One and Two! This collection of totally new and fresh humorous prose is guaranteed to have you laughing out loud! A MUST FOR ALL SERIOUS COLLECTORS OF LIMERICKS!
3 long Poems by Benny A. McFadden 3 long Poems by Oct. 24, 2016 $1.50 8416 words Sample 15%
3 long Poems Benny A. McFadden Sense Despair Pay The Village Little Ember
Om 'n Vrou Lief te he by Arnold Lacock Om 'n Vrou Lief te he by Oct. 24, 2016 Free! 4886 words Read a sample
Hierdie is 'n digbundel gedigte met 58 liefdesgedigte veral vir haar wat passievol met die liefde omgaan
Scribbles by Eddie Lafrenaye Scribbles by Oct. 24, 2016 Free! 1609 words Read a sample
Random thoughts brought forth as short written pieces. These pieces are my own. Some were created while enduring a meeting and scribbled on the side of a page of notes.
A Silence of Echoes by Candice James A Silence of Echoes by Oct. 24, 2016 $1.99 11135 words Sample 20%
A collection of the author's favourite poems over the years. Most of the poems are previously unplublished,
Six Buttons and Other Poems of Everyday Life by Darcie Morris Six Buttons and Other Poems of Everyday Life by Oct. 23, 2016 Free! 1079 words Read a sample
Six Buttons and Other Poems of Everyday Life is a short collection of poetry taking apart routine life events and looking more closely at the ordinary. This book of eight poems opens up some of the smallest everyday occurrences, like watching an old lady walk by, and forces them down into artistically worded poems for you to enjoy. They offer a new perspective on the monotony in an ordinary life.
I'm No Hero by Lozan Yamolky I'm No Hero by Oct. 23, 2016 $1.99 9400 words Sample 20%
I'm No Hero is Lozan Yamolky;s debut poetry book. It covers her journey as a refugee from Iraq to Canada and the sorrows, abuse, travails and eventual joy. An amazing book of one woman's journey.
Half-Penny Poetry: The Blank Sheet by Folarin Esan Half-Penny Poetry: The Blank Sheet by Oct. 23, 2016 $5.99 8334 words Sample 20%
1. The Blank Sheet 2. St. Pauls. 3. Prince Felix the Greek in Venice. 4. Ancient War Games and Hidden Grammar. 5. Minority Report. 6. At the Edge! 7. An Initiation By Stealth. 8. Who’s the Boss? 9. Mojo is Back. 10. Am I really a Dog? 11. Misandrogyny (To theSapiosexual) 12. I wish I had Wisdom. 13. The Hero. 14. Elevate yourself to The Jet Set in Due Season And More!!
Bone Hide Hair by Donna Ross-Thengs Bone Hide Hair by Oct. 23, 2016 $1.99 6105 words Sample 20%
Donna Ross-Thengs debut book of poetry tugs at our heartstrings and brings both joy and sorrow to the forefront in her memories of childhood and the travails of adulthood.
Hand in Hand: Love Poems by Alexandra Vasiliu Hand in Hand: Love Poems by Oct. 23, 2016 $4.99 1504 words Sample 5%
Love poems that express happiness and harmony are extremely rare.
The Fringe Poetry White Book by The Fringe The Fringe Poetry White Book by Oct. 23, 2016 Free! 12765 words Read a sample
'The Fringe Poetry White Book' is an anthology of work from poets based, predominantly, in the North West of England. It follows on from the success of the anthology 'The Fringe Poetry Cafe' and from a series of six poetry pamphlets under the titles 'Poetry on the Move' and 'Poetry Festival' all published by SeaQuake Books.
Poetry Intention by Carlton D Kennedy Poetry Intention by Oct. 23, 2016 Free! 803 words Read a sample
Poetry intention is a collective selection of 6 new poems that has been shared from this creative writer. City life, family life and just life in general is a focus point for this book. Thought provoking and interesting with open interpretation.
Definitions of a Radical Centrist by William Driscoll Definitions of a Radical Centrist by Oct. 23, 2016 $0.99 4404 words Sample 44%
"This collection is among the most caustic and politically charged of William Driscoll’s work. Filled with invective, anger, satire and slice, the poetry collected here highlights the darker side of human nature, the machinations for power, and the unintended consequences of greed and cupidity."
Skidanja by Viktorija Bauer Skidanja by Oct. 23, 2016 Free! 1828 words Read a sample
"Skidanja" su intiman presjek zrelih emocija, pisanje bez zadrške, ali i skrivenih poruka čitaocu. "Skidanja" su u potpunosti - autorica.
Unique Poems by Cindy Christmas Unique Poems by Oct. 23, 2016 $2.99 3769 words Sample 20%
These poems are astonishing-beautiful. Never before have you read poems like this. These poems leave you with a positive message about life and the disappointments that we face in life at time. To read more poems go to www.misscindychristmas.tk.
Echo's Xmas Gift by Heidi Nel Echo's Xmas Gift by Oct. 23, 2016 $1.99 2272 words Sample 10%
This is a story for Children about a pony who wants a beautiful gift for Christmas, but he is not sure what that gift is. He knows that he will figure it out in time. When he goes into his stable, he sees a white cat that is busy decorating a Christmas tree for him.
Pozorište života by Marat M'saev Daan Pozorište života by Oct. 23, 2016 You set the price! 5065 words Sample 10%
Šta je pozorište života? To vi meni recite jer svako od nas je glavni glumac neke svoje predstave i drugačije sagledava ovo pitanje. Nekada su to monolozi, nekada je pozornica prepuna glumaca. Uvek ima varijacija na scenario i to je nešto što isti čini veoma zanimljivim. Na nama je da odglumimo najbolje što možemo zarad aplauza i poklona na samom kraju predstave pred spuštanje zavesa i odlazak sa
Through My Eyes by Deborah Kelly Through My Eyes by Oct. 23, 2016 $1.99 10318 words Sample 20%
A debut book of poetry by Deborah L. Kelly. Poems on nature, spirituality, bereavement, loss, and love.
Short Shots - A Coffee Table Book of Poetry by Candice James Short Shots - A Coffee Table Book of Poetry by Oct. 22, 2016 $1.49 4631 words Sample 20%
This is a collection of very short poems that will appeal to both poetry lovers and non poetry lovers. It is a perfect book for the coffee table; the doctor's office, or the bathroom,,,,,although it definitely does NOT belong in the toilet (lol)
Arousing Sexual Poetry by Cindy Christmas Arousing Sexual Poetry by Oct. 22, 2016 $2.99 2494 words Sample 20%
Every poem that you read in this book will get you ready for sex guarantee. We all need a little spice in the bedroom to keep our sex lives hot, and this book has all of that. These poems will definitely turn you on. These poems are sexually arousing. For more poems go to www.misscindychristmas.tk
Romantics by William Driscoll Romantics by Oct. 22, 2016 $0.99 11034 words Sample 44%
"From the first poem, a quasi Italian sonnet sequence with ever–increasing lines to swell each stanza to its conclusion, to a ballad in pigeon Middle English, to a song based on the rhythms and music of a Mozart Mass, the seven poems presented here take the reader on a romantic journey into timeworn fields filled with artists, lovers, sages and fools."
A Term of Existence by Ken Mann A Term of Existence by Oct. 22, 2016 $1.99 26545 words Sample 20%
Immerse yourself in a selection of verse (Poetry) from the collection of Ken Mann that spans over twenty-five years. Follow a unique journey of thoughts, feelings, and personal views that have shaped the author. Be carried away into the realms of make believe, thrown into political arguments, debate social dilemma's, and share romantic intentions.
Illumen 25 by Tyree Campbell Illumen 25 by Oct. 21, 2016 $1.99 12771 words Sample 10%
In this issue: Editor’s Introduction: restatement of purpose and direction. Articles: Why you [yeah, you!] should read poetry. Featured Poet: Maureen Bowden
Overhead - The Golden Thread To New Treasure Lead by Barbara M Schwarz Overhead - The Golden Thread To New Treasure Lead by Oct. 20, 2016 Free! 689 words Read a sample
Don't let fear envelop your atmosphere - eyeball instead a golden figurehead of a single thread that starts to show the future a myriad possibility show.
Lit Within: poetry by Adulescentia-Uitgewers Lit Within: poetry by Oct. 20, 2016 $4.00 5642 words Sample 20%
Lit Within is a poetry anthology that bursts with love for our Creator. In this little treasure of a book, the poet creatively expressed her views on various aspects of Christianity.
Священные сонеты Джона Донна by Николай Самойлов Священные сонеты Джона Донна by Oct. 20, 2016 $1.19 8200 words Sample 10%
«Священные сонеты» Джона Донна поразили меня мощью страстей, накалом любви, страданий, глубинами отчаянья и раскаянья. Название каждого сонета определяет его содержание.
Orchid Fallen: A Collection of Heartfelt Poetry by Jackie Wang Orchid Fallen: A Collection of Heartfelt Poetry by Oct. 19, 2016 Free! 1368 words Read a sample
Orchid Fallen is a collection of Jackie Wang's most heartfelt poems.
Wild Tourist by Celeste Snowber Wild Tourist by Oct. 19, 2016 $1.99 6846 words Sample 20%
Wild Tourist by Celeste Snowber gives the reader "Instructions from the Divine Feminine on how to journey into one's own being as a "Wild Tourist"
A Taste Of My Thoughts Presidential Debate by Steve Lake A Taste Of My Thoughts Presidential Debate by Oct. 19, 2016 Free! 729 words Read a sample
A poem about the usual events that occur every four years during the Presidential debates and the anguish of the people. The frustration of the people to elect a new President is becoming more of a circus every year. So let the circus begin.
Poems Of Life by Carlton D Kennedy Poems Of Life by Oct. 19, 2016 Free! 518 words Read a sample
Five brand new Poems that speak of life around yourself or others. Creative thinking and sharing it with reader like yourself. Enjoy.
Observation - Perspective Generation, The Artist's Creation by Barbara M Schwarz Observation - Perspective Generation, The Artist's Creation by Oct. 19, 2016 Free! 773 words Read a sample
"As eager as a puppy's nose to where the fresh wind blows (there new perspective shows!)."Tentatively slow, tentatively know, how perspective start to grow, when perception has space to flow and finds a simple route to capture a new off-shoot of what we start to see, observationally.
Emote by Nate Triscari Emote by Oct. 19, 2016 Free! 601 words Read a sample
Emote is a short collection of poetry that explores the monotony of human life and basic human emotion. It is a conversation between what separates us as humans from the mechanisms we have created, encouraging the reader to also evaluate their own perspective on life and emotion.
Beyond by Famous-Isaacs Ogadu Beyond by Oct. 19, 2016 $2.99 1827 words Sample 20%
Beyond is a collection of micro-poetry by Nigerian poet and filmmaker, Famous-Isaacs. This collection of micro poetry will leave you beyond imagination as hope travels across the streets to you, and what is the end is just the beginning. It is beyond this Beyond.