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Horizon Cow by Refried Bean Horizon Cow by May 25, 2016 $10.00 12897 words Sample 15%
This book includes two collections of funny joke poems by Refried Bean.
Kavya Kankshi by OnlineGatha Kavya Kankshi by May 25, 2016 $1.48 2459 words Sample 20%
तलाश स्वतंत्रता तो उतनी ही है हमारी जितनी लम्बी बेड़ियों की डोर हर इक ने इच्छा, अपेक्षा, संस्कारो और सम्मानो की सीमाए डाल रखी है, तलाश है उस थोड़े से आसमान की किसी ने कहीं देखा है वो इक आकाश का टुकड़ा जहाँ हम हि हम हो उन्मुक्ता, अधिकार मिली सभी चराचर को फिर. ,,,
Solitude Of Mind - To The Air Bind by Barbara M Schwarz Solitude Of Mind - To The Air Bind by May 25, 2016 Free! 903 words Read a sample
A moment quite so strange, the force that rearrange is what can hum through (when kindness reaches you).
From Darkness to Light by Linda Sacco From Darkness to Light by May 24, 2016 Free! 614 words Read a sample
Darkness meets light. Reality meets fantasy. Then, worlds collide and magic happens.In this poetry sampler, Australian poet Linda Sacco lets three free poems fly into your world.
Poems 3,14 by Lluís Viñas Marcus Poems 3,14 by May 24, 2016 $0.99 5047 words Sample 20%
Traveller, if you have arrived here, it must be to read some poems. Why do you need a preface? Please, come in. The rest, explain it in Lacedaemon.
Open Wide, the Eye; Poems by Susan Dworski Nusbaum Open Wide, the Eye; Poems by May 24, 2016 $4.95 9512 words Sample 20%
Moments of attentiveness illuminate our world, interrupting the rush of time to make each flash a revelation. Stopping to see what we may not have noticed, to listen, to feel, to remember past sensations, deepens our insights. This collection of poems examines the art of seeing with all the senses, unveiling the essential realities hidden in common objects and experiences.
Temptation's Trust by Gary R. Hess Temptation's Trust by May 24, 2016 $0.99 2404 words Sample 30%
Love is but a splendid experience which may only be appreciated through unexpected actions. Temptation's Trust expresses Gary R. Hess's unforeseen and sometimes unthinkable affairs with love throughout his life.
SHE by Kourtney Amerson SHE by May 24, 2016 $5.99 1130 words Sample 20%
When love is the goal to be consumed but looking for it in all the wrong places leads to heartbreak and suicidal thoughts. Until pain taught her the value of self worth.
Grabbing The World In -  A Collection Of Poems by Judith Donner Hancock Grabbing The World In - A Collection Of Poems by May 23, 2016 $2.99 6504 words Sample 20%
A short collection of poems, this volume was inspired by the late Doreen Hancock's poems, and put together by her son and daughter-in-law. By adding their own poems, the three create unique views of different lives and vision of writing poetry.
Island Bliss - Simple Thoughts On All Of This by Barbara M Schwarz Island Bliss - Simple Thoughts On All Of This by May 23, 2016 Free! 8740 words Read a sample
The note that broke in sound - the whale song all around - that moved to depths profound - and had me singing free - with all humanity.
B e n e a t h by Arunima Mehrotra B e n e a t h by May 22, 2016 $1.99 5192 words Sample 20%
A Collection of Short Poems by Arunima Mehrotra
A Backpacker's Haiku by Tommy Baggins A Backpacker's Haiku by May 22, 2016 Free! 277 words Read a sample
This short collection of haiku is inspired by adventures and misadventures while backpacking on the Appalachian Trail. This collection is meant to be tongue-in-cheek.
Wishes On The Edge of Time by Cathy Smith Wishes On The Edge of Time by May 22, 2016 $2.99 11239 words Sample 20%
Wishes on the Edge of Time is the second poetry-photo journal by Cathy Smith. It includes many photos from across America and northern parts of Mexico. A real diamond of poetry. The first poetry and photo album is Apple Cider. The third journal is a work in progress being created in n. Maine in her new home there. If you liked her journal "Apple Cider", you will love this even more!
'Invasion of Beauty*Flash*The Love Mudras' by Sunny Jetsun 'Invasion of Beauty*Flash*The Love Mudras' by May 22, 2016 Free! 51228 words Read a sample
The reality of the relationship existing between the outer world (the macrocosm) and man’s inner world (the microcosm) is expressed here through the Poetic Psychedelic Magical Realism of Sunny Jetsun’s autobiographical inspiration. We are Infinite awareness having and sharing our personal experiences not the illusions of Ego but recognising the true Cosmic nature of our highest human consciousness
The Capoeira Poem by Will Tibbits The Capoeira Poem by May 21, 2016 Free! 333 words Read a sample
This poem describes the history of capoeira
Fate, Love, and Innocence Scorned by Serenity Williams Fate, Love, and Innocence Scorned by May 21, 2016 $0.99 4841 words Sample 20%
A priceless glance into the mind of a moody teenager.
Love, War and Battle Scars by Jeanne M. Nimo Love, War and Battle Scars by May 21, 2016 $5.99 5681 words Sample 20%
Embedded in the pages of this collection are words that are based on true emotions of a woman who has fallen in love, suffered from a broken heart, fought her demons, rebelled against life, and found within herself the light she has been searching for in order to help her heal. May this book help ease the pain that you're suffering, bring the life back into your soul, and the joy to your heart.
Pain Pleasure and Paradox in Poetry: A Verse Compendium by Manu Mangattu Pain Pleasure and Paradox in Poetry: A Verse Compendium by May 21, 2016 $1.99 9727 words Sample 20%
Poetry often seems to use a language that relies heavily on oxymora, paradoxes and contradictions. Phrases like “the brilliant darkness of a hidden silence”, “dazzling obscurity”, “whispering silence”, “teeming desert” or “undivided division and differentiated unity” are not uncommon in poetry. This verse compendium is an attempt at anthologizing this puzzling chemistry between poetry and paradox.
Imagery Every Day: Poetry for Contemporary Minds by Gary R. Hess Imagery Every Day: Poetry for Contemporary Minds by May 20, 2016 $0.99 930 words Sample 30%
Explore the wonders of Imagism with Gary R. Hess's book titled "Imagery Every Day: Poetry for Contemporary Minds". This volume of Bright Dreams brings you to witness the wonders of the world through exquisite language using concrete words and minimal abstraction.
Beneath The Aging Sun by Stephen P Smith Beneath The Aging Sun by May 20, 2016 Free! 94 words Read a sample
A dark acrostic poem. Look into yourself and realize your true potential. Quit living on your knees.
The Sky that Falls by Deniz Besim The Sky that Falls by May 20, 2016 You set the price! 7779 words Sample 70%
A book of forty poems divided into sestinas, villanelles, pantoums and sonnets. The poetry explores a variety of issues and themes, varying from the political to the leisurely, such as holiday, friendship and fun.
Doctor and Other Poems by A.D Pomeroy Doctor and Other Poems by May 20, 2016 Free! 1283 words Read a sample
Chapbook of contemporary sonnets about the experiences of the author in his time in hospital.
Of-poetry collection-Amir Sarem-2016 by Amir Sarem Of-poetry collection-Amir Sarem-2016 by May 20, 2016 Free! 4294 words Read a sample
An English poetry book that translated from Persian.
The Valley that Calls by Deniz Besim The Valley that Calls by May 20, 2016 You set the price! 22335 words Sample 70%
An exquisite book of poetry where each poem tells a unique story that captures the imagination, as well as dedicating a series of poems to describing the sublime existence and beauty of the fictional valley.
The Positivity Verses by L J Steed The Positivity Verses by May 20, 2016 $2.99 11046 words Sample 20%
The Positivity verses is a 37 part anthology expressing the rise and fall of a romantic relationship through the eyes of a man; from being single to coming to terms with the loss of a breakup. A raw and personal look at something we've all been through at some stage in our lives. Hopefully you will find something in there for you.
Little Human Relics by Amanda Williams Little Human Relics by May 20, 2016 $2.99 4152 words
The poems in Little Human Relics weave themselves through various notions of home: a family farm, the mythic backdrop of Bavaria, a cityscape rife with urban noise and expectations, and the quiet interiors of domestic life.
17 Lucky Love Poems by GMCB 17 Lucky Love Poems by May 19, 2016 $4.99 2674 words Sample 5%
This eBook contains 17 great love poems which can serve as your inspiration in life and love. 17 which is believed to be the lucky number of love may help you find your luck in love after reading all of these poems by heart.
Last Texts from Jesus - Poems of Jesus Today by Lucy Berry Last Texts from Jesus - Poems of Jesus Today by May 19, 2016 $7.28 6926 words
Our notions of Jesus are inevitably shaped by classical paintings and established ideas of life in biblical times. Yet, if, as many believe, Jesus exists across time and space, how might we authentically imagine Christ today?
Whispers From The Otherworld by Tony Farnden Whispers From The Otherworld by May 19, 2016 Free! 4488 words Read a sample
A collection of writings that reflect upon meetings between ordinary humans and those of the Fae.
Church of Snails - Poems to a Slow Church by Lucy Berry Church of Snails - Poems to a Slow Church by May 19, 2016 $7.28 5977 words
Churches too often sift people and situations, involving themselves only with those people and things which won’t embarrass, hurt or challenge; we decide who are the sheep and who are the goats. Our decisions are plain for the world to see. Sometimes they look funny or silly. Sometimes just ugly...
Just Papering over the Cracks by Darren Hobson Just Papering over the Cracks by May 19, 2016 Free! 11427 words Read a sample
The Just series of books welcomes a new cub to their family with words of poetry about the glory and the tragedy that you find in our daily lives, there are words of hope to bring people back from the brink of depression when it seems all hope is lost.
Still Seeing Through The Smoke by Pete Wilky Still Seeing Through The Smoke by May 19, 2016 $4.99 24527 words Sample 15%
Still Seeing Through The Smoke is a selection of modern poetry and verse which will appeal to a much wider audience. It is gritty, witty and not always pretty! A selective serving of food for thought served unapologetically and often coldly
Emotional Rollercoaster: Relentless Road Trip by Mica Furlow Emotional Rollercoaster: Relentless Road Trip by May 18, 2016 $7.99 5103 words
The twists and turns of life continue as they do and the author captures them on her pad and paper. She writes about loved ones both near and far as well as experiencing love found and lost. All emotions are shown from joy to disappointment to happiness.
Gastronomicón by Manuel Arduino Pavón Gastronomicón by May 18, 2016 $3.39 9820 words Sample 20%
Cuenta la mitología indú que ante la inminente amenaza de los demonios, Vishnu reunió a los dioses y les ordenó batir el océano de leche, caldo que contenía la esencia de los animales y las plantas del monte Mandara; de su jugo salieron los más potentes venenos y los más sublimes licores.
Ballet of Eyelids by Denisa Stanislav Ballet of Eyelids by May 18, 2016 $3.99 4267 words
Delicate “Ballet of poetry” blooming out of dignity into silent speech of elegant art that simmers with a wistful longing for beauty and love. Anna Regeniter, writer, Manchester, U.K.
These Shoes - Flow and Thoughts by Erik Moton These Shoes - Flow and Thoughts by May 18, 2016 $3.99 10971 words Sample 20%
“They say, ‘one size fits all’, however, you'll think twice before stepping into These Shoes.” Thought provoking, These Shoes is a collection of poems, short stories, and ponderings that challenges the different views of the world, and makes the reader question if they'll really judge a situation a certain way if the shoes were on their feet.
Poetic Pulses on Cupid Love by Ram Bansal Poetic Pulses on Cupid Love by May 18, 2016 $5.00 15475 words Sample 10%
The Poet relates declining quality of Cupid Love to ignorance of humanity about real emotional love and its cultivation by the couple, needing no other resource but their time for loving. Love being the most satisfying factor for a happy life, it is worth the investment of time in it.
African Princess and Other Poems by Lucky O. Ighedose, Ph.D African Princess and Other Poems by May 18, 2016 $1.50 2148 words Sample 20%
"African Princess and Other Poems" is a collection of poems on the beauty of the African woman characterized by good cultural values, comportment, carriage, honesty, and humane and compassionate heart towards her man, her children and the entire household which includes the extended family members. The book also has poems on sundry issues of basic life virtues, e.g. forgiveness and courage.
Casey's Last at Bat by Steven D. Bennett Casey's Last at Bat by May 17, 2016 Free! 1027 words Read a sample
'Casey at the Bat' is a classic poem, yet in 118 years we have never read the opposing team's story. 'Casey's Last at Bat' finds the Joyville team having to rely on an old veteran pitcher in his last game. With skill and guile, Jack MacGraw stands at the edge of victory. But he must face his old nemesis, Casey, who stands in the way of him ending his career as a champion. .
hello. goodbye. never again by Shadress Denise hello. goodbye. never again by May 17, 2016 $5.99 7046 words Sample 10%
Hello Goodbye. Never Again is a collection of poetry that describes the back and forth struggle between finding love and having to let it go. The book compiled of 75 poems display the inward battle one fights with to embrace love, sex and forgiveness. With each page, Shadress displays the journey one must take to find themselves and the outcome they are searching for when engaging with love.
In the Mind of the Wandering Mind by Vanessa Marquez In the Mind of the Wandering Mind by May 17, 2016 Free! 3114 words Read a sample
Thoughts and poetry spawn together to create this book that could be shared to anyone that has crossed your path whether to stay, to teach you a lesson, or to help you grow as an individual.
Radiance by Emanuel Xavier Radiance by May 17, 2016 $4.99 8598 words
"In Radiance, Xavier scours the words of his poetry and the reader is given a keen clear look at reality. I love Emanuel!" --Miguel Algarin, founder of the Nuyorican Poets Cafe
Say It With Poems by Stella Vee Chong Say It With Poems by May 16, 2016 $6.99 6779 words Sample 20%
Say It With Poems is a lighthearted way of using poetry to perceive and feel what’s happening around us. Section I – “All about life” has twenty-six poems that take you on a journey where you can identify with feelings of love, frustration, joy, and patriotism in uniquely Singaporean-style. Section II – “All about cats” has seventeen poems depicting the struggle of cats around the Singapore isla
The Seed Bridge: Collected Poems by Terrence Craft The Seed Bridge: Collected Poems by May 16, 2016 $2.99 15310 words Sample 15%
The Seed Bridge is a collection of autobiographical poems composed by Terrence Alonzo Craft, covering a variety of themes: ardent and fiery love, airy philosophy, joy and pain, life lessons, and the esoteric. These are pieces to be digested and, at the end of the collection, you will gain an insight into the author which reflects back to your own human experience. It is an expression of life.
A Fake Smile Is Still a Smile by Adriel Vigo A Fake Smile Is Still a Smile by May 16, 2016 Free! 4664 words Read a sample
This book carries on the themes and motifs of the previous two books in the series, exploring what I call 'horror love poems'. After unpublishing my book 'Poetry Goes Punk', I've reissued most of the poems from that book in this one. Hope you enjoy this short and free book! (Book 3 of 3 of 'The Unnamed Series')
Lore of the Underlings: Kid of Lore by John Klobucher Lore of the Underlings: Kid of Lore by May 16, 2016 Free! 7594 words Read a sample
Johnny's your typical tween-age insomniac who's never slept a wink in his life. But when a kids' prank turns into an epic fail, the nightmare really begins. It's literally all downhill from there, as Johnny Cap falls for a shadowy girl and into the clutches of someone stranger. Meanwhile, his world slips under a spell of lore. And evil looms. No kidding...
A Poem A Week by Roger Brown A Poem A Week by May 16, 2016 $4.98 3479 words Sample 10%
A collection of 52 poems written by Roger. In no specific genre or type. All poems are written with passion and are easily related to.
Spectral Horse Poems No. 4 by Simon Pole Spectral Horse Poems No. 4 by May 16, 2016 $2.99 5108 words Sample 20%
More poems about undiscovered countries, love in confusing times, events at the Red Sea told from the point of view of Pharoah’s army, and the proprietorship of bathtubs. Includes two long poems in blank verse, and their engrossing stories. No. 4 in the Spectral Horse chapbook series from Simon Pole, author of The Saga Terminal City.
Seasons of Love by Anasuya Priyadarshini Pradhan Seasons of Love by May 16, 2016 $1.05 3223 words Sample 20%
Seasons of Love is a collection of poems exhibiting a love story. They met..interacted..fell for each other..stood up with the vows they made..fought against the world..and finally won! Moments befell and cherished, people approached and departed, but they became a PAUSE..being in LOVE! ‘If you are truly meant to be together, life will find a way to make that happen’.
Indestructible & Other Poems by Kristy Rulebreaker Indestructible & Other Poems by May 16, 2016 $3.00 5268 words Sample 20%
This is the poetry collection made of 100 short poems that cover many subjects as: love, friendship, politics, nature, freedom, peace, etc.