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History by J. Elk-Baptisté History by March 07, 2019 $2.00 1,050 words Sample 40%
History Prose and poetry by J. Elk-Baptisté for your enjoyment. Bizarre! You asked for it.
12 Volts of Eccentricity by Darren Hobson 12 Volts of Eccentricity by March 06, 2019 Free! 5,590 words Read a sample
This collection of poetry is a lot more than simple verse, the poet cleverly takes the reader on a journey through humankind, pointing out the numerous eccentricities and where it will all lead us.
Words by J. Elk-Baptisté Words by March 06, 2019 $2.00 1,050 words Sample 60%
Words A short collection of prose and poetry by J. Elk-Baptisté for your enjoyment.
P.O.D. by J. Elk-Baptisté P.O.D. by March 05, 2019 $2.00 1,380 words Sample 40%
P.O.D. Avant-garde prose poetry by, J. Elk-Baptisté, for your enjoyment. Please don't go insane.
Writley Journal Poetry Magazine; Third Edition by Writely Journal Writley Journal Poetry Magazine; Third Edition by March 05, 2019 Free! 4,220 words
A Well Written Poetry Compilation
The L.O.W.K.I E Collection by Lowkie The L.O.W.K.I E Collection by March 04, 2019 Free! 920 words Read a sample
I present to you The L.O.W.K.I.E Collection. A collection of my thoughts. i hope you enjoy.
Absence by Souma E.A Absence by March 04, 2019 $0.99 3,440 words Sample 20%
This is a collection of depressing and encouraging poems about the feeling we all have at some point of our life. All of us have experienced pain, have been betrayed by someone they loved. These poems even if they are depressing they reflect my experiences in life. Not all of them are about pain, there are some poems about nature, about "mother" etc. I hope that you would read my book.
Crawlspace by J. Elk-Baptisté Crawlspace by March 04, 2019 $2.00 1,240 words Sample 40%
Crawlspace. Prose poetry by, J. Elk-Baptisté, for your enjoyment. Enjoy the craziness, but don't go mad.
The Growling Man by J. Elk-Baptisté The Growling Man by March 03, 2019 $2.00 1,340 words Sample 40%
The Growling Man Prose poetry by J. Elk-Baptisté for your enjoyment.
Take This Book As You Will by Phillip Magana Take This Book As You Will by March 02, 2019 $7.99 5,710 words Sample 25%
Take This Book As You Will, by Phillip Magaña. His journey continues.
The Factory of Ideas/Fabbrica delle idee by Antonello Borra The Factory of Ideas/Fabbrica delle idee by March 02, 2019 $4.99 10,410 words Sample 20%
The 77 individuals whose voices I tried to channel here are, or rather were, real people. Like my grandfather, they were all victims of an idea of “normality” that did not include them and, therefore, secluded them, confining their bodies to a cruel and repressive institution.
2011 & Earlier: Lyrics & Poems by Andrew Robert Chapman 2011 & Earlier: Lyrics & Poems by March 02, 2019 You set the price! 20,580 words Sample 20%
Three of the 2016 WildScreW CD songs date from 2011 and before but truthfully, back in 2011, I was cutting my teeth with song lyric writing and none of the many other efforts were to find themselves selected for ALPHAs. Several of the rhymes were sent to the Great American Song Contest for appraisal and the results can be found later in this book.
Time to Step Up by Dennis Herrell Time to Step Up by March 02, 2019 $0.99 1,880 words Sample 15%
In “Time to Step Up”, Dennis Herrell offers his readers a collection of poems that is enjoyable and worth their time—not something that makes them wince, scratch their heads, and wonder what the darn poem actually means. His readers might also find a dash of irony or humor, a bit of psychology or philosophy, or a twist of structure and phrasing that is all Dennis.
Recollections & Reflections by Dennis Herrell Recollections & Reflections by March 02, 2019 $0.99 5,000 words Sample 15%
In “Recollections & Reflections”, Dennis Herrell turns his attention to essays. In his mind, an essay is a way of reading and recording how intelligent, provocative minds explore all the different aspects of life. Dennis writes about a sea-going father, having a friend, exercising, being a grandpa, an evening at the opera, plus other interesting persons, places, and experiences.
Spirit Poems by Charlie Wilson Spirit Poems by March 02, 2019 $4.99 6,910 words Sample 20%
A collection of love letters to all that is Divine. "All souls are walking the path to redemption and rest in the Heart of the One. Say Yes."
Generation Ken by Ken Squires Generation Ken by March 01, 2019 Free! 5,320 words Read a sample
The next step in the world of poetry by Ken, speaking on many topics and giving insight to his own life.
You Are a Good Girl, Dandelion & Other Prose by J. Elk-Baptisté You Are a Good Girl, Dandelion & Other Prose by March 01, 2019 $2.00 860 words Sample 40%
You Are a Good Girl, Dandelion & Other Prose Prose by J. Elk-Baptisté for your enjoyment.
ONLY ONE SMALL POEM by eyfantastos ONLY ONE SMALL POEM by March 01, 2019 $1.99 110 words
ONE SMALL POEM INSPIRED FROM LONELINESS IN GREECE
General Discharge by Gary Mesick General Discharge by March 01, 2019 $2.99 8,350 words Sample 20%
With take-no-prisoners wit, these poems range from parody to pathos to draw the reader into a world rich in irony—ambivalent volunteers, uncertain alliances, and self-absorbed citizens. Together, they create a string of wry observations on the American military that could only have come from a career infantry officer with an eye for the absurd.
Ceteris Paribus by Jason Gant Ceteris Paribus by March 01, 2019 $2.99 8,270 words Sample 20%
A collection of poems and photography. Some in the horror genre, pastoral observations, nonsense, and some entirely insane.
The Magaiad: Nonsense Verse for a Nonsense 'Verse by Alan Good The Magaiad: Nonsense Verse for a Nonsense 'Verse by Feb. 28, 2019 $0.99 2,740 words Sample 20%
Here's a small collection of moderately humorous poems on topics such as climate change, day drinking, and climate change.
Love by Paolo Ruggirello Love by Feb. 28, 2019 $1.00 1,260 words Sample 20%
This is a book of one-of-a-kind love poems written by the author. There are 30 hand-crafted love poems that he wrote for the woman he loves. There are many different kinds of poems: haiku, sonnet, couplets, and even some he made himself! Paolo thanks you for your support and implores you to return at a later time. He writes at least one poem every day about various subjects and will have more!
The Mermaid’s Arms by J. Elk-Baptisté The Mermaid’s Arms by Feb. 27, 2019 $2.00 1,100 words Sample 40%
The Mermaid’s Arms Prose by J. Elk-Baptisté for your enjoyment.
Where the Leaves Darken by Steven Pelcman Where the Leaves Darken by Feb. 27, 2019 $7.99 10,840 words Sample 10%
“Where the leaves darken” is Steven Pelcman’s third volume of poetry. This diversified collection takes us on a journey of personal to universal experiences. Poems about a grandmother and her cat, to the streets of Paris, Istanbul, Marrakesh and Prague, the intimacy of a father’s illness and a sister dying to WW 2 as well as everyday small and large experiences.
Like Water To Stone by Steven Pelcman Like Water To Stone by Feb. 27, 2019 $7.99 12,970 words Sample 10%
"A poet whose body and soul carry the baggage of his years with dignity and grace, Steven Pelcman's poetry has already made its mark. It will be read far into the future.” (Dan Masterson, Award Winning Poet)
These Things Called Dreams: The Poems of Ono no Komachi by Larry Hammer These Things Called Dreams: The Poems of Ono no Komachi by Feb. 26, 2019 $2.99 4,800 words Sample 20%
Ono no Komachi, generally recognized as Japan’s greatest love poet before modern times, was better known for most of history for her legendary beauty. This new translation of all reliably attributed poems is lavishly illustrated with portraits spanning seven centuries, depicting Komachi and the legends that grew up around her. Japanese text and commentary is included for every poem.
En vers et contre toutes by Alexandre Roger En vers et contre toutes by Feb. 26, 2019 $1.99 8,180 words Sample 20%
Recueil salué par la critique. Ces poèmes en vers (sonnets, pantoums, ballades,...) sont ceux du désespoir, de la haine, du dégoût d’une femme bien que parfois l’amour ne soit jamais très loin prêt à resurgir. Ces poèmes revisitent des mythes antiques, s’élèvent contre la guerre, ... En définitive ces poèmes en vers ne sont pas contre toutes mais sont bel et bien un hymne à la femme et à l'amour.
Chinoiseries du cœur by Alexandre Roger Chinoiseries du cœur by Feb. 26, 2019 $1.99 2,930 words Sample 20%
Ces 37 poèmes (âge de l’auteur lors de l’écriture) sont dédiés à son épouse chinoise en témoignage de leur amour. Le couple, vivant à Paris, a passé de très longs mois séparé, elle à Shanghai en Chine et lui à Paris en France, avant d’être à nouveau réunis. Ces poèmes démontrent que, malgré les distances et les difficultés de toutes natures, l’amour, quand il est sincère, pur et profond, est ...
If I Were Not Me by Dale Parnell If I Were Not Me by Feb. 26, 2019 $3.99 5,010 words Sample 10%
'If I were not me' is the debut poetry collection by Dale Parnell. Exploring themes of mental health, relationships and nature, Dale looks at where he was, who he is now and the journey that took him from there to here.
Fortune by Angena Fortune by Feb. 25, 2019 Free! 6,890 words Read a sample
Fortune is a book of poetry by Angena who is known by her inspirational words on Instagram. The themes of the poems focus on gaining your personal power, being true to yourself and forming loving relationships. Each theme is brought to life with insightful ideas and heart-warming feeling. It's a book to read and come back to for finding peace and motivation to go after your biggest ambitions.
Le noble et sa noblesse by Alexandre Roger Le noble et sa noblesse by Feb. 25, 2019 $2.99 26,870 words Sample 20%
Vers l’An 1700, peu après la révocation de l’édit de Nantes, un mystérieux cavalier se prétendant philosophe s’écarte de son chemin et s’arrête dans un château habité par un comte excentrique et une comtesse désoeuvrée et ingénue. Tandis que les gens de maison batifolent, un jardinier, amoureux platonique, idéalise la future Révolution française. Ecrit en prose et en vers.
Yet Further Infinity Message For/To All by Soso Soso Yet Further Infinity Message For/To All by Feb. 24, 2019 Free! 11,560 words Read a sample
Towards genuine transformation and wholesomely enlightened awareness and consciousness of the interconnect/ions/ edness and connectedness of all - (known and unknown in human consciousness and beyond) in environment(s).
Broken and Breathing by Amanda C. Broken and Breathing by Feb. 24, 2019 Free! 2,710 words Read a sample
Broken and Breathing is for you. Broken and Breathing is for me. Broken and Breathing is for all of us.
Lữ khách trần gian by Nguyen Dac Kien Lữ khách trần gian by Feb. 24, 2019 $3.59 7,700 words Sample 20%
LỮ KHÁCH TRẦN GIAN là tập hợp những bài thơ viết trong năm 2018. Như những lần trước, các bài thơ trong tập này đã được public trên blog và Facebook của tôi. Tuy nhiên, tác giả vẫn rất vui lòng nếu bạn đọc có nhã ý mua ủng hộ, dù phải nhắc lại, mục đích chính của việc xuất bản chỉ đơn giản là vì niềm vui thích cá nhân và cũng là để duy trì sự viết.
Issue One The Twee Version of Mister Harris & Other Prose by J. Elk-Baptisté Issue One The Twee Version of Mister Harris & Other Prose by Feb. 24, 2019 $2.00 1,500 words Sample 40%
Issue One The Twee Version of Mister Harris & Other Prose Poetry by J. Elk-Baptisté for your enjoyment.
An Unnamed Life Lost by Luis Angel Greer An Unnamed Life Lost by Feb. 23, 2019 Free! 3,260 words Read a sample
As I was deciding what would make up my day today I felt a piece I had written, “An Unnamed Life Lost” call out to me; so I read it again and then I began to write. I put together what came of my efforts today into a short story told through prose poems.
Ánh Trăng Đêm Thất Tình by Gio Bui Ánh Trăng Đêm Thất Tình by Feb. 23, 2019 $1.40 19,640 words Sample 5%
Từ những ngày buồn bã âm thầm tìm cách chiến thắng trái tim sắt đá của người đàn bà đẹp trong tập thơ này, tôi biết buồn và cô đơn. Dành tặng cho những ai một thời khổ đau vì thất tình, vì mãi tôn thờ một hình bóng đơn phương.
Немска Каламбуриада (преводи на немска лека поезия) by Chris Myrski Немска Каламбуриада (преводи на немска лека поезия) by Feb. 21, 2019 $4.99 18,100 words Sample 25%
In Bulgarian. Това са преводи на редица немски леки и хумористични стихове на български. Включени са неща, които са се харесали лично на автора, като най-добре е представен Ерих Кестнер, после следват Вилхелм Буш, Кристиан Моргенщерн, и други, но всичко е откъслечно, без систематика (с изключение на първия материал на Кестнер); На края има и 4-5 стихотворения на Кестнер в оригинал).
Prose From The Queen of the World by J. Elk-Baptisté Prose From The Queen of the World by Feb. 20, 2019 $2.00 1,490 words Sample 40%
Verse From The Queen of the World Poetry by J. Elk-Baptisté for your enjoyment.
Poemas em Branco by Clarice Hatischvili Poemas em Branco by Feb. 19, 2019 You set the price! 15,660 words
Poemas escritos ao longo de uma turbulenta adolescência.
آخرین حرف خزان by علیرضا خالو کاکایی آخرین حرف خزان by Feb. 19, 2019 You set the price! 11,340 words Sample 20%
آخرین حرف خزان،‌نخستین سروده ها و اولین مجموعه غزل علیرضا خالوکاکایی (ع. طارق) است. تمامی این غزل ها در سال ۱۳۶۰ یعنی در دوران آوارگی و تحت تعقیب بودن شاعر از سوی استبداد دینی حاکم بر ایران سروده شده اند
A Window to Existence by Nikoletta Dania A Window to Existence by Feb. 19, 2019 $7.99 12,360 words Sample 20%
It is a moonless night, and a beam of light enters through a crack in her window. Then, the light takes the shape of a shining angel and talks to her: “Don’t be scared. I am the sun ray that managed to fool the night. I came to remind you that I exist, even when the sun doesn’t shine anymore. So, I decided to visit you uninvited through your window’s jalousie. Perhaps not totally uninvited. [...]
The Art of Love by Boygene Borice The Art of Love by Feb. 19, 2019 Free! 6,070 words Read a sample
There is no perfect way to love or prove your love. This book only gives you the power of poetry. Love itself is poetry. Read out these words for your partner, use them to create a card for them, record them. You know how, yourself. It’s my prayer that you will find the exact words you have desired in my poetry, for your Love
Back Talk by Patch Jingle Back Talk by Feb. 18, 2019 Free! 5,650 words Read a sample
Ruminations upon human flatulence, with introductory essay and lots of silly fart and poo rhymes. A quick read for the loo or pretty much anywhere else you are otherwise bored.
سایه ها و باد by علیرضا خالو کاکایی سایه ها و باد by Feb. 18, 2019 You set the price! 8,020 words Sample 20%
سایه ها و باد، دومین دفتر از غزل های شاعر و نویسنده‌ی معاصر علیرضا خالوکاکایی (ع. طارق) می باشد. این مجموعه غزل را با یک طرح جلد متفاوت به شما عزیزان تقدیم می کنیم
My Castle by Matthew Nino Azcuy My Castle by Feb. 18, 2019 $7.99 5,620 words Sample 10%
A poetry collection My Castle is compiled of one hundred and sixty-seven pages of poetry of various nature. One poem per page. The overall theme of the text is mid-evil, but the poetry represents feelings and social commentary of both the poet and his surroundings.
Sifting Through the Ashes of Me by Jason "Jay" Walker Sifting Through the Ashes of Me by Feb. 18, 2019 $7.50 17,830 words
Take a stroll outside the lines with Providence actor and poet Jason "Jay" Walker, as he zigzags and crisscrosses down Memory Lane,
Where I'm Comin' From by Jason "Jay" Walker Where I'm Comin' From by Feb. 18, 2019 $6.00 12,060 words
Jay Walker is reaching out to the world through his poetry, speaking on world issues & reflecting on all the aspects & events of his life & his art. Where I’m Comin’ From is not a love letter to Rhode Island; it’s a declaration of the status of his emotional journey to the ultimate destination of peace, love & nakedness for all.
Flower by Jason "Jay" Walker Flower by Feb. 18, 2019 $6.00 13,370 words
This third collection of Jay’s poetry is an introspective on love, life, politics, poetry & our place in the world.
Echoes In The Distance by Mario Costa Echoes In The Distance by Feb. 17, 2019 $7.25 2,810 words Sample 20%
From the influence of Jack Kerouac to Kendrick Lamar, step into a world of rhythm and rhyme mixed with imagination. Storytelling through poetry in search of finding answers to questions never even asked. The sound of echoes vibrate across an open channel of life.