Poetry - General

Swaying

By Amber Anderson Smith, Marissa Williams, Rachel Rankins, Alexis Walters

As the seasons unfold in the sleepy, picturesque town of Springfield, residents prepare for the fate of their beloved Mighty Oak. The memories and emotions surrounding that giant tree in the center of town make the decision to fell the beloved tree more than difficult....

As Glaciers Move

Selected Poems and Prose Presenting a Progression of Perceptions
By Joseph Whitson

As Glaciers Move by Joseph Whitson is a lovely book of poetry. Whitson has attempted to outline his whole life with poetry. Various episodes appear, including everything from birth to death; first love to marriage. It would seem that one is reading Whitson's most intimate...

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Abandoned Breaths

Poetry, Quotes, and Poetic Prose (First Edition)
By Alfa

With chapter headers like Squall, Monsoon, Zephyr, and Exhalation, you know that the emotions depicted within them are going to take your breath away. In Abandoned Breaths: Poetry, Quotes, and Poetic Prose (First Edition) by Alfa, the author exposes some of her most profound, painful...

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Melancholy's Autograph

By Sarah Lamar King

Melancholy’s Autograph is a journey into heartfelt prose and poetry, written by Sarah Lamar King. Each poem relates to different emotional aspects of a person’s life, ranging from the natural to the bizarre, from life to death and, in some instances, beyond. Each verse, on...

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Poetry and Ponderings

A Journey of Abuse and Healing Through Poetry
By Diamante Lavendar

Have you ever felt at peace just by looking at a book cover? The cover is what immediately drew me to Poetry and Ponderings: A Journey of Abuse and Healing Through Poetry by Diamante Lavendar. Before turning to the first poem, this reader knew that...

Windows of My Mind

Sixty Poetic Expressions
By Christopher Persaud

Windows of My Mind: 60 Poetic Expressions is an inspired title for Christopher Persaud's collection of poems; that is exactly what it is, a glimpse of the innermost feelings of one man. Written in freestyle, the majority are longer than average. Each is illustrated appropriately...

Angels Always Near

A Poetry Collection
By Denise Alicea

Denise Alicea has created a book that embodies the poetry lover. Angels Always Near is a brief collection of a little over 30 poems, many of which read as short stories in verse instead of explorations of abstract personal emotions or discussions of ideas. It...

Ounces of Oneness

By Nejoud Al-Yagout

In Ounces of Oneness, a book of poems by the author Nejoud Al-Yagout, each work is an attempt to give permanence to the soul. Sometimes tentative, sometimes effervescent, Al-Yagout manages to invite the reader with her on a journey of self discovery and wonder as...

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Perceived Thoughts

By Shauna M Cesar

Lies, the first poem in the first section of verse entitled “Perceived,” is a poem for every woman who has faced the disillusionment of a precarious love, confirming the fact that if it seems too good to be true, it probably is. Poet Shauna Cesar...

Sticks and Stones Falling From the Sky

By Andrew Daniels

The Great Depression, metaphors, Wall Street and love are some of the poems that you will read about and discover in Sticks and Stones Falling From the Sky. Andrew Daniels has intertwined an inspiration of old and new, love and intimacy, and music and art...