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Disinheritance

By John Sibley Williams

The poetry of John Sibley Williams as exhibited in this brief collection of short verse, Disinheritance, seems to congregate around the theme of a family remembered, often as if spoken by the recently deceased, and most disturbingly around the death of a young child, a...

Diary of a Poet

By Elizabeth Diane Daniel

Elizabeth Diane Daniel’s poetry collection, Diary of a Poet, is full of so much sad beauty. Short and to the point, the poems say more than any two-page or page-long poem could possibly ever say. We are given a small window into the struggles of...

Drapetomania

All of the Ways In Which I Am Black
By Sami Arlenis-Frederick

Sami Arlenis-Frederick’s poetry collection, Drapetomania, is palpable, as though the words themselves are breathing on the page, they have a heat to them, a realness like no other I’ve come across. Some of the lines are described in such a way that it literally makes...

Disconnected Discourse

By Gareth Budge

Disconnected Discourse, penned from the heart, soul and hand of Gareth Budge, is unique poetic staging of powerful emotions and profoundly deep ideas to ponder. It is a very quick read with very brief lines on each page, but each and every verse will reach...

Dreams of the Heart

Vol. I
By Joie Schmidt

Robert Frost had Mountain Interval, Shakespeare had The Sonnets, Emily Dickinson had her Collection, and Joie Schmidt has her Dreams of the Heart, Volume One. Many of the poems tout similar vocabulary and style as the old masters, as seen in this excerpt, “You are...

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Depths of a Teenage Mind

By Andrew Mills

Depths of a Teenage Mind is a poetic compilation written by Andrew Mills. Conveying myriad emotions, each of the poems - which differ in length - clearly expresses heartfelt loss, love, nature, desperation, misery and loneliness. Titles in this compilation include Dark Streets, Societal Pressures,...

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Disturbia

By Shadress Denise

Disturbia: Poems by Shadress Denise takes us on a journey of two lovers entangled in a love triangle. The author describes Bodega and Indigo as two soulmates. In order to understand the spiritual aspect of what a soulmate is, one must be willing to search...

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Dreams, Deeds, and Destiny

Purpose and Possibility in the Space Age
By Gwendolyn Rose Forrest

Dreams, Deeds, and Destiny: Purpose and Possibility in the Space Age by Gwendolyn Rose Forrest is a collection of poems on, as the title suggests, dreams, hopes, and philosophy. Dreams, Deeds, and Destiny is composed of a collection of poems arranged in alphabetical order, though...

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Don't Hit Me!

By Vanessa de Largie

“My body is an instrument. It transfers pain to melody so well.” Typically, non-fiction books about abuse – physical, mental, and emotional – are written from an observer’s point of view, even if the observer is the victim. Don’t Hit Me! by Vanessa de Largie...

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Dancing on Dewdrops

Rustic Poems, Prayers and Elegant Short Stories That Provide Inspiration, Comfort and Strength
By Mark John Terranova

There was a time when running through open fields and splashing in muddy puddles was a delightful afternoon pastime for a young child. A large tree that boasted supporting the wounded Revolutionary soldier, Lafayette, was enough to stimulate the creative imaginations of youngsters who passed...

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