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Part two is now available for a short-term exclusive pre-order!! The same passion, protest, and hope found in part one.
Explore the moments of 2020 as we pass through each month together. Kassie paints the world as it happens through poetry and provides a perfectly biased view into some of the impacts across America and beyond. The widespread effects of Covid-19 and the continued fight against racism are rhymed hand-in-hand with the SpaceX rocket launch and the passing of time in quarantine. Watch for Part II – coming early 2021.
It’s the year of 2020 Which no one will forget, When we fought a deadly virus That posed a deadly threat. Mel rhymes her way through lockdown, It enables her to cope, And in her witty verses Spreads positivity and hope.
This poetry collection follows Kassie through her own travel adventures. Written in the moment and on the road so that the experiences wouldn’t be forgotten. Combined with a few of her favorite photos from those travels to further drive the imagery that is created with the words. Follow Kassie, from the coast of Oregon to the Himalayan Mountains, as she shares her experiences in the same way she fell in love with it; through the written word.
For the person looking to understand mental health needs
From the bloody pen of The Nuclear Cowboy and the deepest depths of the abyss; comes another book of heartbreak, burnt donuts, and a spirit that keeps on fighting. Drown in an intoxicating and uplifting journey of trial and tribulations, beautiful scars, and of those strung along in toxic games in a world where love is not enough.
Black Ribbon is a collection of poetry that ventures through Love, Healing, and Purpose. It is split into three chapters The Bond, The Chaos, and The Still. Each Chapter serves a different purpose and intertwine the meaning of a Black Ribbon which is mourning. And through mourning do we learn to let go. It is letting go that makes way for what is needed for clarity. It is letting go that makes way for forgiveness. It is letting go that brings us together.
The Children of None is a collection of 43 poems, each poem is written with a unique style and candor. Several poems within the collection stand out as inspirational, heartfelt, and rich in language. The author does an exceptional job of creating unique poems, on themes such as social justice, love of family, culture in Nigeria, and how the process of creating a poem.
Lexia Luccen is a seventeen-year-old girl with a fiery power that is slowly destroying the last fragments of her sanity. Having lost her abusive father, Lexia is left scarred from the way he treated her and by the grief of his death. When she accidentally uses her ability to create a devastating explosion that takes many lives, she is moved from her life of solitude into the hectic youth facility that is Lucida.
David Dephy’s exuberant poems shout from the streets of Georgia to New York City. His work is honest and returns again and again to the idea of eternal hope, and freedom, despite the circumstances. When he writes, “The trust is the heart of prescience,” the reader is reminded that there is something eternal for Dephy and at the heart of everything, there must be acceptance.
One thing that is admirable about this poetry collection is the energetic imagination and emotional intensity. All poems included show the poet’s supreme lyrical triumph. These poems are undoubtedly quite powerful.
Oh, filthy hands in a concrete body And reprobate heart From the celestial invisible aboard Came the voice Take them off Wish this memory will fade away forever My left brain sang it as a fresh song Hot tears vowed never to cease Cause the nightmare lives in me To shout out those memories is my wish To tell you Take off your filthy hands
It contains many mystical, magical poems written on the Isle of Iona in the Inner Hebrides, Scotland, during my first few writing retreats with Angela Locke MA as tutor. Some were also written during weekend writing retreats at Rydal Hall, near Grasmere in the Lake District, close to the home of William Wordworth ( Rydal Mount)
Honey dew – an anthology of true expression A 21 poem pamphlet – published December 2020 by The Hedgehog Poetry Press.
The poems and visuals in her collection are for everyone who has ever been lost on the road or in the air, unsure of where they're going and where to go. They're for everyone who has ever felt a magnetic connection to some stranger-turned-whatever and desperately needs, if not wants, to find understanding
Letters to Jupiter is a poetry collection that explores a tale of the fragility of the mind. With each poetic letter, written by an unknown narrator seeking to let go of the past, we see life at its darkest time, brightest, and examine how much a person can grow after a life-changing event.
Lost Girls explores the experiences of women and girls as they grieve, find love, face uncertainty, take a stand, find their future, and say goodbye to the past. A young woman creates a ritual to celebrate the life of a kidnapped girl, an unmarried woman wanders into a breast feeder's support group and stays, a grieving mother finds solace in an unlikely place, a young girl discovers more than she bargained for when she spies on her neighbors.
‘Love Uncontrolled’ is Manju S M’s first poetry collection. The collection contains heart-melting poems based on several relatable life experiences. The poems ooze love and depict the beauty and the complexity of love using several scientific concepts like diffusion, latent heat, catalyst, etc., throwing a different light on both science and love.
Of Life and Love is the debut collection of poetic works by Ms. Abby Kay herself. Touching on Life’s good, bad, and everything in-between as well as delving into the heartaches, intimacies and lust-fueled moments of Love, this collection is everything a hopeless romantic at heart would crave to put words to emotions like never before.
A strong, healthy man has a routine chest x-ray and a terrifying result is discovered. Not only does his body harbor cancer, but it is stage four metastasized melanoma. How will he handle this deathly diagnosis emotionally and physically? The safe life he knowns has suddenly vanished. Is death imminent? Can revolutionary treatments save his life? Every excruciating minute holds an unknown fate. How do his wife, children and friends react to this unexpected life changing t
Open Heart Poetry is filled with poems about pain, determination, hope, anxiety and humour. Part One delves into my daily battle with OCD and the impact this has on my life. It encourages others to speak out about invisible pain and spread the word. Part Two contains light-hearted, humorous poems about relatable experiences.
ONE NIGHT IN JANUARY evokes the bite of that month in the breath of a hare and the white blankness of the winter air. Cold hands that have clasped each other and let go, kisses under a starry night, a pose for a photograph in front of Mount Esja: a visceral loss permeates this collection.
Poetic Poetry is a poetry collection that speaks to the soul about everyday life. In this collection, you'll find rhyming and contemporary pieces. Painting a picture with words, readers will enter the world of beaches in the Carolinas, the Blue Ridge Mountains, seasons, love, faith, flowers, the pandemic, the passion of motherhood, experiences with an autistic child, and much more.
Poetry For You, Truths For Me, is an emotive, personal poetry journey through the pain of heartbreak.From teenage to adult relationships, this collection contains an array of thoughts and feelings about love, anxiety, grief and fury in rhyme, discovering the true depths of heartache.Immerse yourself in heartfelt resonating poems that are full of strong and beautiful imagery.
Rafa and the Real Boy is a Young Adult novel about seventeen-year-old Rafaela Torres, who is forced to move to the middle-of-nowhere, Minnesota after her parents’ separation. This book combines mystery and confusion into a YA love story. Great read for any young adult in your life.
A strong, healthy man has a routine chest x-ray and a terrifying result is discovered. Not only does his body harbor cancer, but it is stage four metastasized melanoma. How will he handle this deathly diagnosis emotionally and physically? The safe life he knowns has suddenly vanished. Is death imminent? Can revolutionary treatments save his life? Every excruciating minute holds an unknown fate. How do his wife, children and friends react to this unexpected life changing threat?
Cleethorpes traditionally boasted five miles of golden sand. It has long been the resort of choice for holidaymakers and day -trippers from the Midlands and Yorkshire. It forms a conurbation with the larger town of Grimsby to the north, famous for its fishing industry. Readers can dip in and out of the book, reading a chapter a night (rather like the old -style ‘ bedside books’ of the past.
Fall into the samurai, a chapbook by Linda M. Crate, now available for purchase! This collection of poems speaks of rebirth, reincarnation, and lessons from the past as a means to a better future. For the author, this is through a past life discovered in a very vivid dream that had both awed and confused her. Within this dream, the author was visited by a strong, courageous woman—a samurai—who showed her how to listen to her past, learn from her mistakes, and inherit the future she des
Séance is a collection of poetry written in April of 2020. It delves deep into the mind of a poet in quarantine. Subjects include Covid-19, mental illness, nostalgia, and the occult.
Seńor Fluffy is accustom to butlers and housekeepers, being carried from place to place. traveling the world, eating and drinking the best of the best. So when his human decides abruptly to leave for NYC he is not having it.
SIT YOURSELF DOWN AND UNWIND with a coffee or a glass of wine and immerse yourself in this floral and fruity spiritual journey. Somewhere Between Roses & Oranges- Poetry of Place, Space, Life and Love. It will take you by the hand, running through the sun, through the rain, through life's wonderful, magical and messy lessons that we encounter when we are bold enough to strike out of the nor
Sunset & Poetry is a book, where I share the collection of sunsets that I captured through photographs on my trips and combined it with my poetry.
The spirit dwells among us in the people we love, in the things we do, and in the places we hold dear. There are numerous memorable poems in Table for Three such as "Twenty-four Line Loaf," "Ordinary Sunday," and "Barra." Hopperton proves that love endures in the face of loss and joy prevails against the challenges of sadness.
"By observing the world I perceived an oft unperceived thread." With these words Tate invites us on a journey. A journey that challenges us to see the marvelous and the mundane for the miracle they are. To see the landscape as a work of artistic beauty, and an invitation to grace. To see people as wonderful additions to the story of life, without whom our own story would be incomplete.
From Award-Winning Author, The Nuclear Cowboy, comes… Unrivaled poetry on… The warrior… Her epic journey… And the weight of our decisions. Explore the mind, war, leadership, strength, growth, healing and empowerment, and even deeper in the case of the warrior that returns home – the inevitable search for what comes after.
I wrote these poems in 1999 and 2000, while I was going through adivorce and recovering from a head injury. (I was in a pick up basketball game and got knocked down.) I was also unemployed and living with my parents again. With the help of Linzi Garcia, I excavated these poems and revised them. They have a kind of simple, raw power, so I wanted to share them with others.
poems in the 1st section, ‘Flower Power /People Power’, directly connect to flowers and plants either by extolling their virtues or by connecting flowers to people in an alternative way. The second section ‘Roses and Thorns’ gives an in-depth retrospective on the inherent joys and sorrows of life’s journey from cradle to grave, seen from the perspective of a woman in her third age, whose life has been punctuated by chronic illness, grief and loss. Yet they are very much an anthem to survi
Blogging is your vehicle to happiness.By accepting the “365-Day Blogging Challenge” and committing yourself to write a blog post every day, you can discover your “a-ha” moment and begin living your best life. "Year of the Blog" is an uncomplicated step-by-step guide to help you pursue the things that make you happy and live a purposeful life.
MEET THE TEAM
Mel is a special needs teacher from the UK. She lives by the sea and loves nothing more than walking along the beach with a coffee from her favourite cafe. She has always loved reading and writing poetry.
Kassie is a poet and fiction author from NYC. She spends her days working in marketing and her nights writing and designing... when she isn't traveling and trying to find the next best brewery.