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Le rotte del vento by Angela Ceruzzi Le rotte del vento by Aug. 27, 2016 1175 words Read a sample
Questo ebook è un assaggio dell'intento propiziatorio che mi pongo quando scrivo e che caratterizza tutti i testi che produco; uso la scrittura come trampolino di lancio, atto a riscoprire me stessa e ad apprezzarmi di più. È il gioco che ho inventato per studiarmi con imparzialità e senso critico, senza rischiare di offendere la mia emotività.
Split into two by Tanya Split into two by Aug. 27, 2016 671 words Read a sample
Random words, disturbing silence, unheard sighs, The filth that fills in your body and the release that lifts your soul.
Kaygısız ve Tutsak by Mehmet Yaldiz Kaygısız ve Tutsak by Aug. 27, 2016 5080 words Sample 20%
Turkish poet Mehmet Yaldız's poetries written between 1969 and 1974.
Summer Nature by GstringBard Summer Nature by Aug. 26, 2016 86 words Read a sample
This poem is about how my wife sunbaths nude with the neighbour. You can read the full interview on my profile page. How I got the idea about the poem,
Why, Rules? by Nikolay Blagoev Why, Rules? by Aug. 26, 2016 2936 words Read a sample
(TL;DR) – “Why, Rules” consists of 14 themes, structures, or ideas, overused in poetry, which are viewed with a cynical eye and ridiculed for their predictability. Each “rant” is formed as a short “poem”, in an attempt to show the reader that poetry, and art in general, cannot be put in a box, cannot be measured or compared.This book does not take itself seriously and laughs at its own reflection.
NY Literary Magazine August 2016 Poetry Anthology by NY Literary Magazine NY Literary Magazine August 2016 Poetry Anthology by Aug. 25, 2016 44 words Read a sample
The NY Literary Magazine’s August 2016 Anthology (Poetry Magazine) includes a distinguished selection of heartfelt, love poems; sad love poems; passionate erotic poems; poems about life, living, and death; poems about different kinds of unique beloved ones; poems with a deep meaning; modern poems; a religious, inspiring poem; a Gay love poem; as well as beautiful visual art.
Butterfly Dreams: Episode One by Lauren L Carpenter Butterfly Dreams: Episode One by Aug. 25, 2016 594 words Read a sample
Poetry of love and dreams. The heart carries love in every step and every breath we breathe. And even when we give up on love, love doesn't give up on us. For even those who have given up on love, it can find you in the most unexpected way. To fly, sometimes we must trust ourselves to fall first.
Eternally Musicality - The Last Settles Endless Petals by Barbara M Schwarz Eternally Musicality - The Last Settles Endless Petals by Aug. 24, 2016 1237 words Read a sample
A scent of time well spent on a wing and a prayer opened to the music that we all can share - hidden in the atmosphere: the coppice conundrum - the beat to heart and null-sum doing becomes an endless spewing of musicality rested out to sea of grand proclivity.
Compartmentalize This by Samantha Terrell Compartmentalize This by Aug. 23, 2016 2541 words Sample 7%
Compartmentalize This, is a chapbook-length collection of poetry by contemporary American poet, Samantha Terrell, which includes poems that explore social issues, inequality, emotional integrity, global awareness and philosophy.
Music Poetry Valedictory Necessary by Barbara M Schwarz Music Poetry Valedictory Necessary by Aug. 23, 2016 894 words Read a sample
Infinitely true how the breath surround you with music poetry as summer sweeps to the sea her final valedictory.
Tempting the Dark Psychedelic by Ryan Paich Tempting the Dark Psychedelic by Aug. 23, 2016 3024 words Sample 20%
These mind bending yet romantic poems contain layers of abstract treats. Placed in autobiographical order, they are fine tuned to expose readers to seemingly unreal - and sometimes scary - realms of the poetic mind. Just how far down the rabbit hole are you willing to go?
Indefinitely - A Silvery Mood, The Quiet Interlude, The Equinox Conclude by Barbara M Schwarz Indefinitely - A Silvery Mood, The Quiet Interlude, The Equinox Conclude by Aug. 22, 2016 700 words Read a sample
Silvery mood, you seem to exude, a simple way for life to brood, for in the balanced air, the perfunctory now share, a moving, vibrant atmosphere: Equinox borne on the wind that you have shorn of all presumption - welcome to a different function.
Immeasurably - All Gone What Was Ever Grafted On by Barbara M Schwarz Immeasurably - All Gone What Was Ever Grafted On by Aug. 22, 2016 1088 words Read a sample
The golden shore of autumn's tide over all shall glide away and cast each yesterday to a different play - ready for Spring's array.
Cusp of Exposure: Big Bright Infinite Soul by John Archievald Gotera Cusp of Exposure: Big Bright Infinite Soul by Aug. 22, 2016 3100 words Sample 20%
Cusp of Exposure: Big Bright Infinite Soul represents passionate dreamers and who triumph over different sizes of hurdles in life. It's a poetic stew of passion, friendship, sexual fantasies, spirituality, dynamism, and empowerment. Not every life starts out with a bang, but when it does, it's a downpour journey of joy and excitement.
Inexorably - The Journey That We Know An Open Beck Of Flow by Barbara M Schwarz Inexorably - The Journey That We Know An Open Beck Of Flow by Aug. 21, 2016 5582 words Read a sample
Autumn open to its wake - autumn now to summer make the bridge to the past in all the fruits that it has a cast - a certain sense to see, life moves on inexorably.
From the First Dawn to Melodious Stars and a Few Things in Between by Manan sheel From the First Dawn to Melodious Stars and a Few Things in Between by Aug. 20, 2016 2394 words Read a sample
This book by Manan sheel is a journey of the heart. It expresses all colors of life from happiness to melancholy, in all ways psychologically mysterious to open celebration. The book opens like a bright dawn with a poem, then presents 4 gem-like stories, one jolly, second philosophical, third lovely and the fourth psychic concerned with sleep. A beautiful poem on stars closes the book.
To Diamond by David H. Tran To Diamond by Aug. 19, 2016 1309 words Read a sample
Everything in this book was written for you. I didn't tell anyone about this, this book was written and released in secret, If you find this, please read it.
Love, Lost, Torn: Prose from a meloncholy heart by J.D. Johnson Love, Lost, Torn: Prose from a meloncholy heart by Aug. 19, 2016 6285 words Sample 20%
This chapbook of poetry contains 38 original poems written by the author as he struggled with depression, starting in his teenage years and moving into his twenties. The chapbook's poems are organized to represent the author's transitions through depression, love, and acceptance of his melancholy feelings. In addition 25% of the royalties will be donated to the charity "To Write Love On Her Arms",
Thinking Righteously Under a Majestic Purple by Gary Hawkes Thinking Righteously Under a Majestic Purple by Aug. 18, 2016 4095 words Read a sample
A variety of poems addressing many different feelings about living in this current time.
Made Me Crazy by Kennie Kayoz Made Me Crazy by Aug. 18, 2016 317 words Read a sample
Certain things happen in real life in relationships, I wrote about latest trials and tribulations in mine
Lost thoughts poetry by Chantal Pretorius Lost thoughts poetry by Aug. 18, 2016 847 words Read a sample
In this magical book of words are many poems written in English, for you te read and to enjoy!
Rising Litera - August 2016 by Rising Litera Rising Litera - August 2016 by Aug. 18, 2016 0 words Sample 25%
Rising Litera is a monthly themed literary magazine which features poems, Article, interesting stories and Columns. Theme for the August month is, "Pursuit Of Freedom"
Sunset, Hello by David Wesley Anderson Sunset, Hello by Aug. 17, 2016 1250 words Read a sample
Free verse poetry... themes of death and loss. My grand parents had a profound effect upon me.
Thankfully, Hello by David Wesley Anderson Thankfully, Hello by Aug. 17, 2016 1703 words Read a sample
Free verse poetry. The hurt of your first love.. poetry of the aftermath and finding myself again.
Vagrancy by David Wesley Anderson Vagrancy by Aug. 17, 2016 1032 words Read a sample
Free verse poetry. Themes of limbo, path finding, finding one's self.
Falsos Poemas by Ricardo Garay Falsos Poemas by Aug. 16, 2016 892 words Read a sample
Este livro de poemas em verso branco não tem pretensão alguma. Não busca correções, não busca adequação. A capa é um reflexo do titulo e do próprio conteúdo deste livro, uma rosa azul em chamas falsas. São 3 temas (reflexões da alma, reflexões da mente e reflexões do coração) e 7 poemas por tema. Este livro possui apenas um objetivo: tocar você.
Three Years of Feelings by Carl Valin Three Years of Feelings by Aug. 16, 2016 2702 words Sample 20%
Ultimately love shape us all and poetry is the best way to show that
The Red Widow of Avonleigh - A Gothic Horror Love Poem by Eli Taff, Jr The Red Widow of Avonleigh - A Gothic Horror Love Poem by Aug. 16, 2016 840 words Read a sample
A suspicious bride-to-be, the revelations of a private diary, and the mysterious Tall Man who promises to deliver her vengeance. Written in a sing songy form with a fair bit of nonsense thrown in, this poem is an homage to Lewis Carroll's The Jabberwocky, as well as the work of Edgar Allen Poe and H.P. Lovecraft.
Science and Humanity by Yasmine Black Science and Humanity by Aug. 14, 2016 0 words Read a sample
Random poetry inspired by random moments in time and spontaneous inspiration. Essential reading for the head-in-the-clouds impulsive artist within you!
12/7 by Quintin Fortune 12/7 by Aug. 13, 2016 782 words Read a sample
This is a poem collection about the slow birth (and quick death) of a relationship.
Your Heart: A Chapbook of Christian Poems by Kim Bond Your Heart: A Chapbook of Christian Poems by Aug. 12, 2016 2127 words Read a sample
Your Heart: A Chapbook of Christian Poems by Kim Bond includes over twenty poems. It contains rhyming, syllable, and free verse poetry like "Extraordinary Love," "A Poem Prayer," "Faith," and "Little Things."
Fathers Eve by Brian Felsen Fathers Eve by Aug. 12, 2016 722 words Sample 20%
It's hard work being a laboratory guinea pig father. A poem about how to truly love a child - even through the teenage years when they're sometimes almost impossible to love - and finding purpose in raising children to be ethical, happy, and resilient. And, best of all... it's from the point of view of a laboratory guinea pig. Written for Sunday Assembly Los Angeles, June 2016.
The Truth Six Feet Under: A Collection Of Poems by Saleh Radaideh The Truth Six Feet Under: A Collection Of Poems by Aug. 12, 2016 4014 words Read a sample
A collection of poems expressing the depth of perseverance and patience a human can build. It also speaks of the lies of the world and how truth is hidden. Beyond that, it touches on pain, sin, love, redemption and building a better tomorrow. The book also talks about how man can sometimes isn't empathetic towards others, and how people take effort in concealing truth with lies.
The Stupid Mom by Hiranya Borah The Stupid Mom by Aug. 11, 2016 2057 words Read a sample
The last poem of the book on a mother is the title of the book. I have no shame in sharing with you that while writing the title poem, I wiped my tears at least four to five times and had to stop writing further many times. It is a tribute not only to my mother but to all the mothers for their unselfish sacrifice for their children.The book has another five poems. Hope you will like those as well.
Poeme Post Înapoiatiste 2 by Anonimus Angelicus Poeme Post Înapoiatiste 2 by Aug. 08, 2016 2896 words Read a sample
crăpate clipe adună gînduri / răsărite-n adînc în briza muntilor / ochi-ti adună clipocitul apei / trecuta-n adînc / din nou aceeasi / frunzele toamnei în lumina soarelui / albastru blînd / ea / doua poteci / una ce trebuie să fie / o alta ce-as vrea / asteptare tăcută... / tremură flori
W nieznane (Polish Edition) by Adam Juchniewicz W nieznane (Polish Edition) by Aug. 07, 2016 1712 words Read a sample
Zakurzony e-tomik poetycki niegdysiejszego laureata Ogólnopolskiego Konkursu Poetyckiego im. Stanisława Czernika oraz Konkursu Poetyckiego Poczty Literackiej Radia Białystok, a obecnie blogera i aspirującego pisarza.
Deathbed Poems by Rori O'Keeffe Deathbed Poems by Aug. 06, 2016 386 words Read a sample
Two poems that explore the bitterness that some experience as death approaches. The first is a person who dies feeling that his whole existence was devoted to the welfare of the one percent. The second is about the feelings of a man who served the purpose of being a scapegoat for the sins of his dysfunctional siblings. There is some profanity. ~320 words.
Collected Poems, Vol 1 by Jake Connor Moss Collected Poems, Vol 1 by Aug. 06, 2016 7724 words Read a sample
A collection of poetry consisting of works from Moss' first two poetry books Crooked Teeth and the cancer to my enthusiasm.
Emotional Seasons by MPoetB Emotional Seasons by Aug. 06, 2016 825 words Read a sample
Ladies, gentlemen step right up, where your life will flash before your very eyes. Welcome to the magical fantasy world of Emotional Seasons. Where words will rain upon you with feelings. So don't be shy, take my hand.
Light Divided By Light Equals Darkness - Queen Of Sorrows Poem Series One by Alan Belauskas Light Divided By Light Equals Darkness - Queen Of Sorrows Poem Series One by Aug. 02, 2016 13053 words Read a sample
L/L=D are speculative poems containing elements of dystopia, alien contact, and weird nature.
Sześć  krótkich wierszy by Marcin Bill Sześć krótkich wierszy by Aug. 02, 2016 418 words Read a sample
Six poems in Polish for reading.
Concept Design - Welcome To Your Time by Barbara M Schwarz Concept Design - Welcome To Your Time by Aug. 01, 2016 4030 words Read a sample
Fraternity eternity - endless peddling through, the new ideas that come to you out of the very stew of nothing left to do and nothing left to say when all the birds have flown away, design has a day in brand new foray: hooray!!!
The Japper Napper. by Darren Hobson The Japper Napper. by Aug. 01, 2016 8702 words Read a sample
This is the world we live in full of lies and conspiracies, nothing is what it seems, after reading papering over the cracks the reader can now see through the thin badly manufactured wallpaper that covers over the real truth. The story did not end there because if the reader decides to join in and demand the truth to be shown, the worlds governments would not be pleased.
If You're a Poet, We Want to Know it! Volume 4 by Kapiti Coast District Council If You're a Poet, We Want to Know it! Volume 4 by July 31, 2016 9830 words Read a sample
The fourth annual Kapiti Coast Libraries poetry contest – If You’re a Poet, We Want to Know It - invited poets to write a poem on the theme of winter or Matariki. Included in this anthology is every submission the library received, a total of 81 poems, in each of three age groups: Children (6–12), Teens (13–18) and Adults (19+).
Spewed Thoughts by Theresa Jacobs Spewed Thoughts by July 31, 2016 3684 words Read a sample
I have compiled a collection of what some people would call poetry, most of it is my creative brain spewing out the junk so I can write my book. Following is the results of that thought process. It began in 1991 and continues on today. Some are light and playful, and some are dark. They are mixed with photos of my own that I had the words imprinted on for Social Media.
Determine Not To Fail by Autorian Storm Determine Not To Fail by July 31, 2016 2527 words Sample 20%
Determine Not to Fail is the final book of a trilogy poetry saga for the author
Longest Poem written by Nikhil Parekh – Only as Life by Nikhil Parekh Longest Poem written by Nikhil Parekh – Only as Life by July 29, 2016 8601 words Read a sample
Longest Poem written by Parekh contains a Herculean, 7389 words, 46257 characters. Composed in his own inimitable style and with stupendous intensity all throughout, the poem is a royal treatise to the chapters of the English language and is the first of its kind evolved in pure poetic verse till the end, unlike many of its contemporaries.
If you cut a tree; you cut your own mother – Poems on Environment , Wildlife , Mother Nature , Global Warming by Nikhil Parekh If you cut a tree; you cut your own mother – Poems on Environment , Wildlife , Mother Nature , Global Warming by July 29, 2016 38979 words Read a sample
This compilation of natural poems is a tribute to infinite elements of Mother Nature in its most glorious form. Each poetic stanza brings out the eternal beauty of the ‘Natural Habitat’ and proves time and again, that wildlife and nature are the two most quintessential parts of Gods celestial earth.
The Womb - Poems on Mother , Father , Children , Parenthood - volume 2 by Nikhil Parekh The Womb - Poems on Mother , Father , Children , Parenthood - volume 2 by July 29, 2016 32958 words Read a sample
This Book which has 60 differently titled Poems , is actually volume 1 of the Book titled - The Womb ( 250 pages ) .
The Womb – Poems on Mother , Father , Children , Parenthood – volume 1 by Nikhil Parekh The Womb – Poems on Mother , Father , Children , Parenthood – volume 1 by July 29, 2016 29071 words Read a sample
This Book which has 50 differently titled Poems , is actually volume 1 of the Book titled - The Womb ( 250 pages ) .