This highly-accessible, dynamic collection offers existential ponderings, comic situations, poetic meditations on death, musical riffs, political commentary, striking imagery and more. The 45 poems in this collection represent a range of styles and subject matter. 18 of these poems were previously published in such journals as Antigonish Review, Grain Magazine, Arsenic Lobster, Dash, Spillway, The Charles Carter, Downtown Brooklyn, and many, many more.
This book reveals the beauty of life and simplicity of Christ to the broken and lost souls of humanity and to the ordinary person traveling through their day. This book may be small but do not let the size fool you. It will take you on a journey of which when you return you will be changed softer more flexible and you realize the part you have is important.
In "Life & Everything After," Doc Wallace delivers a fascinating insight into daily life with fun and sometimes frightening trips into the beyond. Aside from beautifully penned poems of LIFE and LOVE, you'll find a unique blend of science, fantasy, and the afterlife. Frequently referred to as a modern-day Edgar Allen Poe, in his SCARY poems, Doc delves into the macabre in ways unimaginable.
A short collection of dark free-verse poetry on such themes as homicide, missing-persons cases, guilt, abuse, blame, estrangement, grief, trauma, dead family pets, classic cinema, violence in the media, mental health, and anger. In an observant and precise manner, the poet describes the hidden horrors of modern society.
"Indestructible & Other Poems" is the second poetry collection by Kristy Rulebreaker. It describes life multicolored as it is, sometimes bitter, sometimes sweet. It's about people, places, hate, love, justice, nature, etc. The most of all, it's about freedom and courage. It encourages you, no matter how hard the life is, to stay indestructible.
With dark, sparse language, feminist poet Joshua Ebert writes of her experiences with love, sex, and the expectations of society. She uses a humorous "fictional confessional poetry" style, dancing with the topic of truth vs. fiction. She is often very bleak. Manipulating the truth and illustrating it in vivid metaphor, Ms. Ebert writes of a difficult relationship as the Berlin Wall.
This collection, by now seasoned veteran in independent poetry Jennifer Johnson, is a beautifully, tastefully, artistically, crafted story of dealing with sadness and pain and rising out of it stronger and wiser. The pieces within are intimate, vulnerable, and brave (which has become a staple for this emotional poet) and paint an emotional mental picture for the reader in a sobering way.