In Feldman’s second book of poetry, moments of ordinary city life in San Francisco are illuminated with a spirit of finding joy and gratitude in even the small things. Each poem transports the reader to a mundane moment made brilliant—reading at the coffee shop, listening to cars at night, sitting on the rocks by the ocean, and meeting (and falling in love with) all kinds of new and interesting people in the city.
Feast of Sapphires is a compendium of a wide variety of poems, covering topics both timely and universal. There are poems of psychic revolution (for those ready to put down the Kool-Aid), poems about pretense and gun control, poems about MRI’s, gambling, and mystical storms of all varieties; then, too, on a deeper level, more than a few of these poems are about the desire to surmount the collective facade in search of a kind of truth that cannot be hyperlinked.
The book is a photographic and poetical Sabbath of a spiritual seeker’s journey which takes him across landscapes of his own self, unfolding a new hue of colors and projections as he travels by. The various ecstasies, challenges, mystical experiences, dilemmas, and realizations outburst from his persona at different points on his timeline and make him eligible to become a wholesome and enlightened human being.
Haiku are unrhymed poems consisting of about 17 syllables spread over three lines. This poetry form started in Japan and has been very popular in many countries around the world for decades. Haiku force you to be concise. They teach you impactfulness. As such, they are the embodiment of the "Show don't tell" technique. A technique that allows readers to experience stories in a more personal and meaningful manner.
Freya has always expressed herself through poetry, whether it's haiku or elfje or longer forms such as villanelle. She has invented her own form of poetry called "Freyan Verse" which, she says, is akin to creating a painting ... She loves poetry because it is so versatile and allows her to be real and express herself truly. This Is Me is Freya's first anthology, containing 3 volumes of poetry; Insides, My Mythology & This Is Me.
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.
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