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.
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.
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