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  • Everyday I Love You

    Everyday I Love You

    Hearts are beating in unison
    In this collection of newly-discovered poems
    For when it comes to love and life
    There is only one thing left to say
    That is… every day, I love you.
    May we all believe in love again.

    Love,
    Virgil

  • Flowerchild

    Flowerchild

    Flowerchild, Oscar Kamazima’s second collection and his best work yet, is a fusion of self-love meets poetic magic. This collection is not only about a person learning/forced to grow by the world but also allowing themselves to grow even in the midst of all that goes around. Giving themselves the room for self-growth, self-care, and to be able to love themselves authentically in a crooked society/period. Flowerchild resembles more than a specific gender or ethnicity; it symbols truth in oneself and overcoming adversity.

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    Fragmented Blues

    Fragmented Blues comes to be more than 12 years after its conception. A collection of blues, war, travel, and love poems written to organize, describe, and even jive through rural realities and communities rich with history of southern literature. Influenced by iconic writers: Richard Wright, Etheridge Knight, Faulkner, Welty, Jerry Ward, Jr., and Margaret Walker, the book echoes traditional voices. Fragmented Blues was written in migration through the Deep South, Chicago, Southern Italy, onward to the Arabian Gulf in war time where the fantail of a U.S. vessel and a swaying darkened sea tide became the backdrop dredging lines displaying the faith and substance of life.

    Fragmented Blues, Marcus’ second volume of verse is a fitting follow up to his first book. It contains 61 skillfully crafted poems that give the reader a sense of a young Black male from Mississippi discovering his place within the context of a complex and evolving global community. With “Fragmented Blues,” the title poem, Marcus brings his blues to commune with the future but he is ever mindful of the past.

    -Charlie R. Braxton, Hip-Hop Journalist/Poet

    White’s goal is not just to draw pictures of pain, but to pull back the pain and show that hope or possibility still exists. Yet, White does not appear as an idealist, but more of a romantic- a man who loves, is compelled to love, even if his love is not returned. And that is the hope that is seen and felt in his poetry- a hope that someone will read his work and realize that possibility of love.

    -C. Liegh McInnis, Writer and Professor of English at Jackson State University

  • From Despair to Hope and Healing: One Woman’s Journey in Poem

    From Despair to Hope and Healing: One Woman’s Journey in Poem

    From Despair to Hope and Healing is a collection of poetry written over two decades by author Barbara K. Mezera. It chronicles the journey of a woman struggling to keep her depression under control and searching for meaning in her job, her career, her family and her relationships. Although her verses are dark at times, there is always a glimmer of hope that someday she would fit in somewhere, make a difference in someone’s life, and find her own fulfillment and enjoyment. The poems are both personal and universal. Mezera hopes these poems will help others facing the same struggles.

    Author Bio

    Barbara K. Mezera was born in southwestern Wisconsin and grew up on a farm. She worked for over twenty in years in various hospitals and clinics as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist. When computers took over the laboratory and her depression was under control, she changed careers earning a master’s degree in special education. For the past 15 years she has been teaching special needs students in rural Wisconsin. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, biking, reading, quilting, knitting and spending time with family and friends.

  • From Rejection to Love (and other poems)

    From Rejection to Love (and other poems)

    Judena Klebs is the author of “From Horror to Hope”, a story of her own experience as a victim of Satanic Ritual Abuse. She is a music teacher and studies Christian and Psychological topics as well. These poems came from the struggle for wholeness Judena experienced which gave her much insight into how others can be helped. Her comments open the doors of meaning to each poem.

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    Heart Rhythms ‘n Rhymes: Trees

    Trees are amazing. They are as practical as a log on the fire. They are as mysterious as a dark woodland path. They are as imaginative as a child’s (or grownup’s) tree house. And so much more. There is a spirituality, wholesomeness, fun and wonder that can be seen in trees; in their variety, in memories evoked, in scenes enjoyed, in their revelation about the God of Creation, or in any of a hundred other reasons that they hold our fascination. Herein the reader is invited to walk between the leaves and recall some of these reasons …and see afresh the symmetry of these familiar shapes in the cadence of the words.

  • Her Wilde Heart

    Her Wilde Heart

    “Her (Oscar) Wilde Heart” is for those with art and poetry scrawled in their heart and a wry sense of humor embedded in their soul. It’s for the multi-faceted, diverse outside the box thinkers, who are simply and beautifully complicated. It calls to those who believe that “Everything is art” and that “Nothing is ordinary when it is loved.” It is for the witty, forever hopeful romantics, and those who fight for the right to play, dream, and create, while pretending to be grown.

    This is a complement to all the people we are on the inside.

    About the author:

    Ari has a passion for creative expression in music, photography, and writing, with a strong love of words. She’s a reading and word game addict. Ari also devotes much of her time mentoring others to improve their life skills and relationships. This literary piece combines her dedication to everything that she loves.

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  • How Things Were Not: Imaginative Tales Told in Rhyme

    How Things Were Not: Imaginative Tales Told in Rhyme

    The prologue explains all. From Julius Ceasar, Cleopatra, Marc Antony, Marie Antoinette (even Alice of Wonderland fame), with Picasso, Peggy Guggenheim, Agatha Christie, Hemingway and Patricia Highsmith thrown into stew, we think the reader will find something new. As for fellow devotees of the movie, Casablanca, the author begs indulgence.

    Born in West Virginia in 1935, Denis Boggs, a retired teacher, now lives in Reno, Ohio. Previous books of poetry are: A Crooked Picture; Deception Island; and Getting There (Departures and Arrivals). He promises this one to be the last. In his own words, “There will be no more; no doubt prompting someone to say, Thank God!”

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    In A Year’s Time A Book Of Poetry

    Heal the wounds of your heart. Enrich the nature of your soul. Live the life you deserve.

    This rare and unique collection of poems will make you shed tears of joy and feel the sorrow of others. Every page tells different stories of dreams, fantasies, broken hearts, and love, mixed with real-life experiences.

    May you find the inspiration to think more about life and everything in between.

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  • In the Strength to Find My Soul, I Lost the Eyes of Scrutiny

    In the Strength to Find My Soul, I Lost the Eyes of Scrutiny

    The metamorphosis of the mind and soul occurs when one’s self-perception supersedes those of others. This is the seed of change, once planted in the intricate wiring of our design. It will evolve and bloom expanding, endlessly, to transform the soul like the expansion of the universe that altered space Progressive foresight comes when you see yourself beyond the lens society prescribed for you, when your scope of tangibility lies beyond the metrics at hand and in the possibilities unseen My odyssey is not just my own but one that is owned by countless silent voices, in a muted serenade harboring mind and soul. Epic in the nature of time, with each second nearer to the unravel of the folds shielding the core that is pure in form, but a marionette of life experiences narrated to tell a tale. This is our tale, one that is of strength and motivation to rise beyond the scope of a tainted lens.

    Carla S. Veiga is a middle school science teacher and entrepreneur. She lives at home with her three children and their dog. Since the publishing of her first poetry and art book, Carla has started her own online business to share, inspire, and motivate others through her work.