Everything Sucks #8, Lucky
She wakes up crammed behind the seat of a truck, zip-tied at the wrists and ankles. Part of her brain panics, she pushes it aside so the rest of her brain can concentrate.Pay attention. Everything matters.
A collection of poems about the world, human affairs and the ongoing wars, destruction of mankind both at our own hand and that of mother nature. Featuring many global to local events and issues.
Melissa L. Webb
A book of poetry. A collection of 19 poems. From horror to sadness, these poems cover it all.
Today's Tomorrow (A Side) & Tomorrow's Tomorrow (B Side)
Will Tomorrw bring the same...????
Black or White Checks
L. T. Hewitt
'Black or White Checks' is a poetry collection of opinions. It takes the form of a game of chess to evaluate the viewpoints of every pawn and every piece. Each voice is one poem of the battle between black and white.
Desire of Ovid's Mother
An innocent friendship between two women becomes complicated as a grieving mother befriends her son's ex-girlfriend to try and find out why he committed suicide. When sorority woman and lawyer’s wife Elyse Anderson, still as beautiful at 50 as she was in her youth, loses her son Ovid to suicide, she sets out on a mission to find out why. She befriends her son’s last girlfriend, 34-year-old Shirelle Justice, a dutiful janitor, night-shift cashier and single mother who seems to harbor the truth about Ovid’s reason for killing himself.Despite differences in age and socioeconomic status, Elyse and Shirelle develop a tender closeness that eventually leads not only to Elyse discovering a shocking truth about her son, but also a profound truth about herself.______________ Janet Walker, author of the sterling three-book e-novel Amazed by her Grace, employs the genre of the stage drama to tell an intriguing story about classism, women’s sexuality, and color prejudice within the African Amer
The Little Book of Insurrection or the Poetry of My Discontent
This volume of poetry collects twelve of Kat Micari's most politically and socially charged poems and song lyrics with eight accompanying illustrations. They are the product of a disenchanting coming-of-age in the United States of recent decades, a passionate retaliation against many of the aspects of modern society. This volume of poetry collects twelve of Kat Micari's most politically and socially charged poems and song lyrics with eight accompanying illustrations. They are the product of a disenchanting coming-of-age in the United States of recent decades, a passionate retaliation against many of the aspects of modern society.From the author: Poetry is a way to let the heart and soul speak directly to others without societal structure getting in the way. This is the truth of our society through my eyes. May it resonate with you and cause you to question more.
Poems On The Cheap
I offer the ultimate questions for those who must live with and without God. I leave the meanings and possible interpretations to the reader. 18+
Shorties: Ten Short Funny Plays
The ten short plays in “Shorties” celebrate lunacy. Here, a gay male couple debates the merits of buying a haunted house, corporate drones discuss grisly horror movies, and we meet the mysterious and caffeine-deprived force that controls Earth’s climate. Running from ten to twenty minutes, these plays are ideal for small, intimate venues – and anyone who enjoys a humorous look at the world.
Take Time Once More
A woman pleads silently to her lost love, asking him to take time once more to remember the precious relationship they once had. She discovers in the end that there is only One who always hears and remembers her pleas.
My Sweetest Blessing
Can you find the love of your life more than once in a lifetime? Many believe that true love only comes but once in a lifetime, but it can arrive to mend a broken heart when least expected. Be thankful when this precious blessing comes into your life, for love is the greatest blessing of all.
Dreams As I Slumber
We often dream of people we have encountered from our daily life who seem to make a lasting impression on our hearts. Some people we meet have merry hearts, while others have no joy. We often wonder what lies behind those smiles or blank faces.Encourage others daily, for you might just be the one to save a soul from despair. This is the fourth poem in the series, "Dreams As I..." The writer is dreaming as she is sleeping and allowing memories of the day to invade her thoughts at night.
Little Sebastian and The Little Doll He Loved
The Nebula nominee Lucian Merisca is coming with a post-modern story which looks like a moral experiment or like an alternative present. The setting and the personages are rather shadowy but the conflict is strong to stir the intrigue...
If Only You Knew
A woman grieves for the gradual loss of emotional and physical commitment from the man she loves.
A very young and curious child / I once went and asked my mom / Experience still tender and mild / Where newborn babies come from / The stork, she said and gently smiled
From the Heart
A short collection of poetry by Author Misty Reigenborn. A short collection of poetry by author Misty Reigenborn.
Haibun Rants of a Blender, by Toshimitsu Kareishu
Dr. Jokichi Takamine, a postwar Eleanor Roosevelt, chicken patty production, gambling addictions, ancient flotation devices, paranoid fantasies, hybrid manufacturing practices, and regret--all featured prominently in this story told from the perspective of a sad but not altogether destroyed food blender."Absolutely barking mad."--M. Lewis Redford , Misfits' Miscellany Not available in uber-cheery fuchsia with glittery flecks. Sorry."Absolutely barking mad."--M. Lewis Redford , Misfits' Miscellany"Incredibly well-crafted piece of poetry." --Ian Moore, Misfits' Miscellany
"Manic", "psychotic"; in one way or another broken, delusional, I've seen gods, angels, and demons; or their hallucinations. These are some of my thoughts after dipping my toes into the pool of madness, or while doing it.
The Red Man through White Eyes
Sierra St. Francis
This is a poetry book containing poems about the Native American way of life. This is fourteen years of research, love and respect.
Kids on Cocaine
wild things wild wild things
Time Odyssey: The Soul's Memory; Part I, Dreamtime
J. F. Weckesser
Edak lives in Mu soon before its destruction. Ketzah dreams of him, but lives thousands of years later in Atlan, which also nears its end. Are these dreams, or are Edak and Ketzah connected? Edak and Ketzah battle to save their worlds and their loved ones, and secrete sacred Records for future humanity to find. Part I of the trilogy. Edak of Mu discovers a way to rid the world of ferocious beasts that roam the world. But the warlike government of Atlan insists on using their weaponry to achieve this, which causes great upheavals in the world. Using his mystical knowledge, Edak struggles to save his people and the woman he loves. Thousands of years and miles away, Ketzah of Atlan also senses a doomed homeland. Torn from the woman he loves, he must find a safe place to secrete records of their history and technology before it is too late.
A Walk And Imagine
As the artist uses brushes, the poet uses words. The seemingly random poems contained in this collection are connected by a common thread. All of them speak to a part of my life, be it as a writer, a soulmate or a seeker. Together, they create the image of who I am and how I got here. These reflections come to life as my personal portrait, painted by loving hands with words.
The Last Resort
"The world has two kinds of people. There are people who, in order to survive the hardships of life, comfort themselves with fantasy and dreams. And there are people who can only see what’s real and quickly become bored and miserable." But what if one kind is unhappily married to the other? There's only one solution: a visit to The Last Resort... An epic (!) 10-minute comedy Grossman's book of plays, "Reality Book Group & 3 other short plays" (see below), is currently the most downloaded book of American plays on Smashwords. Selected from over 400 plays written by New England playwrights, "Reality Book Group" was top-billed in The Boston Globe and performed at the 2012 Boston Theater Marathon. "Suicide Squeeze: an existential crisis at third base" (see below) is his latest 10-minute play.
A book of contemporary love sonnets celebrating romance and nature.
Poems from August to November, 2011