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SIMON ELLIOTT - POETRY


A collection of poetry from the founder of the Facebook poetry group, A Poet's Eye.















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RANDY NII - POETRY

A lyricist is a person who has a way with words, so to speak. He is able to come up with words that effectively suits a particular type of music keeping in mind the genre, theme, length and rhythm of the music. A person who solely writes the words to music is called a lyricist; on the other hand, a person who writes both the music and lyrics is called a songwriter.










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NICK TAMBORRA - POETRY

For me poetry started when my father died in 1996. I started writing late in my age, I was 39 years old then and my first real poem was written to him before he died of his terminal cancer, which had stricken him at only 66 years of age. My father meant everything to me; he sacrificed all of his life to provide for my mother, myself and my brother. He was a simple man, not much of an education having been an Italian Immigrant and proud to be a Naturalized American Citizen. I am a first born American citizen of my father, and all he ever wanted was to provide me and my brother with the means of a college education. To have the opportunity given in this country for a better life.





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JYRONE DENNY - POETRY

In this collection, I did try to mix the light with the dark. There are poems, sonnets, and one short story in this mixture. I hope you find it enjoyable, thought provoking and, hopefully, you will find the light through the forgotten memories.











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JYRONE DENNY - POETRY

Book Two.













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JOEY JONES - POETRY

I remember reading comic books as a kid and being awestruck by the artists ability to tell a story in pictures. Later I looked at the great art of Michelangelo and Da Vinci and was left breathless. I was amazed by their talents of creation and wished to be able to create beauty as they did. Alas, I wasn't able to even draw a mere stick figure. Then later in life I read Poe, Shakespeare, and then Steven King I knew then that they were just as talented as the great painters and artist in creating works of beauty







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HELEMA JONES - POETRY

I started reading poetry because of Maya Angelou, my favorite poet, I love her poems "Caged Bird and Phenomenal Woman" her words touched me, I can relate to her, in some ways. Poetry allows you to express yourself, it reaches down to the corridor of your mind, body, heart and soul, it like magic to me, you pull it out of your thoughts and there you have it, poetry, I like reading it more than a best seller.








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DESTINY WYLIE - POETRY

We all have our reasons as to why we write. Me, I write to express myself. When something is upsetting me or making me happy, I will write to show others how I feel. I find this easier than trying to explain.

I feel that I can bend the words to show people exactly what is going on in my mind. All of the poems in this book were inspired by something that has touched me in my life.

I hope you enjoy the inside of my mind. It is a very confusing and complex place, just like many of yours.







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GARETH JONES - POETRY

I first started writing Poetry when I was sixteen. “Empty Dreams” was one of the first poems I wrote back then. Writing poetry is a great release for me. It is a way to express how I am feeling. I try to write Poetry that people can relate to, and write about my experiences that perhaps others have shared. I am very pleased to introduce my first book to the world , and I look forward to creating my second.








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DAVID RATCLIFFE - POETRY

Words began to fascinate me around the age of nine with the Donovan song Catch the Wind. I was taken by the richness of the poetic verse and in turn this encouraged me to write my own dreamlike sequences and descriptions of circumstance. I was empowered by this troubadour and many others, like Leonard Cohen and Bob Dylan, but it was always Donovan that spoke to me most.








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MIGDALIA BURGOIN - POETRY


I’ve have had submissions to various poetry magazines accepted and successfully printed. For the past year however, my focus has been on combining my love of music with my love of writing by doing Lyrical poetry. Lyricals are poems that are intended to have a song-like quality and be spoken to music. Since the poems of this book are from the last year, the majority of them began as Lyricals.  Nonetheless, I plan to focus more on mastering and creating many additional poetic styles for my next stage of writing.






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CLIFTON REDMOND - POETRY

Irish blue collar poetry reminiscent of Welsh poet Dlyan Thomas and Harlem poet Langston Hughes in it's ability to break the boundaries of the traditional and explore the rough edges of the experimental. Redmond reaches out and takes a hold with both hands in the tumble through the narrative, the confessional and the non-traditional forms.

 








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THE APLS MASTERS - POETRY

The poems here represent the very best pieces from the finest writers A Poets Learning Society has to offer – The Masters.

 

These pieces embody a wide breadth of each poet’s body of work and the editors have selected the most representational to be reproduced here. Included in this anthology are over seventy different poems from varied artists.







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MICHAEL DOBSON - POETRY

I have been writing poetry and stories since I was twelve years old, never really knowing what they represented. After thirty-six years of doodling with words, I finally figured out that they were about me; I was talking to myself, trying to figure out my life and why I am like I am - defective - broken; or so I thought.  Forty-eight years on, I discovered I had Asperger's Syndrome and a deep clinical depression that had haunted my throughout my life. It only took me half of my wrecked and broken life to come to this conclusion.  And AFTERMATH is a collection of some of those words I'd written all my life, along with some new material I'd written since my diagnosis; much of it is dark, some of it light, but all of it from my personal experiences with a mind out of control.  This is my life.  And these words spell it out.



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THE APLS 21 STORIES - SHORT STORY ANTHOLOGY

21 Stories - The Series comtains the serialized versions of the short stories written by members of the APE and APLS poetry groups over the last few months. This book is unique in that it collects together all the parts to ongoing short stories into one read. David Ratcliffe's, "The Cove" series, Jyrone Denny's "Junkie" series, michael Dobson's "The Defiant" series and Migdalia Burgoin's "The Outsiders Among Us" series, just to name a few.








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THE APLS SONNET BOOK - POETRY

The Book of Sonnets compiled by the members of the Facebook poetry community A Poet's Learning Society (APLS.) Both traditional and non-traditional sonnets are represented here, spanning the decades from Shapkespeare and Petrearchan to the current masters of the genre. 78 pages in legth, "Sonnets" covers both traditional and non-traditional subject matter.









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APE/APLS HAIKU BOOK - POETRY

A book of traditional Japannese and non-traditional North American haiku written by members of the APE (A Poet's Eye) and APLS (A Poet's Learning Society groups. 65 pages in length, it follows the traditional format but includes the variants found in modern day haiku together with the traditional old school haiku and senryu that hasn't changed for over two thousand years.







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SARWAH OSEI-TUTU - POETRY

A book of poetry written at each stage of my life. Childhood, University Student, Mother, Married, Separation and a Single Mother. Life is tough for everyone. I believe that everyone has struggled through one aspect of their life, others every aspect. I do have faith that one day, it will get better and the journey will end with a stronger, wiser woman at the end of it.

Available in ePub for Adobe Digital Editions Format




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EGNAR T. SEINNHOJ - POETRY

Egnar T. Seinnhoj returns delivering one of the darkest collections of poetry one may ever read. With his fourth book, Veronika Kirsch. Egnar burns out the lights and takes readers into a world unlike any other they have ever experienced. His unique craft and style still remain at the forefront while exploring the darkest depths of the mind.








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CONNOR KAEB - BALLADS

An Utterly Perilous Journey portrays long journeys, the strife between good and evil, and the hard life lived by some in the form of ballads. The ballads range from a pirate encounter to a medieval skirmish to a modern-day courtroom battle.









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PATRICK KENT - POETRY

Readers of David Sedaris will enjoy this eclectic collection of mostly free verse. Equal parts philosophical, humorous and personal, a satirical whimsy appears throughout. The pieces "Lunatic Medium", "Blushing Too Hard to Write This Down", "Drain", and others are straight out of Monty Python.

There is plenty of social commentary in this volume, and a good deal of it regarding Northwest practices. Why do people buy Vanagons just to drive to a campground choked with Vanagons? And Honey Buckets? Why are men so awkward in bars? Why is it difficult to make friends? "Seattle Freeze" describes the local phenomenon.


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