Download e-book for iPad: Heaven & Earth Holding Company (Pitt Poetry Series) by John Hodgen

By John Hodgen

ISBN-10: 0822961148

ISBN-13: 9780822961147

“Heaven & Earth conserving Company includes a plentitude of delights. Like little tales instructed within the evening, those poems are transparent narratives crossed by way of mysterious shadows. And Hodgen’s tone occupies a unique position on the intersection of funky wit and precise feeling.”

—Billy Collins

Show description

Read more

New PDF release: Deliverance

By Paul Kloschinsky

ISBN-10: 1425117317

ISBN-13: 9781425117313

"Poems outlining the psychiatric, non secular, philosophical and creative redemption from the psychological illnesses within the author's first booklet A Time To Cry, in addition to different themes.

Other Trafford titles by way of this writer contain: A Time To Cry: A Poetic Memoir of insanity, melancholy, and Unrequited Love"

Show description

Read more

Romantic Criminals by Karlanna Lewis PDF

By Karlanna Lewis

ISBN-10: 1300006021

ISBN-13: 9781300006022

With Romantic Criminals, Karlanna Lewis’ surrealistic poetry glides among the yank West and East and Western and japanese Europe—all the whereas preserving a constant dancing beat. Merging much more borders than her past assortment, Cante de Gitanas de Luz / Songs of the Gypsies with Names of sunshine, Lewis’ poetry is mysterious but own. The poetic photos are generic, yet twisted. a standard subject is the human physique, yet taken to new percentages, as with the “tongues see you later we/ wrapped them round our heads for hair” within the poem “Tea Dippers.” simply as fantastical are the pen and ink drawings accompanying each poem, concentrating on unusual family. We hook up with either the poems and illustrations, and whilst, our imaginations are stirred via their small tricks of absurdity.

Show description

Read more

Download e-book for kindle: Rediscovered Sheep by John B. Lee

By John B. Lee

ISBN-10: 0919626416

ISBN-13: 9780919626416

Rediscovered Sheep takes its starting place generations in the past while an ancestor of John B. Lee started to increase Lincoln sheep in Ontario. John B. could by no means absorb his inheritance as grasp of the Flock, yet his knowing of sheep husbandry is woven into the woolly cloth of his paintings. the 1st poems in Rediscovered Sheep are approximately actual modern day shepherds and real sheep. Then the sheep get unfastened. They spill out into human roles -- policeman, visitor speaker, ballerina -- which they occupy exuberantly and infrequently with a disquieting naturalness. Rediscovered Sheep is a realistic/fantasy pastoral for modern occasions, with the genuine pastoral’s clever innocence that by no means forgets the wolf.

Show description

Read more

Download e-book for iPad: Picture A Poem by Connetta Jean

By Connetta Jean

ISBN-10: 1539791076

ISBN-13: 9781539791072

a set of photos and poems via Connetta Jean.

If . . .

If peace was once a drink
we may perhaps purchase on the store
I'd purchase me a bottle
(a case possibly more)
I'd use it in coffee
make tea within the sun
and proportion little sips
with this international one through one
I'd inform them it really is tasty
just attempt a small cup
and hand out loose bottles
to drink all of it up..
But peace is not something
in bottles to find..
(though it truly is nonetheless an outstanding thought
to have come to mind)..

Show description

Read more

Appalachian Elegy: Poetry and Place (Kentucky Voices) by bell hooks PDF

By bell hooks

ISBN-10: 0813136695

ISBN-13: 9780813136691

Author, activist, feminist, instructor, and artist bell hooks is widely known as one of many nation's prime intellectuals. Born in Hopkinsville, Kentucky, hooks drew her special pseudonym from the identify of her grandmother, an clever and strong-willed African American lady who encouraged her to face up opposed to a dominating and repressive society. Her poetry, novels, memoirs, and kid's books replicate her Appalachian upbringing and have her struggles with racially built-in faculties and unwelcome authority figures. one in every of Utne Reader's "100 Visionaries Who Can swap Your Life," hooks has gained huge acclaim from critics and readers alike. In Appalachian Elegy, bell hooks keeps her paintings as an imagist of life's harsh realities in a set of poems encouraged by way of her early life within the remoted hills and hidden hollows of Kentucky. straight away meditative, confessional, and political, this poignant quantity attracts the reader deep into the event of residing in Appalachia. relating such subject matters because the marginalization of its humans and the environmental degradation it has suffered through the years, hooks's poetry quietly elegizes the sluggish lack of an identification whereas additionally celebrating that that's consistent, firmly rooted in a spot that's not whole.

Show description

Read more

Download PDF by Jon Sands: The New Clean

By Jon Sands

ISBN-10: 1935904264

ISBN-13: 9781935904267

Jon Sands has traveled right into a ridiculous global, the place not anything is simply too hilarious not to be sincere, and not anything is just too sincere not to get you pregnant. better of all, he’s packed us in his suitcase. He represents an ever-changing inhabitants of these raised in different places who locate themselves beckoned by means of the background, mystique, and magic-makers of latest York urban. those poems inhabit their very own contradictions, and exquisitely navigate the numerous advanced facets of what it capacity to be alive. Jon Sands is a high-stakes, sincere poet of untamed diversity. Sands possesses the extraordinary skill to rejoice simply as deeply as he mourns & whichever urban he strikes via in his poems ... you will ensure that there'll be a few making a song. that is simply what those poems do. - Aracelis Girmay, writer Sands scours buses in Queens, faceless bullets, and a urban filled with “back speak" to discover a spot the place we will all “fall head over heels in Jon," and we do. consistently clean, the recent fresh is a poetics of triumph - Michael Cirelli, government Director of city Word-NYC

Show description

Read more

Land of the Living - download pdf or read online

By Ashlee Haze

ISBN-10: 0997316802

ISBN-13: 9780997316803

Land of the dwelling is a set of poems on grief and the way existence is going on after grief. it's a picture of Ashlee Haze's interpretation of the human adventure.

"Miss Haze has created a undying murals. this present day, and without end extra, those poems may be appropriate and beneficial. She has gracefully woven life's chuffed and never so chuffed moments jointly and laid them out for our intake. Land of the dwelling is a lesson in therapeutic. it's a reminder to by no means quit or supply in. it really is #Magic."- Inkera Oshun, President of Poetry Slam, Inc.

Show description

Read more
1 2 3 4 17