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  • Omertà

    A Mafia Family by

    In a Mafia crime family, loyalty is everything, and snitches get stitches. Omertà is a code of silence; keeping it means protection, but the danger is real and unpredictable. This collection of heartfelt poems takes a deep dive into how growing up ...


  • A Soldier's Book of Poems

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    Having been medically released from the Canadian Armed Forces after 33 years of service, I found myself dealing with the realities of no longer being able to work, a continually deteriorating state of health, and a significant amount of time on my ...


  • A Melancholy Whirlwind Romance

    Movement as Poetry by

    Serving as a poetic score to the movement of life, A Melancholy Whirlwind Romance: Movement as Poetry is a poignant collection borne from the deepest depths of the human heart and the highest heights of the human ego. In these tender yet fierce ...


  • Supernova

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    Supernova is Ris V. Rose's first poetry collection, and was written between the ages of 16 and 18 about how a special kind of love can spread like sunlight into all the craters in our lives, just to lead to the destructive kind of heartbreak that ...


  • A Poetry Gift

    A Thought, a Poem, a Highway by

    A branch of life, I walk along The limb of this tree, crooked and long A Poetry Gift is a collection of poems about life, nature, and the human condition. It’s intended to make people smile, and bring a little bit of inspiration and happiness to ...


  • SURVIVE.

    I woke before I broke by

    The cyclical journey between dark and light is one that survivors know well. SURVIVE examines this journey, the fight for one’s life with a focus on internal healing, unlearning damaging patterns, practising self-compassion, and transcending trauma. ...


  • Grit in Her Veins, Grace in Her Soul

    Poetry for Bold Women by

    Wave after wave, I rise, Pulling you up with me To turn the tide. Life-altering experiences at the beginning of her journey armed the future poet with the grit she will need to forge her own path toward womanhood. Written from a feminist ...


  • Grit in Her Veins, Grace in Her Soul

    Poetry for Bold Women by

    Wave after wave, I rise, Pulling you up with me To turn the tide. Life-altering experiences at the beginning of her journey armed the future poet with the grit she will need to forge her own path toward womanhood. Written from a feminist ...


  • Naked Under My Coat

    Writing Under the Influence of Parkinson's by

    “Parkinson’s is all about the disconnect within the central nervous system. But when I hit that nerve with a word or a phrase that connection is restored. I consider my Parkinson’s a gift.” - Naked Under My Coat – Writing Under the Influence of ...


  • welcome to my world

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    Welcome to my world. Welcome to my thoughts. Welcome to my visions. So begins Welcome to my world, poems that navigate the author’s search for “the stars, the moon, the ultimate tune,” alongside his road to healing from satanic abuse and drug ...