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  • Smell the Roses

    feel the soil / reach the sky by

    “… yes, smelling the roses – as we root ourselves firmly in life, grow into our humanity, and reach our destiny.” AWR Sipe “The largest task of life is to love. And love is the only ...


  • Muse in the Gothic Tower

    A Compilation of Poems by

    We glorify our good experiences but we learn and grow most from our heartache and mistakes. This compilation is one person’s twenty year journey through the emotional hardships and joys of being human. Our past is light and dark, as are we, and to ...


  • My Shattered Pieces

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    Do you ever feel lost or heartbroken? Do you struggle to find the energy and motivation to see the silver linings and bright sides of dark situations? At some point in our lives, we all feel alone with this pain. We feel isolated and are often ...


  • A Cowgirl's Life In The Mountains

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    Cowgirl’s Creed Courage doesn’t develop when things are going well. Instead, it creeps up your backbone fed by the springs of fear. So begins A Cowgirl’s Life in the Mountains, where colorful, authentic characters—including the author ...


  • A Weekly Dose of Ritallin

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    A Weekly Dose of Ritallin is a curated selection of Greg Frankson's original works as presented over two years on Here and Now Toronto. The A Weekly Dose of Ritallin segment cracked open Toronto with soulfully intelligent, locally invested and ...


  • Chasing the Bluebird

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    Mr. Villarreal takes his title from N.V. Krogius' Chess Psychology. On doubt: [For the player] “the fully acceptable variation seems… not quite strong enough, he wants... something still more effective”; aka, the "illusory chase,” — “chasing the ...


  • Lost In the Woods

    Collected Poems From Everywhere by

    A contemplative logger sees God in the trees and snow fleas of the Vermont woods. He makes his way over land to the southern tip of South America (El Fin del Mundo) and back, finding God everywhere and nowhere, writing poems on buses and trains, in ...


  • Life of a Hand

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    It’s not an easy life, being on the road, traveling from east coast to west coast, chasing jobs and the all-mighty dollar—but it’s a compelling one. There’s satisfaction in creating something of beauty, precision, and craftsmanship—things built with ...


  • Art is War

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    These collected works are a celebration of love, pain, rage, hip hop, race, and pop culture. This hodgepodge of topics are merged as one to bring something new and fresh into the poetry medium. The author seamlessly blends social commentary into a ...


  • XI

    The Journey by

    At its heart, The Journey is an exploration of the struggle of being human. In his powerful poetry, Patrick Jean Charles takes an unflinching look at the minefield of emotional, psychological, and spiritual challenges that are the hallmarks of a ...