FriesenPress

© 2022 FriesenPress, Inc. All rights reserved.



Categories

  • The Looking Glass

    Glimpses of Life Through Poetry by

    After a long day, relaxing on the couch with a cup of tea and a book can be the perfect way to unwind. The Looking Glass evokes this comfort: stormy weather outside and you, the reader, warm and cozy inside. This collection of rhyming and free verse ...


  • Scars and Stars

    by

    Exploring love, death, grief, life, and cats named Bob, Kenneth Thompson touches on these themes with a deft hand an affinity for rhyme. He offers insightful twists and turns in a manner of just a few lines that allows the reader to relate, ...


  • Cutting Pieces in Darkness & Light

    by

    This collection of lyrical and thoughtful free verse poetry takes readers on a journey through life's thoughts and sentiments. Everything from the loss of a mother to the ache of heartbreak is given a moment on the page. Readers can feel the beat of ...


  • Summer Seas and Autumn Leaves

    A Small Collection of Poems by

    Summer Seas and Autumn Leaves is a short collection of eighteen poems that pack a big punch. Written over a span of seventy years, these are poems from the author’s early days as a father to the present day in 2022. Themes of personal loss, ...


  • eyes.

    a collection of poems by

    This collection of poems covers a wide range of topics—death, mental health, relationships, loss, substance use, nihilism—all from the perspective of an emerging poet. Rendered clearly, economically, and frankly, these poems show us, rather than ...


  • Skunk in the Wilderness

    by

    I believe in God when I see a dandelion pressing through the rupture in the pavement. A tiny golden sun forcing its way through the darkness, hell-bent on growing. Recognizing the sacred in the everyday, protecting an ailing earth, opening to ...


  • A Life Untrusted

    Poetry by Ken Hryciuk c.1981 by

    The words within this book of poetry were written during a special period of my life during the early 1980's, a time when I built, and also messed up, relationships with a lot of good people. The words were typed out on an old Underwood typewriter ...


  • From Light to Dark

    by

    I remember walking slowly and growing tired easily. Those were the earliest signs that something was wrong. The answers came years later when I was diagnosed with a life threatening illness and to break my heart even more, so was my sister. This ...


  • For One Who Chose to Die

    by

    For One Who Chose to Die interrogates the most fundamental question of existence: what is life’s purpose? Written by Kevin O’Keefe in the 1970s and 80s, these poems explore feelings about change and death, love and loss, beauty and pain, and grief ...


  • The Silent Voice of Grief

    by

    The Silent Voice of Grief is a collection of free verse poetry and prose that chronicles the spiritual journey of grief and sorrow after the death of a loved one. The poems were written during a two-year span after the death of the author’s son, as ...