Poetry, Subjects & Themes, Family
by Norman Bruce Ayers
We all create false mountains to climb. Gypsy Muse is a collection of free verse poetry chronicling that journey, and how we move beyond. Its subject matter strolls the depth and breadth of life: reinvention of the self later in life, the majesty ...
It's All About You
Poems to Inspire & Encourage Your Heart, Mind, & Spirit. by Dr. Gloria J. Nichols
Lord, no one loves me like You. No one comforts me like You. No one shelters me like You. There is no one, there is no one like You. Lord, no one can give me peace but You. No one can give me hope but You. No one can give me strength but You. There ...
Songs for My Father
by Katherine Lazaruk
Songs for My Father is a raw and honest collection of free verse poetry about the author’s relationship with her father. It chronicles how his anger and abuse left her emotionally trapped for many years, and how she found her way back into herself ...
by Katie Trotter
Optical Prism is a collection of colourful poetry that dives into many struggles and experiences young women might have to face in this modern age. The light and dark issues of today's society – toxic relationships and masculinity, depression and ...
Summer Seas and Autumn Leaves
A Small Collection of Poems by Robin Honiss
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, ...
a collection of poems by N. Palozzo
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 ...
Family and Friends Along the Way
by Don Dickie
This is my story. About a gay guy born and raised in suburban Toronto. It is about being different and about the struggle to discover and recognize my gayness in a society that shunned and targeted gay youth and men. But it is not just about ...
by Tamaz Young
Unrequited Expressions is a collection of poetry that deals with a wide variety of social and personal issues, from race, mental health, love, loss, family, and so on. The main idea showcases what it is like to be black in America. Young deals with ...
NEWBORN and other poems
by Hazel Cope
So here’s a simple wakeful dream: That words will come into my head Pass through my fingers Dance on the page Have grace and rhythm Make sense and reason And when someone reads them, make her think, “Ah yes, that’s how it is.” These lines, from ...
Exclamations and Disequilibriums by Barbara Simmons
This collection of free-verse poetry travels, along with the author, across her lifetime—from high school through college and graduate school, past marriage, divorce, and the death of a parent, deep into raising children, always finding a new path ...