Poetry, Subjects & Themes, Women Authors
by Carol-Anne Boisvert
“Grief with a plot twist.” “She made me cry, again!” 2022 was the year of growth and healing. While there is no chronological order, each poem portrays the author’s inner work. It’s about coming to terms with past heartaches stretched to their ...
The Greatest Trick
by Madeline Speer
The Greatest Trick by Madeline Speer is a hauntingly beautiful collection of poetry and prose revealing episodes of pain, endurance, and survival in the aftermath of abuse and divorce. In this deeply raw and painful collection, Speer’s genuine ...
by Brie Susanne
In Bruised Fruit, pride hangs from a tree like a plum, is plucked, and left to rot on the ground. A cow jumps over the moon and lands on the highway. A heart is made of glass. Blushing is “a wound / in my cheek.” A breath is an ocean wave. Love is ...
The Way Words Live
A Collection of Writings by Sylvia Beveridge
A lifetime of poems, short stories and contemplations, Sylvia’s The Way Words Live is a collection that reflects her rich personal history, her many joys and sorrows, and her pithy observations of a life well-lived. Born in Calcutta, India in ...
A Sweet New Season
Reflections by Dianne Rossol
Dianne Rossol’s latest book of poetry and prose delves into the beauty of transitions. From literal changes in seasons to evolutions within ourselves, A Sweet New Season: Reflections explores the wisdom that comes with life experience. As we age, ...
Don't Tell My Parents
Queer Diasporic Truths by Alyy Patel
This book is my refusal to remain silent about the love that broke me. It is an unflinchingly honest collection of poetry that tells the story of how I developed a sense of self-worth through heartbreak and betrayal. It is the process of reconciling ...
maybe this is a story about water
by Jessica Wiebe Schafer
maybe this is a story about water explores what it means to hold spiritual beliefs in the face of a changing world. It questions, seeks, grieves, explores new answers, and ultimately celebrates the joy that can be found in connection to the world ...
What I Carry with Me
by Carol A. Stephen
If you have ever wondered what the world looks like through the eyes of a poet, What I Carry with Me offers a glimpse. Only a hint because, as poet Carol A. Stephen illuminates, the world contains endless moments for pause, awe, and reflection. ...
Dear Adventurous Heart
by Brandi Marie
Told in six parts, this beautifully crafted book of poetry explores the cycle of love and heartbreak and the importance of always coming back to yourself. Written from personal experiences, each page offers a familiar taste in the reader’s mouth. ...
Poetry, Art and Parkinson's by Chantal Wolf
Painted Words is a collection of twenty-five poems where poet Chantal Wolf finds her artistic voice again following a diagnosis of Parkinson’s Disease. These poems reflect on and investigate the complexities of the disease, what it means to be ...