Poetry

"The crown of literature is poetry." - W. Somerset Maugham, Of Human Bondage.

"A poet is, before anything else, a person who is passionately in love with language." - W.H. Auden, The Collected Poetry of W. H. Auden.

"Poetry is the rhythmical creation of beauty in words." - Edgar Allan Poe, The Raven, Annabel Lee.
It's like ying and yang, if you have prose you need to balance that with poetry. Like songs without music, these lyrical verses will give you pause, make you think, perhaps even coax your heart to give a little flutter. Each collection is priced at $3.99 or less.
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Almost at the EndAlmost to the End The Shorter Poems: New and Old
by Brewster Chamberlin $3.99 ebook, $14.95 paperback
These Haiku-like poems represent nighttime thoughts and inspirations written down while reading Sam Hamill’s translations in The Sound of Water: Haiku by Bashō, Buson, Issa, and Other Poets. Some are actually based on the work of these poets, but most are simply inspired by them. Buy and/or Read More >>>


The Suppressed Poems of Alfred Lord TennysonThe Suppressed Poems of Alfred Lord Tennyson Pictorial Edition
By J.C. Thomson, $2.99 ebook, $9.95 paperback
Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson, FRS, was considered the most popular British poet. According to The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, Tennyson is the 9th most quoted writer in the English Language. Yet, some of his poems were dropped from collections of his works, never reprinted - that is, until a scholar named J.C. Thomson dug them up. Buy and/or Read More >>>


Fox TalesFox Tales: Selected Poetry and Essays
by James R. Fox, Ebook $3.99, paperback $14.95
Jim Fox has been putting his thoughts onto paper for many years, both in poetry and as essays. Here are selected works that reflect his sensitivity as a poet and his straightforward opinions as an essayist.
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RRobert Frost Contest The 2013 Robert Frost International Poetry & Haiku Contest
by The Studios of Key West, $3.99
For the first time, the annual winners and selected entries have been collected into one volume, available both as an ebook and paperback edition. Here are more than 150 wonderful poems and haikus by some of today’s most talented poets
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The Poet’s Compendium The Poet’s Compendium: Every Man His Own Poet,
edited by Hollis George,
$2.99
Here is a collection of instructions and essays directed at the budding poet. These are classic works that every poet should ponder before touching pen to paper or tapping at a computer keyboard. Buy and/or Read More >>>


The Examined Life The Examined Life: From Close Up to Abstract,
by Kenneth Appleton,
$1.99
This collection starts out with poems about what the human experience is often like on a personal level and then moves outward to human life . . . READ MORE > > >


From The Balconies From the Balconies of Key West
Poems by Bill Lorraine, Illustrations by Ann Lorraine
$3.99
Sculptor, musician, author, poet – Bill Lorraine's observations about life in Key West are indeed an ode to Paradise. Available Soon READ MORE > > >


Shorts Of All Sorts Shorts of All Sorts,
by Brewster Chamberlin,
$2.99
A unique collection of short stories, poems, and plays by the author of Love's Poison and Other Poems . . . READ MORE > > >


America's Humorous Heartwarming Verse America's Humorous & Heartwarming Verse
edited by Hollis George,
with a foreword by Marshal Pinckney Wilder.

$1.99
Here is a wonderful collection of American poetry that will put a smile on your face. Over 200 poems. An introduction by humorist Wilder. READ MORE > > >


Tender Buttons Tender Buttons And Selected Poems
By Gertrude Stein, with an Introduction by Sherwood Anderson
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Gertrude Stein is known for experimental works that ignored traditional narrative forms and linear convention. This is one of her little-known works, a paean to food, objects, and rooms. READ MORE > > >


leaves of Grass Leaves of Grass: The Electric Edition,
By Walt Whitman, Introduction by Hollis George
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Perhaps the most significant book by an American poet, Leaves of Grass is Walt Whitman’s masterpiece – poetry that examines love, aging, and a life examined.
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