i wait for the river by Maryann Russo

By Maryann Russo

I look ahead to the River. Dive in and you may adventure the stream of existence, the speedy waters, the scarlet mild, the seasons passing, the vulnerability and pleasure of being human. Poems of the center, odes to nature, expressions of grief at our eventual disappearance, and celebrations of wish on the glimmer within—this e-book is for the poetic soul in each one of us.

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Mother's Milk: Poems in Search of Heavenly Mother by Rachel Hunt Steenblik,Ashley Mae Hoiland

By Rachel Hunt Steenblik,Ashley Mae Hoiland

during this wonderful new selection of poems, Rachel Hunt Steenblik (Mormon Feminism: crucial Writings) explores the deep, human eager for a divine mom to counterpoint the male God that has lengthy ruled our tradition. Lovingly illustrated via Ashley Mae Hoiland (One Hundred Birds Taught Me to Fly).

Praise for Mother's Milk

“In those short and relocating poems, Rachel Hunt Steenblik remembers and reimagines the connection among the daughters of God and their hidden and far-off mom. utilizing her personal adventure and revelation in addition to her large study, Rachel recreates the Heavenly mom many dream of understanding, a girl now not in contrast to our personal moms, person who stocks our personal event of motherhood.” —Claudia L. Bushman, writer of Contemporary Mormonism

"The hot, scrumptious, soft and powerful poems in Mother’s Milk moved and extremely joyful me. surely this e-book is an important step towards filling the Mother-sized gap in our hearts. Boldly pulling again the curtain of patriarchy to teach that “God” isn't really a boy’s identify and that we've got by no means lived in a one-parent relations, Rachel reminds us that our mom hasn't ever ceased to nourish and love us." —Carol Lynn Pearson, writer of Mother Wove the Morning, and The Ghost of everlasting Polygamy

“Rachel Hunt Steenblik is Mormonism's so much crucial and useful poet on account that Carol Lynn Pearson. Out of her starvation for a mom God, she has made foodstuff for us all. Out of her losses, she has made milk. it truly is what women's our bodies understand how to do, in fact. yet Rachel, oh honey, few people do it so brazenly, so honestly, so evidently, so good. Come, come, everyone—Mormon or no longer, brothers, sisters, kindred—and take those phrases. i'm so proud that this e-book will educate the area what Mormon ladies know—perhaps uniquely—about God."—Joanna Brooks, writer of Book of Mormon Girl.

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As the Mirror Listens by Tawni Maisonneuve

By Tawni Maisonneuve

Conversations with the reflect whereas dwelling with the trauma of abuse. household violence and rape are epidemic and studying to stay with the results of the stories it leaves in the back of is generally performed on my own. such a lot friends and family do not realize. Poetry has helped provide survivors a voice and be aware of they aren't on my own of their options or emotions.
I proportion my private tragedy with you in desire it presents convenience that we aren't by myself. we will Survive!

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Urban Haiku: A View From The Edge by M. Dewayne Thompson

By M. Dewayne Thompson

city Haiku: A View From the sting takes the vintage Haiku shape to the gritty, “real speak” precipice the place it has seldom long past earlier than. definite, the vintage traces of 5-7-5 syllables is not for the faint of center. this tough hitting choice of four hundred Haiku learn like verses to show and expound upon the true existence perceptions that make up the day-by-day fact of not only the inner-city adventure, yet also will supply a glimpse of others as they see the realm.

There could be NO dialog on race family members in the US with no instruction manual like this to first comprehend the general perceptions and truth of these inside of that conversation!

Be cautious, for those who stand too with reference to the sting and you'll view an individual you recognize… or even even see ourselves!

This assortment comprises four Chapters of a hundred city Haiku verses each one, with idea from occasions among 2013 during the turmoil of the 2016 U.S. election evening. You’ll additionally locate a few very own verses besides plus a couple of verses a few may perhaps discover a little at the extraordinary and wacky facet. Excerpts:

1.0 SPRING – Reflections and a Glimpse of trade Reality
Why have we become
country below surveillance?
neighbors maintain evidence

2.0 summer time – Race Bait, Institutionalized Hate, in a Police country
The rockets’ purple glare
No busting caps within the air
Let’s cease this nightmare

3.0 FALL – Politics, Lies and the Extremists that Troll Us
Pigs obvious with jet packs
wearing "Rock the Vote" T-Shirts
Lightning simply struck twice

4.0 iciness – Wars, Rumors of Wars, Environmental Suicide, and The Watchers simply Shake Their Heads
Leaders like Bigfoot
we are all right here trying to find you
yet We-Can't-Find-You!?

About the Author:
M. Dewayne Thompson is an lower than the radar poet, track author, activist and scholar of behavioral remark. right here he introduces his Haiku style debut; installment one among his deliberate “Urban Haiku Trilogy” to discover this medium and take it into uncharted territory. remain tuned! The Abyss might be Hypnotic!

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Nachts, wenn ich nicht schlafen kann! (German Edition) by Karin Schüring

By Karin Schüring

Nachts, wenn ich nicht schlafen kann ……

Dieses Buch enthält Kurzgeschichten und Gedichte, nach Vorlage des Lebens. Sie sind mit viel Charme, Ironie und Witz geschrieben. Dazu geben lustige Karikaturen den Gedichten und Geschichten eine Seele.
Karin Schüring ist 1949 in Duisburg geboren und lebt seit 1982 mit ihrer Familie in Düsseldorf. Sie ist verheiratet, hat zwei erwachsene Kinder und einen Hund.

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Color My Emotions With Your Strawberry Love by Michelle Webb

By Michelle Webb

"Color My feelings together with your Strawberry Love" Is a charming e-book, with strong uncooked feelings of
every day existence trials and tribulations, joy,happiness
and peace inside your sanity; permit God to minister to
your soul as each note come from those web page and
touch you spirit, so take step one and skim this
book since it is a needs to learn because it sheds gentle to the
many shades of feelings on your life.

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Exceedingly, Abundantly, Above by Prince Kwasi Mensah

By Prince Kwasi Mensah

In incredibly, Abundantly, Above, the dominant topics are God's defense, windfall and predominance in a Christian's lifestyles. The poetry covers the diversity of demanding situations that Christians face of their perform of religion. This anthology is premised at the promise that God will do 'exceedingly, abundantly, above what we ask or think'. The poet is going into how God makes attainable the very unlikely whilst the Christians pray. exceptionally, Abundantly, Above is a Christian poet's contemplations at the situation among guy and God. it truly is brutally sincere and whole of feelings universal to us all.

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Swimming Lessons: Selected Poems by Nancy Willard

By Nancy Willard

This tremendous assortment brings jointly the best of Nancy Willard’s work 

Transporting us from Michigan farm state to the streets of latest York, from a kinfolk picnic by means of a circulation to snow-covered fields peopled by means of angels, the poems accumulated right here characterize the simplest of Nancy Willard.

Willard’s present for peeling again daily life to bare whatever magical and wondrous is all over the place in proof the following. traditional bushes develop into surreal landscapes “fanning the hearth of their stars” and “spraying fountains of light.” Poems that includes nice Danes, donkeys, and rabbits demonstrate Willard’s love for all dwelling creatures. “How to Stuff a Pepper” and “A Psalm for working Water” coexist with poems approximately visits from God. The identify poem tells the tale of Willard at seven, whereas “Questions My Son requested Me, solutions I by no means Gave Him” explores the thrill and pitfalls of being a mother.

Offering imagery from legendary goddesses to pumpkin saints to clever jellyfish, those are poems of brilliant mind's eye and style, and should introduce a brand new iteration of readers to Willard’s impressive physique of work.

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