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Milk and Honey - Rupi Kaur Cover Art

Milk and Honey

Milk and Honey Book Summary

The book is divided into four chapters, and each chapter serves a different purpose. Deals with a different pain. Heals a different heartache. Milk and Honey takes readers through a journey of the most bitter moments in life and finds sweetness in them because there is sweetness everywhere if you are just willing to look.

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I Still Want It - Derrick Jaxn Cover Art

I Still Want It

I Still Want It Book Summary

In "I Still Want It", Derrick Jaxn delivers a life-changing collection of poems immersed in raw, passionate, but brave vulnerability. Dark truths of his lustful past, revelations during his ongoing battle with heartbreak, and empowering words of wisdom leave readers with a renewed faith in a love they may have lost hope in finding. His signature way with words seasons all 178 pages of "I Still Want It" which will not only evoke a cocktail of emotions but leave the unforgettable and gratifying taste that Derrick is known for in his previous titles.

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To The Women I Once Loved - Pierre Alex Jeanty Cover Art

To The Women I Once Loved

To The Women I Once Loved Book Summary

“To The Women I Once Loved” is a reflection of a poet’s heart, his deepest inner feelings towards past relationships and how they contributed to the man he has become. Each piece brings consciousness to parts of a woman that ought to be glorified, qualities men sometimes neglect in relationships; while making both men and women aware that who they become has a direct correlation with who they’ve been with. Pierre allows readers to see where he missed it before in a way that is uplifting not only to the reader but also the women of his past. This literary piece is filled with hope and will salivate the soul of those waiting on love.

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Whiskey Words & a Shovel II - r.h. Sin Cover Art

Whiskey Words & a Shovel II

Whiskey Words & a Shovel II Book Summary

R.H. Sin’s second volume continues the passion and vigor of his previous publication. His stanzas inspire strength through the pure emotional energy and the vulnerability of his poems. Relationships, love, pain, and fortitude are powerfully rendered in his poetry, and his message of perseverance in the face of emotional turmoil cuts to the heart of modern-day life. R.H. Sin’s poems are often only a few lines long, and yet the emotional punch of his language gives these words an enduring power beyond the short page. He doesn't back away from the pains and struggles of life and love, and yet his determined, unapologetic voice provides a measure of comfort and a message of perseverance that is at once realistic and indomitable. This blend of determination and painful vulnerability gives his poetry a distinctive, engaging flavor.

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Rest in the Mourning - r.h. Sin Cover Art

Rest in the Mourning

Rest in the Mourning Book Summary

The calm before and after the storm. Rest in the Mourning is a steady and profound stream of conscious thoughts and emotion. Documenting unhealthy relationships and why the heart ends up in the hands of those deemed unworthy. It speaks to the heart's ability to hold on to relationships that no longer deserve our energy as well as what happens when we are ready to let go. Rest in the Mourning is about self-care and self-love.    

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The Odyssey - Homer & Robert Fagles Cover Art

The Odyssey

The Odyssey Book Summary

The Odyssey is literature's grandest evocation of every man's journey through life. In the myths and legends that are retold here, renowned translator Robert Fagles has captured the energy and poetry of Homer's original in a bold, contemporary idiom and given us an edition of The Odyssey to read aloud, to savor, and to treasure for its sheer lyrical mastery. This is an edition to delight both the classicist and the general reader, and to captivate a new generation of Homer's students. From the Hardcover edition.

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Dear Woman - Michael E. Reid Cover Art

Dear Woman

Dear Woman Book Summary

Dear Woman is where poetry meets inspiration. This is a book of quotes, letters, short stories, and poems written to provide education, motivation, encouragement, and a little tough love to women of all ages. Dear Woman is a journey through womanhood that visits some of the deepest and darkest corners of women's lives, with hopes of shedding a little light and love. This book is written from the perspective of a man who wants nothing more than for you to be the best woman possible, regardless of circumstance. It is one man's gift to the world, with hopes that no matter how the world may treat a woman, you should not stop being a woman in it.

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I Wrote This For You - pleasefindthis Cover Art

I Wrote This For You

I Wrote This For You Book Summary

"I need you to understand something. I wrote this for you. I wrote this for you and only you. Everyone else who reads it, doesn't get it." Started 2007, I Wrote This For You is an acclaimed exploration of hauntingly beautiful words, photography and emotion that's unique to each person that reads it. This book gathers together nearly 200 of the most beautiful entries into four distinct chapters; Sun, Moon, Stars, Rain. Together with several new and exclusive entries that don't appear anywhere else, each chapter of I Wrote This For You focuses on a different facet of life, love, loss, beginnings and endings.

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Your Soul is a River - Nikita Gill Cover Art

Your Soul is a River

Your Soul is a River Book Summary

Thought Catalog Books presents Nikita Gill’s “Your Soul Is A River,” a collection of poetry.

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Broken Flowers - Robert M. Drake Cover Art

Broken Flowers

Broken Flowers Book Summary

In this fifth installment from Robert M. Drake, the poet meditates on the subtle beauty of brokenness.

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Broken: (The Relationship Poems) - Yari Garcia Cover Art

Broken: (The Relationship Poems)

Broken: (The Relationship Poems) (The Relationship Poems) Book Summary

This eBook contains the poems that bled out of me after some bad relationships in my early 20's. If you like angst-ridden, raw, after-break-up poetry, this book will be perfect for you. It’s great for those who have just been through a painful breakup, and just need a way to vent their emotions and brood before moving on. Enjoy! Yari

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Beowulf (Bilingual Edition) - Seamus Heaney Cover Art

Beowulf (Bilingual Edition)

Beowulf (Bilingual Edition) Book Summary

New York Times bestseller and winner of the Whitbread Award. Composed toward the end of the first millennium, Beowulf is the elegiac narrative of the adventures of Beowulf, a Scandinavian hero who saves the Danes from the seemingly invincible monster Grendel and, later, from Grendel's mother. He then returns to his own country and dies in old age in a vivid fight against a dragon. The poem is about encountering the monstrous, defeating it, and then having to live on in the exhausted aftermath. In the contours of this story, at once remote and uncannily familiar at the beginning of the twenty-first century, Nobel laureate Seamus Heaney finds a resonance that summons power to the poetry from deep beneath its surface. Drawn to what he has called the "four-squareness of the utterance" in ?Beowulf? and its immense emotional credibility, Heaney gives these epic qualities new and convincing reality for the contemporary reader.

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The Odyssey - Robert Fitzgerald & Homer Cover Art

The Odyssey

The Odyssey The Fitzgerald Translation Book Summary

Robert Fitzgerald's is the best and best-loved modern translation of The Odyssey, and the only one admired in its own right as a great poem in English. Fitzgerald's supple verse is ideally suited to the story of Odysseus' long journey back to his wife and home after the Trojan War. Homer's tale of love, adventure, food and drink, sensual pleasure, and mortal danger reaches the English-language reader in all its glory.

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The Raven and Other Poems - Edgar Allan Poe Cover Art

The Raven and Other Poems

The Raven and Other Poems Book Summary

The Raven and Other Poems by Edgar Allan Poe is a collection of frightening poems including The Raven, The Bells, Annabel Lee, and much more.

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The Road Not Taken - Robert Frost Cover Art

The Road Not Taken

The Road Not Taken And Other Poems Book Summary

The Road Not Taken and Other Poems by Robert Frost is a collection of classic poems including The Road Not Taken, Mending Walls, Birches, and many more.

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To Be In Love - Bryan Simpson Cover Art

To Be In Love

To Be In Love Book Summary

A book of twenty-one poems, this assortment deals with the subject of love in its many different forms, from wanting love, to having love and losing love. This book is basically an excerpt, one section, of the larger collection, Love, Life and Death.

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Love & Misadventure - Lang Leav Cover Art

Love & Misadventure

Love & Misadventure Book Summary

The journey from love to heartbreak to finding love again is personal yet universal. Lang Leav's evocative love poetry speaks to the soul of anyone who is on this journey.  Leav has an unnerving ability to see inside the hearts and minds of her readers. Her talent for translating complex emotions with astonishing simplicity has won her a cult following of devoted modern poetry fans from all over the world. Forget the dainty, delicate love poems of yore; these little poems pack a mighty punch. Lang Leav is a poet and internationally exhibiting artist. Her work expresses the intricacies of love and loss. Love & Misadventure is her first poetry collection.

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The Iliad - Homer & Robert Fagles Cover Art

The Iliad

The Iliad Book Summary

This translation of The Iliad equals Fitzgerald's earlier Odyssey in power and imagination. It recreates the original action as conceived by Homer, using fresh and flexible blank verse that is both lyrical and dramatic.

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Paradise Lost - John Milton Cover Art

Paradise Lost

Paradise Lost Book Summary

Paradise Lost by John Milton is an epic poem concerning the Biblical Fall of Man centered around the temptation of Adam and Eve and their expulsion from the Garden of Eden.

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Letters, To The Men I Have Loved - Mirtha Michelle Castro Marmol Cover Art

Letters, To The Men I Have Loved

Letters, To The Men I Have Loved Book Summary

When people part ways where does the LOVE go? Mirtha Michelle Castro Marmol is a Dominican born actress and contemporary poet. At the age of five her family migrated to Miami, Florida. She wrote her first poem at the age of six and since then cultivated a passion for poetry. "Letters, To The Men I Have Loved" is her debut as an author. In it she expresses her feelings through distinct letters and poems to various men whom she considers motivated personal growth and her transition from young adult to womanhood. With words she paints a vivid picture of feelings such as passion, forgiveness, lust, and hope. Gracefully playing with the universal theme of the pursuit of love and the desire for change that can resonate with women all around the world.

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Tender Buttons - Gertrude Stein Cover Art

Tender Buttons

Tender Buttons Book Summary

A classic work of experimental poetry by a titan of modernist literature Tender Buttons , Stein’s first published work of poetry, debuted in 1914 as a volume of powerful avant-garde expression. This meditation on ordinary living is presented in three compelling sections—“Objects,” “Food,” and “Rooms”—through which Stein delights in experiments with language. Emphasizing rhythm and sonority over traditional grammar, Stein’s wordplay has garnered praise from readers and critics alike. In “A Piece of Coffee,” for example, Stein plays with conventional language and cubist imagery to produce a stunningly original literary effect: A single image is not splendor. Dirty is yellow. A sign of more is not mentioned. A piece of coffee is not a detainer. The resemblance to yellow is dirtier and distincter. The clean mixture is whiter and not coal color, never more coal color than altogether.   This ebook has been professionally proofread to ensure accuracy and readability on all devices. “Remembering especially her early work, we are still always aware of [Stein’s] presence in the background of contemporary literature.” —Edmund Wilson   “[Stein] forces us to reconsider how language actually constructs the world we know.” —Marjorie Perloff   “For me the work of Gertrude Stein consists in a rebuilding, an entirely new recasting of life, in the city of words.” —Sherwood Anderson   “This is one of the volumes that solidified Stein’s reputation.” — Library Journal Gertrude Stein (1874–1946) was an American novelist and poet. Born in Pennsylvania, in 1903 she immigrated to France, where she would live for the rest of her life. The home on the Left Bank of Paris that she shared with her partner, Alice B. Toklas, became a cultural hub as young artists and writers began to gather there. As her salon rose to prominence, Stein befriended several expatriate authors living in Paris, including Djuna Barnes, James Joyce, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and Ernest Hemingway. Stein has been credited with coining the term the lost generation to describe this group of writers. She died in France in 1946. 

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The Prophet - Khalil Gibran Cover Art

The Prophet

The Prophet Book Summary

The Prophet is a book of 26 poetic essays written in English by Kahlil Gibran. 

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101 Great American Poems - The American Poetry & Literacy Project Cover Art

101 Great American Poems

101 Great American Poems Book Summary

Rich treasury of verse from the 19th and 20th centuries, selected for popularity and literary quality, includes Poe's "The Raven," Whitman's "I Hear America Singing," as well as poems by Robert Frost, Langston Hughes, Emily Dickinson, T. S. Eliot, Marianne Moore, many other notables.

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The Essential Rumi - reissue - Coleman Barks Cover Art

The Essential Rumi - reissue

The Essential Rumi - reissue New Expanded Edition Book Summary

This revised and expanded edition of The Essential Rumi includes a new introduction by Coleman Barks and more than 80 never-before-published poems. Through his lyrical translations, Coleman Barks has been instrumental in bringing this exquisite literature to a remarkably wide range of readers, making the ecstatic, spiritual poetry of thirteenth-century Sufi Mystic Rumi more popular than ever. The Essential Rumi continues to be the bestselling of all Rumi books, and the definitive selection of his beautiful, mystical poetry.

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The Tell-Tale Heart - Edgar Allan Poe Cover Art

The Tell-Tale Heart

The Tell-Tale Heart Book Summary

"The Tell-Tale Heart" is a short story by Edgar Allan Poe first published in 1843. It follows an unnamed narrator who insists on his sanity after murdering an old man with a "vulture eye". The murder is carefully calculated, and the murderer hides the body by cutting it into pieces and hiding it under the floorboards. Ultimately the narrator's guilt manifests itself in the hallucination that the man's heart is still beating under the floorboards. It is unclear what relationship, if any, the old man and his murderer share. It has been suggested that the old man is a father figure or, perhaps, that his vulture eye represents some sort of veiled secret. The ambiguity and lack of details about the two main characters stand in stark contrast to the specific plot details leading up to the murder. The story was first published in James Russell Lowell's The Pioneer in January 1843. "The Tell-Tale Heart" is widely considered a classic of the Gothic fiction genre and one of Poe's most famous short stories.

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La Divina Comedia (Spanish Edition) - Dante Alighieri Cover Art

La Divina Comedia (Spanish Edition)

La Divina Comedia (Spanish Edition) Illustrated Book Summary

La Divina Comedia (en italiano: Divina Commedia) es un poema épico escrito por Dante Alighieri. Se desconoce la fecha exacta en que fue escrito aunque las opiniones más reconocidas aseguran que el Infierno pudo ser compuesto entre 1304 y 1307 o 1308, el Purgatorio de 1307 o 1308 a 1313 o 1314 y por último, el Paraíso de 1313 o 1314 a 1321, fecha del fallecimiento del poeta. Se considera por tanto que la redacción de la primera parte habría sido alternada con la redacción del Convivium y De Vulgari Eloquentia, mientras que De Monarchia pertenecería a la época de la segunda o tercera etapa, a la última de las cuales hay que atribuir sin duda la de dos obras de menor empeño: la Cuestión del agua y la tierra y las dos églogas escritas en respuesta a sendos poemas de Giovanni del Virgilio. - Extraído de Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre

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Works of Robert Frost - Robert Frost Cover Art

Works of Robert Frost

Works of Robert Frost (150+) Includes A Boy's Will, North of Boston, Mountain Interval and other poems. Book Summary

This collection was designed for optimal navigation on iPad and other electronic devices. It is indexed alphabetically, chronologically and by category, making it easier to access individual books, stories and poems. This collection offers lower price, the convenience of a one-time download, and it reduces the clutter in your digital library. All books included in this collection feature a hyperlinked table of contents and footnotes. The collection is complimented by an author biography. Table of Contents: A Boy's Will (1913) Into My Own Ghost House My November Guest Love and a Question A Late Walk Stars Storm Fear Wind and Window Flower To the Thawing Wind A Prayer in Spring Flower-gathering Rose Pogonia Asking for Roses Waiting--Afield at Dusk In a Vale A Dream Pang In Neglect The Vantage Point Mowing Going for Water Revelation The Trial by Existence In Equal Sacrifice The Tuft of Flowers Spoils of the Dead Pan with Us The Demiurge's Laugh Now Close the Windows A Line-storm Song October My Butterfly Reluctance North of Boston (1914) The Pasture Mending Wall The Death of the Hired Man The Mountain A Hundred Collars Home Burial The Black Cottage Blueberries A Servant to Servants After Apple-picking The Code The Generations of Men The Housekeeper The Fear The Self-seeker The Wood-pile Good Hours Mountain Interval (1916; revised 1920) The Road Not Taken Christmas Trees An Old Man's Winter Night The Exposed Nest A Patch of Old Snow In the Home Stretch The Telephone Meeting and Passing Hyla Brook The Oven Bird Bond and Free Birches Pea Brush Putting in the Seed A Time to Talk The Cow in Apple Time An Encounter Range-finding The Hill Wife The Bonfire A Girl's Garden Locked Out The Last Word of a Bluebird "Out, Out—" Brown's Descent, or the Willy-nilly Slide The Gum-gatherer The Line-gang The Vanishing Red Snow The Sound of the Trees Miscellaneous Poems to 1920 "The Ax-Helve" "Fire and Ice" "The Flower Boat" "For Once, Then, Something" "Fragmentary Blue" "Good-by and Keep Cold" "The Lockless Door" "The Need of Being Versed in Country Things" "Not to Keep" "Place for a Third" "Plowmen" "The Runaway" "To E.T." "The Valley's Singing Day" "Wild Grapes"

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Works of T. S. Eliot - T S Eliot Cover Art

Works of T. S. Eliot

Works of T. S. Eliot Book Summary

This collection was designed for optimal navigation on iPad and other electronic devices. All books included in this collection feature a hyperlinked table of contents and footnotes. The collection is complimented by an author biography. Table of Contents T. S. Eliot Biography List of Works in Alphabetical Order Poetry Prufrock and Other Observations: The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock Portrait of a Lady Preludes Rhapsody on a Windy Night Morning at the Window The Boston Evening Transcript Aunt Helen Cousin Nancy Mr. Apollinax Hysteria Conversation Galante La Figlia Che Piange Poems: Gerontion Burbank with a Baedeker: Bleistein with a Cigar Sweeney Erect A Cooking Egg Le Directeur Melange Adultere De Tout Lune De Miel The Hippopotamus Dans Le Restaurant Whispers of Immortality Mr. Eliot's Sunday Morning Service Sweeney Among the Nightingales The Waste Land Short Story Eeldrop and Appleplex Essay Ezra Pound: His Metric and Poetry

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Leaves of Grass - Walt Whitman Cover Art

Leaves of Grass

Leaves of Grass Book Summary

"I sing the body electric." Poetry, according to Aristotle, is the rendering not of actual events but of such things as might or could happen in accordance with probability or necessity. When this is turned into an act of great beauty, the cleansing and quieting of the mind and soul can ensue. “Come, said my soul, Such verses for my Body let us write, (for we are one,) That should I after return, Or, long, long hence, in other spheres, There to some group of mates the chants resuming, (Tallying Earth’s soil, trees, winds, tumultuous waves,) Ever with pleas’d smile I may keep on, Ever and ever yet the verses owning–as, first, I here and now Signing for Soul and Body, set to them my name, Walt Whitman" The work of a lifetime and Walt Whitman’s masterpiece, Leaves of Grass was originally a small book that Whitman intended to be so small as to be carried in a pocket. An ode to the human body and the mind thus materialized, the book combines the rhythms of the earth and the sea with the charge of a deep, philosophical gaze upon the immediacy of the human body and mind in the world of the elements. “Being one with nature,” Withman’s aim, is the idea behind the poems in the book, some of the most beautiful that have ever been written in the English language. Here’s what he asks in I Sing the Body Electric: "And if the body does not do fully as much as the soul? And if the body were not the soul, what is the soul?"  This is a book that will question you, as it questions itself. It is a book that will make you ponder and will make you see. Leaf by leaf, it will open up to you in all its sensuality and uniqueness which was perceived, at the time of its publication, as oddity and extravagance. Those of you who read poetry and especially those of you who don’t, know that this is one of those rarest books which can make you happy.

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Seeds Planted in Concrete - Bianca Sparacino Cover Art

Seeds Planted in Concrete

Seeds Planted in Concrete Book Summary

Through illustration and poetry, Seeds Planted In Concrete is Bianca Sparacino’s raw testament to the beauty that is found within the contrasts of life. By writing truthfully about the intricacies of both love and loss, Sparacino’s first collection of work is one that will speak to the very depths of those who read it, inspiring a will to love, and live. This collection is a manifesto of the journey every human being takes throughout their life; an assembly of words that celebrates the resilience of the human heart through stages of hurting, feeling, healing and loving.  This special edition of Seeds Planted in Concrete includes enhanced illustrations, available for iBooks only.

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Poems by T.S. Eliot Audio Edition - T.S. Eliot Cover Art

Poems by T.S. Eliot Audio Edition

Poems by T.S. Eliot Audio Edition Multimedia Edition Book Summary

Poems by T.S. Eliot Audio Edition, is an anthology of 15 original poems by T.S. Eliot. This selection features embedded audio of all poems, so you can listen a read along. This volume includes: "The Wasteland", "Portrait of a Lady", "The Lovesong of J. Alfred Prufrock, and many more.  

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Romantic Confessions - Robert Ropars Cover Art

Romantic Confessions

Romantic Confessions Book Summary

Romantic Confessions is a collection of poetry and haiku about love, romance, and passion. The works included explore the ways each of these elements impact us whether newly discovered or lost. The deeply personal writing never retreats from confronting the raw emotions of the heart. The joys and pains are explored and embraced.

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Dead Man's Float - Jim Harrison Cover Art

Dead Man's Float

Dead Man's Float Book Summary

"Harrison's poems succeed on the basis of an open heart and a still-ravenous appetite for life." The Texas Observer The title Dead Man's Float is inspired by a technique used by swimmers to conserve energy when exhausted, to rest up for the long swim to shore. In his fourteenth volume of poetry, Jim Harrison presents keen awareness of physical pains, delights in the natural world, and reflects on humanity's tentative place in a universe filled with ninety billion galaxies. By turns mournful and celebratory, these fearless and exuberant poems accomplish what Harrison's poems always do: wake us up to the possibilities of being fully alive. "Forthright and unaffected, even brash, Harrison always scoops us straight into the world whether writing fiction or nonfiction. This new collection [ Dead Man's Float ] takes its cue from a technique swimmers use to conserve energy in deep water, and Harrison goes in deep, acknowledging our frailness even as he seamlessly connects with a world that moves from water to air to the sky beyond." Library Journal Harrison pours himself into everything he writes in poems, you do meet Harrison head-on. As he navigates his seventies, he continues to marvel with succinct awe and earthy lyricism over the wonders of birds, dogs, and stars as he pays haunting homage to his dead and contends with age’s assaults. The sagely mischievous poet of the North Woods and the Arizona desert laughs at himself as he tries to relax by imagining that he’s doing the dead man’s float only to sink into troubling memories Bracingly candid, gracefully elegiac, tough, and passionate, Harrison travels the deep river of the spirit, from the wailing precincts of a hospital to a green glade of soft marsh grass near a pool in a creek” to the moon-bright sea.” Donna Seaman, Booklist "Harrison doesn't write like anyone else, relying entirely on the toughness of his vision and intensity of feeling." Publishers Weekly Warbler This year we have two gorgeous yellow warblers nesting in the honeysuckle bush. The other day I stuck my head in the bush. The nestlings weigh one twentieth of an ounce, about the size of a honeybee. We stared at each other, startled by our existence. In a month or so, when they reach the size of bumblebees they'll fly to Costa Rica without a map. Jim Harrison , one of America's most versatile and celebrated writers, is the author of over thirty books of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction including Legends of the Fall , the acclaimed trilogy of novellas. With a fondness for open space and anonymous thickets, he divides his time between Montana and southern Arizona.

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The Canterbury Tales - Geoffrey Chaucer Cover Art

The Canterbury Tales

The Canterbury Tales Book Summary

In The Canterbury Tales Chaucer created one of the great touchstones of English literature, a masterly collection of chivalric romances, moral allegories and low farce. A story-telling competition between a group of pilgrims from all walks of life is the occasion for a series of tales that range from the Knight's account of courtly love and the ebullient Wife of Bath's Arthurian legend, to the ribald anecdotes of the Miller and the Cook.

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Black ButterFly - Robert M. Drake Cover Art

Black ButterFly

Black ButterFly Book Summary

The Black Butterfly is a symbol of transformation and rebirth after death. Drake wrote this book for those who have lost someone in death and in life. This book is a collection of memories and experiences Drake lived after the death of one of his brothers. He promised he would write him a few words after he failed to complete the task while his brother was alive. This book is everything... this book is for all who are breathing and for all who are no longer here. This book is for you.

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The Epic of Gilgamesh - Gilgamesh Cover Art

The Epic of Gilgamesh

The Epic of Gilgamesh Book Summary

The Epic of Gilgamesh is an epic poem from Mesopotamia. It is one of the oldest known literary works. Preserved on 12 clay tablets, the story focuses on Gilgamesh, King of Uruk, and his relationship with companion Enkidu along with their wild adventures and the reaction of the gods to those dangerous excursions. The poem also addresses grief, death, and the quest for eternal life.

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Works of E. E. Cummings - E. E. Cummings Cover Art

Works of E. E. Cummings

Works of E. E. Cummings Includes the novel "The Enormous Room" and 20+ poems Book Summary

This collection was designed for optimal navigation on iPad and other electronic devices. It is indexed alphabetically, making it easier to access individual books. This collection offers lower price, the convenience of a one-time download, and it reduces the clutter in your digital library. All books included in this collection feature a hyperlinked table of contents. The collection is complimented by an author biography. Table of Contents: List of Works by Genre and Title List of Works in Alphabetical Order E. E. Cummings Biography Poetry Harvard Advocate (1915) - "Ballade" - "Sunset" - "Of Nicolette" - "Summer Silence" Eight Harvard Poets (1917) - "Thou in whose sword-great story shine the deeds" - "A Chorus Girl" - "This is the garden" - "It may not always be so" - "Crepuscule" - "Finis" "Seven Poems" (The Dial, January 1920) - "little tree" - "the bigness of cannon" - "Buffalo Bill's" - "when god lets my body be" - "why did you go" - "when life is quite through with" - "O Distinct" "Five Poems" (The Dial, May 1920) - "into the strenuous briefness" - "O sweet spontaneous" - "but the other" - "in Just-" - "spring omnipotent goddess Thou"  "Puella Mea" (January 1921) Novels The Enormous Room

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Love is a Dog From Hell - Charles Bukowski Cover Art

Love is a Dog From Hell

Love is a Dog From Hell Book Summary

First published in 1977, Love Is a Dog from Hell is a collection of Bukowski's poetry from the mid-seventies. A classic in the Bukowski canon, Love Is a Dog from Hell is a raw, lyrical, exploration of the exigencies, heartbreaks, and limits of love.

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Beautiful Chaos - Robert M. Drake Cover Art

Beautiful Chaos

Beautiful Chaos Book Summary

Volume 3 of Robert M. Drakes entries. This book employs the comparative method to understand societal collapses to which environmental problems contribute to the common youth and society as a whole. In his writing, Robert M. Drake hauntingly describes the issues we are all facing today. We all are broken and broken is its own kind of beautiful.

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Because of A Woman - Malanda Jean-Claude Cover Art

Because of A Woman

Because of A Woman Book Summary

In Because of a Woman, Malanda struggles with vulnerability and fights love at every angle due to the failure to reciprocate. His fear of commitment doesn’t allow him to settle in one place until he loses everything.  Whether it’s lost love, finding yourself or seeking companionship in lonely places ― this is for you. Delivered with witty metaphors, Malanda allows for his readers to embark on a journey with him. Every page is a layer of truth as he fights to understand himself and his counterparts, redefining what it is to be a man in a ‘stoic-male’ society. 

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Classic Poems for Children: Best-Loved Ve... - Nicola Baxter Cover Art

Classic Poems for Children: Best-Loved Ve...

Classic Poems for Children: Best-Loved Ve... Children’s Poetry Including the Owl and the Pussy-Cat; My Shadow; Robin Hood; A Thing of Beauty; A Lark’s Nest; O Captain, My Captain; Eldorado; A Birthday; Monday’s Child; The Fairies; Ozymandias Book Summary

This wonderful book features classic poems, suitable for children, by many of the world’s much-loved writers and poets, such as Lewis Carroll, Edgar Allen Poe, Oscar Wilde and Thomas Hardy. Split into thematic chapters,  there are poems of animals and birds, songs of the sea, love and adventure, boys and girls, happiness and sadness, childhood and travel  – some hundreds of years old and others refreshingly modern.  Among the many treasured poems are songs such as Waltzing Matilda,  or It’s Raining, It’s Pouring; evocative  poems such as Spring by William Blake and What That I Was And a Little Tiny Boy by William Shakespeare; children’s poems like Wynken, Blynken and Nod, and lullabies such as Hush Little Baby and Sleep, Baby Sleep. Children and adults alike will delight in these wonderful poems that have been told and re-told for generations. There are poems for reflection, some to make you laugh and others that will make you cry. There are poems for the morning and evening, poems for reflection, poems to spark discussion and others to inspire dreams. Together they become a starting point on a very special journey to a whole spectrum of thoughts and feelings, magical lands and faraway places.  Intricate illustrations and gold embellishments decorate every page,  making this lovely book an essential addition to any family’s library. The book’s editor, Nicola Baxter, has written  or compiled over three hundred children’s titles. She particularly enjoys the marriage of words and pictures that children’s books entail.

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The Aeneid - Virgil & Robert Fagles Cover Art

The Aeneid

The Aeneid (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) Book Summary

Virgil's great epic transforms the Homeric tradition into a triumphal statement of the Roman civilizing mission. Translated by Robert Fitzgerald.

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Rumi: The Book of Love - Coleman Barks Cover Art

Rumi: The Book of Love

Rumi: The Book of Love Poems of Ecstasy and Longing Book Summary

The Sufi mystic and poet Jalaluddin Rumi is most beloved for his poems expressing the ecstasies and mysteries of love in all its forms—erotic, platonic, divine—and Coleman Barks presents the best of them in this delightful and inspiring collection. Rendered with freshness, intensity, and beauty as Barks alone can do, these startling and rich poems range from the "wholeness" one experiences with a true lover, to the grief of a lover's loss, and all the states in between: from the madness of sudden love to the shifting of a romance to deep friendship to the immersion in divine love. Rumi, the ultimate poet of love, explores all "the magnificent regions of the heart," and he opens you to the lover within. Coleman Barks has made this medieval, Persian-born (present-day Afghanistan) poetic and spiritual genius the most popular poet in America today. This seductive volume reveals Rumi's charms and depths more than any other.

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Pappa Gander: the Less Better Half of Mother Goose - Robby Charters Cover Art

Pappa Gander: the Less Better Half of Mother Goose

Pappa Gander: the Less Better Half of Mother Goose Book Summary

Originally titled "Jack and the Beanstalk: the Whole Story plus the Sequel", now merged with "Pappa Gander", with better layout design and another story or two: At long last, Pappa Gander gets a few words in edgewise. Read some of your old familiar nursery rhymes rewritten his way, plus a few other rhymes, limericks, some haiku, and stories... Jack and the Beanstalk -- did you ever wonder what happened to the cow? or the beans from the beanstalk? What did Jack do later in life? Find out in Jack and the Beanstalk, the Whole Story, Plus the Sequel... The Adventures of Jack and Jill -- a hilarious blend of a lot of familiar rhymes. Pappa Gander gets things a bit mixed up here, and ends up with a second version of Jack and the Beanstalk, but with the Seven Dwarves instead of the giant... Snow White, from an alternative universe where things happen a bit differently... Robby, the author behind Pappa Gander says: "My poetic inspirations were Roald Dahl, Shel Silverstien and Ogden Nash. Also included are some of my cartoons, largly influenced by Gary Larson (Far Side). Some of the rhymes were done strictly because I found words that rhyme in an amusing way (amusing to me, anyway)."

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Three Stories and Ten Poems - Ernest Hemingway Cover Art

Three Stories and Ten Poems

Three Stories and Ten Poems Book Summary

This is an works of Ernest Hemingway that consists of three stories and ten poems.

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Chasers of the Light - Tyler Knott Gregson Cover Art

Chasers of the Light

Chasers of the Light Poems from the Typewriter Series Book Summary

The epic made simple. The miracle in the mundane. One day, while browsing an antique store in Helena, Montana, photographer Tyler Knott Gregson stumbled upon a vintage Remington typewriter for sale. Standing up and using a page from a broken book he was buying for $2, he typed a poem without thinking, without planning, and without the ability to revise anything. He fell in love. Three years and almost one thousand poems later, Tyler is now known as the creator of the Typewriter Series: a striking collection of poems typed onto found scraps of paper or created via blackout method. Chasers of the Light features some of his most insightful and beautifully worded pieces of work—poems that illuminate grand gestures and small glimpses, poems that celebrate the beauty of a life spent chasing the light.

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Emily Dickinson's Collection [ 3 books ] - Emily Dickinson Cover Art

Emily Dickinson's Collection [ 3 books ]

Emily Dickinson's Collection [ 3 books ] Book Summary

This book contain collection of 3 Books 1. Poems / Emily Dickinson 2. Poems, Second Series / Emily Dickinson 3. Poems, Third Series / Emily Dickinson About the Author Emily Dickinson, 1830–1886 American poet. Born in Amherst, Massachusetts, to a successful family with strong community ties, she lived a mostly introverted and reclusive life. After she studied at the Amherst Academy for seven years in her youth, she spent a short time at Mount Holyoke Female Seminary before returning to her family's house in Amherst. Thought of as an eccentric by the locals, she became known for her penchant for white clothing and her reluctance to greet guests or, later in life, even leave her room. Most of her friendships were therefore carried out by correspondence. Although Dickinson was a prolific private poet, fewer than a dozen of her nearly eighteen hundred poems were published during her lifetime. The work that was published during her lifetime was usually altered significantly by the publishers to fit the conventional poetic rules of the time. Dickinson's poems are unique for the era in which she wrote; they contain short lines, typically lack titles, and often use slant rhyme as well as unconventional capitalization and punctuation. Many of her poems deal with themes of death and immortality, two recurring topics in letters to her friends.

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Dante's Divine Comedy: Inferno - Dante Alighieri Cover Art

Dante's Divine Comedy: Inferno

Dante's Divine Comedy: Inferno Book Summary

The Inferno is by far the most popular and well-known of the books in the Divine Comedy trilogy because of its depiction and understanding of the moral and spiritual pitfalls which still plague us today. This beautifully presented edition is illustrated with astonishing artworks, from Hieronymus Bosch's depictions of a surreal, hellish landscapes and other Renaissance visions of the Last Judgement, to Gustave Doré's intricate engravings of the pilgrim's spiritual travails.

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Born to Love, Cursed to Feel - Samantha King Cover Art

Born to Love, Cursed to Feel

Born to Love, Cursed to Feel Book Summary

Born to Love, Cursed to Feel is about love—the good, the bad, and the confusing. It touches on morals and how when emotions are involved it’s not as black and white. The poetry is frequently written in a narrative manner that evocatively pulls you in and makes you feel. This book is about falling in love, bad decisions, and ultimately growth. The essence of it all is to show that no matter how far one falls all the mistakes don’t have to be what defines them.

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A Thousand Mornings - Mary Oliver Cover Art

A Thousand Mornings

A Thousand Mornings Poems Book Summary

The New York Times -bestselling collection of poems from celebrated poet Mary Oliver In A Thousand Mornings , Mary Oliver returns to the imagery that has come to define her life’s work, transporting us to the marshland and coastline of her beloved home, Provincetown, Massachusetts. Whether studying the leaves of a tree or mourning her treasured dog Percy, Oliver is open to the teachings contained in the smallest of moments and explores with startling clarity, humor, and kindness the mysteries of our daily experience. Mary Oliver's latest book, Upstream , will be published in October 2016 by Penguin Press From the Trade Paperback edition.

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