Helium is the debut poetry collection by internet phenom Rudy Francisco, whose work has defined poetry for a generation of new readers.
Rudy’s poems and quotes have been viewed and shared millions of times as he has traveled the country and the world performing for sell-out crowds.
Helium is filled with work that is simultaneously personal and political, blending love poems, self-reflection, and biting cultural critique on class, race and gender into an unforgettable whole. Continue reading
Life is unpredictable. We are given no map at birth, and yet we wade through the adventure together, learning different things along the way while collecting experiences.
Excerpts from an Abstract Mind is a poetry collection about the chance encounters, lessons learned, and ideologies acquired by author Ewana Hines as she plays witness from the sidelines of life. Continue reading
The debut collection by the Poet Laureate of the United States
* Winner of the 2002 Cave Canem Poetry Prize *
You are pure appetite. I am pure
Appetite. You are a phantom
In that far-off city where daylight
Climbs cathedral walls, stone by stolen stone.
–from “Self-Portrait as the Letter Y” Continue reading
F. D. Soul’s first collection of poetry and prose.
Written for those who have ever wondered what a heart looks like outside of the human body.
This book is a breath. It’s that plunge into fear as your heart stops as if perhaps it won’t remember how to catch the next beat (but always does). And it’s wincing. Biting the pillow. Laughing even though you can hear your ribs cracking. This book is walking through a Weeping Willow with your fingers outstretched. Continue reading
Tope, in this amazing collection of poetry wows us with his ability to craft beautiful words into poetry that anyone can really enjoy.
A collection of poems on love, loss and grief. If Pain were to be personified, how would you describe it? Would pain be suave and smooth or vicious and mean? The poems explore pain in its various form, and relates it to life, to repeated miscarriages – a cycle of hope and loss and to unrequited love.
It has been a long time coming, but it’s worth the wait. Continue reading