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
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
Nikki’s second book of poetry ventures into self empowerment and what it means to feel happy and fulfilled in the modern world.
She explores the power of the human spirit and its resiliency as she draws upon her own inner awakenings.
Nikki’s words promote the power of self love and how to practice this life changing habit. 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