Ndaba's poetic voice invokes people, and places, and a life style specific to Southern Africa. Social and activist stanzas are intertwined with melancholy, pathos, or derision. The critical voice of the poet doesn't forgive and doesn't forget. His incorruptible vision demands changes and whips harmful attitudes and concepts. Melancholy is woven in his words, and sadness shadows disapproval. Ndaba's verses always deserve a second or a third reading. The depth of the ideas and subjects is compelling and makes you think. Don't miss your chance to see through the eyes of the poet. The trip is worth it.
Prinderea Lui Lily Fir Viu: Cartea a Patra Seria Familia Winston & Seria Jumatatea Perfecta de Rowena Dawn
Prinderea Lui Lily Fir Viu: Cartea a Patra Seria Familia Winston & Seria Jumatatea Perfecta de Rowena Dawn
Lily mai că a renunțat la idea de a avea parte de fericire. Mark este un fugitiv și speră doar să își păstreze pielea intactă.
O întâlnire întâmplătoare o face pe Lily să spere din nou, iar Mark își găsește în sfârșit locul în lume.
Lily provine dintr-o familie de vrăjitoare și are un blestem deasupra capului. Familia Winston este mare, plină de minunății, fericire, dar și de amărăciune.
Mark este șansa ei de a dezvolta o relație cu un bărbat care nu seamănă cu nici un altul pe care l-a cunoscut mai înainte. Este un bărbat puternic, plin de secrete, cu inima aproape înghețată.
Mark, de asemenea, se aruncă asupra șansei de a fi cu Lily, dar două întrebări cer un răspuns. Oare o va face trecutul lui să fugă? Oare secretele familiei ei vor cauza o breșă între ei doi?
Lily și Mark aduc împreună eroii și eroinele a două serii de iubire, astfel umplându-le viețile cu suspans și paranormal.
Cover: Scott Murdoch
Photographer: Mary Stokes
A compelling native voice from Ontario, Canada, Denis Stokes remembers the province and the city of Toronto in verses. His verses portray an age, a city, a province, and the people inhabiting them.
Though the author's childhood was unlike mine, all the same these poems resonate, drawing me backward into my own. The poems are tightly crafted, but gently, rooted in the area where he grew up, and where I have recently landed as a stranger, not relating to it, not really feeling it at all. And yet, now, perhaps, I do. I have so many favourite poems, especially Kiss `n' Ride, with its beautiful hypnotic rhyme scheme. Other readers will discover favourites of their own. These are poems paying homage. they are heavily rooted in nature, honouring childhood experiences, childhood friends. And family, especially a father and grandfather. I love that grandfather! A reader would give anything to have that grandfather. I know I would, despite already having a beloved one of my own.T his is not a book to be scanned quickly. Slow down. Savour it. Enjoy the ride.-Carol Malyon
'a voice with many compass points…' Susan Ioannou
Two of the most compelling contemporary voices in American poetry, Blanca Alicia Garza and Ken Allan Dronsfield, collaborated in the creation of this poetry chapbook, which tugs at heart and fills the spirit. The poets reveal never-seen-before poetry of longing, love, and nature communion. Delight yourself in these raw, passionate, and profound verses, and immerse yourself in feelings and thoughts.
The Rosenblum Poems
This coffee is still learning, spills
sweetens night after night
the way fireflies flavor their legs
then wait for the rippling hum
that’s not a bat
Simon Perchik, an attorney, was born 1923 in Paterson, NJ and educated at New York University (BA English, LLB Law). His poems have appeared in various literary journals including Partisan Review, Poetry, The Nation, and The New Yorker.
Rocky Landscape With Vagrants. The book has 109 pages of poetic goodness, the kind to help fill the summer void during this global pandemic. This is book number five (three collections, two chapbooks) and it is readily available now either directly from the publisher or through Amazon.com (links provided below).
The cover painting is by Johannes Glauber (1646-1726), and provided the author with the title. Here's what three kind souls said about it:
The new collection "Rocky Landscape With Vagrants" is available from Cyberwit and Amazon.
DESCENDANTS OF CYRUS Travels through Everyday Iran
We know the current political narrative: Iran is dangerous, full of terrorists and weapons of mass destruction. But Christopher Thornton here tells a different story: one of good food, liberal-minded people, beautiful architecture, and a country with a history spanning over seven thousand years that’s been influenced not only by the myriad cultures spanning Central Asia but also by Europe and the West.
Descendants of Cyrus introduces readers to ordinary Iranians living lives far different from what is shown on Western television. Thornton takes us through the cities of Iran, where he encounters robust, barely hidden black markets filled with American movies and music; sees the women of Shiraz explore modern fashion and beauty products with no fear of reprisal from a weakened regime; and meets the students populating the university town of Hamadan, where a generation of activists is finding its voice.
Thornton draws from the past and present alike on each stop of this fascinating travelogue, using history to inform his conversations with citizens from all walks of life. Unexpected variety comes to light, embodying surprising religious and ethnic diversity, intellectual curiosity, a thirst for Western culture, and the desire to live a modern, secular life.
A firsthand look at one of the least understood and yet most politically signif- icant countries on earth, Descendants of Cyrus taps into the hidden pulse of a culture and a generation that promises to reshape Iran in a way few Westerners can anticipate.
Christopher Thornton is a professor of writing at Zayed University in the United Arab Emirates. He has worked as a special correspondent to the U.S. State Department’s International Information Program, writing feature stories on Arab and Muslim life in the United States for the department’s website. His essays on Iran have also appeared in the Atlantic, Michigan Quarterly Review, Commonweal, and Confrontation.
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Murderous rampages prompt a young psychologist to decide to make a device that will detect disturbed individuals before they run amok. He starts a project that quickly grows and is funded by government and corporations. He falls in love with one of his colleagues and after threats and crises they commit to each, other and to finding a way to stop violent madness.
State of Rage is a 247 page novel in paperback with a price of $25.00 ISBN 9389690218 through Cyberwit Publishing. The Kindle version is $2.99 Available through all major retailers. For information or to request a review copy, c0ntact: email@example.com
Gary Beck has spent most of his adult life as a theater director and worked as an art dealer when he couldn't earn a living in the theater. He has also been a tennis pro, a ditch digger and a salvage diver. His original plays and translations of Moliere, Aristophanes and Sophocles have been produced Off Broadway. His poetry, fiction and essays have appeared in hundreds of literary magazines and his published books include 25 poetry collections, 9 novels, 3 short story collections, 1 collection of essays and 1 collection of his one-act plays. Published poetry books include: Dawn in Cities, Assault on Nature, Songs of a Clerk, Civilized Ways, Displays, Perceptions, Fault Lines, Tremors, Perturbations, Rude Awakenings, The Remission of Order, Contusions and Desperate Seeker (Winter Goose Publishing. Forthcoming: Learning Curve and Ignition Point). Blossoms of Decay, Expectations, Blunt Force, Transitions and Mortal Coil (Wordcatcher Publishing, Forthcoming: Temporal Dreams and Redemption Value). Earth Links and Too Harsh For Pastels (Cyberwit Publishing: Forthcoming Severance). His novels include a series ‘Stand to Arms, Marines’: Call to Valor, Crumbling Ramparts and Raise High the Walls (Gnome on Pigs Productions). Acts of Defiance, Flare Up and Still Defiant (Wordcatcher Publishing. Forthcoming: Until the Bell and Pirate Spring). Extreme Change will be published by Winter Goose Publishing. State of Rage Cyberwit Publishing. His short story collections include: A Glimpse of Youth (Sweatshoppe Publications). Now I Accuse and other stories (Winter Goose Publishing) and Dogs Don’t Send Flowers and other stories (Wordcatcher Publishing). The Republic of Dreams and other essays (Gnome on Pig Productions). The Big Match and other one act plays (Wordcatcher Publishing, Forthcoming: Collected Plays of Gary Beck Vol 1). Gary lives in New York City.
Cyberwit Publishing seeks to publish the best in poetry from novices to established poets. Our published Anthologies and Journal Taj Mahal Review have poems that are sensuous, picturesque and impassioned. The poems reveal a fine combination of human elements of romance and the mystic & everyday realities. Cyberwit has published a myriad of new poets, and an increasingly large number of collections of verse. The significance of Poetry has not declined, and the 21st century seems to be the Golden Era of English Poetry. The name of Cyberwit is known to readers in several countries. www.cyberwit.net
To the outside world, psychology student Evelyn Jackson has a perfect life, but her secrets threaten to rip away everything she loves. Desperate to find a solution, she returns home, only to find an even more devastating secret: her long lost friend from childhood, Caroline, has slipped from reality and has been labeled the town crazy.
Eager to help Caroline and to avoid dealing with her own crisis, Evelyn is drawn into the dark world of abuse and neglect Caroline has endured all her life. Evelyn braves the perils of Caroline’s schizophrenia and discovers the ugly, dangerous side of real-life mental illness her studies haven’t prepared her for. Shaken but determined, Evelyn attempts to draw Caroline from the horrors of her own mind, eventually revealing the pain and shame that has held her in the clutches of depression for months.
Dragged along an emotional rollercoaster, Evelyn is forced to find strength she never knew she had, but if she can’t save her friend from her pain, she may lose Caroline to suicide and herself to a lifetime of regret.
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