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Suburban Haiku: Poetic Dispatches from Behind the Picket Fence

Running Press, 2014

Peyton Price understands the psyche of the suburban mother. Once an ambitious go-getter with a respected career, Price veered off the fast track and into the carpool lane. Wanting what’s best for two kids and a husband, Price finds it hard not to keep up with the Joneses—especially when they are living right next door. Yet, unlike other micro-managing mothers, Price does not unwind with a glass of wine, but with haiku. True to form, every ...


TRIAL & ERROR The Education of a Freedom Lawyer
Arthur W Campbell

Poetic Matrix Press, 2007

Poetry. Nominated for the Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards 2007. "Art Campbell provides us with brilliant flashes of insight into the mysterious workingsof the legal system. His prose poems are heart-wrenching, powerful, compelling. As an insider, Campbell is in a unique position to provide vivid glimpses at the colorful characters on both sides of the law. His prose poems are full of compassion and a generosity of spirit. In sharing with us his ...


Chronically Happy

Poetic Media Press, 2002

Lori Hartwell's wisdom covers a range of subjects, from dating and working to building self-esteem and deepening relationships. Through anecdotes and workbook-style exercises, Chronically Happy helps with people with illness. Overcome the Damaged Goods Syndrome Manage Pain Call on the Joy Instinct to guide life decisions Set and achieve life-enhancing goals Renter the workforce with ease If you have a chronic illness, Chronically Happy ...


The Way of the Bodhisattva: A Translation of the Bodhicharyavatara (Shambhala Dragon Editions)

Shambhala, 1997

The Way of the Bodhisattva (or Bodhicharyavatara, literally "An Entry into the Activities of Enlightenment") is one of the great classics of Mahayana Buddhism. Presented in the form of a personal meditation in verse, it outlines the path of the bodhisattvas—those beings who, turning aside from the sufferings of the world of samsara, nevertheless renounce the peace of individual salvation and vow to work for the deliverance of all beings ...


The Essential Haiku: Versions of Basho, Buson, and Issa

Turtleback Books: A Division of Sanval, 1995

American readers have been fascinated, since their exposure to Japanese culture late in the nineteenth century, with the brief Japanese poem called the hokku or haiku . The seventeen-syllable form is rooted in a Japanese tradition of close observation of nature, of making poetry from subtle suggestion. Infused by its great practitioners with the spirit of Zen Buddhism, the haiku has served as an example of the power of direct observation to ...


The Jesus Storybook Bible Publisher: ZonderKidz
Sally Lloyd-Jones, 2007



How does a man overcome a haunted past to accept the love of a woman? In this lyrical journey, a man decides to leave Los Angeles and drive back to his home city of New York, accompanied by a woman who loves him and whom he should love in return. But his emotional scars from the Vietnam War prevent him from opening up to her — or even to himself. His journey becomes one of self discovery, both poetic and personal.


An Egg Is Quiet
Dianna Aston

Chronicle Books, 2006

"An Egg Is Quiet" by Dianna Aston celebrates the beauty and wonder of eggs. Stunning illustrations by Sylvia Long capture the incredible variety of eggs. (Hardcover, 36 pages.) Size: approx. 11"L x 9"H **WARNING - - CHOKING HAZARD - - Not for under 3 yrs.


Nine Gates: Entering the Mind of Poetry
Jane Hirshfield

Harper, 1997

A Gate Enables passage between what is inside and what is outside, and the connection poetry forges between inner and outer lives is the fundamental theme of these nine essays. Nine Gates begins with a close examination of the roots of poetic craft in "the mind of concentration" and concludes by exploring the writer's role in creating a sense of community that is open, inclusive and able to bind the individual and the whole in a way that ...


Inspirer: Poetic observations

BalboaPress, 2013

" Join Allen on his exploration of life's events in a poetic form. Remember your high school years with ""Infatuations""; party with ""Celebrations""; sing with ""Songs""; fall in love with ""True Love""; and hear the advice from the universe in ""Reflections"". “A diverse work of poetry that is revealing and funny. Allen skillfully communicates his heart felt messages truthfully”. —Jaden Sterling, International Best Selling ...


Memoir Of Love And Art. Honey In The Blood.

Page Addie Press, 2013

Memoir of Love And Art. Honey In The Blood’. is a reflective memoir sensually charged with passages of exquisite prose. These pages reveal the passionate love between a poet and an artist. And what emerges are episodic memories rich in love, art, loss, fortune, and fate. A sensual journey, where narrative, language and emotion are depicted with great passion and reflection. This non-fiction work also evokes a magic realism of places: the ...


The Panoptikon: An Adventure of Poetic Thought Upon The Myriad Realms Of Observable Space, Of Walls, And Of ...

AuthorHouse, 2008

The Panoptikon: An Adventure of Poetic Thought Upon The Myriad Realms Of Observable Space, Of Walls, And Of Human Perspective. Steven P. Pody (Author)


The Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms (Oxford Paperback Reference)
Chris Baldick

Oxford University Press, 2009

From Jacques Derridas différance to Henry Jamess ficelle , the vocabulary of literary theory and criticism can seem difficult if not opaque. To help remedy the average readers bafflement, this new Third Edition of Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms provides succinct and often witty explanations of almost twelve hundred terms, covering everything from the ancient dithyramb to the contemporary dub poetry , from the popular bodice-ripper ...


Letters To My Daughters: Poetic Affirmations Of Love from A Father

Happie Publishing, 2013

The author has written this book not only to dedicate it to his daughters, but to inspire, empower and encourage daughters around the world of all ages'. This book is a great tool to catapult daughters into a life of empowerment, inspiration, and strength to become successful at all their present and future endeavors. This book should be read and discussed in many different forums around the world. In his book Letters To My Daughters: Poetic ...


The Widows' Handbook: Poetic Reflections on Grief and Survival (Literature and Medicine)

The Kent State University Press, 2014

The Widows’ Handbook is the first anthology of poems by contemporary widows, many of whom have written their way out of solitude and despair, distilling their strongest feelings into poetry or memoir. This stirring collection celebrates the strategies widows learn and the resources they muster to deal with people, living space, possessions, social life, and especially themselves, once shock has turned to the realization that nothing will ever ...


Practical Guide to Early Childhood Curriculum, A (8th Edition)
Claudia Eliason, Loa Jenkins

Prentice Hall, 2007

We learn often in life, but only once as a child. This popular book will help future teachers make the most of this special time. Here is complete coverage of how children learn, what they can learn, and how to teach them. The focus is on creating a child-centered curriculum that addresses children's needs in all developmental areas–physical, social, emotional, creative, and cognitive. The authors provide a wealth of meaningful teaching ...


A Kick In The Head: An Everyday Guide to Poetic Forms
Paul B. Janeczko

Candlewick Press, 2005


Song: A Guide To Art Song Style And Literature
Carol Kimball

Hal Leonard Corporation, 2006

(Book). Carol Kimball's comprehensive survey of art song literature has been the principal one-volume American source on the topic. Now back in print after an absence of several years, this newly revised edition includes biographies and discussions of the work of 150 composers of various nationalities, as well as articles on styles of various schools of composition.


T.A.Z. the Temporary Autonomous Zone, Ontological Anarchy, Poetic Terrorism (New Autonomy Series)
Hakim Bey

Autonomedia, 1991

collected broadsheets of ontological anarchism



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