Tag: poetry

Ambrosia: An OWS Ink Poetry Anthology
August 21, 2017 OWS Features,Press Releases A.L. Mabry

OWS Ink, LLC along with Catterfly Publishing is proud to announce the release of our first annual poetry anthology, Ambrosia. This project was a labor of love between the poets involved and the OWS team. Now we aim to take that love and put it to good use. The royalties from Ambrosia will be donated
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Celebrate Today
July 4, 2017 Featured Poetry and Shorts,OWS Features,Special Feature,Writing Advice Stephanie Ayers

July 4th Light the fires, Kick the tires, We’re going on a trip. Meet us down on Lake Shore Drive, We’ll sail our tiny ship.          A day upon the lake sounds fine, Let’s pack some food and bring some wine. We’ll drink and grill on deck, All our friends will come along, We’ll even
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Poetry: Subway by Eric Keizer
July 1, 2017 Featured Poetry and Shorts,OWS Features Eric Keizer

Subway ©June 2017 Eric Keizer Electric worm, Inwardly I smile, but only Deep inside, otherwise, They wonder if you’re crazy/dangerous. Next stop, North Ave. Gingerly I step inside, Doors slam and suddenly, Acrid, stale, “air conditioning” Weakly cycles, But damn, It’s hot. There’s sour sweat, sour beer, lingering vomit Cologne and perfume Disinfectant. Next stop,
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The Magic of Multiplicity: JD Estrada
June 17, 2017 OWS Features,Special Feature A.L. Mabry

As an indie author who also has a day job, a lot of people have asked me where I find the time to work on my projects and how I’ve been able to publish the books I have with the schedule I keep. The one word answer I can offer is that I focus my
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The Weightless One by Anais Chartschenko
May 14, 2017 Book Blog Tours Stephanie Ayers

The Weightless One Blurb: Every bit of food I eat Is turning into more thoughts And what do I do with the thoughts I am too afraid to say? After a party changed everything, Miranda loses her appetite. She is placed in an eating disorder treatment program, where she must be brave enough to face
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Book Review: Urban Mythology by Eric Keizer
April 8, 2017 Book Reviews Kat Avila

Title: Urban Mythology Author: Eric Keizer Genre: Poetry Amazon rating: n/a Eric Keizer, in his first poetry chapbook, Urban Mythologies, documents the places in, and the people of, Chicago who have made lasting impressions on his life. He celebrates the commonalities all Chicagoans share, while tying the Classics to modern life in the urban landscape, as viewed through
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Friday Flash Fiction Train
April 7, 2017 Friday Fiction,Writing Prompts Kat Avila

All aboard the Friday Flash Fiction Train! Each week, a new prompt will take us to parts unknown – sit back, check out the prompt, and enjoy the ride. But first, some rules. Every week, a random prompt will be posted on Friday. Participants have until Wednesday at 12:00 PM EST to write and submit a response
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Self-Editing Your Poetry
March 9, 2017 Writing Advice Eric Keizer

Poetry is tough to create. There are so many diverse styles we can choose from to express our thoughts, emotions, and visions. Word choice is perhaps the single most important variable we must consider when planning our poems, yet we often hurry to “get it all down” before we really consider the tone and structure
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Songwriter Kate MacLean
March 5, 2017 Interviews Stephanie Ayers

Our Write Side meets authors from all flavors of life. Today, meet Kate MacLean, a songwriter and poet from Canada. Click play and listen while you read: https://katemaclean.bandcamp.com/track/east Name: Kate MacLean Latest Release: North/East/South/West, June 2015 Genre: Singer-Songwriter Email: kmaclean@live.com Kate MacLean is an uprooted Maritime singer-songwriter, now living in Toronto, Ontario. She released her first
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Excerpt: Part of My Journey by Nancy E. Miller
February 25, 2017 Featured Poetry and Shorts,OWS Features Nancy E Miller

Years ago I wrote Daffodil, a compilation of poems and prose about my journey from a dark childhood of abuse to, not only survival, but being a victor.  I haven’t published it…yet…but here are a couple of the pieces about the power abusers hold in our lives.   NATURE’S CALL Turn off the light Just
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