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String Lights, Amanda Jennifer Pleau Jun 2015

String Lights, Amanda Jennifer Pleau

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String Lights is a nonfictional, creative exploration of relationships. Themes in this collection include digital communication, the cultural influence of music and music retailers, coming of age, sex, love, true crime, and travel.


Fire In The Garden, Troy A. Myers Jan 2015

Fire In The Garden, Troy A. Myers

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Fire in the Garden is a collection of poems primarily confessional in nature that deal with changes during mid-life: moving to a new house, having a son go to college and the subsequent abandonment of the marriage by one partner. The biographical experiences are often accompanied by landscape details taken from the garden and yard of the new house where the speaker lives.


Grace, Trees, And Getting On My Knees: A Memoir About The Beginning Of My Recovery, Kateri Patrice Hall Jan 2015

Grace, Trees, And Getting On My Knees: A Memoir About The Beginning Of My Recovery, Kateri Patrice Hall

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Having struggled with drug and alcohol abuse on and off for almost three years, I finally reached my proverbial bottom on May 5, 2010 at only 21 years of age.


The Healing Power Of Horses: On Riding, Writing & Grieving, Cathy La Forge Jan 2015

The Healing Power Of Horses: On Riding, Writing & Grieving, Cathy La Forge

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The Healing Power of Horses: On Riding, Writing & Grieving is a collection of essays that bring together the three stated themes-grieving, writing and horseback riding-as a means of healing that I discovered following the death of my husband. Each essay centers on one of these themes contributing to the telling of an entire story


Via Selected Poetry, 2013-2015, Brady Thomas Kamphenkel Jan 2015

Via Selected Poetry, 2013-2015, Brady Thomas Kamphenkel

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Such that a collection of poetry dictate to the reader the candidate's existence as having been, then, there, elsewise now, here, the current , whenever, by whatever means available to him; that the rain may fall on the sound roof which houses this work and the work of its fellowcraft, for whom this stands, in part, a monument to tall friendship: that each poem work as having occurred; that this student display somehow what has been taught to him hitherto; that he is very excited to be here; that you are here; that the Stonecoast in Maine, which has bettered ...


De Gustibus Non Disputandum Est, William Henry Ferguson Jr. Jan 2015

De Gustibus Non Disputandum Est, William Henry Ferguson Jr.

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De Gustibus non Disputandum Est is a collection of essays striving to describe a world, natural and emotional, that in the eyes of this author needs attention. The essays hope to express ways of ameliorating our out of control spiral towards the destruction of beauty and kindness.


Her Name Is Quintana Roo: Essays, Poetry, Memoir, Linda Q. Lambert Jan 2015

Her Name Is Quintana Roo: Essays, Poetry, Memoir, Linda Q. Lambert

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Her name is Quintana Roo is a collection of essays, poetry, and memoir through the lens of the author's experience as a child, mother, wife, journalist, and librarian. The dominant thread is the establishment of a septuagenarian's enchantment with words and writing.


Eyre, Andrea Lesley Adams Jan 2015

Eyre, Andrea Lesley Adams

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Charlotte Bronte's semi-autobiographical 1847 novel Jane Eyre is the source inspiration for EYRE, an illustrated adaptation . EYRE takes the protagonist Jane, an orphaned governess, and places her in a fantastical construct which bridges the worlds of 19th century Japan and England. Jane's story becomes one of an unexpected warrior battling the dark demons of alienation and desire which populate her psyche. Characters are reinterpreted as mythological creatures from within the Japanese spiritual pantheon.


No Invented Mystery, Blake Love Jan 2015

No Invented Mystery, Blake Love

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This collection of poems is comprised of many recollected experiences that are personally revealing about me, both as poet and person. I often explore the dynamics of domesticity between queer men and detail the dissolution of coming together with another. Laughter as a means of subverting or avoiding trauma is a theme that runs throughout my thesis. It is intended to be read like one might view a mosaic. The narrative threads tie together by its end to tell a story that speaks to a sense of abjection and otherness many of us carry. To temper the intensity of the ...