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A Megamix of Poetry By Peter Howarth
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This book is a compilation taken from Peter's eleven books. It is an excellent example of contemporary poetry looking at today's topics in an entertaining and often humorous way. It has something... More > for everyone, and readers will either be touched or tickled by his words, and probably both. Peter's poems are a breath of fresh air. They are written for all, and his captivating and informative verses will bring many a smile to the reader and, perhaps, an odd tear. The thoughts he expresses are often those we can identify with and enjoy. His vision, humour and sincerity combine well to produce excellent work, and many of his poems have found their way into the international press as well as various T.V. and Radio programmes. Many of his works have been set to music and performed in Dance Halls, with one already finding its way onto CD, Video and Audio Tape.< Less
A Megamix of Poetry By Peter Howarth
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This book is a compilation taken from Peter's eleven books. It is an excellent example of contemporary poetry looking at today's topics in an entertaining and often humorous way. It has something for... More > everyone, and readers will either be touched or tickled by his words, and probably both. Peter's poems are a breath of fresh air. They are written for all, and his captivating and informative verses will bring many a smile to the reader and, perhaps, an odd tear. The thoughts he expresses are often those we can identify with and enjoy. His vision, humour and sincerity combine well to produce excellent work, and many of his poems have found their way into the international press as well as various T.V. and Radio programmes. Many of his works have been set to music and performed in Dance Halls, with one already finding its way onto CD, Video and Audio Tape.< Less
Melodic Erotic By Derek M.A. Alexander
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The “BrainChild” is back! Who said that Romance is dead? Reports of its demise have been greatly exaggerated! Declared “The Father of Simple Elegance” by his fans, Derek M.A.... More > Alexander releases his follow-up to his first well received book, “BrainChild: Visions of a Blind Poet.” Alexander proves that Romance is alive and well. He continues to “Wow!” his readers with his sophomore project, “Melodic Erotic.” “Melodic Erotic” is brimming with love, passion, and sensuality. Once again, Alexander deploys rhyming verse as his writing style of choice, combining poems, spoken word performance pieces, short stories, songs, and artwork, into a sumptuous buffet for the reader to feast upon. It is a wonderful and eclectic collage for the eye and mind to behold and savor. Well written and tastefully done, “Melodic Erotic” is sexy, sensitive, warm, humorous, and full of love. “Melodic Erotic” delivers reading satisfaction!< Less
Rhyming Poetry for Today: Is Enjoyable If Profound By Jon Lee Junior
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'Intelligent but unpretentious rhyming poetry for intelligent but unpretentious people.' The time is right - and the reading public craves - a return to rhyming poetry that is both understandable to... More > all but also 'aristocratic' in its artistic standards. When you read this poetry, you will feel as empowered as a prince. The user-friendly edition also comes with poem-by-poem explanatory notes by the author himself, an essay which defines traditional rhyming poetry in today's context, and a glossary of technical terms. In keeping with its understanding of the reader's needs, this collection includes 51 sizeable poems in all - which is nearly double the length of a standard book of poetry. (As a book format - and with the essay, notes, and glossary - this edition is almost 200 pages in length). There is also a variety of poetry types : from descriptive poems about birds and animals, to humorous verse and political satires, and to up-lifting contemplative poetry that makes you think.< Less
The Lucky Piece: A Tale of the North Woods By Albert Bigelow Paine
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Albert Bigelow Paine (July 10, 1861 – April 9, 1937) was an... More > American author and biographer best known for his work with Mark Twain. Paine was a member of the Pulitzer Prize Committee and wrote in several genres, including fiction, humor, and verse.Paine was born in New Bedford, Massachusetts and was moved to Bentonsport, Iowa when one year old. From early childhood until early adulthood, Paine lived in the village of Xenia in southern Illinois; here he received his schooling. His home in Xenia is still standing. At the age of twenty, he moved to St. Louis, where he trained as a photographer, and became a dealer in photographic supplies in Fort Scott, Kansas. Paine sold out in 1895 to become a full-time writer, moving to New York. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albert_Paine< Less
The Brownies and Prince Florimel; Or, Brownieland, Fairyland, and Demonland By Palmer Cox
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Palmer Cox (April 28, 1840 – July 24, 1924) was a Canadian... More > illustrator and author, best known for The Brownies, his series of humorous verse books and comic strips about the mischievous but kindhearted fairy-like sprites. The cartoons were published in several books, such as The Brownies, Their Book (1887). Due to the popularity of Cox's Brownies, one of the first popular handheld cameras was named after them, the Eastman Kodak Brownie camera.He was born in Granby, Quebec, the son of Michael and Sarah (Miller) Cox, and became a carpenter and car builder. He moved to San Francisco via Panama as a railroad contractor, and he lived in there from 1863 to 1875. In 1874, he began to formally study drawing and contribute illustrated stories to such publications as Golden Era and Alta California. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Palmer_Cox< Less
The Arkansaw Bear: A Tale of Fanciful Adventure By Albert Bigelow Paine
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Albert Bigelow Paine (July 10, 1861 – April 9, 1937) was an... More > American author and biographer best known for his work with Mark Twain. Paine was a member of the Pulitzer Prize Committee and wrote in several genres, including fiction, humor, and verse.Paine was born in New Bedford, Massachusetts and was moved to Bentonsport, Iowa when one year old. From early childhood until early adulthood, Paine lived in the village of Xenia in southern Illinois; here he received his schooling. His home in Xenia is still standing. At the age of twenty, he moved to St. Louis, where he trained as a photographer, and became a dealer in photographic supplies in Fort Scott, Kansas. Paine sold out in 1895 to become a full-time writer, moving to New York. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albert_Paine< Less
Mr. Turtle's Flying Adventure Hollow Tree Stories By Albert Bigelow Paine
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Albert Bigelow Paine (July 10, 1861 – April 9, 1937) was an... More > American author and biographer best known for his work with Mark Twain. Paine was a member of the Pulitzer Prize Committee and wrote in several genres, including fiction, humor, and verse.Paine was born in New Bedford, Massachusetts and was moved to Bentonsport, Iowa when one year old. From early childhood until early adulthood, Paine lived in the village of Xenia in southern Illinois; here he received his schooling. His home in Xenia is still standing. At the age of twenty, he moved to St. Louis, where he trained as a photographer, and became a dealer in photographic supplies in Fort Scott, Kansas. Paine sold out in 1895 to become a full-time writer, moving to New York. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albert_Paine< Less
Mark Twain's Letters -- Volume 2 (1867-1875) By Mark Twain
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Albert Bigelow Paine (July 10, 1861 – April 9, 1937) was an... More > American author and biographer best known for his work with Mark Twain. Paine was a member of the Pulitzer Prize Committee and wrote in several genres, including fiction, humor, and verse.Paine was born in New Bedford, Massachusetts and was moved to Bentonsport, Iowa when one year old. From early childhood until early adulthood, Paine lived in the village of Xenia in southern Illinois; here he received his schooling. His home in Xenia is still standing. At the age of twenty, he moved to St. Louis, where he trained as a photographer, and became a dealer in photographic supplies in Fort Scott, Kansas. Paine sold out in 1895 to become a full-time writer, moving to New York. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albert_Paine< Less
Mark Twain's Letters -- Volume 5 (1901-1906) By Mark Twain
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Albert Bigelow Paine (July 10, 1861 – April 9, 1937) was an... More > American author and biographer best known for his work with Mark Twain. Paine was a member of the Pulitzer Prize Committee and wrote in several genres, including fiction, humor, and verse.Paine was born in New Bedford, Massachusetts and was moved to Bentonsport, Iowa when one year old. From early childhood until early adulthood, Paine lived in the village of Xenia in southern Illinois; here he received his schooling. His home in Xenia is still standing. At the age of twenty, he moved to St. Louis, where he trained as a photographer, and became a dealer in photographic supplies in Fort Scott, Kansas. Paine sold out in 1895 to become a full-time writer, moving to New York. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albert_Paine< Less

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