Free poetry Kindle books for 16 Dec 15

Secrets: Anthology 2015 (NZ Young Writers’ Anthology)

Secrets is a smorgasbord of short stories and poetry from young writers across New Zealand. These writers share their creativity, insight and quirkiness – all with a good dose of humour!

With stories from:


Kimberley Neville-Downer

Asher Dagg

Ella Blake Brislen

Helena L. Mayer

Jesse Perrott

Krishi Shah

Raissa Zhang

Sreeya Bugata



Bacchylides’ Collection of Odes: Epinicians and Dithyrambs

by Bacchylides

Not much is known about the life of Bacchylides, but everyone knows how great of a poet he was, becoming one of Ancient Greece’s best lyrical poets. The Greeks included him in their canonical list of nine lyric poets, and some of his works survived. His career coincided with the rise of drama, including the playwrights Aeschylus or Sophocles, and his lyrics are known for their clarity in expression and simplicity, making it easier to study the lyrical poetry of Ancient Greece. 

This collection of Bacchylides’ works remained preserved during the 3rd century B.C.



Dithyrambs

by Bacchylides

Not much is known about the life of Bacchylides, but everyone knows how great of a poet he was, becoming one of Ancient Greece’s best lyrical poets. The Greeks included him in their canonical list of nine lyric poets, and some of his works survived. His career coincided with the rise of drama, including the playwrights Aeschylus or Sophocles, and his lyrics are known for their clarity in expression and simplicity, making it easier to study the lyrical poetry of Ancient Greece. 

Dithyrambs were Ancient Greek hymns sung and danced in honor of Dionysus, the god of wine and fertility. The term was also used as an epithet of the god. Plato talks about dithyrambs in the Republic, noting that they are the clearest example of poetry in which the poet is the only speaker. Some of Bacchylides’ dithyrambs survived and are reproduced here.  



Galaxies Are On Fire (17 – Series 1 Book 4)

by H.A. Terpening

With seventeen syllables, author H.A. Terpening creates tiny worlds of unexplored territory. Series 1, Volume 4 is a journey of the human heart going through the various stages of love.



The Summer Dandelion (17 – Series 1)

by H.A. Terpening

With seventeen syllables, author H.A. Terpening creates tiny worlds of unexplored territory. Series 1, Volume 1 is about the season of Summer, and all the magic you can find within.



The Collection

by Suzzette Dawes

This book contains “The Collection” which opens with my most memorable poem that I wrote when I was fifteen on immigrating to the United States. “The Poet” captures some of my fears of change.

This volume also contains Ugly Girl, which I wrote during my second stint at the university 1997 to 2000; it captures another period of my life. The triggers vary causing the pen to strike the paper but a marked difference between the two is more melodrama in the latter.



Symphony of Confection: An Original Poem (The Palace of Desserts Book 1)

by Woojin Lim

An original poem in â??THE PALACE OF DESSERTS’ poetry collection crafted by Woojin Lim.



Psalty Psalter (Pillars of Psalt Book 1)

by William Raab

A collection of poems for the daring and caring reader. We are the salt of the world. I hope glimpses of what I have shared from my heart will show you something unique in yours.



Sarah’s Heart Song

by Sarah Smitherman

Sarah’s Heart Song is a collection of poetry written from the heart. Journey through the emotions as each poem touches on a different matter of the heart.



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