Free poetry Kindle books for 23 Jun 18

Siddhartha (Wisehouse Classics Edition)

by Hermann Hesse

Siddhartha is a novel by Hermann Hesse that deals with the spiritual journey of self-discovery of a man named Siddhartha during the time of the Gautama Buddha. The book, Hesse’s ninth novel, was written in German, in a simple, lyrical style. It was published in the U.S. in 1951 and became influential during the 1960s. Hesse dedicated the first part of it to Romain Rolland and the second part to Wilhelm Gundert, his cousin.
The word Siddhartha is made up of two words in Sanskrit language, siddha (achieved) + artha (what was searched for), which together means “he who has found meaning (of existence)” or “he who has attained his goals.” In fact, the Buddha’s own name, before his renunciation, was Siddhartha Gautama, Prince of Kapilavastu. In this book, the Buddha is referred to as “Gotama”. (more on www.wisehouse-publishing.com)



Unrealistic Dreams: Poems

by Yool Wie

For you, the reader. I hope this book will give you hope: the fuel to carry on. I root for you.



Just Surviving Somehow

by C.E.A Brown

When your world suddenly falls apart and you find your self fighting just to exist.

“One day you come to realise, that not everything is what it seems. When you step into, the looking glass, to find the side that’s spent a life unseen. When you meet someone, you’ve been looking for, and find, they have been searching too, without knowing what it means. And that’s where I’ll find you; and where you will find me.”

Haunted with flashbacks that break through every day, and an eating disorder spiralling out of control, this is the first book of my poetry, that captures the year when â??it all came through’.

From the darkest moments, to learning how to fly again, this is a book about survival, written for survivors.



A Woman’s Pain

by Nora Dunne

A Woman’s Pain is a collection of poems by the author depicting suffering in silence. Through these poems you will feel the sadness and pain that brought these poems to life. The tears of yesterday scorch the pages of today, bringing to light depression, abuse, and mental illness.
Throughout this book you will feel the fight of a woman struggling with darkness. The isolation and loneliness she felt every day. Within each page is a glimpse into a silent world of pain. Where darkness creeps in and you begin to fall into nothing, losing yourself in the process. Many others have experienced the same pain. This collection is the voice to all those suffering, so that you know you’re not alone.



Sour Weeds and Poplar Trees

by Don Brillant

Sour Weeds and Poplar Trees is inspired by Don’s constant ridicule for a love of words and art, hobbies a ‘man’ should not pursue. Not a year went by during which his sexuality was not questioned.
By ignoring norms of the southern male, he became the taboo of every social realm he engaged himself in. Even through incessant criticism from parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles about how a man is supposed to act, he redefined the word for himself, and sought for others to adopt a new definition for themselves as well.
Explore with Brilliant as he uses eloquent prose to tell a story which integrates sorrow, anxiety, and redemption into a single work of art that frees the experience of an entire population whose story has gone unseen.



The Ghost of Abel: A Revelation In the Visions of Jehovah Seen by William Blake (Illuminated Manuscript with the Original Illustrations of William Blake)

by William Blake

This carefully crafted ebook: “The Ghost of Abel: A Revelation In the Visions of Jehovah Seen by William Blake (Illuminated Manuscript with the Original Illustrations of William Blake)” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. Eternity, Jehovah, Adam, Eva, Cains, Death, Sin This brief drama addressed to Lord Byron, whose Cain, a Mystery appeared in 1821, treats the themes of revenge, atonement, forgiveness, and self-annihilation through the reactions of Adam, Eve, Satan, and Jehovah to the first murder. The two plates of the work were etched in relief in 1822. William Blake (1757 – 1827) was a British poet, painter, visionary mystic, and engraver, who illustrated and printed his own books. Blake proclaimed the supremacy of the imagination over the rationalism and materialism of the 18th-century. Largely unrecognised during his lifetime, Blake is now considered a seminal figure in the history of both the poetry and visual arts of the Romantic Age.



Edgar Allan Poe: The Complete Collection

by Edgar Allan Poe

This ebook compiles Edgar Allan Poe’s complete tales and poems, such as “The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket”, “The Fall of the House of Usher”, “The Tell-Tale Heart”, “The Raven” and “The Cask of Amontillado”.

This edition has been professionally formatted and contains several tables of contents. The first table of contents (at the very beginning of the ebook) lists the titles of all novels included in this volume. By clicking on one of those titles you will be redirected to the beginning of that work, where you’ll find a new TOC that lists all the chapters and sub-chapters of that specific work.



The Iliad & The Odyssey

by Homer

While Homer’s existence as a historical person is still a topic of debate, the writings attributed to the name have made their mark not only on Greek history and literature, but upon western civilization itself. Homer’s epic poems, The Iliad and The Odyssey, laid the foundation upon which Ancient Greece developed not only its culture, but its societal values, religious beliefs, and practice of warfare as well.



Musings of The Lost

by Autumn James

This book was completed in four different chapters as musings of all of us, the lost. Each chapter takes the reader through the bittersweet, yet delightful journey of life with heart-wrenching clarity. Autumn James brings to life the struggles and beauty of humanity in one fresh new work sure to delight you. While life can be bitter, the sweetest moments can always be found if you are willing to see them.



Blessings of Hermes

by Lasa Limpin

This is a book of poems or prayers, I don’t know. This was a crazy ride for me. Far more intense than I expected.



The Astrals

by Shane Windham

Shane Windham’s eighth poetry collection. Completed in 2013 and containing over one hundred brand new poems. From erotic prose, to maniacal rhyme, to frail moments of intimacy and bombastic pieces regarding ethics; never has the author delivered so much variation within the same collection.



The Sweetest of Lies

by Jeffrey Koh

A short poetry book written with one full blast of Sweet Lie revealed when the Turbulent Storm presses All Around. Make way, make way – alas the way is already made and the world is a silent, silent rock. Still the floor beneath crumbles. How very strange. Ok, this is about a book of contemplation when all is said and done, the nectar that is really real and that is not. What is and what is not and how we rush for everything not clearly seen!



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