'You cannot burn away What has always been aflame' WILD EMBERS explores the fire that lies within every soul, weaving words around ideas of feeling at home in your own skin, allowing yourself to heal and learning to embrace your uniqueness with love from the universe. Featuring rewritten fairytale heroines, goddess wisdom and poetry that burns with revolution, this collection is an explosion of femininity, empowerment and personal growth.
Reporting to duty when the bombing of Pearl Harbor lifts the U.S. War Department's prohibition against Black nurses, Janelle Taylor begins an adventure that draws in her rebellious brother and a Black fighter pilot
Ed Little Crow, Lakota, Dakota veteran of the 1973 siege of Wounded Knee, member of the council of elders in Southern Oregon, father and poet, is, in his words "a history keeper". This collection includes stories about Little Crow's youth and the American Indian Movement, and commentaries about "being Indian".--From publisher's website.
VOLUME ONE First in a series of books reflecting the lives and work of artists and writers from Taos, New Mexico, a biography of place. This volume is a mini artbook with 92 pages of photos, stories and artwork by Taosenos, the theme in vol. 1 is "place: the Mountain and Paseo" This black and white collection of photos, art and stories about the people and place of Taos range from the early Mable Dodge Luhan "Art Colony" days of the 1920s to current interview with Taos Pueblo artist and storyteller Robert Mirabal. Other famous artists and writers included in this volume are: Barbara and Frank Waters, John Nichols, Jaap Vanderplas, Amalio Madueno, John Nizalowski and Gail Russell. Subsequent volumes include two color books showcasing the photo/art of Jaap Vanderplas, his images from the "the 100 Taosenos Project". See www.lapuerta.blogspot.com for a complete list of Taosenos, their art and stories included in la Puerta, Taos, volume one.
Bestselling poet, writer, and Instagram sensation Nikita Gill returns with a collection of poetry and prose retelling the legends of the Goddesses, both great and small, in their own words. With lyrical prose and striking verse, beloved poet Nikita Gill (Fierce Fairytales, Wild Embers) uses the history of Ancient Greece and beyond to explore and share the stories of the mothers, warriors, creators, survivors, and destroyers who shook the world. In pieces that burn with empathy and admiration for these women, Gill unearths the power and glory of the very foundations of mythology and culture that have been too-often ignored or pushed aside. Complete with beautiful hand-drawn illustrations, Gill's poetry and stories weave old and forgotten tales of might and love into an empowering collection for the modern woman.
It's time to reclaim poetry. Collected by international poetry sensation Nikita Gill, SLAM! You're Gonna Wanna Hear This is a joyful celebration of the ground-breaking poets making their voices heard in the spoken word scene. Empowering, inspiring and often hilarious, SLAMs are a platform for well-known and emerging talent from all walks of life where every style of poetry has a home. With poets such as Raymond Antrobus, Sophia Thakur and Dean Atta guest starring alongside up-and-coming poets, this is the perfect introduction to world of modern poetry. Each poet will introduce their poem, tell you a little bit about themselves and give you a tip for preparing brilliant performance poetry.
"You look incredibly lovely when you blush," he murmured softly.It was such a corny thing to say, normally I would have laughed in response. But he was looking into my eyes so intently that I felt bewitched by his words. My hand, which he still held, glowed from his touch and I knew my heart was beating much faster in response to my disturbed emotions.He gave me one of his flashing smiles and said briskly, "But I apologise; put it down to my randy state having just lost both wife and lover."And so Alice's search for an answer to her orgasmic problem looks like being resolved through a chance meeting with her husband Roger's best friend. Will Tony merely educate Roger or will Alice become Tony's latest conquest?"..G.B Hobson again triumphs with her masterpiece Smouldering Embers. There's such a wistful, genuine quality to her style that it's hard not to be drawn in right away. Hobson is not only a Writer, but an Artist. I have long since been convinced that her books will be a part of every library in England and around the globe..."Andrew F O'Hara, prize-winning author of The Swan, Tales of the Sacramento Valley. Editor of The Jimston Journal