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the Eighth annual:
Great Poetry E-Book Free-For-All

The mission of the Poetry Super Highway is to expose as many people to as many other people's poetry as possible.

Thanks to the writers who donated 73 e-books which were freely
available to download for 24 hours on May 1st, 2011

The complete list of books, along with how many times
each was Downloaded during the 24 hour period is listed below.

until the next Great Poetry E-Book Free-For-All

What?

A project in which 79 poetry e-books were donated and made available to all interested humans on Earth for a 24 hour period.

Throughout April, 2012 we collected e-books from poets and writers interested in participating.

Then on May 1st, for a 24 hour period, a special website went live with links to all of the e-books. For 24 hours anyone was free to download, for free, as many of these e-books as they liked...a poetry e-book free-for-all.

Missed including your e-book this year? Then join the Poetry Super Highway e-mail list so you'll get first word on all of our projects.

E-Books and How Many Times Each Was Downloaded:

Actual Mirage by Jim Babwe
(Downloaded
56 Times.)
Several examples of writing by an author who doesn't mind being wordy.
http://www.recursivemediaone.com
/

All Signs Point to Sorrow by John Sweet
(Downloaded
49 Times.)
Uncollected poems moving out in all directions from both before and after the season of the flood.
http://bleedinghorse.blogspot.com/

All-Time Greatest B-Sides by Terry McCarty
(Downloaded
40 Times.)
Poems spanning the years 1997-2012 on topics such as love, war and TV news.

Aqua Jogging by LB Sedlacek
(Downloaded
40 Times.)
Poems about pools, swimming, swimmers, lifeguards, and other waterlogged subjects.
http://www.lbsedlacek.com/

The Atternen Jewz Talen - Era 1 by Stephen Berer
(Downloaded
37 Times.)
This book contains the opening pages from the diaries of the Eternal Jew. Not the man described by unreliable or hate-mongering sources, he is a wise, engaging fellow, proudly Jewish, with a biting wit, and a wry but mystical view of worldly events. The book opens in Jerusalem, 30 CE.
http://www.shivvetee.com/

Audience of One by Kevin Cornwall
(Downloaded
42 Times.)
The result of ink and paper / or more like the concept of print, / arrayed with meaning, cover closed, / finger-tipping the book's topmost edge; / one of us waits there inside.
http://flytrapinteractive.com/~complimentary/corpus/poetry/audience_of_one/

Becoming: The Life & Musings of a Girl Poet by Nadia Brown
(Downloaded
49 Times.)
An inspirational collection of poetry about living a life of fulfillment.
http://www.nadiajbrown.com/

Blanks by Jim Bennett
(Downloaded 59 Times.)
NEW POEMS 2012 - Some new poems all from 2012. No theme just representing 4 months output. First showing for most of them. Do let me know what you think if you have the time.
http://www.poetrykit.org/

Blue Sails Haiku & Not by Barbara Phillips
(Downloaded 41 Times.)
Haiku on a summer theme & not.

Catharine and me (excerpts from "all the catharines") by Amanda Earl
(Downloaded
52 Times.)
Who is Catharine and who is the I?In the spirit of Rita Kleinhart and Robert Kroetsch, Erín Moure and Elisa Sampedrín, this work plays with the nature of identity, authorship and voices. How does an author evoke a character and what happens when the character doesn’t want to play?
http://www.amandaearl.com
/

A Child At War by Larry Westland
(Downloaded
45 Times.)
In this work I have tried to reflect the pain of war away from the battlefield and the long term damage to the 1.5 million children who were sent, unaccompanied by their parents, to live with strangers.

Colorful, Seasonal & Emotional Poetry by Wendy Bouchoux
(Downloaded
38 Times.)
This is a collection of poems written by Wendy Bouchoux about different colors, the seasons and holidays of the year, and different emotions.

Contemporary Literary Review India Nimba Issue 1 by Khurshid Alam
(Downloaded
35 Times.)
Contemporary Literary Review: India (CLRI) Nimba Issue 1 Anthology includes a unique blend of materials, both previously published and previously unpublished. It includes some of the finest pieces published with its online version during 2011 along with many unique pieces to the print edition.
http://www.contemporaryliteraryreviewindia.com/

Cryptic, Eclectic and Honorific, Poetic, Rhapsofic and Terrific, Anthems from an August Scrivener by Matthew Harris
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30 Times.)
A brief compendium of attentive, contemplative, introspective musings sans this artfully crafty, deftly quirky sensate troubadour wading thru the wondrous world of words!

Desktop Love by Don Kingfisher Campbell
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42 Times.)
Desktop Love is a collection of my 31 cleanest poems composed in the past year. Sample titles: Sherman Sequoia, Did I Planet, Campbellads, Hand Held Mirror Poem Without Glasses, 21st Century Americans, The Antique Traveller, On The Way To Grand Junction, Relation Ship, and E3995P1.
http://dkc1031.blogspot.com/

A Dream in the Night by Michael Phoenix
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38 Times.)
Original Poetry, song lyrics and quotes. They tell the story of one person's journey through life. Everything in the book has been experienced by people at one point or another.
http://nightsdream.hubpages.com/

Dry Heat by David Chorlton
(Downloaded
35 Times.)
Chapbook of poems, originally published on line by Origami Condom, but no longer available.
http://www.davidchorlton.mysite.com/

Economy Candy by Rick Lupert
(Downloaded
75 Times.)
New 2011 and 2012 poems from Poetry Super Highway proprietor Rick Lupert including work written in New York City and far too many mentions of his cats.
http://poetrysuperhighway.com/

11 poems by J.R. Clarke
(Downloaded
28 Times.)
coming down from all-sorts of living, setting records opaque
http://notebooksofjrclarke.tumblr.com/

Engagement Day: The Digital Edition by Terry McCarty
(Downloaded
34 Times.)
First published as a chapbook in 2002, this is an abridged-for-digital edition of poems about home, work and marriage.

ePoems by Jerry Garcia 2012 edition by Jerry Garcia (download this book)
(Downloaded
53 Times.)
14 Poems written in the key of E. A revised version of the 2010 sampling including new poems and photographs plus a web link to 3 poems recorded live with Jazz greats Trevor Ware (bass) and Richard Grant (trumpet.)
http://www.gratefulnotdead.com/

Everytime I Say I Love You, I Think Of Hospitals by J.R. Clarke
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38 Times.)
long poem not for the faint of heart written by the faint hearted; distilled condensed personal experience.
http://notebooksofjrclarke.tumblr.com/

Fauna On Sepia Film by Maggie Westland
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56 Times.)
Think you live in the City? Think again. You are always on the edge, on the fringe. In a few small steps you can enter the wildest desert. Simply read these poems.
http://www.maggiewestland.com/

Five by Jim Bennett and Lesley Burt
(Downloaded
44 Times.)
This E-book was produced as part of a project undertaken by Jim Bennett and Lesley Burt during the spring and summer of 2011. Further details about the project are contained within the book itself.

The Gospel According To Acid Pete by Jay Passer
(Downloaded
45 Times.)
The Gospel According To Acid Pete is the latest offering from Pacific Northwest poet Jay Passer, frequent contributor to the small press community and author of the print collection Only Human By Condition, currently available from Crisis Chronicles Press.

Green Peace by Gargi Saha
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28 Times.)
Poetry has always been my passion since childhood and I wanted to see my name in this succulent genre of literature.Poetry is my highest pleasure and I have scribbled poems about nature, man, feminism etc.
http://www.thestarlitecafe.com/myhome.php?user=gargi

Haiku 5-7-5 Potpourri: Life and Thoughts by Lucio Muñoz
(Downloaded
34 Times.)
It has 27 haikus from love to hope to dating to tricky smiles.
http://poems.truesustainability.com/MyEbooks.htm

Haiku 5-7-5 Potpourri: Love and Hope by Lucio Muñoz
(Downloaded
24 Times.)
It has 24 haikus from love to hope.
http://poems.truesustainability.com/MyEbooks.htm

Haiku 5-7-5 Potpourri: Man and Nature by Lucio Muñoz
(Downloaded
26 Times.)
It has 30 haikus about nature and environment related topics
http://poems.truesustainability.com/MyEbooks.htm

Haiku 5-7-5 Potpourri: Random Thoughts by Lucio Muñoz
(Downloaded
26 Times.)
It has 30 haikus about different topics.
http://poems.truesustainability.com/MyEbooks.htm

Here's The Rest of Me by Terry McCarty
(Downloaded
31 Times.)
Compilation of topical and offbeat-love poems from 2005-2006.

His Persephone by Amber Decker
(Downloaded
42 Times.)
The poet presents a small collection of 20 new poems from 2009-present. Andrew Berzanskis says: “When Amber Decker writes…she’s mapping the human heart, every arrhythmic beat.”
http://roughverse.wordpress.com/

I'm Glad I'm Here by Richard Westland
(Downloaded
46 Times.)
These poems tell the story of how an indentured London trade slave drove his 350 Velocette into the greatest American road trip ever. "I'm Glad I'm Here" is a new perspective on immigration and assimilation.

Impermanence by John Sweet
(Downloaded
29 Times.)
A chapbook-length manuscript of recent, uncollected poems from John Sweet.
http://bleedinghorse.blogspot.com/

The Insomnia Poems by Harry Calhoun
(Downloaded
45 Times.)
"The exquisite pain of loneliness and dread of going to bed alone are captured all too well in The Insomnia Poems by Harry Calhoun. A masterfully-written collection from a poet who has never been afraid to examine the deepest, darkest, scariest part of his soul." -- Boston Literary Magazine
http://harrycalhoun.net/

Life and Deep Feelings by Lucio Muñoz
(Downloaded
26 Times.)
It contains 14 poems reflecting deep feelings about life and love
http://poems.truesustainability.com/MyEbooks.htm

Life and Dreams by Lucio Muñoz
(Downloaded
22 Times.)
It contains 6 poems about dreams in different contexts.
http://poems.truesustainability.com/MyEbooks.htm

Life, Love, and Breakups by Lucio Muñoz
(Downloaded
21 Times.)
It contains 17 poems about love and break ups.
http://poems.truesustainability.com/MyEbooks.htm

Life, Now or Soon by Lucio Muñoz
(Downloaded
24 Times.)
It contains 12 poems about the beauty of life either today or now.
http://poems.truesustainability.com/MyEbooks.htm

Mood For the Day by David Neves
(Downloaded
26 Times.)
More self absorbed verse from the "Cute Lil' Fella"!

Mosaicq by Kitty Jospe
(Downloaded
23 Times.)
MOSAICQ: c.1400, from O.Fr. mosaicq "mosaic work," from M.L. musaicum "mosaic work, work of the Muses”. 26 poems It is the gift of the imagination, to imagine what isn’t, break what is and piece together the broken into a new whole.
http://kdjospe.blogspot.com/

The Most Happiest Bluebird by Sid Yiddish
(Downloaded 33 Times.)
Love is universal. And then there was Amy, a girl who brought me to the land of happiness.
http://themishegasmaster.blogspot.com

My Beloved Sisters by Walter Ruhlmann
(Downloaded
39 Times.)
Women inspired me a lot. Here are some collected poems about these fictional or actual ladies. Most poems have already appeared in various publications.
http://lorchideenoctambule.hautetfort.com/

New Skin by Maggie Westland
(Downloaded
37 Times.)
One year later - what is the state of the Union? Are we better off? Have we found peace? Read New Skin to find out.
http://www.maggiewestland.com/

Newborn Smiles by Ramesh Anand
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28 Times.)
Newborn Smiles, Cyberwit.Net Press, 2012 by Ramesh Anand is a 72 pages collection of Haiku poetry and Long verses. Preface is done by Kala Ramesh and Patricia Prime. This collection of haiku and long verses are from the earlier publications: world’s premier print journals, Japanese newspapers and e-journals.
http://ramesh-inflame.blogspot.com/

On/Off the Beaten Path by RD Armstrong
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35 Times.)
3 road poems by SoCal poet and travel junkie, RD Armstrong. The title poem is my favorite, but the last poem, RoadKill, is a frightening avalanche of words that includes a long meditation on 9-11 (the trip described encompasses that fateful day).
http://www.lummoxpress.com/

Passages by Vince O'Connor
(Downloaded
24 Times.)
Select previously published poems with some new poems for 2012.
http://www.vinceoconnor.com/

Passages & Praises by Mary Bone
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2 Times.)
This is a book of inspirational poetry that is very uplifting.This book contains many poems that has been previously published in magazines, newspapers, journals and anthologies. Passages & Praises can be purchased online from Xlibris.

Poemas por Lucio Muñoz en Antologias del Centro Poetico, Madrid, España by Lucio Muñoz
(Downloaded
19 Times.)
It has 11 poems in spanish in 11 different anthologies by the Centro Poetico, Madrid, Spain. Practicing spanish. Tiene 11 poemas en Español en 11 diferentes antologias del Centro Poetico, Madrid, España. Practicando español.
http://poems.truesustainability.com/MisElibros.htm

Poems from a Coffee Shop Window by Chas Stramash
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52 times.)
A collection of poems inspired by coffee. Written in the poet's favourite coffee shop, this chapbook contains 36 poems about the observations inside and from the window of a coffee shop in Edinburgh, Scotland.
http://chasstramash.wordpress.com/

Poetry Man by Joseph Powell
(Downloaded
30 Times.)
30 poems conveying the heart of the poet, illuminating truth in the world as he sees it.

Poetry Chapbook with Children in Mind by Lucio Muñoz
(Downloaded
27 Times.)
It has 9 poems about children and playing or counting or having fun.
http://poems.truesustainability.com/MyEbooks.htm

Political and Market Dilemmas Through Poetry by Lucio Muñoz
(Downloaded
20 Times.)
It contains 6 poems from social issues, to capitalism to selfinshness.
http://poems.truesustainability.com/MyEbooks.htm

Potpourri by Lucio Muñoz
(Downloaded 20 Times.)

It contains 15 poems from friendship to birthdays to Helen Keller to Smiles and positive thinking.
http://poems.truesustainability.com/MyEbooks.htm

Recollecting Wordsworth by Therese Heidingsfeld
(Downloaded 40 Times.)
An Israeli Australian muses on studying "Daffodils" around the world.

Repulsion Thrust by Magdalena Ball
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39 Times.)
Repulsion Thrust tackles big subjects not often the fodder of poetry: quantum physics, astronomy, time travel, ecological destruction, and technological singularity, all viewed through the lens of the human condition.
http://www.magdalenaball.com/

Reveals & Revels by Wyatt Underwood
(Downloaded
38 Times.)
These poems reveal glimpses or views of the world I see, and revel in some of its glories. Many of them are story-like. Enjoy.
http://www.guwe.org/wyatt

Romance with Words by Vincent F. A. Golphin
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27 Times.)
This is a celebration of words as an ordinary presence that like the people we come to love are often around us everyday. The poems reflect on the words meanings through topics and expressions that are sometimes drawn from today's headlines.
Http://www.thegolphincollection.com/

The Satirist's Spring by I.B. Rad
(Downloaded
33 Times.)
A collection of sometimes satirical poetry by I.B. Rad covering love, aging, metaphysics, war and peace, empire, sex, politics, economics, religion, writing, and... along with some illustration

Selected Magazine Poems 2011 by Sam Silva
(Downloaded
33 Times.)
A small collection of poems previously published in magazines online or elsewhere.
http://www.lulu.com/samsilva54

Six Poems by Johannes Beilharz
(Downloaded
28 Times.)
This e-book juxtaposes 6 poems dating from 2003, which deal with and reference a variety of topics, including art, poetry and everyday life. The cover art complements the poetry.
http://www.jbeilharz.de/

Soul Hill Lullabies, A Poem Cycle by Stephanie Mesler
(Downloaded
36 Times.)
Soul Hill Lullabies are poems set in the Alleghenies from early 20th to 21st centuries. Together they tell the story of a mountain and her people.
http://apoetsprogrogress.blogspot.com/

Summer, Autumn, Winter, Spring by Tammara Or Slilat
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32 Times.)
A personal diary written in the duration of one year - 2009-2010. The joys, the sorrows - it's biographical, documentary and there's nothing fictional there. The poems reflect the current events in Israel during that year.

Ten New Poems by Terry McCarty
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31 Times.)
Ten brief poems inspired by dreams, memories and incidents I eyewitnessed. Subjects include Maroon 5's "Moves Like Jagger" as well as Sex And The City and The Beatles' White Album.

Uncertain Terms by John Sweet
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36 Times.)
Still lifes, empty hours, wasted days. a journal, winter 2011/2012.
http://bleedinghorse.blogspot.com/

Venus Empowered by Kaila Shabat
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27 Times.)
A voice among the female multitudes aspiring to create a world of peace and prosperity for their children - that Love not War may inherit the Earth.
http://tonalix.com/kaila

Vespers by David Neves
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25 Times.)
Discourses and meditations written for my late fiancee.

The White Lights by J.R. Clarke
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23 Times.)
Short crisp hopes of modern living written by a young man timidly looking for something that could thought of as rather beautiful.
http://notebooksofjrclarke.tumblr.com/

Wonk by J.R. Clarke
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24 Times.)
poems of adventure & misadventure into salvation & ketamine
http://notebooksofjrclarke.tumblr.com/

The World Unreels by Lesley Burt
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45 Times.)
A small collection of poems written 2011-2012.

Yes I Did (Digital Edition) by Terry McCarty
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45 Times.)
Poetry chapbook about inflicting, receiving and surviving various kinds of psychological pain. Originally published in 2010 by Don Kingfisher Campbell's Pure Poetry imprint.

 

Death of a Mauve Bat! | Sinzibuckwud! | We Put Things In Our Mouths | A Man With No Teeth Serves Us Breakfast
I'd Like to Bake Your Good | Stolen Mummies| Brendan Constantine is My Kind of Town | Up Liberty's Skirt | Feeding Holy Cats | Mowing Fargo
I'm a Jew, Are You
| Lizard King of the Laundromat
| I Am My Own Orange County | Paris: It's The Cheese | Poetry Super Highway
Rick's Bookmarks |
Cobalt Poets | E-mail Rick | Upcoming Readings | Who The Hell Is Rick