Poetry Books

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Poodles & Doodles: Poems About Dogs

This poetry book includes funny poems about quirky dogs and quirky poems about funny dogs. Various lengths and poetic styles explore the crazy antics of our furry four-footed friends — particularly those of the poodle and doodle variety. Includes poetry about Play Time, Meal Time, Nap Time, Bath Time, and Any Time.

On Kindle, in paperback and hardcover. Published by Cautious Optimist Publishing.


In addition to her Funny Children’s Poems books series, Leslie C. Halpern also writes poetry for adults that has been included in many national and regional anthologies (a few of which appear below). She’s an active member of the National Federation of State Poetry Societies, Florida State Poets Association, Orlando Area Poets, and Poetry Ensemble of Orlando. Her poetry has received numerous prizes, including First Place Humorous Poem from National Federation of State Poetry Societies and The Editor’s Award from the Gwendolyn Brooks Writers Association.

  • Other Orlandos
  • Looking Life in the Eye
  • Anthology Thirty-Two: Florida State Poets Association
  • Love and Other Passions
  • A Poet’s Haggadah: Passover Through the Eyes of Poets
  • Poetry to Feed the Spirit

Other Orlandos

Poets and short story writers from the Orlando, Florida, area write about people, places, and things named Orlando other than “The City Beautiful” where they live.

On Kindle. Published by Burrow Press.


Looking Life in the Eye: Poets of Central Florida. Volume 3

Poets from around the state of Florida fearlessly examine what’s important to them in life in this third volume in the popular poetic series.

In paperback. Published by CHB Media.


 

Anthology Thirty-Two: Florida State Poets Association

A collection of first-place winners from the Florida State Poets Association annual poetry contest and selected submissions by 110 poets from around the state.

In paperback. Published by FSPA.


 

Love & Other Passions: Poets of Central Florida. Volume 2

Poets from around the state of Florida express ideas that are on their minds and in their hearts. This is the second volume in the popular series covering a wide range of subjects.

In paperback. Published by CHB Media.


 

A Poet’s Haggadah: Passover Through the Eyes of Poets

This thin softcover book is a poetic take on the rituals of Passover for a non-traditional holiday celebration by poets from around the world.

In paperback. Published by Ain’t Got No Press


 

Poetry to Feed the Spirit: Poets of Central Florida. Volume 1

An anthology that dares to look a little deeper at humanity’s strengths and weaknesses. The first in the series by poets from around the state of Florida.

In paperback. Published by CHB Media

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