Feeling Philosophical curates a collection of musings that dive deep into the poetic realms where philosophy intertwines with the ethereal art of verse. Meticulously crafted by a selection of poets whose works resonate with introspection, deep reflection, and a quest for understanding the intricate tapestry of life, nature, and human existence. The poets represented in this collection invite readers to step back, reflect, and engage with the world in a profound and meaningful way. These works challenge us to see the world through a different lens, one that is enriched with wisdom, curiosity, and an appreciation for the complexities of life.
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Optic Nerve by Matthew Hollett
“Optic Nerve” by Matthew Hollett is an exploration of vision and perception, delving into the philosophical questions surrounding how we see and interpret the world around us.
For those who have ever wondered about the nature of vision and how it shapes our understanding of reality, these playful and insightful poems will offer you a new perspective on the world.Get Your Copy
Peony Vertigo by Jan Conn
A poetic journey that takes readers from the global to the microscopic, offering a philosophical exploration of self, identity, and our relationship with the natural world.
For those interested in the interconnectedness of self and environment, Conn’s tender and fluid poetic sensibility will provide you with a deeper appreciation for the world around you.Get Your Copy
Hsin by Nanci Lee
Hsin is a collection of Koan-like poems that reflect on the complexities of identity, heritage, and self-discovery.
For those interested in exploring the philosophical questions surrounding identity and belonging, Lee’s unique perspective and eloquent prose will provide you with valuable insights into the nature of self.Get Your Copy
Fetishes of the Floating World by Don Domanski
Fetishes of the Floating World is an invitation to experience the sacred dimensions of the world around us and to immerse ourselves in the mysteries of life and the universe.
For those interested in exploring the spiritual and philosophical dimensions of our existence, Domanski’s incantatory language and deep appreciation for the natural world will offer you a unique and enlightening perspective.Get Your Copy
Sotto Voce by Maureen Hynes
Sotto Voce is a poignant exploration of the world’s most pressing issues, from climate change to social injustice.
For those interested in the philosophical questions surrounding our responsibility to the planet and each other, Hynes’ tender and passionate voice will inspire you to see the world in a new light.Get Your Copy
Glass Float by Jane Munro
Glass Float is a contemplative exploration of the interconnectedness of mind and body, self and others, and the physical and metaphysical realms.
For those interested in the philosophical questions surrounding existence and our place in the world, Munro’s poetic language and insightful musings will offer you a profound and transformative reading experience.Get Your Copy
Unidentified Poetic Object by Brian Henderson
Unidentified Poetic Object challenges readers to engage with the world in a more profound and meaningful way.
For those interested in the philosophical questions surrounding language and the world around us, Henderson’s animacy and urgency will provide you with a unique and thought-provoking perspective.Get Your Copy
Yellow Crane by Susan Gillis
A blend of diverse perspectives and voices, Yellow Crane traverses through the evolution of a Montreal neighborhood, Japanese tanka-inspired poems, and intimate gatherings of varied minds. It’s a contemplative reflection on art, industry, and both the built and natural environments, offering a thought-provoking reflection on change, resilience, and human nature.
If you’re into poetry that makes you think and feel deeply about the world and our impact on it, this book is for you. It offers a thought-provoking reflection on change, resilience, and human nature.Get Your Copy
Wild Madder by Brenda Leifso
Wild Madder navigates through the complexities of identity, relationships, and existence, marked by moments of uncertainty and transformation. It delves into the raw emotions of family life, marriage, and motherhood, revealing the struggles and beauty within.
Perfect for readers drawn to introspective and emotionally charged poetry, the poems within confront the profound questions of personal identity and the experiences that shape us, ultimately finding light in the darkness.Get Your Copy
How to Avoid Huge Ships by Julie Bruck
This collection addresses the ambushes of time, the juxtaposition of growing up and growing old, and the humor and awe in everyday life. Bruck’s poems are a balance of lightness and gravity, reflecting on the absurdities and injustices of contemporary life.
A great choice for those who appreciate poetry that mixes levity with profound insights. How to Avoid Huge Ships invites readers to ponder life’s transitions and the enduring uncertainties of adolescence and adulthood.Get Your Copy
Standing in the Flock of Connections by Heather Cadsby
A collection that showcases the associative thought process, Standing in the Flock of Connections jumps into mid-conversations and monologues, exploring the human mind’s dynamic nature. The poems are a blend of humor, frankness, and emotional depth.
Ideal for those who enjoy poetry that reflects the complexity and unpredictability of human thought. You will be feeling philosophical as you explore the myriad ways our minds connect and interpret the world around us.Get Your Copy
False Spring by Darren Bifford
False Spring grapples with themes of collapse and cultural disintegration, combining moral imagination with the conceptual issues of our times. Bifford engages in dialogue with literary and classical traditions, also introducing an invented Polish poet to explore different perspectives.
Recommended for readers interested in poetry that intertwines personal introspection with wider societal issues. False Spring is a compelling choice for those who enjoy poetry that tackels big ideas and societal shifts.Get Your Copy
Reckon by Steve McOrmond
Reckon is a poetic journey through the moments of authenticity and resistance in a consumer-driven society. McOrmond combines personal introspection with societal critique, capturing the tension between individuality and the collective.
This collection invites you to consider how we maintain our humanity in an increasingly digital world. Great for readers interested in poetry that explores personal identity against the backdrop of contemporary society.Get Your Copy