Where the Mind Dwells: Declaration


With a wonderful selection of poems written by some of today’s most talented amateur writers, each anthology contains poems that are funny, sad, religious, and profoundly unforgettable. Each publication encompasses a culturally diverse group of poets whose work has touched the hearts of readers far and wide. All publications are designed to capture the essence of today’s poetic genre. A complete index of poets and an International Standard Book Number unique to each edition are included.

Poems In This Collection

    • The Gypsy's Trance

      PoetRachel Bayless-Stidham

      • Little Child

        PoetPhoenix Parsons

        • Bullies

          PoetRebecca Reynolds

          • Persecution

            PoetEbonise St. Brice

            • If Your Autism Could Go Away

              PoetAngela Blanchet

              • Above Colleville-sur-Mer

                PoetLawrence Wray

                • Selfish Desires

                  PoetCassandra Perez

                  • Baby Colt

                    PoetGinny Goyen

                    • Lost

                      PoetNicole Bates

                      • To My Wife

                        PoetMark Iles

                        • Roller Coaster

                          PoetTala Mohammad

                          • In Hindsight

                            PoetJogene Hand III

                            • Ashes to Ashes

                              PoetEmily Schulte

                              • God, This Moon

                                PoetMateo Lara

                                • The Beach

                                  PoetMackenzie Teichroew

                                  • Stop the War!

                                    PoetRehana Bharwani

                                    • The Rose Bush

                                      PoetChristopher Butler

                                      • darkness

                                        PoetAbigail Veuleman

                                        • This Day

                                          PoetRodney Jetton

                                            • Fatal Flaws

                                              PoetDavid Scher

                                              • I Want to Dance

                                                PoetElise Divens

                                                • Us

                                                  PoetVictoria Villa

                                                  • Sunset

                                                    PoetMikayla Burton

                                                    • Let's Kill the Night

                                                      PoetMahta Marefat

                                                      • Letting Go

                                                        PoetKirsten Bookhamer

                                                        • Swimming in My Mind

                                                          PoetMary Maselli

                                                          • Who Am I?

                                                            PoetAlice Murphy

                                                            • Obsession

                                                              PoetJannatun Zaman

                                                              • Coal

                                                                PoetAndie Lovins

                                                                • Beginning

                                                                  PoetElise Conour

                                                                  • Heartbeat

                                                                    PoetBryan People

                                                                    • Everywhere

                                                                      PoetAndrea De Llano

                                                                      • Tears to Quench

                                                                        PoetSummers Bruce

                                                                        • Belladonna

                                                                          PoetSara Anderson

                                                                          • Where Are You

                                                                            PoetTyra Carver

                                                                            • A Gift

                                                                              PoetJaquelin Kanios

                                                                              • Non Dedam

                                                                                PoetAmanda Garner

                                                                                  • Little Lie

                                                                                    PoetShakeria Cantrell

                                                                                    • Blowing in the Wind

                                                                                      PoetCraig Sholl

                                                                                      • Ode to Bling-Bling

                                                                                        PoetTracey Taylor-Pogue

                                                                                        • What If

                                                                                          PoetGinny Anderson

                                                                                          • My Juliet

                                                                                            PoetCullen Smith

                                                                                            • The Pig on the Wall

                                                                                              PoetBarbara Singh

                                                                                              • Do Not Resuscitate

                                                                                                PoetKatelyn Colamesta

                                                                                                • Love

                                                                                                  PoetArthur Moore

                                                                                                  • The Birds in the Grave

                                                                                                    PoetRhianne Smith

                                                                                                    • Rose

                                                                                                      PoetMelan Cain

                                                                                                      • Inspire

                                                                                                        PoetEva Burklund

                                                                                                        • I Told You

                                                                                                          PoetNzna Nguyen

                                                                                                          • i am mine

                                                                                                            PoetMatthew Wall

                                                                                                            • Oh This! Oh That!

                                                                                                              PoetSophie Blue

                                                                                                              • We Will Meet Again

                                                                                                                PoetAshley McDonald

                                                                                                                • I Wish It Was You

                                                                                                                  PoetRachael Trayer

                                                                                                                  • Shine On

                                                                                                                    PoetDa Poet

                                                                                                                    • Growing

                                                                                                                      PoetArthur Waligora

                                                                                                                      • Unless

                                                                                                                        PoetBrooklynn McKay

                                                                                                                        • Bad Habits

                                                                                                                          PoetEmma Liebowitz

                                                                                                                          • The Man with No Shoes

                                                                                                                            PoetShannon McKeever

                                                                                                                              • Contestant Downer Boy

                                                                                                                                PoetDustin Calkins

                                                                                                                                • Heartbroken

                                                                                                                                  PoetMatthew Avila

                                                                                                                                  • I Came

                                                                                                                                    PoetDonald Eide

                                                                                                                                    • Image of Me

                                                                                                                                      PoetTonja Harris

                                                                                                                                      • He, She, and Me

                                                                                                                                        PoetKaitlin Ankeney

                                                                                                                                        • Precious Cargo

                                                                                                                                          PoetJorge Villasana Jr.

                                                                                                                                          • Fish Tank Universe

                                                                                                                                            PoetCat Gatti

                                                                                                                                            • The Flood

                                                                                                                                              PoetCaitlin Pohland

                                                                                                                                              • Indestructible Mother

                                                                                                                                                PoetChelsea Desreuisseau

                                                                                                                                                • My Little Laughing Willow Tree

                                                                                                                                                  PoetKira Waterstradt

                                                                                                                                                  • Greed

                                                                                                                                                    PoetLeah St. Clair

                                                                                                                                                    • The One

                                                                                                                                                      PoetJason Lee

                                                                                                                                                      • The Fall

                                                                                                                                                        PoetMatt Caudell

                                                                                                                                                        • My Absence

                                                                                                                                                          PoetVirginia Guarddon

                                                                                                                                                          • I Hope

                                                                                                                                                            PoetDaniel Sherman

                                                                                                                                                            • Her

                                                                                                                                                              PoetRose Enfinger

                                                                                                                                                              • Lost Love

                                                                                                                                                                PoetKaylee Hanrath

                                                                                                                                                                • Knitting

                                                                                                                                                                  PoetMidori Stewart

                                                                                                                                                                  • The Mystery of Me

                                                                                                                                                                    PoetHelen Peil

                                                                                                                                                                    • Opaque

                                                                                                                                                                      PoetSonata Stevenson

                                                                                                                                                                      • The Trip

                                                                                                                                                                        PoetLindsay Walker

                                                                                                                                                                        • When

                                                                                                                                                                          PoetRachel Trine

                                                                                                                                                                          • Chase

                                                                                                                                                                            PoetKaylyn Jones

                                                                                                                                                                            • Outer Space Galaxy

                                                                                                                                                                              PoetSuzanne Parker

                                                                                                                                                                              • The Hours That Recede Us

                                                                                                                                                                                PoetTom Morisson

                                                                                                                                                                                  • People Of The Grassland

                                                                                                                                                                                    PoetBrianna Arriaga

                                                                                                                                                                                    • Fear

                                                                                                                                                                                      PoetSophie Rodas

                                                                                                                                                                                      • The Last Question

                                                                                                                                                                                        PoetMadison Mitchell

                                                                                                                                                                                        • His

                                                                                                                                                                                          PoetAlexis West

                                                                                                                                                                                          • Struggle With Faith

                                                                                                                                                                                            PoetJustin Simon

                                                                                                                                                                                              • Masking Schadenfreude

                                                                                                                                                                                                PoetIsaac Beech

                                                                                                                                                                                                • Bleeding Heart

                                                                                                                                                                                                  PoetLaura Gunn

                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Wonderwall

                                                                                                                                                                                                    PoetNikkole Wowaka

                                                                                                                                                                                                    • One Child's Reality

                                                                                                                                                                                                      PoetJeremy Romero-Cazares

                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Our Love Will Never Die

                                                                                                                                                                                                        PoetRichard Monahan

                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Behind Closed Doors

                                                                                                                                                                                                          PoetSerina Chandler

                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Soothing Scenario

                                                                                                                                                                                                            PoetPatrick McGuire

                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Precious Child

                                                                                                                                                                                                              PoetMariah Hendrickson

                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Take the Stairs

                                                                                                                                                                                                                PoetCeleste Musick

                                                                                                                                                                                                                • The Bridge Set By Her

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  PoetAlexander Jones

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • The Longest Ride

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    PoetSamantha Lapidus

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Her Tricky Game

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      PoetJeremy Juliano

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Where I'm From

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        PoetKrystal McGhee

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Tell Me Why

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          PoetAngel Garza

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Broke Beyond Bend

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            PoetMarcy McNeal

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Loving You

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              PoetCaitlin Reynolds

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • him and her

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                PoetLauren Bayuk

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Suicidal Note

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  PoetSugey Reta

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Escape

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    PoetJulie Young

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Within My Prayer

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      PoetKijaunta Lucas

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • The Phone Call

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        PoetKai Hyde

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Don't Give Up!

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          PoetMegan Bossle

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Ghostly Creatures

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                PoetJustin Anthony

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • You Live

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  PoetDawn Swanson

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Blind Eye

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    PoetRuby King

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • The Mended

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      PoetKayleah Harrell

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Layers

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        PoetTaylor Sessions

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Dream Candy

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          PoetAlex Juma

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Sea of White

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            PoetLindsey Kerstetter

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Earth

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              PoetTiffany Hylla

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • The A in Autism

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  PoetEllen Brady

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Lost Far Away

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    PoetNance Davamp

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Goodbye

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      PoetDallas Bowen

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • A Country's Need

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        PoetDavid Bowman

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • The Mirror's Effect

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          PoetNatalie Jett

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Ground Zero

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            PoetLorna Smilek

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Dragons

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                PoetGregory Ciraulo Sr.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Time

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  PoetJennifer May Brillantes

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Dear Addiction

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    PoetTaryn Eastwood

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Sanity

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      PoetBrooke Yousif

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Heart of Love

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        PoetShannon Becker

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Sisters

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            PoetCaroline Gregory

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Birds Drifting Waves Crashing

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              PoetElizabeth Griffith

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • I Remember Mama

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                PoetDezirae Ratliff

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Where I Am

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    PoetDavid Avid

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Thirst

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      PoetLisa Ohlman

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • A Day at Work

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        PoetDevin Dunnaway

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • The Ruler

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          PoetAbhinav Jha

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Was Your Joke Worth It?

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            PoetKayleigh Texter

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Beauty in a Nutshell

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              PoetShruthi Subramanian

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Black Culture

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                PoetDaryle Edwards

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • The American Flag

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  PoetAnnabelle Lawrence

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • A Mother's Love

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    PoetBetsy Pannizzo

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Justice

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      PoetRobert Moore

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • A Particular Pain

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        PoetJoslyn Kaufman

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Sanctuary

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          PoetBailey Yates

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • And the Eagle Still Flies

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            PoetGuadalupe Ramirez

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • A Night Lights' Dance

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                PoetDerek McOsker

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Rose

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  PoetVanisha Brown

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Hold On

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    PoetLadyann Graham-Gilreath

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • To Be Known

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      PoetAna Villanueva

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Gas Chamber

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        PoetTia Gilcrist

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Mr. Rain

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          PoetShana Laudat

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • War Torn

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            PoetSimone Brown

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Life Given


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Racism

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                PoetChristina Bostick

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Baring to Look

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  PoetAlix Nye

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Clouds

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    PoetKaycee Betoney

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Be My Juliet

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      PoetNolan Wellman

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • A Mother's Sacrifice

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        PoetWm Cornwell

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Toys

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          PoetSebastian Grey

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Depends

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              PoetErin Nugent

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • She Cries

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                PoetLourdes Young

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Torn

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  PoetDylan Turner

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Hummingbird

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    PoetGabrielle Rovito

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Freedom, My Pride

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      PoetLindsy Gladstone

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Emotions' Graveyard

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        PoetJanie Crawford

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Heartbreak

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          PoetSarah Temple

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Choose to Be Happy

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            PoetHope Mucklow

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Saving Grace

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              PoetKandi Burdette

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Lilac and Honey

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                PoetMarie Christiana

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • The Beauty

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  PoetDaniella Alvarez

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Our Skin

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    PoetJenna Douglas

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Momma's Heart

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      PoetJeannie Minor

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Perfection

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        PoetRhiannon Young

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Identity

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          PoetCristina Desouza

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Working Folk

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              PoetKofi Yankey

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Snowcapped Mountains

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                PoetAndrea Zaragoza

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Feelings

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  PoetAshley Vasey

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Panic Attack

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    PoetFran Schuster

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • This Is the Thanks I Get

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      PoetJinnifer Hill

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • A Necessary Labor

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        PoetJacob Courser

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Dream Catcher

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          PoetSarah Marvin

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Secret

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            PoetSanjana Murthy

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Goodbye Love

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              PoetLauren Meredith

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Continuum

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                PoetDiane McGiffin

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • the darkest angel

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  PoetCallie Cloud

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Saileth

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    PoetJulian Broadway

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Path to the Sun

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      PoetLeela Hudnall

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Thankfully Late

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        PoetJohn Mantor

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • I Am From

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          PoetNatalie Wiley

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Ending

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            PoetAshley Holliman

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • A Glance at Nature

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              PoetVictoria Dube

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Remember

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                PoetBurgundy Banta

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Memories

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  PoetCecilia Orth

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • A World of Broken Beauty

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      PoetJamie Coppage

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Men of Blue

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        PoetAzucena Nunez Del Rio

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Reality

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          PoetArnold Farber

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Pride

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            PoetDani Inglesby