Where the Mind Dwells: Salutation


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 Drop

      PoetMichael Frey

        • Friendship

          PoetDina Kuksyuk

          • Voyage

            PoetKarissa Dong

            • Infinite

              PoetCassidy Porter

              • Castor

                PoetChristopher Wilson

                • Forget Not

                  PoetDion Smith

                  • Don't Leave Me Now

                    PoetBryce Tousignant

                    • Dreams

                      PoetDan Huddleston

                      • Only a Man

                        PoetPatrick Zotti

                        • Life Goes On

                          PoetTiffany Torres

                          • Fleeting

                            PoetLauren Lowry

                            Jacaranda and Jayne

                            PoetSanjeeb Dodge

                            • Velvet Night

                              PoetDestiny Fuhrman


                              PoetMichael Burch

                              • Pieces

                                PoetMohammed Suraju

                                • Refuge

                                  PoetHelena Ploski

                                  • Silent Words

                                    PoetAlyssa Vanderhoof

                                    • Fake Smile

                                      PoetHunter Akers

                                      • Love Is as Powerful as Death

                                        PoetKatherine Thorpe

                                        • The Tree

                                          PoetNoelle Abent

                                          • Fateful Climb

                                            PoetAllison Telfer

                                            • This Is Me

                                              PoetTanisha Lee

                                              A Cradle for Wisdom

                                              PoetJordan Hauprich

                                              • A Friend

                                                PoetDelores Tell

                                                • You and All My Voices

                                                  PoetJoshua Hawkins

                                                  • Broken

                                                    PoetBob Hunt

                                                    • A Kodak Moment

                                                      PoetJamie Myrose

                                                      • A Mockery

                                                        PoetKristie Glass

                                                        • 666

                                                          PoetAmanda Mendez

                                                          • The Crow

                                                            PoetPoet Thomas

                                                              • Suicide

                                                                PoetJha'myracle Yarn

                                                                • Transfer to the N Train

                                                                  PoetPerpetual Hamor

                                                                  • a shattered love story

                                                                    PoetJachelle Ledford

                                                                    • A Watery Grave

                                                                      PoetJoseph Willard

                                                                      • A Child's Love for a Mother

                                                                        PoetJennifer Sparks

                                                                        • Never Will I Ever

                                                                          PoetJasmine Roach

                                                                          • Forbidden Dance

                                                                            PoetMichael Sirmons

                                                                            • Wrong

                                                                              PoetAshley Fontana

                                                                              • Present

                                                                                PoetDestony Perry

                                                                                • Bully

                                                                                  PoetCole Reese

                                                                                  • The Chameleon

                                                                                    PoetMackenzie Luft

                                                                                    • Guns and Suicide

                                                                                      PoetKatie Kozlowski

                                                                                      • she makes me feel

                                                                                        PoetShelby Fosdick

                                                                                        • Waiting for fhe Stars

                                                                                          PoetAanya Phillips

                                                                                          • Me, My Popular, My Funny

                                                                                            PoetAlyssa Taylor

                                                                                            • What You Make of It

                                                                                              PoetConan McCormack

                                                                                              • Black

                                                                                                PoetRandall Sorrell

                                                                                                • I Love You

                                                                                                  PoetCarrie Sheffield

                                                                                                  • He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not

                                                                                                    PoetTanasia Barbagallo

                                                                                                    • A Question

                                                                                                      PoetTaylor Foeller

                                                                                                      • Evil Eyes

                                                                                                        PoetAmanda Allen

                                                                                                        • Lean on Me

                                                                                                          PoetRashad Jackson

                                                                                                          • Nightmare

                                                                                                            PoetAdriana Lamour

                                                                                                            The Blonde One

                                                                                                            PoetChristine Kieffer

                                                                                                            • Nothing but Skin

                                                                                                              PoetAlana Drew

                                                                                                              • What Is My Bible?

                                                                                                                PoetKyla Webb

                                                                                                                • The Picket Fence

                                                                                                                  PoetJordan McFarland

                                                                                                                  • Angel Dove with Love

                                                                                                                    PoetMark Wisneski

                                                                                                                    • Unloved

                                                                                                                      PoetMichaela Johnson

                                                                                                                      • Endless War

                                                                                                                        PoetMargaret Olson

                                                                                                                        Suicidal Appirition

                                                                                                                        PoetMeira Moore

                                                                                                                        • My Mom

                                                                                                                          PoetAndrea Lynch

                                                                                                                          • Blissful Misery

                                                                                                                            PoetKaren Smith

                                                                                                                            • Things

                                                                                                                              PoetAlexis Hammerly

                                                                                                                              • Sweet Baguette

                                                                                                                                PoetJacques Korn

                                                                                                                                • God Holds the Key

                                                                                                                                  PoetEdna Troxell-Brumley

                                                                                                                                  • A Wildcat's Dream

                                                                                                                                    PoetAngel Comtois

                                                                                                                                    • To Become a Man

                                                                                                                                      PoetRobert Benson

                                                                                                                                        • Words

                                                                                                                                          PoetSecret Permenter

                                                                                                                                          • Why

                                                                                                                                            PoetKim Moore

                                                                                                                                            • Untouched Snow

                                                                                                                                              PoetDavid Featherstone

                                                                                                                                              • Daffodil

                                                                                                                                                PoetFrederick Annie

                                                                                                                                                • Where I'm From

                                                                                                                                                  PoetBrandon Bowers

                                                                                                                                                  • History Teacher

                                                                                                                                                    PoetDaniel Morrison

                                                                                                                                                    Judge Them

                                                                                                                                                    PoetAishling Duffy

                                                                                                                                                    • Oregon Spring

                                                                                                                                                      PoetAlice Lee

                                                                                                                                                      • Moonlight

                                                                                                                                                        PoetRachel Mattock

                                                                                                                                                        Your God, Grandma

                                                                                                                                                        PoetCachzmiera Wisniewski

                                                                                                                                                        • Under Our Sin

                                                                                                                                                          PoetSimone McManus

                                                                                                                                                          • Voices

                                                                                                                                                            PoetLori Wise

                                                                                                                                                            • Oh Ambitions!

                                                                                                                                                              PoetAishah Patel

                                                                                                                                                              • Clean

                                                                                                                                                                PoetRebecca Kartchner

                                                                                                                                                                • One Love

                                                                                                                                                                  PoetJared Harden

                                                                                                                                                                  • Exiled

                                                                                                                                                                    PoetSabrina Ramina

                                                                                                                                                                      • Hidden Life

                                                                                                                                                                        PoetSharon Jaurigue

                                                                                                                                                                        • Screams

                                                                                                                                                                          PoetPerla Montas

                                                                                                                                                                            • Time Escapes

                                                                                                                                                                              PoetFallon Pollard

                                                                                                                                                                              • Go Ahead, Make Me!

                                                                                                                                                                                PoetDavid Murphy

                                                                                                                                                                                • The Line of Life

                                                                                                                                                                                  PoetPatricia Newman

                                                                                                                                                                                  • the rain

                                                                                                                                                                                    PoetJasmine King

                                                                                                                                                                                    • The Crime of Your Mind

                                                                                                                                                                                      PoetMegan Meyers

                                                                                                                                                                                      • Mirror, Mirror

                                                                                                                                                                                        PoetCorbin Stulir

                                                                                                                                                                                        • Tired Whimsy

                                                                                                                                                                                          PoetAnna Copanas

                                                                                                                                                                                          • The Mighty Wolf

                                                                                                                                                                                            PoetCameron Vaughn

                                                                                                                                                                                            • Home Again

                                                                                                                                                                                              PoetJocasta Pascual

                                                                                                                                                                                              • For the Oak Tree

                                                                                                                                                                                                PoetAriadna Rojas

                                                                                                                                                                                                Moment In Life

                                                                                                                                                                                                PoetKelly Salazar

                                                                                                                                                                                                • A Watch

                                                                                                                                                                                                  PoetEdna Gibbs

                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Regrets

                                                                                                                                                                                                      PoetCelia Blau

                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Paper-Mache

                                                                                                                                                                                                          PoetDanielle Flaherty

                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Dapple Gray

                                                                                                                                                                                                              PoetJamie White

                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Hall

                                                                                                                                                                                                                PoetAdam Raffety

                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Lied

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  PoetNatalia Martinez

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Fire and Ice

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    PoetThomas Gardner

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Hunted

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      PoetJoshua Evans

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Sweet Heroin

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        PoetKiley Pope

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Spring Forward

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          PoetJeremy Burkett

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Contradictions

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            PoetAmanda Hill

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Here Lies Me

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              PoetWilliam Perez

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Off at a Distance

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                PoetClive August

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • 3:29 P.M. Procrastination

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    PoetSamaya Abdus-Salaam

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Talking to Autism

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      PoetHalee Ludwick

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Live Forever in a Friend

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        PoetBetty Standish

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Somehow I Carried On

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            PoetNicole Beaumont

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            A Thought

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            PoetLaurel Delong

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • From Then to Eternity

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              PoetJose Ybarra

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Inevitability

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                PoetKatelyn Robotham

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Hero for a Dad

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  PoetAshley Williams

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • The Painting

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    PoetAnja Matukic

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Beware!

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      PoetStephanie Reisdorph

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • I Was Poet Once

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        PoetThomas Taylor

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Roanoke

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          PoetMichael Grasseschi

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Thee Who Tug through Fog

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            PoetShelly Schwartz

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • If You Could Go Back

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              PoetAdrial Whelan

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • When You're Gone

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                PoetMarcie Wodlinger

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • The Rose and the Thorn

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  PoetPatrick Whelan

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Life

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    PoetSchneka Wiley

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Let It Go

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      PoetTaja Hollie

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Why?

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        PoetMikayla Davis

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        A Common Shadow

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        PoetHaley Kitchin

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • The Greatest Weapon

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          PoetTaylor Brown

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Love's Fall

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            PoetSusan Hansen

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Synesthesia

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              PoetSydney McKenna

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Struggles of Depression

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                PoetTiffany Guerriero

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • True Beauty

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  PoetCarrie Plunk

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Division

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    PoetTammy Magner

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • I Try

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      PoetTess Baker

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Casting Shadows

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        PoetEthan Jones

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • The Fall

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          PoetRebecca Jimenez

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • My Roots Are Firmly Planted

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            PoetAnthony Collier

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Presley and Munroe

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              PoetHeli Kijanen

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Growing Dreams

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                PoetSamantha Waring

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Bullying

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  PoetSamantha Eckels

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Gurgling Ice

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    PoetArnold McLean

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • I See You in Him

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      PoetJanet Russell

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Iowa Seasons

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        PoetRenee Houlette

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • No

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          PoetBen Rosof

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • My Devotion

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            PoetValencia Casey

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • This Disorder

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              PoetJessica Perez

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Wonder

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                PoetBonnie Brady

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Innocence

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  PoetTyler Maness

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Kathy the Calm Sea

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    PoetTiffany Phillips

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Pain

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      PoetCassie Edwards

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Bold Butterfly

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        PoetAshley Hutcherson

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • His Only Love

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          PoetLea Basten

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • The One

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            PoetBlake Morse

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Love Kills

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              PoetMatthew Ford

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • The Ugly Duckling

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  PoetAlyssa Walter

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Elements of Power

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    PoetDenise Guillarte

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Code of Honor

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      PoetShanette Forte

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Seatbelt

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        PoetAnnan Kirk

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Shades of Red

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          PoetAndrew Mclean

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Ambulance

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            PoetN. E. Jackson

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • I Am

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                PoetKaycee Watkins

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • My Window

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  PoetTrevor McDade

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • The Perfect Feeling

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    PoetTakia Cotton

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Winter

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      PoetMegan Merchant

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Wind Chill

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        PoetDaisy Dickson

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Smith

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          PoetCharles Riley

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • They Are One

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            PoetChalee Williamson

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Mistakes and Forgiveness

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              PoetJohn Munguia

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Feels

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                PoetDesirae Godinez

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Mutiny

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  PoetEmily Hedgpeth