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

        • Hall

          PoetAdam Raffety

          • Roanoke

            PoetMichael Grasseschi

            • Synesthesia

              PoetSydney McKenna

              • Gurgling Ice

                PoetArnold McLean

                • His Only Love

                  PoetLea Basten

                  • I Am

                    PoetKaycee Watkins

                    • Friendship

                      PoetDina Kuksyuk

                      • Velvet Night

                        PoetDestiny Fuhrman

                        • A Friend

                          PoetDelores Tell

                          • a shattered love story

                            PoetJachelle Ledford

                            • Waiting for fhe Stars

                              PoetAanya Phillips

                              • Nothing but Skin

                                PoetAlana Drew

                                • God Holds the Key

                                  PoetEdna Troxell-Brumley

                                  • Oregon Spring

                                    PoetAlice Lee

                                    • Screams

                                      PoetPerla Montas

                                      • 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

                                                            • 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

                                                                                • 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

                                                                                                  • 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

                                                                                                                      • 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

                                                                                                                                    • Growing Dreams

                                                                                                                                      PoetSamantha Waring

                                                                                                                                      • Bullying

                                                                                                                                        PoetSamantha Eckels

                                                                                                                                        • 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

                                                                                                                                                            • 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

                                                                                                                                                                                • 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

                                                                                                                                                                                                    • 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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • (sic)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • 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 Watery Grave

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                PoetJoseph Willard

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • A Child's Love for a Mother

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  PoetJennifer Stout

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • 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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • 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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • 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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • 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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              • 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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • 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