Broken Flowers

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Author: Robert M. Drake

Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing

ISBN: 1449486371

Category: Poetry

Page: 416

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In this fifth installment from Robert M. Drake, the poet meditates on the subtle beauty of brokenness.

Broken Flowers

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Author: Robert M Drake

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780986262791

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Page: N.A

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With the same heartwarming composition and genius Robert M. Drake brought to his international bestselling books Beautiful Chaos, Black Butterfly and A Brilliant Madness, Robert M. Drake now takes his readers to a deeper level of his consciousness with this collection of stories. A man encounters God in a bar; a family is saved by a time traveler in the middle of the night; a journey into the mind of a severely autistic man; a woman finds herself one night out in the city and more. Beautiful and Damned is as haunting and as captivating as the stories it tells, it is proof that Robert M. Drake is one of the most visionary writers working today.

Broken Flowers

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Author: Robert M. Drake

Publisher: Robert M. Drake/Vintage Wild

ISBN: 9781449486303

Category: Poetry

Page: 416

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"And you will go on / searching for the best of you / and you will never find it, / but that is the point." This stunning collection of poems asks readers to keep on seeking - the journey is the destination. In this fifth installment from Robert M. Drake, the poet meditates on the subtle beauty of brokenness.

Black Butterfly

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Author: Robert M. Drake

Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing

ISBN: 1449485359

Category: Poetry

Page: 272

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This book is a collection of memories and experiences Drake lived after the death of one of his brothers. He promised he would write him a few words after he failed to complete the task while his brother was alive. This book is everything… this book is for all who are breathing and for all who are no longer here. This book is for you.

A Brilliant Madness

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Author: Robert M. Drake

Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing

ISBN: 1449485375

Category: Poetry

Page: 304

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These poems, taken from the last decade of Drake's work, trace the devolution of a society gone brilliantly mad.

Beautiful Chaos

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Author: Robert M. Drake

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781449484781

Category:

Page: 240

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Chaos is not pretty. It is like feeling a hundred things, hearing a hundred voices, and somewhere in the riot we tend to lose ourselves and lose direction in our heads. This book is the truth.It is everything we have been feeling and running away from for so long. In this powerful collection of short poems, Drake explores themes of love, loss, pain, and loneliness in an effort to make sense of a chaotic world."

Moon Theory

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Author: Robert M. Drake

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780998629322

Category: Poetry

Page: 254

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This is something about self-love--. Something they don't teach in school. Something that's very hard to learn on your own. This is something about putting yourself first because it's okay to love yourself before anyone else. This is something about doing what's best for you, no matter what people say, because only you know what you deserve. This is something about being real, being real to who you are and accepting things as they come and change. This is something about your mistakes, about your flaws, and about how beautiful it is to get up and try again. This is something about being you, about using your voice when you're afraid. About building enough courage when you feel like standing up to something you don't believe in, something that's wrong. This is about you, and every day should be about you, and that's something you should always consider.

Gravity

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Author: Robert M Drake

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780998629308

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Page: N.A

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-And when it was over, nothing defined us other than the moments that made us feel free.- With the same heartwarming composition and genius Robert M. Drake brought to his international best-selling books Beautiful Chaos, Black Butterfly and A Brilliant Madness, Robert M. Drake now takes his readers to a deeper level of his consciousness with his highly anticipated debut novel. Wes, a bright and introspective young woman is devoted to Owen, her childhood best friend. One day their mutual connection is severed by tragedy. A few years later Wes finds herself onboard a plane headed toward San Francisco haunted by the loss of friendship and love. Here, Wes, tries to mend her future with her past as she discovers the value between life and death. Between holding on and letting go. Between who she was and who she is meant to be.

Seeds of Chaos

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Author: Robert M Drake

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780998629315

Category: American Poetry

Page: 224

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This is an anthology of work from Author Robert M. Drake from his unreleased books Spaceship, Science and the old discontinued version of Beautiful Choas intimate look at love, loss, and the incredible way they intersect, from the incomparable, bestselling author Robert M. Drake. In this collection, Drake's masterful yet simple style takes the reader on a journey filled with their most unquestionable feelings. Why do things hurt? Why did we meet? Why do things happen the way they do? Is this real or all a dream? With this collection, Drake explores many subjects, those known and unknown.aos. Written between 2009 - 2011.

Our Fucked Up Hearts

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Author: Samuel Decker Thompson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781539545019

Category:

Page: 288

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A nearly 300 page collection of poetry, smut, short stories, erotica, and dialogue that perfectly lays out the origins behind the fucked up heart of Samuel Decker Thompson

Light Theory

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Author: Robert M Drake

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780998629346

Category: Poetry

Page: 224

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This is something about self-exploration--something they don't teach in school. Something that's very hard to learn on your own. This is something about putting yourself first because it's okay to love yourself before anyone else. This is something about doing what's best for you, no matter what people say, because only you know what you deserve. This is something about being real, being real to who you are and accepting things as they come and change. This is something about your mistakes, about your flaws, and about how beautiful it is to get up and try again. This is something about being you, about using your voice when you're afraid. About building enough courage when you feel like standing up to something you don't believe in, something that's wrong. This is about you, and every day should be about you, and that's something you should always consider.

Star Theory

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Author: ROBERT M. DRAKE

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780998629339

Category:

Page: 272

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This is something about self-expression--something they don't teach in school. Something that's very hard to learn on your own. This is something about putting yourself first because it's okay to love yourself before anyone else. This is something about doing what's best for you, no matter what people say, because only you know what you deserve. This is something about being real, being real to who you are and accepting things as they come and change. This is something about your mistakes, about your flaws, and about how beautiful it is to get up and try again. This is something about being you, about using your voice when you're afraid. About building enough courage when you feel like standing up to something you don't believe in, something that's wrong. This is about you, and every day should be about you, and that's something you should always consider.

Chaos Theory

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Author: Robert M Drake

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780998629353

Category:

Page: 202

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This is something about self-forgiveness--something they don't teach in school. Something that's very hard to learn on your own. This is something about putting yourself first because it's okay to love yourself before anyone else. This is something about doing what's best for you, no matter what people say, because only you know what you deserve. This is something about being real, being real to who you are and accepting things as they come and change. This is something about your mistakes, about your flaws, and about how beautiful it is to get up and try again. This is something about being you, about using your voice when you're afraid. About building enough courage when you feel like standing up to something you don't believe in, something that's wrong. This is about you, and every day should be about you, and that's something you should always consider.

Evidence-Based Practices in Mental Health Care

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Author: American Psychiatric Association

Publisher: American Psychiatric Pub

ISBN: 9781585627325

Category: Medical

Page: 124

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As the first attempt to synthesize the movement toward widespread implementation of evidence-based mental health practices, this groundbreaking collection articulates the basic tenets of evidence-based medicine and shows how practices proven effective by clinical services research could improve the lives of many people. Intended to stimulate much-needed public discussion, these remarkable contributions cover both general issues, such as Implementing practices in routine mental health settings, including strategies for disseminating evidence-based practices to staff members Ensuring that efforts to implement such practices are informed by the knowledge and experience of administrators, clinicians, patients, and advocates Integrating evidence-based practices with the recovery model and focusing on guidelines and algorithms for pharmacologic treatment of people with severe mental illness Identifying the policy implications of the movement, particularly in public-sector settings, and describing eight courses of action for addressing the gap between science and practice and specific practices, such as Describing critical components of practices for which substantial evidence exists, such as supported employment, dual diagnosis services, and assertive community treatment Developing an evidence base for particular populations, such as children and adolescents and geriatric patients; and for clinical subgroups, such as patients with severe mental illness and posttraumatic stress disorder-and implementing a range of practices for each population Debate in public forums is critical to explaining the benefits of evidence-based care and allaying the fears of patients, practitioners, administrators, policy makers, and vested interest groups that evidence-based care excludes them from the decision-making process. Patients need to know that their individual characteristics, preferences, and autonomy are highly valued and won't be discounted by rigid adherence to the particular treatments. Practitioners need to know about the credibility of the evidence base and about new techniques and responsibilities and to understand that their favorite practices won't necessarily be excluded during initial attempts to implement evidence-based practices. Administrators and policy makers need to know about financing, organizing, implementing, and sustaining new practices. Finally, vested interest groups need to know that the introduction of evidence-based practices doesn't mean that what they do now is ineffective. This unique and densely informative volume will be welcomed by mental health care professionals and by lawmakers, planners, administrators, and others who are charged with the responsibility of providing effective care to vulnerable populations.

Honeybee

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Author: Trista Mateer

Publisher: Central Avenue Publishing

ISBN: 1771681373

Category: Poetry

Page: 160

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You will meet people in your lifetime who demand to have poems written about them. It's not something they say. It's something about their hands, the shape of their mouths, the way they look walking away from you. Honeybee is an honest take on walking away and still feeling like you were walked away from. It's about cutting love loose like a kite string and praying the wind has the decency to carry it away from you. It's an ode to the back and forth, the process of letting something go but not knowing where to put it down. Honeybee is putting it down. It's small town girls and plane tickets, a taste of tenderness and honey, the bandage on the bee sting. It's a reminder that you are not defined by the people you walk away from or the people who walk away from you. Consider Honeybee a memoir in verse, or at the very least, a story written by one of today's most confessional poets.

Beautiful and Damned

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Author: Robert M. Drake

Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing

ISBN: 1449485316

Category: Poetry

Page: 416

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On the heels of three internationally bestselling books of poetry, Robert M. Drake takes his readers to a deeper level of his consciousness with this collection of stories.

Nefertiti

The Book of the Dead

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Author: Nick Drake

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0061844896

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

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She is Nefertiti—beautiful and revered. With her husband, Akhenaten, she rules over Egypt, the most affluent, formidable, sophisticated empire in the ancient world. But an epic power struggle is afoot, brought on by the royal couple's inauguration of an enlightened new religion and the construction of a magnificent new capital. The priests are stunned by the abrupt forfeiture of their traditional wealth and influence; the people resent the loss of their gods—and the army is enraged by the growing turbulence around them. Then, just days before the festival that will celebrate the new capital, Nefertiti vanishes. Rahotep, the youngest chief detective in the Thebes division, has earned a reputation for his unorthodox yet effective methods. Entrusted by great Akhenaten himself with a most secret investigation, Rahotep has but ten days to find the missing Queen. If he succeeds, he will bask in the warmth of Akhenaten's favor. But if Rahotep fails, he and his entire family will die.

The Mexicans

A Personal Portrait of a People

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Author: Patrick Oster

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0061951870

Category: History

Page: 352

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The Mexicans is a multifaceted portrait of the complex, increasingly turbulent neighbor to our south. It is the story of a country in crisis -- poverty, class tensions, political corruption -- as told through stories of individuals. From Augustín, an honest cop, we learn that many in the Mexican police force use torture as their number-one-crime-solving technique; from Julio Scherer Garcia, a leading newspaper editor, we learn how kidnapping and intimidating phone calls stifle people despite his meager income; we hear from a homosexual teacher wary of bigotry in a land of machismo; and many others. Moving from Mexico City discos to remote Indian towns, Patrick Oster tells of Mexicans whose lives reveal something vital about Mexico, and in doing so, helps to understand why many decide to risk their lives in order to have the opportunity to live in the United States.

The World Rose

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Author: Richard Brittain

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781502359742

Category:

Page: 158

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An epic fairytale romance set in a semi-fictional ancient world, containing elements of action, adventure, poetry and comedy. The title has a triple meaning: the central character is a renowned beauty - 'the rose of the world' - while the rose flower features heavily in the plot, and it also implies that the world rose up. When Ronwind Drake discovers treasures in a distant paradise, a new golden age seems set to begin, but Ella Tundra will find that all which glitters is not gold as she faces many obstacles in her quest for true love.