WHEN SORROW SMILES

Written by Pharphelonus and Hastywords When life has knocked you to your knees Your outlook seared by unrelenting agony And the future seeming devoid of hope Clasp your hands and begin to pray For that’s when sorrow smiles When you’re helpless to help a friend in need Your cries seem like unheard pleas And the…

TORTURED MAJESTY

  Written by Pharphelonus and Hastywords I never realized there were so many romantic hearts out there! Hopefully, Pharphelonus will write more with me!     She was defined by elegance And she dazzled wearing lace But he could not strike from his mind The pain and anguish on her face   She had hidden…

RHYTHM-CRASH ACID 5 AND THE ANGLES WHO CUT THEMSELVES SHAVING

By CharlieZero1 and Hastywords Thank you CharlieZero1 for introducing me to Cyberpunk Poetry!  X-shadows shave the apes teeth – errors pick at the floppy-disk coda Replication at high speed – faulty duality mixed in random sequence Cyberlimbs chewing on Dj Lucifer – Ancient programming licks module white-ware Freakazoid wiring consuming injection molded plastic – scorching…

WITHIN THE DARKNESS

By TheNightSyde and Hastywords In the darkness I breathe you in You give off a light From somewhere within In the darkness I hear your heartbeat You give off warmth That heats the desire within In the darkness I see your glow You give me hope To find my strength within In the darkness Not…

ETERNALLY INTERTWINED

I wanted to do something different today.  My husband hates to read but I think he is secretly creative.  I challenged him to write something and as we woke up today I asked what he had for me and he said nada….I am not motivated.  So instead he acquiesced to doing a poetic duel with…

INTOXICATED MOON

A collaboration between D.L.McHale and Hastywords.  It isn’t our usual style but we let the words lead. Enjoy!! This would be a long night Of which love is only a part In the ecstasies of this vineyard Everybody is intoxicated Rifts play in a heated beat Glances drifting all about Inhibitions pouring out Everybody is intoxicated Taking…