I MISS YOU

  I am sleeping with a comfortable stranger, recognizable features, soothing snore; but you’re not same man I met over two decades ago. Like two ghosts sharing the same spaces, we rarely collide anymore; we just gave up trying and ended up simply co-existing. I long to lie in your arms once more, feeling your…

THE ESCAPIST

 Check out this wonderful new duet partner!   WRITTEN BY HARSH AND HASTYWORDS     I lived inside fuzzy dreams Behind old shredded drapes Held captive by irrationality And broken by all my regrets Darkness surrounded me, And pain shattered my soul, Yet, I stood there, powerless. Hoping that someday, I’ll be happy. But someday…

THE WATCH by Jonathan Ojanpera

Jonathan Ojanpera is a freelance journalist, blogger, poet, musician, and photographer.  Besides contributing to several non-mainstream news sites he has just published his first book titled, “The Watch”.  I have had the privilege of collaborating on a few duets and as evidenced by his blog he has a talent for writing poetry.  Jonathon’s book shows…

VODKA BAPTISM

Written by Primal Night’s and HastyWords She presses her breath gently from her lips Unaware that she had been holding it in The quiet breaks slowly; a sad sort of beauty   Numbness threatens every bony limb And chills the length of her spine As he fills her tub with liquored sin   She stills…

MONARCH WINGS

      WRITTEN BY OFF DUTY MOM AND HASTYWORDS Waxy colors rained down Turning bright colors Of greens, reds, and blues Into those of muddy brown.   And in war and strife, I drop anchor here In this sea so soft with murk, Thinking of how much better it is to let the children…

WHY WRITE

Check out this wonderful series on Chaos and Words. Sometimes writing isn’t your dream but sometimes it gives you the confidence to dream.