FLIPPING SWITCHES

It happens now and then and please don’t pretend it doesn’t. You know; that irrational behavior that doesn’t sneak up on you but attacks you dead on? Someone pushed that BIG RED BUTTON and it is full throttle, all engines go. Next thing you know you are a powerhouse of artillery sent into overdrive on…

THE UNDERTOW

    There’s a peace in the undertow The moment you give in and fall As you are frozen by all the snow The heat inside you begins to grow Every tear you cry is kept like sand Inside oceans giving life to the dead Wandering spirits fly over the land A reminder of redemption…

MAYBE WARRIOR

  On my post yesterday titled “YOU DID THIS” Lizzi commented with a powerful poem that spurred on more poetry.  So here I am making it a duet.  I hope you enjoy this Maybe Warrior’s tale. Written by Lizzi and Hastywords I Am Divided Neither half An angel Though One half beaten Bruised, tired and…

DIRTY LAUNDRY

Would you destroy your character to protect someone else? Why do you suppose she lied? Lillie McFerrin Writes – Five Sentence Fiction Fearless   The mic squelched, as she touched it, sending vibrations echoing into the auditorium.  She scanned the faces in silence and noted they looked like an abstract painting of hungry wolves.  The…

NO WORDS

  Twindaddy asked me to write yesterday with No Words as the email’s subject line. NO WORDS perfectly described how I felt over the last couple of weeks.  I was stuck emotionally yesterday so I did not write.  I did not write AT ALL and that never happens.  Today we finished a poem that we…

THROUGH MIDNIGHT

Sometimes you just have to be reminded that to appreciate love you must have felt pain. Thanks JStewart. Written by JStewart413 and HastyWords Could you Live without pain Knowing Love wouldn’t be The same Could love Be understood If heartache Was never felt Would love Simply live Invisibly Inside a world Of dreams Or would…

SURVIVING

Please visit this new duet partner by clicking his name below the picture.  He has loads of great photography on his site so, please, go say hello.   Written by Aniket and HastyWords I held to the surface as it moved Hard ground, tilting towards sky Throwing me around carelessly I know, not yet, if…