FINDING YOUR PASSION IN COMPASSION

I am very happy to share this final post on compassion.  At the beginning of February a few good friends started the #1000speak initiative and more than a 1000 voices rang loud and proud on February 20th with their viewpoints.  I am very thankful for them and for all of my guest bloggers this month.…

THE BAKER’S DAUGHTER

Sorry this took me so long Jenny. Thank you for writing with me! Written by Jenny Katherine Luu and Hastywords Her slippers weren’t made of glass They were faded with stringy holes Her dresses were made and simply sewn From the remnants of old flour sacks With much love and motherly care Two things her…

THE LONGEST NIGHT

I have been wanting to post this for awhile now and today seems like a great day to do it.  Thank you Jerry for sending this poem to me and for being a good friend.  Written by DodgySurfer   Dark is the night And long it lasts My demons dwell On matters past   I…

OXYMORON

This post was written not as a duet but in contribution to my compassion series.  Since I am short on days this month he graciously agreed to share his post today along with my duets. Thorn blogs of his affair and of his heartache.  Relationships are hard and it would be easy to judge someone…

TRIALS FELL FROM THE STARS

I know…this isn’t a duet. It was a duet but I re-wrote it this morning so I could continue to publish on schedule. I hope you enjoy. Written by Hastywords Trials fell from the stars Before my glistening eyes They landed hard and fast Before a focus could be set I sat watching, hopeful That…

LIGHTING MATCHES BUILDING RAMPARTS

WRITTEN BY SERINS AND HASTYWORDS Broken twigs liter my kingdom’s ground Reminders of all the storms that came ‘round I wonder if you remember the beginning The days before we both started spinning There was a point where we both woke up Lighting matches to celebrate our break up These are the things we lost…