LEAVING ARCADIA WEEK

    If you recall a few weeks back I wrote a Because Girls Are Cool post about Helena Hann-Basquiat. I have been reading a story she wrote about violent abuse against women and I would like to encourage you to check it out because, despite the content, it is a great read and I…

AS DAWN BREAKS – by ANONYMOUS

Written by an Anonymous Friend     As dawn breaks And the fog has cleared I can see the future It’s oh so near   The time has come To start anew To clean the slate And give this gift to you   A chance to grow To spread your wings Go find your truth…

A QUIET HOPE

Written by Jack Pettinato and HastyWords In a forgotten part of town Three weathered men, Brothers by circumstance Rather than blood, Warm their hands over an open fire   Faces worn with experience Sorrows covered in stubble The colors of their eyes stolen And their tears long ago bled dry Standing side by side by…

REFLECTING DREAMS

Written by PassionWriting and HastyWords   The reflections speak Ripples into the tide Carrying sounds To places hard to find   The images are hazy A story inside each of them As the pictures are laid side by side The full plot begins to unveil   The future surfaces Or maybe dreams Nonetheless imaginings Perform…

ISLAND CLOUDS

  Another wonderful poet.  Check out his poetry, it always leaves me wanting more!  Written by Alexander Hicks and HastyWords The ground fell away Leaving my feet planted in sky I look for familiarity In all the boundaries I pass by   Clouds drift by like islands And I cannot but stare While I walk this…

SEARCHING by Josh Lindsey

Another beautiful poem from my beautiful friend Josh! I have the strength. The passion. Why can’t I find it. I know it’s there. I hide behind walls Of struggle, self pity. I’m stronger than this. I’m strong as hell. I try not to give a fuck. I’m me. Take it or leave it. But why…

THE NEW BEGINNING – PART SIX

The ending to the story…. This post will be short and to the point because I don’t want to linger with these thoughts much longer.  I know I have to concentrate on me.  I worry now about the worry I have placed on my friends and family…added stress and anxiety.  But this is honesty…it feels…