FREE KISSES

My first crush Took my milk money In second grade In exchange for a kiss His brother found out And he told my parents And I got grounded I don’t remember the kiss But I remember his name His name was Chuck I learned not to buy kisses The best kisses are free *Tell me…

THE STREAM

Written by Arthur Browne and HastyWords   Hands clasped tight we run clumsily towards the stream, our elated laughter carrying loudly through the trees on the softest breeze. My heart beats so hard I feel it won’t keep up with his smile. Spirits flying as if on the wings of a thousand butterflies. Our feet…

FIREFLY EYES

Written by Richard Ankers and HastyWords   The flowers were colorful and bright But it was in the dark of night That the beauty they possessed Transformed the landscape for a time   Luminous against the darkness Fragile petals unclenched In the slightest midnight breeze And dusted the land in starlight pollen   Sparkling like…

DIE KISSING

Writing Challenge: New Year’s Resolutions (Doompocalypse Redux) I have already packed 2012 into a trunk and stuck it somewhere in the furthest reaches of my mind. Maybe it was the loss of a dear friend, Rob, who I will forever miss. Maybe it was the other losses we endured; my beautiful friend lost her son, my…