LIFTING MY SOUL OFF THE PAGES

I don’t want to be trapped On the pages I’ve written A place where old scribbles Stare back in taunting rhyme Or be buried and entombed With the regrets collected Stained mosaic memories Reminding me of places I had once been confined I don’t want to be consumed By the heartbreak or deceit Spawned by…

HASTYWORDS ART GALLERY

DID YOU KNOW I HAVE AN ONLINE ART GALLERY?   A few years ago I had friends tell me I should write a book so I started a blog.  Sometimes friends have more faith and confidence in us than we have in ourselves and this blog has been a great friend for the past few…

HAPPY ENDING E-BOOK

I am really lucky to have gotten the chance to design another book cover for Helena Hann-Basquiat. The ideas for this cover had sat in my head for weeks and I am really glad one of the pictures came out the way she liked. Please visit Helena’s site and go purchase her story at Amazon!…

LYRICAL GRAFFITI

This duet is surrounded by a story written by Christopher De Voss with Long Awkward Pause.  The picture is of my friend Kristina Hickman and taken at an abandoned rail maintenance station in El Reno, Oklahoma.  I really love how this simple duet turned into a complete piece of mixed media.  Please visit Long Awkward…

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…

HALLOWEEN PROMPT

HAPPY HALLOWEEN I want to do something different today! A few years ago I had a Vampire photo shoot.  The following picture is one of my favorites because my daughter participated.  Don’t ask me how I got my mouth that wide lol… I want to post this picture and see what my blogger friends can…

LONELY ANTHEM

I really enjoyed writing with this new duet partner.  Once we were both free it was written quickly.  Check out his site, Incessant Ramblings, because there is a lot of good poetry along with his inspirations for writing them. WRITTEN BY NCBEK AND HASTYWORDS Vibrations in the atmosphere Caused us all to stand alone Freed…