WHY TEARS DON’T STOP

I sit listening to my tears Like rainfall adding to a flood I sit visiting them Wading through them Listening to each one of them Stories of heartache and truth Some brought to life by despair Some cry of loneliness Betrayal, bitterness, and anger Still others jealousy Love found then lost They gather unashamed In pools of wistfulness Each…

Mental Health Warrior: Hastywords

Originally posted on Nicole Lyons :
I have been following Hastywords’ blog and Facebook page for quite some time now and I am completely in awe of her honesty, sincerity, and compassion. She is a beautiful person inside and out. Hastywords is beyond talented and writes with such courage and a soul stirring voice. She opens her heart and…

LITTLE TEARS

WRITTEN BY HASTYDAD (HOWIE) AND HASTYWORDS   They wash My face Running down My chin Little demons Released Leaving In their wake A joyful sign Of departure My smile Once again Returned

FALLING DIAMONDS

Written by John Bentz and Hastywords Your eyes tell a story of deep sadness Yet there is a playful smile on your lips. Drawing from the deep well of your soul Seems an insurmountable feat Gazing softly, I reach into you Steady long breaths define your rhythm Yet I can feel your heart beat contrary.…

RAINDROP TEARS

Written by Richard Ankers and HastyWords To lose yourself In a puddle of rain Image collected Rippling in pain   To find yourself Sitting in rust Lips betrayed By hollow trust   To see yourself A ghost in the glass Fade and return But not too fast   To hear yourself In a howling wind…

PAINTING OVER MEMORIES

I have a few duet partners I love and Shruti is one of them.     Written by PassionWriting and HastyWords   I wish thoughts of you would disappear Like heavy particles evaporating in air You left me standing alone and confused You never looked back, you never cared   I thought I would not…

IT’S UP TO ME

It amazes me how we are all connected and part of the same human conditions.  Nearly everyone can relate with heartbreak or maybe it’s just my age.  I guess if you live long enough your life is all the richer if you let your heart bleed along the way.  This poetic duet was done with…