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THE BANDWAGON

In the recent weeks we have been reminded of how human we are and that our bodies and minds are not invincible. We live in an age where taxes are at an all-time high, jobs are scarce, and our churches and government don’t inspire the confidence we need to give. And yet there are associations…

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AT LAST

 Written by T Wong and HastyWords   Strangled melodies unfold Just beyond midnight’s hold I caress the skin I wear Dressed up in painted flair A shade as blue as starlight Caught in faraway moonlight And strung of unsaid phrases A necklace that awes and dazes Silky hems blaze like sunshine Drawing stares from the…

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What It Takes

Originally posted on The SisterWives:
? I have a propensity for following bloggers who make me think and feel as much as they make me laugh. This isn’t an easy combo, as most of you know. It takes a willingness to be vulnerable, the courage to be honest, and the ability to make typed words drip with…

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HER MONSTER

I am helpless to help my own daughter because I am helpless to help myself. But I will never give up trying! Also, I love you mom and dad, I am so sorry because being a parent can be so hard and heartbreaking. I watch her cry and scream Completely unhinged In front of me…

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THE REAL ART IS YOU

The Sisterwives are looking for submissions to guest post on their site.  Do you have a story or a poem you want to share?  One of triumph, survival, abuse, love, hope, inspiration or motivation?  If you would like to submit something all you need is the story, bio, a picture to accompany the post, and…

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A POETIC MUSICAL DREAM

Another duet with a long time duet partner Chris Jensen (ThisOldToad). Written by ThisOldToad and HastyWords   A mysterious conductor builds a melodic soft melody without a dancing heart forgotten in rapture drums beating within a harmonious memory  ♦ Side steps flow fluid as measured heartbeats built on treble clef e minor accompanying A Capella…

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THE UNWITTING VILLAIN

TD and I have been friends awhile.  I don’t mean just casual blog friends, he is one of those friends I can (and do) count on:  He is 1) Never too busy to talk if I need him 2) Isn’t scared of blubbering, hysterical tears and 3) Isn’t scared off by an emotional screaming cursing…