When he was younger he would have
focused on the beers
and the cleavage
but now as they sat on the
cool april pool deck
overlooking the narragansett bay
and took in the
pink and yellow and orange
haze of the sun vanishing
behind masts and sails and wisps
on the woman and the bond
and the blessing
copyright 2012 Steven Harz
Steven Harz was the 2013 winner of the international People’s Poetry Contest and is a three-time winner of The Iron Writer Challenge. Steve still writes poetry, but now it rhymes and is put to music – either acoustic with a Martin or electric with a Gretsch.
Songwriting influences are: John Prine, Townes Van Zandt, Blze Foley, Jessi Alexander, Tyler Childers, Lori McKenna, Gabe Lee, Luz, Cleto Cordero, Jason Isbell, and of course, Willie and Dolly!
Music is available on all streaming platforms – please check it out!
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