The poetry of Steven Harz / “Songs you can’t dance to

Songs you cant dance to_cover

Songs you can’t dance to


The cloud that covers me when

I trace the curve of your back


The blindness that overcomes me

when I see the back of your knee


The hangover I fight through

on the morning after we touch


The momentary blackout you cause

as you lean in eyes closed for a kiss


The dense fog that surrounds

when you show me your love


The deafening beat of my heart

as it is pressed onto yours


The numbing buzz of my skin

underneath your fingertips


The frantic swim to the surface

so I don’t drown in my emotion

and in our twisted tangled sheets


As I wait for you to come back

from sleep and your dreams

these all invade my head


And as with songs you can’t dance to

I am beside you listening to them

in a warm horizontal haze


“Songs you can’t dance to” originally appeared my book of the same title – available at Amazon in eBook format.

Published by 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. In his writing, Steven captures the exhilaration, pain, and frustration of love, all the while making you strive to find the perfect balance. His work will pierce your heart with memories of love gone bad or an undying commitment to not let that happen to you - pain, truth, and appreciation pour out of his words. Steven's works have appeared in Inwood Indiana Press' Tracks, Voices 2, Donut Factory, Words+Pictures, Ink Monkey Magazine, The Germ, The Voices Project, Pocket Thoughts, and Indigo Rising UK.

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