10 Second love story: “Tie-Dyed tomorrow”

  Deep in a well called yesterday your love letters to me water damaged and smelling like the year before last are attached with twigs to the mossy stone wall attempting to dry while the fairy tale’s damp blue ink separates on the pages surrounding me with a tie-dyed tomorrow absent of us for now,…

10 second love story / “Somehow”

Somehow   I spend a lot of time above a pen and before a keyboard, trying to let you know how I feel and what you mean to me, usually to no avail and causing greater confusion. I’d like to somehow write away the trail of devastation that you are now forced to walk in…

10 second love story: “Drops of us”

Drops of us    Each night I undress shedding myself of clothing and consciousness and emotion then once I’m asleep my thoughts of you in joy and sorrow leak then pour into warm sheets and onto the cold floor so to keep them from seeping between the floorboards and gone forever I’ve covered my room…

August Newsletter: Poem of the Month and 99 cent book sale!

Greetings from Backroad Poetry,   Our Poem of the month is, “My suction cup arrow shot in the dark.” This piece is included in the book, ‘Country Songs and Backroad Love Notes,’ which is on sale in ebook format during the month of August 2017 (paperback is $8.95). Below is a link to the book…

The poetry of Steven Harz / “Wrap around words”

Wrap around words   I study you at sunset as you slowly bend a stick of Juicy Fruit against you tongue, and smile at the way your lips wrap around words just before they leave your mouth. — copyright 2016 — “Wrap around words” is included in the book, ‘Country Songs and Backroad Love Notes”…