Please take a look at the trailer for my book of short love stories, “Self Inflicted Heart Shaped Wounds,” which is available at Amazon in paperback and Kindle.
I have become a front porch Bell jar wino looking for yesterday But all I want is to be a back alley junkie freebasing glimpses of tomorrow And on each day of your absence I’ve received a morphine drip of your perceived value While fearing the dark and squinting to findContinue reading “Poetry / “Diner placemat love note””
A mixture of equal parts of love and grief, “Songs you can’t dance to” contains poems that center on the anticipation and joy of new and maintained love as well as the sorrow and pain of longing and loss. Additionally, this volume includes eight works of short fiction that range in theme from high schoolContinue reading “eBook of Poetry and Romance / “Songs You Can’t Dance To””
Gunpowder ghosts I am unsure that you still exist because my memories are grainy and out of focus like films of bigfoot lumbering across the landscape leaving footprints real or not Perhaps you’re still here and are held up by invisible strings like blurry pie plates in UFO films that we once watchedContinue reading “Poetry / “Gunpowder ghosts””
B is for Browne How will I know if we’re through, she asked half kidding, even though they’d only been together since the hot summer and now it was the crisp fall. He explained that being a fan of what he calls ‘suicide music’ that any dark period in his life, andContinue reading “Romance / “B is for Browne””
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 inContinue reading “Poetry / “Songs you can’t dance to””
Red The stop signs (two) and traffic lights (too many to count) between his house and hers were (considered by him to be) impediments to the far too few minutes and hours that they spent together each day (or week or month) but the same red lights and signs on his way home wereContinue reading “Poetry / “Red””
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Cereal box decoder ring Your pink pillow now missing had been inside an invisible box with a Crayola note on the back of a love letter treasure map saying something about ‘in case of emergency’ So I go to my drawer and find my cereal box secret decoder ring to decode your internalContinue reading “Poetry / “Cereal box decoder ring””
Why not some poetry for Valentine’s Day??? Another 5-star review for “Songs you can’t dance to”: a must read for lovers of poetry and readers of all kinds for that matter Thanks!!!
When we sat side by side and row by row watching sideways rain beat the side of the building at the far end of campus our professor taught us that the weeping philosopher suggested you can’t enter the same river twice and this must be true because I swim in you daily disrobed with despairContinue reading “Poem: Heraclitus”
Another 5 star review of “Songs you can’t dance to” Another 5 star review of “Songs you can’t dance to” “I’ve enjoyed reading “Songs You Can’t Dance To” by Steven Harz immensely. It is a book for lovers and losers. A book celebrating young love while remembering times of lost love. There is a storyContinue reading “Another 5 star review of “Songs you can’t dance to””
Another nice review of “Songs you can’t dance to” “Thoroughly enjoyed all the poems and short stories. Steven let me feel his pain and enjoy his humor! I found myself remembering when I was young and in love. Wonderful memories!” Thanks for such nice words!!! (to get to the book on Amazon click the link.Continue reading “Another nice review of “Songs you can’t dance to””
“Bryant Park 4/10/09” from the book of poetry and short fiction by Steven Harz titled “Songs you can’t dance to” – available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble by searching ‘steven harz’
Steven Harz really makes you stop and think about the ones you love and to let them know now before its too late. I loved reading this book. I couldn’t put it down until I was done. Now I want to reread it! I look forward to any future writings from Steve. -L. Mooney
“Harz captures the exhilaration, pain and frustration of love all the while making you strive to find the perfect balance. The feel good ones like “Red”, “Context”, “Order”, “Written History” and of course, “Songs You Can’t Dance to” bring an urge to find the one we love and let them know NOW! While others suchContinue reading “Advanced review of my eBook “Songs you can’t dance to””
My eBook of poetry and short fiction to be released on Amazon on January 12!
Each night I press my ear to your empty pillow as if it were a seashell, conch or nautilus and while your voice used to echo each night that we were forever and anchored and true your pillow now only provides me with the deafening silence of distant waves from a now vacant shore whereContinue reading “Backroad Love Story: “Charting a path””
Proof for book cover is in and looks great!! Will post soon…