Review / “Swaying to the Music: Coming of age love stories”

“Swaying to the Music” recently received this review and I thought it was very interesting! By skywise on August 1, 2015   Steven Harz’s poetry collection “Swaying to the Music” reminds me a bit of an old coffee shop I used to frequent. There was always this older gentleman, I don’t think I ever learnedContinue reading “Review / “Swaying to the Music: Coming of age love stories””

Romance / “Working on Mysteries” from the ‘Romance with a soundtrack’ series

The third in the series called a love story with a soundtrack, “Working on Mysteries” takes you back to times of paneled basements, shag carpet, and a Friday night slow dance. Please enjoy this trip back to discovering new loves and the pain of eventual loss, permanent or otherwise – and the soundtrack that accompaniedContinue reading “Romance / “Working on Mysteries” from the ‘Romance with a soundtrack’ series”

Romance / “Swaying to the Music: A love story with a soundtrack”

“Swaying to the Music: A love story with a soundtrack” is now available for 99 cents on Amazon Kindle! The first in the ‘Love stories with a soundtrack’ series, “Swaying to the Music” takes you back to times of innocence, when days always ended too soon because your first love was blooming and you didn’tContinue reading “Romance / “Swaying to the Music: A love story with a soundtrack””

Poetry / “Chronicle”

Chronicle I am not glad that you are gone (have left) but I am thankful that while you were here I chronicled our love on my flesh but my art is not that of (clichéd) dragons and skulls or daggers (though this may be next) but of hearts and crosses and birds and Bible versesContinue reading “Poetry / “Chronicle””

Five Star Review Sunday – “Gas Station Road Map”

Since I’m a big Steely Dan fan I, of course, love this review I received for my book “Gas Station Road Map”! Steven Harz takes me back to a time when Steely Dan was on the radio and I was finding myself as a person. Very insightful and very talented. Looking forward to more ofContinue reading “Five Star Review Sunday – “Gas Station Road Map””

Retro Post Monday: Excerpt from “She’s as sweet as”

Since this short story was drawn from real life it has always been one of my favorites! Please click through and enjoy this excerpt from “She’s as sweet as”!! https://stevenharz.com/2012/10/03/excerpt-from-shes-as-sweet-as/

Retro Post Monday – 99 cent sampler of my work titled “Misplaced Heart”

Earlier this year I decided to release a small, but strong, sample of my work that includes both short fiction and poetry. This book is tilted “Misplaced Heart” after one of my favorite pieces contained within. Also, in order to entice more people to take a look, the eBook was priced at just 99 cents!Continue reading “Retro Post Monday – 99 cent sampler of my work titled “Misplaced Heart””

Five Star Sunday book review: “Harz delivers his work with passion and purpose”

I am very proud of this review of my book, “More Pennies Than Water” “Harz delivers his work with passion and purpose. Harz succeeds with engulfing his readers with the ‘three R’s, you Read, you Reminisce, you Relax.’ For those of us from the baby boomer generation this author creates into poem a warm refreshingContinue reading “Five Star Sunday book review: “Harz delivers his work with passion and purpose””

Retro Post Monday: my poem “Songs you can’t dance to”

This week we go back in time to take a look at the title piece from my first book, “Songs You Can’t Dance To” (which is available in ebook format at Amazon and Barnes & Noble). Enjoy!! https://stevenharz.com/2012/11/21/poem-songs-you-cant-dance-to/

Five Star Sunday book review: “Captivating! Must read!”

I love this review of ‘Songs You Can’t Dance To’!! — “Captivating! Must read! LOVE this. Started to read it, couldn’t put it down….and have gone back to read it again. Completely captivated. Such powerful feelings behind this writing. I feel like I am looking not Steve’s open heart and somehow invading his privacy. SoContinue reading “Five Star Sunday book review: “Captivating! Must read!””

#FridayReads: “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, soContinue reading “#FridayReads: “Tie-Dyed tomorrow””

Poetry: “A new cure”

Each day I collect couch cushion pennies Lincoln wheat copper zinc in a dented tin bucket that I stored secretly under our bed until the time came for me to need an abandoned wishing well Behind our house on welcome wooded walks path tracks bridge brook you gathered weeds and wildflowers in turn of theContinue reading “Poetry: “A new cure””

Retro Post Monday: “Seated at the right hand”

This week for Retro Post Monday, please go back in time and enjoy my poem “Seated at the right hand”: https://stevenharz.com/2013/08/29/my-poem-seated-at-the-right-hand/ “Seated at the right hand” originally appeared in my book, “Gas Station Road Map” available at Amazon.

Friday Poetry: “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 internal scars And for external scars IContinue reading “Friday Poetry: “Cereal box decoder ring””

“Gold” – after “Wichita Lineman” by Glen Campbell and James Taylor

He drove along listening to James Taylor sing a new version of an old Glen Campbell song and watched October in Connecticut fly by the morning skyline in a blur of golden leaves and crisp blue skies. With the window down and the breeze hitting his exposed arm he raised his sunglasses in order toContinue reading ““Gold” – after “Wichita Lineman” by Glen Campbell and James Taylor”