Spoken Word Poetry / “Reasons” by Sabrina Benaim @badass_sab

In case you hadn’t noticed, ‘Spoken Word Wednesday’ is now ‘Spoken Word Thursday’. I have my reasons…..  😉 I recently discovered (and yes, I realize that I;m probably late to the game!) a great poet named Sabrina Benaim, This piece is called “Reasons” and I love it. I love both the content and the delivery,Continue reading “Spoken Word Poetry / “Reasons” by Sabrina Benaim @badass_sab”

Reblog Tuesday: “girl” by Nicole Marie @nicolepasq

As much as I like to spread it around, this week I was again taken by a poem by Nicole Marie so we get to read her for the second time this month! “girl” is beautifully written and the imagery is amazing. Please check this out! http://wordsandotherthings.wordpress.com/2014/11/20/girl/

Reblog Tuesday: “Love Hungry For Itself” by @TaylorMali

I’m sure we all know the work of Taylor Mali, so this week I thought it would be great to take a spin over to his site, and specifically to his poem “Love Hungry For Itself” – one of my many Taylor Mali favorites.  Enjoy! http://www.taylormali.com/poems-online/love-hungry-for-itself/

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””

Spoken Word Wednesday: “Honest Confessions on Letting Go” by @Kevin_Kantor

This week on Spoken Word Wednesday I’d like to share “Honest Confessions on Letting Go” by Kevin Kantor. This is both funny and poignant and discusses feelings and emotions (and yes, they are two different things, Mom) that we have all experienced and perhaps tried to avoid (or not…) in the foundational stages of a relationship. “…you coveredContinue reading “Spoken Word Wednesday: “Honest Confessions on Letting Go” by @Kevin_Kantor”

Reblog Tuesday: “Remedies” by Nicole Marie on @TipsyLit

One of the blogs I follow is Tipsy Lit – some terrific work there, and this week I was intrigued by a poem titled “Remedies” by Nicole Marie. There is a lot of wonderful work over there – Check it out! http://tipsylit.com/2014/11/08/remedies/

“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”

Spoken Word Wednesday: Lewis Mundt performs “Father Benjamin” @ButtonPoetry

This is painfully beautiful – well worth investigating. “…he may be too busy building your churches to join you in the pews, but if you listen closely you will hear him praying with every swing of his hammer.”

Reblog Tuesday: the poem “hole” by @JustRene

Today I offer up the poem “hole” by Rene at the Tumblr blog ‘Oh Look! Donuts!’ – I really enjoy her work and visit her site often. “hole”, like much of Rene’s work, is beautiful in it’s brevity and simplicity – check it out: https://ohlookdonuts.tumblr.com/post/100622663480/hole

Poetry / “Kingsfoil”

Kingsfoil You sing me morning dove lullabies on a Kingsfoil night after spending the day with my hand in your back pocket watching your Ferris Wheel halo and cotton candy smile and thinking that our love is as fragile as a shopping center carnival goldfish or as angry as a South Pacific coconut land crabContinue reading “Poetry / “Kingsfoil””

Reblog Tuesday: “Location, location, location” by Gabriel Gadfly

I am a big fan of contemporary poet Gabriel Gadfly, and this is one of my favorites – i hope you enjoy! In case you are unfamiliar with Gabriel, here is the bio from his web site: “Gabriel Gadfly is 27 years old. Originally from Ozark, AL, he currently lives in Birmingham, AL. He isContinue reading “Reblog Tuesday: “Location, location, location” by Gabriel Gadfly”

A new poem: “Diner placemat love note”

Diner placemat love note   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 toContinue reading “A new poem: “Diner placemat love note””