“I Don’t Live On The Edge”

    I don’t live on the edge   Good thing I don’t live there Even with my buttons pushed To the edge is like my cupboard’s bare   Empty probably best describes My panoramic hedges Oh sure I might seem edgy Tough and rough around the edges I don’t live on the edge Otherwise if I should fall No one would be there to catch me And I would regret Life after all     Follow me on Facebook Tony Haynes Check out  these and some of my other books Read more [...]

All The World Must Know Love

  All the world must know love Love is all there is – but how will all men see Love is all there ever was, if not through you & me?   This is a new age, a new day Half the page is torn, the other is Empty but outlined by words we write & say   What a world this is One compromised by its decay Round n’ round it goes, first this & then that other way Love is all there is – but how will all men find Deeper love within their hearts…   …If not Read more [...]

“Reverse Psychology”

                 “Reverse Psychology”     Reverse psychology accelerates Emotions to fast forward Convincing them true hell awaits Our eyes as they look toward God’s mythology through pure debates Not worthy of attention It is God who daily demonstrates That with His intervention In an apology one separates Our blessed ones from our cursed Nipping in the bud – the dire straights…   …Psychology reversed       Follow Read more [...]

“A Poem With Two Titles: Cut The Cord & Weaned”

                    “A Poem With Two Titles: Cut The Cord & Weaned”   Cut the cord according to your Own desire to be weaned Remove you before you are Demeaned   Claim the sword Of Camelot Romance the guillotine Defend a dream, a dreamer and be weaned   Cut off completely from anything Outside love’s glory Ripped away neatly from every thing Derogatory   Carve out accords supporting your Opposition Read more [...]

“Remember The Rice”

                  Remember the rice It was all so nice Comforting too Even though we didn’t know what hit us until it did   Rice engrained then strained us It became the same as the love that waned & detained us Conventionally in a pressure cooker Even when we couldn’t keep it under a lid   Rice was thrown at us by every spectator It was later high & dried Categorically denied Even in good riddance it would Read more [...]

“Divorce Is The Unraveling Of Attraction”

    Did we do something wrong in mid spree? If we stayed together too long, did we Violate a sacred trust? Overlook what’s Right for us? Convince me Each thing we took in spite was just Do that and I will endorse any course of action?   Divorce Is the unraveling of attraction? Vehement with venom like no other One bite Reduced two people to tears Convinced that Ending it might lead them to another Destined to make up for a break up…   …That broke through Read more [...]

“Overwhelmed By Sadness”

             “Overwhelmed By Sadness”     I’m overwhelmed by sadness and I’ve tried To get past it but I can’t   Heartbreak is a bumpy giant slide Unique with its own sentimental slant Recurring is the product of my grief The anguish followed by the disbelief Sequestered with no hope of sheer delight…   …Here comes another lonely sleepless night   So what am I to do now at my worst? Overwhelmed by the sadness Read more [...]

Nothing Is Surprising

Tell me the hermit Has a roommate Elves grow six feet tall before the spring   Tell me there’s a wishbone in a sound bite Restroom in a jukebox and A wolf in static cling Nothing is surprising if you tell me See I believe most anything you say If you tell me, “no I did not see that” Then I’m prepared to look the other way If a hermit meets an elf and shares a wishbone Or a restroom finds a wolf to static cling to for a few Nothing is surprising if you tell me…   …That’s Read more [...]

The Word: Purpose

The word purpose Has the word pure in it E is the final letter…   …P-U-& R begin it   Purely a coincidence Undecided, well think about it Realization of a higher love Purpose isn’t pure without it On some deeper level See the side from which I spin it Each time you find a purpose…   …May you also find pure in it     Follow me on Facebook Tony Haynes Check out these and some of my other books on Amazon.com SpiritChili A Few Poems From Words Read more [...]

“The Sensation Of Your Kiss”

  Needing the sensation Of Your kiss Was the spark that sparked all this I’d been blessed but felt no bliss More or less my mind was made up – to only just exist But being lost in the sensation of your kiss Exposed what I had missed Though it was always at my fingertips The touching of our lips Enabled me to come to grips – with the passion in our midst Receive your love, give you love… …And now my tender heart insists I live for the sensation of your kiss   Follow me on Facebook Read more [...]