“An Affair to Remember”

        Daffodils were blooming in an unassuming spring I did mine my own way and baby did her thing Violets blue outgrew grass beneath sarcastic feet Our spirits knew in silence that our bodies were discreet Red roses posed as lilies thorned & shrouded Causing bride & groom to feel a little crowded Each took on a burdensome September Donning Autumn’s fatal fall into an affair to remember…   …An unfair really it was crazy To push up daisies And Read more [...]

“The Weeping Willow Weeps For Freedom”

                  And the weeping willow weeps for freedom Not yet garnered by its kin Demonstrating that for love…   …Sacrifices must begin   Those amongst us who have lost tears Have every hope that down the line Emancipation is forthcoming Yet their hope dies on the vine   Will the willow keep on weeping? I myself was all cried out Lounging in this stream of logic Left when tear ducts drip-dried out   As Read more [...]

“Digging Me Out Of A Hole I’m In”

                 “Digging Me Out Of A Hole I’m In”   Digging me out of a hole I’m in Escape hatched up a surface scratched Patchwork moans that the whole trash bin Receives more of my purpose snatched Eaten by deep dark places Significant others Suggest my downfall’s my own I weep On this basis Naked & cold…   …I sleep in this hole all alone       Follow me on Facebook Tony Haynes Read more [...]

42 Seconds of Happiness | Chapter Twenty Three | Marc and Alis III Alone

   42 Seconds of Happiness | Chapter Twenty Three | Marc and Alis III Warning some episodes have strong language!         Published on Feb 23, 2013 WritersImprovStudio 'Why did you get married?' 'Because I was alone.' 'What happened?' 'I grew up.' After her scary interview by the court psychologist, Alis meets don't-you just-wish-for-a-delete-button-on-your-pa­st-Marc. Is she alone again? And what does it mean, being alone? Our Indiegogo campaign is now closed, Read more [...]

“My Decision Making Process”

    How does one choose without wisdom? Unless one has chosen to lose Most of us seek out a wise one Before we ourselves have to choose Lots of fool-hearty have learned this Embarrassed at first by display Distinctly my decision making process…   …Was cobbled together this way   My wisdom You know, was bass-ackwards   And I suffered by choice to Summarize So now I won’t make a decision…   …Without first a word from the wise     Follow Read more [...]

“This World Roped Into Atonement”

    This world is in a bind Heartless hopeless in decline I hope it can use a token Severed when my heart was broken   Will it then be unbound? Out there open world renown Roped into atonement Lassoed in the moment Decline no more, cruel world of mine   We can free ourselves combined And rise up to where God’s throne went Roped into atonement   Follow me on Facebook Tony Haynes Check out  these and some of my other books on Amazon.com SpiritChili A Read more [...]

42 Seconds of Happiness | Chapter Twenty One | Sam

    42 Seconds of Happiness | Chapter Twenty One | Sam   Warning some episodes have strong language!         Published on Feb 2, 2013 WritersImprovStudio What happens when 'our home' becomes 'my home,' when 'our child' becomes 'my child,' when 'we' goes back to being 'you OR I'? Rarely the decision is mutual, and the one who did not make it, feels angry. 'You broke up our family, now live with the consequences,' argues Tomas. 'You can't have everything!' 4 Read more [...]

“For Every Breakdown, There’s A Breakthrough”

      “For Every Breakdown, There’s A Breakthrough” For every breakdown there’s a breakthrough Over to the sunny side Life will take down – but Love will take you On to pastures green & wide With every breakdown there’s a breakthrough God provides   Growth lays its stake down and remakes you On the milk & honey side Does its shakedown – won’t forsake you So growth is never satisfied   For every breakdown there’s a breakthrough On Read more [...]

HOPE is just a phone call away. Help is Available if you Need it!

      If you’re feeling hopeless, HOPE is just a phone call away. No matter what problems you are struggling with, hurting yourself isn’t the answer.   The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is here to help.  By calling 1-800-273-TALK (8255) you’ll be connected to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area, anytime 24/7. For Hearing & Speech Impaired with TTY Equipment: 1-800-799-4TTY (4889)   If you are in a relationship that is violent, Read more [...]

“What If I Should Find It? (The Breakthrough Part II)”

                “What If I Should Find It? (The Breakthrough Part II)”     What if I should find it? I mean find what I found odd Let my soul be led into Leaps of faith in God   Please be Open minded Will you not or with a nod Exercise your options and Remove me from the squad?   Fence me in behind it On the grounds of your façade Understand with nothing other than the hand of God No weapon formed to bind Read more [...]