Saturday, August 29, 2015

RIPPING HER TO PIECES

Need to talk to you
I will even plead
Give you anything
Everything I have
She's taken all she can

Can't say I understand
Don't know what's wrong with you
You grew up family strong
No matter what you do
I know
That you know
You're ripping her to pieces

Why don't you grow up
Your not a little boy
Try to be a man
Her heart is not your toy
But it's something you can destroy...
You're ripping it to pieces

~~~*Chorus*~~~
If you care for anyone
Please let it be her
Lose your self destructive ways
Be the soul you were 
You can't make love disappear
She would die for you
You're ripping her to pieces
Is that what you're trying to do
~~*~~

You can block me out 
Ignore every word
Stay the fool you play
Keep on killing her
Tell me, what could be the reason
You're ripping her to pieces...

When her heart gives in
She's no longer here
Will it wake you up
Who will dry your tears

~~~*Lyrical Bridge*~~~
It won't be her...
It can't be once you've killed her
You're ripping her to pieces
Soon she'll be gone forever
Stop this now
I don't care how
I won't ever understand the reason
Grow up and be a man
Take care of yourself
And stop ripping her to pieces
~~*~~

~~~*Chorus*~~~
If you care for anyone
Please let it be her
Lose your self destructive ways
Be the soul you were 
You can't make love disappear
She would die for you
You're ripping her to pieces
Is that what you're trying to do
~~*~~


Teresa Lynn Johnson
Copyright© 2015
Wrdspnr@aol.com

Monday, August 24, 2015

FOREVER'S NOT THAT FAR

Didn't know time flew by like this
Thought I had forever to live 
When you find out how fast it flies
Man,  time picks up the pace
And your dreams, so short and sweet
Stare you in the face....

~~~*Chorus*~~~
Stop hating 
Quit hurting
Look in a mirror
No judging
No cheating
No bullies, no fear
No gossip, no witch-hunts
Be good with whom you are
You think you have forever
But forever's not that far
~~*~~

Everything before the race began
Leaving it behind
Shake it off, Start again, Walk up to the line
Got to do this better, than I ever have before
Thought I had the time to kill
But I don't any more
I want the rush
Before it's all done...
I want love...

~~~*Lyrical Bridge*~~~
I know the odds, the final score
Some are evil to the core
Some will forfeit, some will cheat
But some will race for love with me
Hasn't every body finally had enough!
Let's race for love
~~*~~

~~~*Chorus*~~~
Stop hating 
Quit hurting
Look in a mirror
No judging
No cheating
No bullies, no fear
No gossip, no witch-hunts
Be good with whom you are
You think you have forever
But forever's not that far
~~*~~

~~~*Finale*~~~
Forever's not that far, I've had enough
Gonna race for love
~~*~~


Teresa Lynn Johnson
Copyright© 2015
Wrdspnr@aol.com

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

I LOVE ALASKA

Sitting on a bluff in Alaska 
Mid July... 
The midnight sun 
Sinking behind "The Sleeping Lady"
 I have found... 
My newest love 

~~~*Chorus*~~~
I Love Alaska
The glaciers, rivers and the trees...
I Love Alaska
The mountains and the ebbing sea
Oh
I didn't think my heart would sway
But the minute I got off that plane
I knew...
I Loved Alaska
~~*~~

Standing on the bank of the "Kenai"
Looking down...
So wild and free
Beauty and power overwhelm me
Marvel of...
A sea foam green

~~~*Lyrical Bridge*~~~
Blooming everywhere is the bright pink Fireweed
 Saw more eagles today, than I have ever seen
Witnessing the Northern lights 
Grace the darkened skies...
Is one more thing to keep me here
Emotionally high...

~~~*Chorus*~~~
I Love Alaska
The glaciers, rivers and the trees...
I Love Alaska
The mountains and the ebbing sea
Oh
I didn't think my heart would sway
But the minute I got off that plane
I knew...
I Loved Alaska
~~*~~

TeresaLynnJohnson
Copyright© 2015
Wrdspnr@aol.com


My favorite photo, I have found, of 
Fireweed is one by  Russ Kerr (FireweedWildflowersWIFL#40)
Of "The Sleeping Lady" Patrick J Endres  (AlaskaPhotoGraphics.com)
Of the Northern lights Todd Salat ( AuroraHunter.com)

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

WORDS OF WISDOM

Words of wisdom...
Of cleverness
Do they ever come to mind
Shadow your ignorance
No, I didn't think so...

When my ears hear
the words you speak
I lose all sense of hope
I wish that I 
Could slap them shut
Once they have tasted soap

I feel sickened
It's really beyond sad
The vile words
Make pretty girls
Sound like common trash

Young men think 
They sound so tough
But that's just stupidity 
Their tiny minds
Got left behind
No sensibility 

~~~*Lyrical Bridge*~~~
While you disregard the word respect
With your nasty, obscene mouth
Your lack of wits and common sense
Well, they might just bring you down
Is there any part of you  
Civil people seek to know...
No, I didn't think so
~~*~~

Words of wisdom...
Of cleverness
Do they ever come to mind
Shadow your ignorance
No, I didn't think so...



Teresa Lynn Johnson
Wrdspnr@aol.com
Copyright© 2015

Thursday, June 11, 2015

TEARS OF ANGER

A little boy..
Beat for smashing windows
Just to hear the sound of breaking glass

A little girl...
Slapped for trying to whistle
Mama screams don't bother us like that

A teen-aged boy...
Crawling to his bedroom
To get away when Daddy's fists were done

A teen-aged girl...
Doesn't want a boyfriend
She'll fight to not be touched by anyone

~~~*Chorus*~~~
Tears of anger Tears of pain
Vows to never love again
Pillows wet from crying out to God
Where were you as I begged
Did you even heed my prayers
Don't you care...
God don't you care
~~*~~

A bright young man...
Creates stained glass windows
Mentors the troubled youth, to learn his trade

A young lady...
Mastered the piano
Free lessons to a different child each day

A true Father...
Takes his son, and his friends
Pays for their training class in self defense

A strong woman's...
A doctor and a guide
Counsels her patients on to live a life

~~~*Lyrical Bridge*~~~
There was torture, there was shame
Private hell they overcame
Turned around and blessed us all
They reach out until they find
Sick of body, sick of mind
Tell you that it is God's call
~~*~~

~~~*Chorus*~~~
Tears of anger Tears of pain
Vows to never love again
Pillows wet from crying out to God
Where were you as I begged
Did you even heed my prayers
Don't you care...
God don't you care
~~*~~
~~*Finale*~~
We were given our free will
But the Lord, He loves us still
Darkness finds us, hurts us bad...
And He tries to hold us close
When we're suffering the most
Let Him in to free the dam...
&
Wipe the tears of anger...
~~*~~

Teresa Lynn Johnson
Copyright©2015
Wrdspnr@aol.com
#StopChildAbuse

Monday, May 25, 2015

SISTERS

Hanging from my rear-view mirror
A single silver heart
I put it there to comfort me
In the times we spend apart
I smile, reach up to touch it
Brush the word that is engraved
Sister
Sister's what it says

Close my eyes and see you
Smiling back at me
We hold each others hands
Just like children in a dream
The miles disappear
Feel my hand on your shoulder
As I pray, God please 
Watch over her
My precious little Sister

And I know God watches over you 
While we are apart
My Sisters given by their birth
And my Sisters of the heart..

Until I get to hold your hand
And look into your eyes
I will trace the name
I had engraved
For Sisters dear as mine

Hanging from my rear-view mirror
A single silver heart
I put it there to comfort me
In the times we spend apart
I smile, reach up to touch it
Brush the word that is engraved
Sister
Sister's what it says
~~*~~


Teresa Lynn Johnson
Wrdspnr@aol.com
Copyright© 2015

Monday, May 4, 2015

PEOPLE IN MY LIFE WHO LOVE ME

 I know that I am blessed
Because I've got the best

People in my life who love me...

Can't count the times I fell
When they gave of themselves

People in my life who love me...


~~~*Chorus*~~~
People break down
It's a demanding road
Almost unbearable
When you travel it alone
I do what I can
bare heart and hands
Wish them all Godspeed
Pray dear Lord
May you reward
Them , as you have me

I have people in my life who love me
~~*~~

Sometimes I feel mixed up
When there is so much love

From these people in my life who love me...

I did not treat them right
They never left my side

I have people in my life who love me...


~~~*Lyrical Bridge*~~~
Outright..
Unreserved
Genuine, no holds barred
Family and Friends I love you
Ya'll know who you are...

You're the people in my life who love me...
~~*~~


~~~*Chorus*~~~
People break down
It's a demanding road
Almost unbearable
When you travel it alone
I do what I can
bare heart and hands
Wish them all Godspeed
Pray dear Lord
May you reward
Them , as you have me
I have people in my life who love me
~~*~~


Teresa Lynn Johnson
Copyright© 2015
Wrdspnr@aol.com
Thank You! 
To all of the beautiful
People, in my life, who
Love me...  Lord knows
I LOVE YOU TOO! T*