Poetry’s Embrace

Poetry's Embrace Poetry sweet poetry I need you today To enter my soul and swim through my veins Heal these old wounds and restore my faith Help me to smile while I fight through the pain Poetry sweet poetry Like a lover’s embrace You hold me so loosely and submerge me in grace A light … Continue reading Poetry’s Embrace

God Is Love

Encouragement is nourishment Give some out today It feeds the heart, will lift a soul And make the world a better place Give it a try Release your minds Love is the answer Now is the time Can we all agree To just live in peace And don't be afraid to feel empathy It may … Continue reading God Is Love

You and Me

You and Me You and me Oh, you and me Can go on forever Just you and me You set me free You are my wings My darling Mary Loves all we need Our love is true Our love is real You make me feel like the man of steel You and me Oh, you … Continue reading You and Me

Nail Me To A Cross

Nail me to a cross cuz I'm not like you Nail me to a cross cuz I've bent all the rules Nail me to a cross cuz I know you will Nail me to a cross cuz I won't resist Nail me to a cross and break both my wrist Nail me to a cross … Continue reading Nail Me To A Cross

Black and Blue Hope

I'm on my way back From the land of the black Broken and bruised And not feeling so blue I was left for the dead But found hope in my heart Forty-four years it took To get all these scars See I'm sick and I'm twisted I'm nice and I'm mean Still got this sensitive … Continue reading Black and Blue Hope


I know you're feeling broken I think you're beautifully afraid Outside in the darkness As you try to make your way Don't give up, keep on going Try to get some rest And when sleeping gives you trouble Lay your head upon my chest I promise I'll never leave you We're not finished here quite … Continue reading Broken

Give me more

Oh my God I need to score Whatever the fuck, please give me more Spinning and spinning oh so fast My foot's red hot and I'm on Your gas Where it leads me-I really don't care As long as I know-You'll greet me there Yeah that's right! That's what I'm about If you too get … Continue reading Give me more

Broken Heart

Always afraid and no one else sees The terror, the panic that's crippling me Starting to feel better. Can anyone tell? Singing and dancing through the darkness of hell Suddenly a flame warms up my heart Before I can share it I am thrown back down Trembling, shaking and a sense of doom Get up … Continue reading Broken Heart

Lost Until Found

I am the salt within the wound The moon that mocks the fool A dog who's lost its cool Fiery embers soothe Ravenous serpents too I am the aloe to your sin Little tidal locked again A dog who's lost its fight No teeth to gnaw or bite Let it go into the night I … Continue reading Lost Until Found

Today I Am

Today I am Grateful where I was ungrateful Today I Love where I once unloved Today I exist where I once dreamed Today I Hope where I once only wished Today I Forgive, not to be forgiven Yesterday I wanted to live Today I live Today I Love, not to be loved Today is the … Continue reading Today I Am

I Love You

I love you in all the spaces between I love you like a brisk winter breeze I love laughing with you in the rain as a pair I love the beauty in all of our pain through the years I love how we have been, still are, and will forever I love you with hope … Continue reading I Love You


I have started again expressing All the times I've missed Your blessings I know I was undeserving Yet still From my knees You heard me crying...calling Unconditionally You so love me Even share Your Blessings on me My sacrifice to You, now everlasting Everyday unlimited offers of my Thanksgivings © 2019 Rocco Joseph Zuardo https://rockinthefreeword.com


GOD IF IT'S JUST FOR TODAY I see you walkin' my way but our eyes never meet Stuck tryin' to find meaning through your telephone screen Ahh-haa What happened to empathy? Ahh-hmm Are all sympathies lost on me? Oh God Why am I treated this way? Dear God Will you hear what I have to … Continue reading GOD IF IT’S JUST FOR TODAY

As I Versus the Universe Again (An Ode of Love to My Mom and Dad)

As I Verse the Universe Again I am sorry Mom I could never be The little boy You imagined I would be Yes Something's always beckoning me Saying the day would come When I'd have to leave This Garden of Eden To find the Promised Land in me As I verse the Universe again... I … Continue reading As I Versus the Universe Again (An Ode of Love to My Mom and Dad)

Just for today

  JUST FOR TODAY See you looking my way but our eyes never meet. I'm trying to find meaning through your tel-e-phone screen. Ahh-haa. What happened to em-pathy? Ahh-haa. Is all sympathy lost in me. Oh, God Why do I treat me this way? Dear God Will You hear what I have to say? ahhh-haa … Continue reading Just for today


DreamsI've got dreams So many dreams To still remember I've got dreams So many dreams To still remember The other day Went walking through the park And this loneliness This loneliness just tears at my heart Why can't I be like everyone else Nobody feels Nobody fills this hole in my chest I don't want … Continue reading Dreams

I AM ENOUGH (re-edited)

♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ I have a dark secret inside that I've held for most of my life And as I would grow older day by day became more of a fight There's gotta be more to life than just this Always battling with, that little voice in my head Questioning my thoughts and everything that I did … Continue reading I AM ENOUGH (re-edited)

Let it be still

Let it be still Let it be still and observe | Let it be still and just hear.  With every breath I take in | The more connected I feel. Be still and observe | Be still and just hear. Letting go of old thoughts | See that new ones appear   When your dreams … Continue reading Let it be still