tony haynes

Rookie (1960 / shreveport louisiana)

Biography of tony haynes

Tony Haynes Bio

Tony Haynes has been called “The World’s Greatest Poet.” He is considered the Foremost Practitioner of Acrostic Poetry. In less than a minute, he can literally pull a poem out of thin air. Give him the title of what you’d like to call your poem and he will create it for you on the spot. The catch is, he will write your name in the air and show you how the beginning of each line in the poem he’s creating spells the letters of your name downward. It’s a combination of spontaneous penmanship & showmanship. The poem is being written down as he speaks it into existence. This way, the person he’s creating it for has an instant one-of-a-kind personalized gift that they can cherish for a lifetime.

Before Tony realized he had this talent, he was a songwriter, music publisher, record producer & author. “Send A Little Love, ” his first song, was recorded by the Spinners in 1981. Since then, his songs have been recorded on over 200 albums, selling in excess of 60 million copies worldwide. These songs have earned him 60 gold and multi-platinum awards, as well as several ASCAP Awards.

As a poet, he sees what he does as his mission in life, which is; “To create poetry works that touch a person’s heart, soul & day-to-day life. Tony loves inspiring people to imagine, hope, dream and believe.

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Light Says Let It Be

Light says “let
It be” and it
Heaven lists the names of
Those exposed

But it is not because
Eternity ensnared you in its throes
It becomes because you
Now have freely chose
Good & God above the
Shadows that impair the will to see…

…And death bypasses a sun kissed rose
When light says “let it be”

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