Archive for September, 2011

What My Dad Taught Me As I Moved From Seattle: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

September 28, 2011

My father was right.
I’ll find beauty anywhere/
because he taught me.

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Is Facebook Big Brother: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Limerick

September 28, 2011

Facebook’s tracking everything I do:
What I say, and who I say it to.
Mark Zuckerberg is worse than my mother.
He’s turned into a cyber big brother!
We all wring our hands and cry “who knew!?!?!”

Anticipating Non-Lone Sleeping: Romantic ConTEXTing Haiku

September 27, 2011

Tonight, wrapped in your/
arms of love, with limbs tangled,/
I’ll not sleep alone.

Stubborn Birds Ringing: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Rhyming Haiku

September 19, 2011

Birds singing sound like /
my phone ringing. I must change/
tones because they won’t.

Ask For What You Want Frustration: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

September 19, 2011

It’s embarrassing/
to request what you really /
want, then not get it.

OR
It’s so frustrating/
to order what you really /
want, then not get it.

OR
ask for

Hard, Strong, Wet Mornings: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

September 18, 2011

It comes, some mornings,/
hard and strong, filling downspouts./
It makes flowers dance.

Selfish Aware Wondering: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

September 17, 2011

It’s when you’re fin’lly/
aware you’re selfish that you/
wonder what to do.

Leaning On The Boundary Fence: Revolutionary IMprov Haiku

September 16, 2011

Sometimes leaning on/
the fence is okay. Sometimes,/
stand across the field.

Respecting Boundaries: Revolutionary IMprov Rhyming Haiku

September 16, 2011

Boundaries being/
respected may give results/
never intended.

How I Learned To Build Walls: Romantic ConTEXTing Haiku

September 16, 2011

My walls now go up/
quickly. I’ve learned how to build /
them from a master.