Archive for December, 2011

Twisted Thoughts: Romantic ConTEXTing Haiku

December 30, 2011

My thoughts were twisted.
In my pain, I never thought
Of how I hurt you.

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From Smokin’ Hot To Smokin’ Not: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Limerick

December 28, 2011

I once dreamily thought/
That she was smoking hot.
But she’s just smoking,/
and I am not joking,/
she now is SO not!

In Her Brother’s Memory: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

December 28, 2011

A friend’s brother, who was a guitar and banjo maestro, recently passed away. He befriended the homeless, bringing them home for Thanksgiving and Christmas.
This holiday season, I saw a homeless man standing on the corner, in the rain, with a guitar case next to him. I thought of my friend’s brother, rolled down the window, gave the minstrel some money, and said “There should always be music!” Then I wrote this.

She won’t even know/
I gave money to homeless/
guys with wet guitars.

Long Distance Alarm: Romantic ConTEXTing Haiku

December 28, 2011

Though she’d said goodbye,/
from a thousand miles away/
her alarm woke me.

Simply Stupid: Romantic ConTEXTing Haiku Lament

December 27, 2011

Sometimes there’s no good /
reason for doing something /
stupid. You’re just dumb.

Silence, the Deepest Cruelty: Romantic ConTEXTing Poetic Lament

December 27, 2011

When did you decide/
that I’d /
become worthy/
of silence, your deepest cruelty?/
Why me?/
Sad anniversary:/
One week/
since the last words/
I heard/
you speak.

Sharing Into Silence: Romantic ConTEXTing Haiku Lament

December 26, 2011

How does one go from/
sharing everything to blank/
and total silence?

Children’s Christmas Miracles: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

December 26, 2011

Christmas miracles/
still happen. My children healed/
many broken Hearts.

Imagination vs. Reality: Romantic ConTEXTing Haiku

December 26, 2011

Imagination/
Runs so strong in both of us,/
Neither knows what’s real.

Keeper Or Creeper? Romantic ConTEXTing Haiku

December 25, 2011

I would much rather, /
like ivy at zoos, be a/
keeper not creeper.