Archive for January, 2014

Small Example, Big Result: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

January 28, 2014

Smiling hat wearer influenced me to go to Institute classI wasn’t going./
Then I recalled her kind smile/
and how she wears hats.

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Referencing Some Indie Film: Romantic ConTEXTing Free Verse

January 28, 2014

Bone of my bone,/
conceived of/
our joyful response/
and laughter/
over an indie film/
proves we’re not the title.

Hell’s Fury, Poet’s Pain: Romantic IMprov Rhyming Quatrain

January 27, 2014

Hell hath no fury/
Like a woman scorned,/
And life knows no pain/
Like a poet ignored.

Knowing What’s In Her Head: Romantic ConTEXTing Rhyming Quatrain

January 27, 2014

Violets are blue,/
roses are red./
I’ll get to know you/
And what’s in your head.

Breaking My Heart Meeting: Romantic IMprov Haiku

January 27, 2014

Thou who hast stomped and/
crushed my heart, when hold we our/
next business meeting?

Lifting Temple Spires: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

January 27, 2014

The last spires went on/
the burned church, lifted my heart/
and filled me with joy*.

*hope

What’s Written On Her Forehead: Revolutionary IMprov Haiku

January 27, 2014

Where others may see/
anger, I see tenderness/
and open caution.

Coming Home: Revolutionary IMprov Haiku

January 27, 2014

When we learn that we’ve/
come home, it’s often because/
we’ve opened our doors.