Archive for June, 2015

My Own Offering: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

June 14, 2015

When I give my own/
off’ring, I can just do the/
best I can, in faith.

Becoming Unburied: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

June 14, 2015

Buried for ten years,/
like me, they’ve now come forth to /
do what we should do.

Leaning In, Leaning Away: Romantic ConTEXTing Haiku Lament

June 14, 2015

Getting Cozy - Leaning in at ChurchIf she’s going to/
lean deeply into him, I/
should lean far away.

Why She Sat Next To Me: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Rhyming Haiku

June 14, 2015

I don’t know why she/
needed to sit next to me,/
but I’m glad she did.

She Can Sit With Me: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

June 14, 2015

Several years ago, several women I was interested in dating told me they wouldn’t date me until I returned to the LDS Church (which I knew was true) and got my Temple Recommend. At the time, I was hurt, and wrote this poem: https://cyranowriter.wordpress.com/2012/10/09/getting-to-the-mountaintop-together-revolutionary-contexting-limerick/
The other day, in church, one of these women was sitting next to me, (as my friend), and I realized something:

She now sits with me/
on the mountain top, not through/
my path, but her own.

Warm Clothes Surprise: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

June 14, 2015

I don’t remember/
clothes being so warm, but at/
this point, I don’t care.

Or
I don’t recall my/
clothes being so warm. At this/
point, I do not care.

After Ten Years, They Still Fit: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

June 14, 2015

After ten years, they/
still fit. So does everything/
else, including me.

Nearly Ten Years Without Protection: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

June 14, 2015

I saved them for now./
They are buried, but I will/
find them to use them.Items buried for later -- suitcase

Religious Flag Day Celebration

June 14, 2015

Flag Day and ChurchOn Flag Day I’m glad/
I can celebrate freedom/
of our religions.

So Much For The Spirit! Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

June 14, 2015

Few things disturb the/
Spirit of a meeting more/
than loud flatulence.