Archive for July, 2015

Muses In Handcuffs: Revolutionary IMprov Haiku

July 24, 2015

Why do we put/
restrictions on the Muses?/
We should open up.
Or
always let them in
OR
Why handcuff Muses?/
Let’s always invite them in,/
where and whenever!

Slide It To The Left, Yeah: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

July 23, 2015

In honor of my/
child and her mom, I let the/
Harlem Shuffle play.
OR
In honor of my/
daughter, I didn’t turn off/
the Harlem Shuffle.

Hosts To Happiness: Revolutionary IMprov Napkin Haiku

July 23, 2015

We ought to be strong/
hosts of our happiness, not
servants to our fears.*

Taken from a poem read by a young woman at Speak For Yourself open mic night, Enliten Cafe’, Provo, Utah

Making Her Discontented: Romantic IMprov Haiku

July 23, 2015

She is content with/
her life, but I want to make/
her discontented.

Why Not Why Instead Of Why Not?: Romantic IMprov Haiku

July 23, 2015

Why do we always/
look for why not instead of/
searching for the whys?

Does She Know? Romantic Blogging Haiku

July 23, 2015

I wonder if she/
even knows how much she fuels/
creativity.
OR
I wonder if she/
even knows how much she fuels/
creative juices.

The Photographers Photographer’s Photograph: ImproVerse Free Verse Poem

July 22, 2015

Every photographer/Photographer taking fotos of a Photographers fotos photograph
should have/
a photograph/
of themselves/
photographing/
photographers/
with/
their photographs.

Temple Work Goes Both Ways (or) Ministering Angels Minister To Earth Angels: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

July 22, 2015

They minister to/
us, because we minister/
to them: A fair trade.

Empty Closed For Cleaning Temple: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

July 22, 2015

When the temple’s closed/
for cleaning, the feeling’s not/
the same. They aren’t there.

She Deserves More Than A Cartoon Compliment: Romantic IMprov Haiku

July 21, 2015

She deserves more than/
trite cartoon compliments, but/
mere words won’t suffice.