Archive for September, 2016

If That’s Not Ignoring Me: Romantic Blogging Haiku

September 29, 2016

“I’m not ignoring/
you!” she claimed, responding to/
texts sent months ago.

She Probably Doesn’t: Romantic Blogging Rhyming Haiku

September 29, 2016

Does she know my train/
goes by her house every day?/
I don’t look away.

Mid-80s Red Ragtop: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

September 29, 2016

Grey Bentley and red /
Bimmer ragtop drive side by/
side. Which do I like?

She Sees Beauty Everywhere: Romantic ConTEXTing Haiku

September 29, 2016

She saw beauty where/
she gazed, including when she/
looked in her mirror.

Defying Gravity Go Girl! Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

September 28, 2016

Remember the words/
and how they make you feel now./
Then, do what they say.

Assailing Her With A Pun: Romantic IMprov Haiku

September 28, 2016

If you ask women/
to go sailing on a first/
date, is that tacky?

Why We Keep The Lower Lights Burning: Revolutionary Blogging Haiku Lament

September 27, 2016

Even when you’re a/
bright light, we need to keep the/
lower lights burning.

(Boat wreckage on rocky breakwater)

(Young star pitcher Jose Fernandez killed in boating accident — no lower lights)

The Gospel song “Let the Lower Lights Be Burning” sung by Johnny Cash


7:54 Sunrise View From The Train: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

September 27, 2016

I stopped writing on/
nature’s beauty long enough/
to revel in it.
Jordan River near Bluffdale from UTA's Frontrunner train

Emoticon Frustration: Revolutionary IMprov Rhyming Poem

September 26, 2016

Is it because I’m out of touch?
Perhaps it’s that I expect too much?
I take my time
to put together witty rhymes
and all I get for my creative flirtation
is a silly one keystroke emoticon.

Missed Abendrot Sunset: Romantic ConTEXTing Rhyming Haiku Lament

September 26, 2016

I could be with her/
there, in the sunset’s glow and/
snow, but she said no.
Wasatch Range sunset with Alpenglow and snow