Archive for February, 2017

Dad’s Still Responsible: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

February 19, 2017

Though my kids are grown, /
I can help them recognize /
spiritual feelings.

Music’s Power: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

February 19, 2017

Whether Requiem/
or primary songs, music/
uplifts and strengthens.

Change My Culture By Singing: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

February 19, 2017

Singing in public/
is not part of our culture./
I’ll make it my part*.
Or
*Maybe I’ll make it.
Or
Maybe it should be.*

Pain’s Not Purposeful: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

February 19, 2017

When folks hurt others, /
it’s not because they mean to./
It’s they just don’t care.*
or
*They’re just not caring.

Why Not Go Conferencing? Romantic ImproVerse Haiku Ponder

February 19, 2017

Maybe I wasn’t/
supposed to go there so she/
could find her true love.

What Silence Means: Romantic ImproVerse Haiku Lament

February 19, 2017

She must know that her/
lengthy silence hurts. What does/
it mean? Broke phone? Or…?

Small Steps Taught: Revolutionary ImproVerse Free Verse

February 18, 2017

From
“I’m not feeling it at all tonight.”
to
“That was one of the greatest musical experiences I’ve ever heard!”
is a short,
small step.
Isn’t that what parents,
teachers,
mentors,
guides
are for?Standing ovation for Mozart's Requiem, Utah Symphony, Feb. 2017

Not Telling Kissing: Romantic ImproVerse Haiku

February 17, 2017

Don’t you hate it when/
people kiss and tell about/
you, but you didn’t?

Too Late For Valentine’s Day: Romantic ImproVerse Haiku Lament

February 17, 2017

I was wondering/
if she’d like my gifts, but she’s/
done, so I don’t care.

Please Wash: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Rhyming Haiku

February 16, 2017

After he’d emptied /
his glands, she only hoped that/
he had washed his hands.