Archive for the ‘Revolutionary ConTEXTing Poetry’ Category

Simple And Direct Prophet: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

April 2, 2017

The Prophet’s message/
is simple and direct. I’m/
glad I’m obeying.

For the back story to this, read this long free verse poem I wrote several years ago: https://cyranowriter.wordpress.com/2015/03/12/do-you-have-a-bike-path-and-a-red-chair-revolutionary-blogging-free-verse-poem/

Upon Request, No Pho: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Rhyming Poem

April 1, 2017

Yes, I know PHO is NOT pronounced “FOE”, but it looks like it should be.
To my daughter in the Emergency Room, hungry:

Oh, No!
I won’t bring Pho.
We have to go
get some!
(Not Dim Sum)
Donchaknow?!?

Who We Are Where We Are: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

February 20, 2017

We must understand/
the difference between where we/
are and who we are.

God’s Way Is Different: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

February 20, 2017

Why do we care when/
we’re different? God wants us to/
be. Satan doesn’t.

Please Wash: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Rhyming Haiku

February 16, 2017

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

She’s Legitimately Going: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

February 16, 2017

She didn’t want to /
talk to him, but *her going /
was legitimate.
Or
*she’s going/
legitimately.

Gain Knowledge With Questions Not Fruit: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

February 3, 2017

Gain deep knowledge by/
asking tough questions, ‘cuz that/
fruit thing is passe’.

Upon Receiving A Pink Slip, Blue: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

January 27, 2017

Downtrodden*, I went/
To His House. “You have a job”/
He said. I feel good.

OR
*Sad, post work, I went/

Unintentional Pain Infliction: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

January 10, 2017

I have learned this truth: /
There are few who hurt us who/
intend to do so.

Fix Your Own Life: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

January 1, 2017

When your life’s messed up,/
it’s so much easier to/
fix another’s. Don’t.