Archive for the ‘Romantic ConTEXTing Poetry’ Category

Respect, Yet Hope: Romantic ConTEXTing Haiku Lament

April 23, 2017

I will respect her/
enough to back away, while/
Facing her with hope.
OR

I will respect her/
enough to back away, yet/
still face her with hope.

What Tears Are These, Shed? Romantic ConTEXTing Haiku Lament

April 3, 2017

He was not surprised /
that she made him cry, but these /
were not tears of joy.

Closet Romantic Not: Romantic ConTEXTing Haiku

February 16, 2017

I would like to claim/
I’m a closet romantic,/
but I’m surely not.

Don’t Call Her Beautiful: Romantic ConTEXTing Rhyming Haiku

February 8, 2017

Beautiful is more/
than groovy, Si!, but I would/
never call her that.

Teach Buzzing Beehives: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Rhyming Haiku

February 8, 2017

When you teach Beehives/
you just try to stay alive/
without getting buzzed.

Lullabies And Apple Pies: Romantic ConTEXTing Haiku

February 8, 2017

He wants to offer/
her lullabies each night and,/
later, apple pies.

What’s In Her Hair: Romantic ConTEXTing Haiku

February 5, 2017

He wonders if she/
will let him replace her hair’s/
red flower with wind.
Red flower'd hair -- Springville Museum of Art

She Recognized Herself: Romantic ConTEXTing Haiku

February 4, 2017

“That’s beautiful!” Yes!/
It’s the subject matter AND/
her humility.

Museum Scent Therapy Study: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

February 4, 2017

Study in Red Flower and Water Flowing - Springville Museum of ArtRed flower’d, water/
flowing, study in dark eyes/
and scent therapy.

Breaking Blonde Stereotypes: Romantic ConTEXTing Haiku

January 10, 2017

She, blonde, well-read in/
red, stunned him with her thinking,/
grace, wit and laughter.