Posts Tagged ‘baseball’

Not Complaining About This Father’s Day: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

June 18, 2017

Barbecue, baseball, /
deep discussions. It became/
a good Father’s Day.

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Baseball Brings Back Childhood Joy: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

May 6, 2017

Innocent mem’ries/
of childhood diamonds flood thoughts./
Joy’s eye gleam returns.

Cubs Win! Cubs Win! Cubs Win! Now What? Revolutionary IMprov Haiku

November 2, 2016

I don’t know what I/
should do, now that I don’t need/
to wait ’til next year!

October Baseball Lament: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

October 5, 2010

Nothing is worse than/
a crisp October day, with/
the M’s in last place.
or

Nothing is worse than/
a crisp October day, when/
your team’s in last place.

Busy Baseball Fan: Romantic ConTEXTing Haiku

May 7, 2010

Baseball is in full/
swing. You’re too busy this spring./
Good luck with your things.

Intense Romance Makes Sense: Revolutionary Sonnet

April 22, 2010

I’ve mellowed my romance,
yet I’m still too intense.
In baseball parlance,
I keep swinging for the fence …

and striking out.
I’m not certain what I want;
I’m not certain what that’s about.
I guess I should (mixing metaphors) just punt.

I once knew a woman
who was as enthused as could be.
Sometimes I think about her. Damn!
She was intense about ME!

The women I meet lately claim they have dreams;
But no one wants to put the effort in, it seems.