Posts Tagged ‘be quiet’

Will I Go Silent? Revolutionary IMprov Haiku

April 26, 2018

When you’re always wrong,/
perhaps you’ll learn to not speak,/
or check facts better.

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SHHHH! Speaking Truth Quietly: Revolutionary Blogging Haiku

March 18, 2018

There are truths which need/
to be said, for your sake, but/
kept private for hers.

“THAT Guy” Sat Behind Me: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku Lament

September 25, 2016

When I’m attending/
a speech, please let me NOT be/
he who talks throughout.

Nothing To Write About: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

September 11, 2015

A working girl's red shoes and red purseHer red shoes and purse/
were as stunning as she was, /
but she was working.
Or
Her red shoes and purse/
are stunning, but be quiet!/
She’s a working girl!

Why Can’t You Be Quiet: Revolutionary (Napkin) Free Verse Poem

May 7, 2015

I don’t understand
why those who want me to
wear their words
will stand
and talk loud
over my thoughts
that I bled onto
my paper.

Don’t i matter?
Maybe I’m old.
Maybe I was born
In a time
When my daddy
And mamma taught we kids,
Once young, too,
Like you,
To be polite,
To show respect
To others,
To listen
When it’s your turn to hear.

Just as I
Turned my gaze
To you
And listened to your lips
As they caress
The open mic.

I will listen
And did listen
To you
When it was your turn,
To speak your truths.

And now that
Its my voice
That should be heard,
You can hear.
Or u may leave
And converse outside.

Or,
If you’re here,
So others may hear,
U may kindly,
Politely,
Quietly
Shut the f*** up.

Be Quiet Shut Up Haiku: Revolutionary Improv Haiku

March 29, 2011

I could improv you/
a haiku and I would if/
you would be quiet!

OR
I should improv you/
a haiku and I would if/
you’d shut the heck up!