Posts Tagged ‘brave’

Surprising Change Of Direction: Revolutionary Rhyming IMprov Haiku

January 9, 2017

It’s sad we reject/
the choice others make to loose/
their voice and not hide.

I’m Sorry That You’re Sorry. STOP! Revolutionary Napkin Free Verse

November 6, 2014

I’m sorry
that this is old.
I’m sorry
that I just wrote this.
I’m sorry
I didn’t have the time.
I’m sorry
that I’m old.
I’m sorry
that it’s new.
I’m sorry
that I’m young.
I’m sorry.
I’m sorry.
I’m sorry
that I’m sorry.


Don’t apologize!
For what?

You are standing,
spilling your guts,
speaking for yourself,
sharing your mind,
telling truth.

Don’t give away
your power.
be sorry.

I’m not.
We’re not.
Because you’re not
You are

Panoramic poets at Speak for Yourself open mic poetry night, Enliten Cafe, Provo, Utah


Leave Brave And Return: Revolutionary Napkin Haiku

October 16, 2014

Speak for Yourself open mic poetry at Enliten Cafe', Provo, Utah -- and the kid in the red sweatshirtProps to the kid in/
the red sweatshirt — and Dad — who/
left and still returned.

Learning To Be Brave: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

September 25, 2013

This has been a good/
day to learn again what it/
means to be free brave.
Inspired by this song, which I heard for the first time this morning, as I was doubting myself and my place as a writer.

Late Nights Learning To Be Brave: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

September 25, 2013

I learned why I stay/
up late nights: Not to flirt, but/
to learn to be brave.
… It’s not to flirt, but to learn brav’ry.

Brave About A Mouse: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

September 27, 2012

There was a smelly/
dead mouse in the house. I said:/
“I’m brave!” Then I puked.

Brave Pho Microwaving: Revolutionary IMprov Poem

June 1, 2010

If you’re brave,
pho can be microwaved
says Dave,
The King
of pho microwav …