Posts Tagged ‘clean’

Clean Is A Relative Thing: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

June 5, 2015

Late night bathing on Utah Lake's Sandy Beach -- shallow waterCarp slime and bird poop/
and sand in lake water still/
make me feel cleaner.

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There Is No Room For Heavenly Peace: Revolutionary ImproVerse Free Verse Poetic Lament

December 8, 2014

Cleaning house
in service
for those who can’t
or won’t,
I play an old tape.

Hell yeah!
It’s Mahalia
Jackson
,
Sleep in Heavenly Peace.

I can’t contain
the torrent of tears
as I clean
even more earnestly
because that’s all I can do now.
Now that I’ve left.
Now that I’ve ripped
lives apart.

This used to be
my city,
my town,
my house,
my family,
my life.

This music brought joy
down the stairs.
I have tapes.
I have videos.

This used to be everything
I lived for.
But now,
I’m cleaning the living room,
and
there is no room.

World-Class Recyler: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haikus

November 15, 2014

World-Class Recyler

Her kitchen isn’t/
cluttered. She’s just a world-class/
plastic recycler.

AND

… And Wear Your Cheesehead!

Do you want to clean/
your hoarder friend’s kitchen? Wait/
for da Badgers game.
Cleaning da Kitchen ... cheesehead style!

Thinking Of The Cleaner: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

October 19, 2014

When you have much to/
cleanse in your life, it’s hard to/
think of He who cleans.

Clean From My Past Deception: Revolutionary IMprov Haiku(s) Lament

September 30, 2014

(Two haiku)

No matter how hard/
I try, my past deception/
seems to stick to me.
——–
Though my past bad seems/
to stick to me, I must not/
forget His cleansing.

I Love To See The Temple – Part 2: Revolutionary Improv Primary Song Redo

February 15, 2014

I love to see the TempleI love to see the Temple./
I’m going back some day./
I used to love to go there/
but then I lost my way./

But the Temple is a holy place/
that I will not defile./
I’ll go back there when I am clean,/
*though it may take a while!
OR
*it’s taken quite a while!
——-
If you want to hear me sing the song (in improv format) as it happened, go to this link on YouTube

Be Ye Clean: Revolutionary IMprov Haiku

April 25, 2013

When I go, I’ll have/
been purged*. If you go with me,/
will you be clean, too**?

OR
*cleansed.

OR
**worthy?

Clean Freak Mismatch: Romantic ImproVerse Haiku Lament

April 12, 2013

Did my messy car/
make her decide that we were/
incompatible?

Clean Car Care: Romantic ImproVerse Haiku

February 16, 2013

I cleaned my car. It/
wasn’t for you, but you would/
not care anyway.

Washing Private Things: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

July 13, 2012

It’s good to finish/
your dirty laundry so you/
can clean your mem’ries.