Posts Tagged ‘cold’

Temple Service At 10 Degrees: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

January 31, 2017

Pre-Sunrise Freezing Temple Bike Ride: Provo City Center Temple, January 2017, ServiceTemple bound, she rides/
her bike pre-sunrise, plus 10/
degrees. That’s service.


The Real Mexican Food: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

September 1, 2016

It’s rainy and cold,/
but still the line wraps around/
the Red Iguana.

Freezing Wind Worth It: Purple Martin Sunset Airshow — Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

May 14, 2016

Catching a howling,/
freezing Northwest wind can be/
painful, but worth it.
See purple martins flight and hear the poem on YouTube video here:
Freezing, howling Northwest wind over Lake Winneconne, WI May 2016 -- Purple Martins Flying

Blue Lakeshore Blizzard: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

April 8, 2016

Blue lakeshore, late Spring blizzard, Lake Winneconne, WisconsinThe late-spring blizzard/
didn’t seem cold, but it still/
turned the lakeshore blue.

When She Seeks A Knight In Shining Armor: Romantic IMprov Haiku

January 25, 2016

She seeks a knight in shining armorShe seeks a veiled prince,/
stiff, with no vision or warmth./
What hope do I have?
She seeks a veiled prince,/
stiff, without vision or laughs./
That is soooo not me.

Alone Dancing On Snowy Moon-Shadowed River Banks: Romantic ConTEXTing Haiku Lament

January 20, 2016

Spanish Fork River Banks, Utah Lake - Sandy Beach Moonshadow, dancing alone

Spanish Fork River and Sandy Beach, Utah Lake

He stood on the snowed /
banks of that river alone, /
cold and moon-shadowed.


Dancing with moonbeams/
to the stream’s soft notes was not/
enough to hold her.
Frosted marsh grass along the Spanish Fork River mouth at Sandy Beach, Utah Lake, Jan. 2016

Super Bowl Sunday Home Field Advantage: Revolutionary ImproVerse Iambic Poem

February 1, 2015

Phoenix desert cropped with palm tree _ Feb 2015The cold and rain gives way/
to early morning fog and mist./
The Arizona desert in Phoenix/
is not supposed to be like this./

I’ll always revel in something different.

Feeling Again Through Frozen Feet — I’s Just Gotsta #2: Revolutionary ImproVerse Free Verse Poem

January 17, 2015

Walking into Utah Lake and the Spanish Fork River, January, across snow and ice: tennis shoes and footprints in the river bottomThe pain
through my peds.

I can’t rememberBare feet in the sand, Utah Lake, January, Sandy Beach and the Spanish Fork River
why I stepped/
onto the ice
and snow,
into the gently flowing

Was it to prove Footprints in the river bottom mud, January, Sandy Beach, Utah Lake
that I could do it?
Was it a memory
of polar bear dips past?
Was it a beach,
and I’s just gotsta?

Or was it just/
to experience the shock
of being able/
to feel

January Wisconsin Stubble: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

January 7, 2015

News Report: Temperatures in Northeast Wisconsin were expected to only reach -6 degrees, with wind chills of -25 degrees or less.
To some, it’s just a /
scruffy beard. Cheeseheads know: It’s/
frostbite protection.
Cheesehead scruffy beard frostbite protection

Who Left Me A Heart? Romantic ImproVerse Haiku

January 2, 2015

Amidst the ice, snow/
and cold, someone left me a/
heart. I wonder who?Heart-shaped winter leaf left -- Lake Winneconne, WI