Posts Tagged ‘ConTEXTing Poetry’

Respect, Yet Hope: Romantic ConTEXTing Haiku Lament

April 23, 2017

I will respect her/
enough to back away, while/
Facing her with hope.
OR

I will respect her/
enough to back away, yet/
still face her with hope.

What Tears Are These, Shed? Romantic ConTEXTing Haiku Lament

April 3, 2017

He was not surprised /
that she made him cry, but these /
were not tears of joy.

Simple And Direct Prophet: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

April 2, 2017

The Prophet’s message/
is simple and direct. I’m/
glad I’m obeying.

For the back story to this, read this long free verse poem I wrote several years ago: https://cyranowriter.wordpress.com/2015/03/12/do-you-have-a-bike-path-and-a-red-chair-revolutionary-blogging-free-verse-poem/

Upon Request, No Pho: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Rhyming Poem

April 1, 2017

Yes, I know PHO is NOT pronounced “FOE”, but it looks like it should be.
To my daughter in the Emergency Room, hungry:

Oh, No!
I won’t bring Pho.
We have to go
get some!
(Not Dim Sum)
Donchaknow?!?

Who We Are Where We Are: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

February 20, 2017

We must understand/
the difference between where we/
are and who we are.

God’s Way Is Different: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

February 20, 2017

Why do we care when/
we’re different? God wants us to/
be. Satan doesn’t.

Please Wash: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Rhyming Haiku

February 16, 2017

After he’d emptied /
his glands, she only hoped that/
he had washed his hands.

She’s Legitimately Going: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

February 16, 2017

She didn’t want to /
talk to him, but *her going /
was legitimate.
Or
*she’s going/
legitimately.

Closet Romantic Not: Romantic ConTEXTing Haiku

February 16, 2017

I would like to claim/
I’m a closet romantic,/
but I’m surely not.

Don’t Call Her Beautiful: Romantic ConTEXTing Rhyming Haiku

February 8, 2017

Beautiful is more/
than groovy, Si!, but I would/
never call her that.