Posts Tagged ‘control’

When The Time Comes: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

September 28, 2014

I fear my desire/
to control desire will make/
me lose my desire.

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Who’s In Control? Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

August 26, 2014

As you gain in age,/
gain in wisdom of what can/
and can’t control you.

Be In Control Of Your Own OH! Romantic ImproVerse Rhyming Haiku

February 15, 2014

She was in control/
of her own OH! She knew when/
to come, when to go.

OR
Be in control of/
your life’s own OH! Know when to/
come and when to go.

Other Comfortably Numb: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

November 9, 2012

“Comfortably Numb” is/
not just drug- or booze-induced./
Starving feels that way.

Giving Her Control: Revolutionary ImproVerse Rhyming Haiku

October 19, 2012

She felt as though she/
had no control, so I gave/
it back. It’s now hers.

Or
it back. She must do.
Or
… so I quit
helping her escape.

Written after my daughter claimed she had no control in her life, then called me begging me to come get her from a treatment center she could leave on her own.

Worst Father Ever: Revolutionary IMproVerse Haiku

October 18, 2012

She calls, asking me/
to take her from something which/
can save her life. No!
–written 2 hours after my daughter was admitted to a treatment center for eating disorders. She called, crying, begging me to pick her up.

Driving On The Edge: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

September 11, 2012

Sometimes when I drive/
I feel like I’m just beyond/
the edge of control.

The Emptiness of Intellectual Equality: A Revolutionary ConTEXTing Poem

March 8, 2010

What’s the sequel/
2 being/
yer intellectual equal?/
Does it have meaning?/
Do U/
need a soul/
2/
help control?/
Can a brain play a big enuff part/
when there’s no heart?