Posts Tagged ‘daughter’

Her Lonely Father Missing Her: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku Lament

April 13, 2014

Of all my children,/
she sees, writes and acts most like/
me. Why don’t we talk?

My Daughter’s Lonely: Revolutionary IMprov Haiku

April 10, 2014

A sign hung where you/
could see it daily. Recall: /
You’re never alone.

Potty Training, Part 2: Revolutionary ImproVerse Prose

April 10, 2014

Before taking your small daughter into the men’s room,
teach her what urinals are and
not to play in them.
based on a true experience seen today at a local restaurant

Fatherly Counsel: Be Selfless: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

March 9, 2014

Since she wants me to/
act like a father, I’ll say:/
“Focus on others.”

I Love You As My _____, But I Don’t Like You: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku Lament

March 6, 2014

Once again, someone/
I love says they don’t like who/
I am. How’ll I quit?

Who’s In Hell: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

February 11, 2014

When you love someone/
and they say: “Go to Hell!,” you/
hope they are not there.
and they say: “Go to Hell!,” they/
are there already.

Leaving A Voicemail Goodbye: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

February 8, 2014

It’s very hard to/
call your daughter and leave her /
a “Goodbye” voice mail.

Pissed Purple Helpless: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku Lament

February 8, 2014

I wear purple ‘cuz/
I’m pissed and helpless and there’s/
nothing I can do.


I wear purple ‘cuz/
I’m pissed, helpless and can’t pay/
for her burial.

Worshipping In Purple = SANCTUARY! – Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

February 2, 2014

Wearing purple at a santuary against eating disordersI wear purple to/
worship because I know Frank*/
won’t ever go there.

Frank is the name of my daughter Camilla’s eating disorder. Read about him at Some call him Ed. February is National Eating Disorder Awareness month: Wear purple!

Dad Wears Purple, Day 2 – GO SEAHAWKS! Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

February 2, 2014

Wearing Seahawks PURPLE for My Girl! Go Hawks!I wear purple for/
my girl and every other/
daughter I see sad.