Posts Tagged ‘desperation’

Enthusiasm Looks Like Desperation: Romantic ConTEXTing Haiku

November 28, 2015

Enthusiasm /
is too often mistaken/
for desperation.

OR
Enthusiasm /
can too oft be mistaken/
for desperation.

What Intense Interest Is Not: Romantic ImproVerse Haiku

July 14, 2014

Don’t take my being/
intensely interested/
as desperation.

Out of His League: Revolutionary IMprov Prose

August 4, 2010

“He is playing out of his league: A self-professed looser who wears his desperation like a cheap cologne, and his intensity like an old sharkskin suit with matching gold Wayne Newton commemorative medallion nestled in the V formed by a shirt with one too many buttons unbuttoned, resting on the top of a bulging gut that could double as a martini holder.”

Reasoned Desperation: Revolutionary IMprov Haiku

August 1, 2010

My desperation/
comes from a fervent desire/
to not feel stupid.