Posts Tagged ‘empathy’

To Be So Caring It Randomly Hurts: Revolutionary IMprov Haiku

February 3, 2017

It’s hard for me to/
fathom why my heart hurts for/
one I don’t know well.*

*someone I just met.

do I/
Is that a surprise?/
Or just me/
and charity?

With empathy for my daughters and female friends:

April 24, 2015

The sheath fell outAfter 50 years,/
I at last get how scary/
Periods can look.


Dog Love: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

November 24, 2014

Pansy, my dad's black lab. "I wish I was half the man my dog thinks I am".Only those who have/
had a dog can empathize/
with those who lose theirs.

Haiku Means Empathy: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

July 26, 2010

I wrote a haiku/
for you. That’s empathetic./
What more can I do?