Posts Tagged ‘flowers’

Creative Powers Give Flowers: Romantic IMprov Quatrain

March 4, 2014

Some days/
there’s only one way/
to give a girl flowers:/
Use my creative powers!
(inspired by the previous poem about Japanese Plum Blossom droplets).

Flower Art: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

February 26, 2014

FlowerArtFeb2014Some create art from/
flowers. He finds wild flowers/
and captures their art.


Sunsets Not Chocolates: Romantic ImproVerse Rhyming Haiku

October 26, 2013

Sunset not chocolate: Pink Lake Winneconne, 6:30 p.m., late October 2013Some women get cards,/
flowers, or choc’late. Lucky!/
She receives sunsets.

Struggles Give Rewards: Revolutionary Email Haiku

February 19, 2011

Like women, flowers/
that struggle to open give/
the sweetest rewards.
the greatest rewards.

A Nearly Perfect May Day: Revolutionary Free-Verse

May 2, 2010

It was a nearly perfect day. He:
Arose refreshed and drove the freeway through early-morning mists with no traffic;
Got lost in a bucolic farming community;
Parked next to an old pickup truck driven by a guy with a John Deere hat;
Watched an American flag flutter in the breeze by the dawn’s early light;
Surprised someone with May Day flowers plucked unexpectedly from his herb garden;
Got to know and laughed and conversed with the elderly;
Tried to help someone;
Explored Word(s);
Cheered as friend’s young nephew scored in an exciting comeback at a Little League game;
Helped someone feel more warm and comfortable;
Shivered in a light morning drizzle that didn’t fog or mist his glasses;
Clandestinly sat close to and was warmed by someone under a blanket;
Made someone smile;
Explored an almond torte, a raisin tart, and a pastry-wrapped sausage at a Dutch bakery;Church in Bellingham piercing the newly-blue sky
Was refreshed and warmed after the game by a bowl of Pea Suppe almost as good as Grandma Bertha’s;
Got free bbq;
Avoided junk food, cigarette smoke and bright lights;
Tried to do something new;
Got lost while driving … again (his favorite activity);
Saw an old church steeple pierce a newly-opened blue sky;
Explored an old town;
Visited a familiar place he’d never seen before;
Got on the water;
Laid out at a beach;
Straightened out the s-curves with the top down on a scenic shoreline drive;
Saw sunlight stream through low clouds and paint patterns on the sea;
Returned, and came back;
Helped a friend escape;
Sampled more ethnic food;
Sang his lungs out;
Danced his heart out;
Brought down the house;
Laughed deeply, sincerely, and well;
Engaged in deep, rich and meaningful conversation;
Made a new friend;
Kept an old friend.

It was a nearly perfect day except, sometimes,
when he thought of you …
and wondered where you were.

Women’s Gift Hierarchy: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

April 28, 2010

Women’s hierarchy/
puts poetry after flowers./
I don’t obey rules.

Just in case anyone wonders…
hi·er·ar·chy   /ˈhaɪəˌrɑrki, ˈhaɪrɑr-/ [hahy-uh-rahr-kee, hahy-rahr-]
so it can be either 3 or 4 syllables. If you prefer 4, substitute “Femme’s” for “Women’s” to preserve the 5 syllable integrity of Haiku.

Flowers in Night Hours: Romantic ConTEXTing Poetry

April 19, 2010

O! that there r flowers/
that bloom in nite hours!/
That send their scent/
2 where u in dreamland went;/
2 there festoon yer mind/
with thots gentle, sweet and kind.

St. Pat’s Day Spring Bouquet: Romantic ConTEXTing Poem

March 17, 2010

I got her flowers/
after hours;/
put them by the door./
Who knows what 4./

No love’s red roses r there./
Just a spring bouquet/
on St. Pat’s Day/
2 tell her “I care.”