Posts Tagged ‘good man’

Brother Miller Made / Makes Us Laugh: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

January 14, 2017

Flowers, Joe Miller's funeral, Jan. 2017You can tell he is/
a good man by the laughter/
at his funeral.


Not Good But Not Bad: Romantic ConTEXTing Haiku

July 8, 2016

Just because he’s not/
good for her doesn’t mean that/
he is a bad man.

Hard Boot Reset: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

March 20, 2015

It’s strange to think that/
you’re nice, kind and positive,/
but then learn: You’re not.

During His Service — Thoughts On My Neighbor’s Passing: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

October 15, 2014

My neighbor (“the golfer”) passed away unexpectedly last weekend. At his funeral, during tributes from children and friends, many thoughts and feelings came up, which I turned into poetic texts to myself.

When a good man passes 11:04 a.m.
When a good man is/
Taken too early, it shakes/
We who aren’t ready.

Life Elevated Example 11:49 p.m.
When you see a life/
That is elevated, you/
Know you must improve.

My Neighbor’s Advice: 12:13 p.m.
“Prepare to stand in/
The presence of God.” That’s his/
advice from the grave.

Urgent Work 12:24 p.m.
For such a one to/
leave so early shows how the/
work is so urgent.
For such a one to/
leave so soon shows how urgent/
the Lord’s work must be.

Kind Words Of Welcome 12:26 p.m.
Welcome back, brother”/
were the kindest feelings and/
words I ever heard.

Return The Favor: Revolutionary Improv Haiku

October 12, 2014

As we so often/
called him, now please do in your/
time of need: Call us!

Good Man Dan: Revolutionary IMprov Rhyming Haiku

January 27, 2014

Our best behavior/
can’t be forced. It’s who we are/
in our core. You’re good.

Rejoicing In Good — The White Smoke And Bell Ringing: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

March 13, 2013

St. Anne's Belfry rang when the new Pope was elected: Gilbert, AZI may not believe/
as you do but I am still/
rejoicing with you.

I may not believe/
as you do, but I’ll rejoice/
in a good man, too.