Posts Tagged ‘goofy’

Getting Permission To Be Who I Am (RIP Robin #3) : Revolutionary Rhyming IMproVerse Haiku

August 13, 2014

His passing is hard/
because he somehow gave me*/
permission to be.



She Still Knows Comforting: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

March 7, 2014

Back story: Two people very close to me criticized me harshly, telling me I was “goofy” and “attention-grabbing” and basically not the type of person they thought I should be. Heartbroken, I “dumped” on an old girlfriend, who has long since moved on and gotten married to someone who thinks she is “more than enough”. This is what her “exactly what I needed to hear” response to me was:

“That is a lie. Your “goofiness” and “attention needing” (or just a person who does get attention because you are fun!) are those incredible, unique qualities of who you are as a person. And you give. And give. You are moving forward at your own perfect pace in your own perfect timing.”
It prompted this haiku:

It amazed him that,/
after all the years which passed,/
she knew what to say.


Kindred Goof-offs Make Merry: Romantic IMprov Haiku

February 23, 2014

“Merry me!”, he said to/
she who was his kindred goof/
spirit. And they laughed.

After a Bad Meeting: Romantic ConTEXTing Poem

December 15, 2010

So many things last night were goofy and wrong./
Thanks for coming along./
Still, I’d like to see you again./
The question is IF,/
and if so,

Intelligent and Goofy Guy Seeking: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

August 4, 2010

I’m not so goofy/
that I don’t care, nor so smart/
that I still don’t hurt.