Posts Tagged ‘greatness’

We’re Not Perfect, But: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

September 21, 2013

A friend said she was concerned that, although she wanted to do good, she was not, and would never be, “good enough”. (See the previous poem: “Making up the Difference”.) I responded that none of us are “good enough”, but …

With Jesus’s help,/
we can all be good enough/
and rise to glory.
Or
… rise to greatness.

Carpe Diem Greatness At Lambeau: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

July 24, 2013

Packers' Shareholders Meeting at Lambeau Field July 2013Of all the Diems/
that I have ever Carpe’d,/
Lambeau could be great.

Avoiding Greatness: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

April 2, 2013

I’m tired of people/
(and me) seeking excuses/
to not do great things.
OR
to avoid greatness.

Quelling Greatness With Sleep: Revolutionary IMprov Haiku

November 16, 2012

How many moments/
of possible greatness are/
lost going to bed?

Monday Night Football Glory And Respect: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

September 25, 2012

Even in defeat,/
there is respect and glory./
The refs blew the call.

OR
there is greatness and glory./
OR
there is respect and greatness.

Unreasonably Going To Greatness: Revolutionary Haiku

June 6, 2011

Unreasonable:/
It means to go way beyond/
normal, to greatness.

Pushed Over The Edge: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

March 23, 2011

She stood with me on/
the precipice of greatness. /
Then, she pushed me off.