Posts Tagged ‘guilt’

I’m Repenting: Revolutionary IMproVerse Haiku

September 21, 2013

When you stand and preach,/
doesn’t the mem’ry of what/
we did call you out?

When she teaches, why/
doesn’t the memory of what/
we did trigger guilt?

Should I Feel Guilty? Romantic ImproVerse Haiku

June 28, 2013

Did I get* what I/
wanted or give her what she’d/
never known about**?

**had before

Promises Broken, Apologies Unspoken: Revolutionary ImproVerse Rhyming Haiku

January 4, 2013

When promises are/
broken do apologies/
need to be spoken?

It’s Not From Church: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

December 30, 2012

She criticized me,/
laughing at my guilt. It’s caused/
by dishonesty.

Bowel Movement Cleansing: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

December 20, 2012

Like a bowel movement/
of forgiveness, I’m at last/
releasing my crap.

Our Children Are No Mistake: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

December 14, 2012

You should have had kids,/
and we did. There’s no mistake/
in any of them.

Guilt For Charity: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

December 9, 2012

It’s hard watching folks/
move heaven and earth for your/
children when you aren’t.

My Stomach Hurts: Romantic ImproVerse Rhyming Haiku Lament

October 27, 2012

The nerves of “What did/
I do!?!” in writing about/
you are wrecking me.

A Study In Lonely: Romantic ImproVerse Haiku Laments

October 27, 2012

Usually these would be separate postings, but they all deal with the same emotion and situation, so I thought it’d be interesting to group together. They start with the earliest first, and progress through the period of a couple of days.

Friday, Oct. 26, 18:10 p.m.
So What If The Moon’s Out? Romantic ImproVerse Haiku
A week later it/
doesn’t matter if the moon’s/
out. So what? She’s not.

Friday, Oct. 26, 19:22 p.m.
What Does Your Silence Mean? Romantic ImproVerse Haiku
You didn’t call last/
night nor this morn nor today./
Is this your goodbye?
Saturday, Oct. 27, 1:21 a.m.
The Moon’s Still Up: Romantic ImproVerse Haiku
The moon is still up./
I am, too. She may be, but/
I’ll never know it.
Saturday, Oct. 27, 5:35 a.m.
I Am Not Old, Dude: Romantic ImproVerse Rhyming Haiku
Your old dudes could stay
far away from you but that’s/
something I can’t do.

Saturday, Oct. 27, 5:48 a.m.
Truth Hurts Less: Romantic ImproVerse Haiku
She could just tell me/
the truth. It would hurt much less/
than me not knowing.

Saturday, Oct. 27, 6:07 a.m.
From Goo To Nothing: Romantic ImproVerse Rhyming Haiku
She went from goo and/
“I miss you!” to nothing at/
all. That is painful.
…all. What did I do?

Saturday, Oct. 27, 6:17 a.m.
Loss Of Energy: Romantic ImproVerse Rhyming Haiku

What’s happened to me/
and my vaunted energy?/
Did she pull the plug?
Did God pull the plug?
Did thugs pull the plug?

Saturday, Oct. 27, 6:24 a.m.
Mirror, Mirror Breaking: Romantic ImproVerse Haiku
Sometimes you look in/
a mirror and think you see/
yourself. Then it breaks.
Saturday, Oct. 27, 6:27 a.m.
Is It Ever Time Wasted? Romantic ImproVerse Haiku
Is it ever time/
wasted to make up rhymes for/
one who won’t answer?


It’s a waste of my/
time to make up rhymes for one/
who won’t answer me.

Stop Feeling: Romantic ImproVerse Haiku

October 27, 2012

She wants to not feel/
guilty. I just want to stop/
feeling hurt again.