Posts Tagged ‘heal’

My Daughter’s Pain Growth: Revolutionary IMprov Haiku

September 20, 2017

I hear my girl’s pain./
I caused it. I hope she can/
heal, forgive, reach, grow.

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Words Hurt, Time Heals: Romantic IMprov Iambic Poem

November 30, 2014

She had been crushed/

by words dropped on her
with power,

by one who used/

and abused/

them well.

I could tell/

her that my verbs/

and nouns/

and words/

were tender/

and soft /

like butterfly kisses,/

but only time/

could heal her/

and make her well/

once more flow.

Talking To An Old Love: Revolutionary IMprov Haiku

February 13, 2014

We opened up the/
past. That could have brought pain, but/
it just brought healing.

What Mothers Don’t Know: Revolutionary ImproVerse Free Verse Poem

May 12, 2013

A friend inadvertently spoke/created a poem for her grandkids. (You can read it here.) That typical “not knowing”, on Mother’s Day, inspired this piece. Happy Mother’s Day to all mothers who, like her, don’t know.

Like a typical mother,
She’d influenced lives
(she didn’t know);
She’d spread joy
(she didn’t know);
She’d written poetic words of wisdom
(she didn’t know);
She’d taught self-esteem and
charity-pure love and
happiness
(she didn’t know).

She’d nourished,
and comforted,
and guided,
and protected,
and grown,
and fostered,
and healed,
and helped,
and blessed
(she didn’t know).

Like mothers everywhere
and in every time,
she didn’t know
what she’d done,
and what she was doing,
still.

And people would look
at what she did,
and exclaim:
“How could she not know?!?”
The answer is simple:
Mothers don’t need to know.
They just do.

And she still won’t know
unless
you tell her.

Healing Voice Fail: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku Lament

September 12, 2012

His tender voice will/
no longer calm and heal folks/
if they won’t listen.

OR

My tender voice will/
no longer calm and heal her/
if she won’t listen.

Healing Solution: Romantic ConTEXTing Rhyming Haiku

January 6, 2012

In the past we’d have /
lain with the pain to heal. Now,/
that’s no solution.

Children’s Christmas Miracles: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

December 26, 2011

Christmas miracles/
still happen. My children healed/
many broken Hearts.