Posts Tagged ‘I left’

My Poetic Dream Exists In Georgia: Romantic Napkin Poem

July 19, 2018

I left for Georgia./
I took my writing with me./
She really exists!

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Finally Learning Life’s Lessons: Revolutionary Blogging Sonnet

April 26, 2018

My early life seemed always
to play the same old song.
I lived a decades-long phase
where I was told “You’re wrong.”

Everything I did or said
was corrected or changed.
It at last went to my head.
I felt foolish and deranged.

In my effort to change my life
I took another way.
I dumped corrective strife.
It seemed foolish to stay.

Now I see the truth of my strange and weird way:
I’m at last honest. Now I must be certain of what I say.

Eating Out Alone: Romantic Free Verse ImproVerse Poem Lament

April 1, 2017

I love to eat out,
but this was a different
type of meal,
a spiritual Feast, really,
and I longed to share it
with somebody I cared about,
someone who enjoyed the same cuisine
(or so i thought.)

I reached out to her
time
and time
again
but there was never
any response;
never
any indication
that she
was having
the same feelings.

At last,
as I waited for dessert,
(knowing she was not
going to partake,)
I realized
that she and I
were not looking
at the same menu.
I thought
that she might not even
be hungry.
Or that maybe
she might be eating out
elsewhere.

I learned,
again,
and was reminded,
again,
that the gut-wrenching feeling,
the butterflies,
in my stomach,
that familiar feeling
that had come around
for over a decade
was not caused by her,
nor by my hunger,
but was a result,
as it had been
so often in the past,
of my silliness,
my over-indulgent intensity.

So I asked for the check
and left.

He Dropped Through The Roof: Romantic ConTEXTing Haiku

March 4, 2016

I stood in the front/
room for a while, but no one/
was home, so I left.

Missed Independence: Romantic ImproVerse Haiku

November 26, 2013

I tried to be a/
support for her. She doesn’t/
want that, so I’ll leave.

OR
She didn’t/
want that, so I left.

Relative Pain Relating: Revolutionary Blogging Haiku

May 21, 2013

Is the pain our son/
feels like the pain you felt when/
I left? I’m sorry.

Everyone Left, So I Did: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

March 11, 2013

You went for a ride./
They took a nap. And you’re mad/
at me for leaving?

Missing You On A Starry Night: Romantic ImproVerse Haiku

January 5, 2013

IMG_1986Starry night glory./
I wish you were here, but you/
never knew I left.

OR
Moonlit night glory. …

Bad Times To Leave: Romantic ImproVerse Haiku

November 15, 2012

We both left us in/
the throes of hardship and pain./
I guess we’re even.