Posts Tagged ‘ignore’

Why She Ignores Me: Romantic ConTEXTing Haiku

December 29, 2016

My proclamations/
fall on deaf ears. They’re not heard;/
she prefers slumber.
OR

No matter how loud/
I proclaim, she won’t hear me./
She’s fallen asleep.

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If That’s Not Ignoring Me: Romantic Blogging Haiku

September 29, 2016

“I’m not ignoring/
you!” she claimed, responding to/
texts sent months ago.

Ignoring Or Obeying For Fun: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

July 10, 2016

Why would she ignore/
God’s revelation to her?/
Just because he’s fun?

Big If: Romantic IMprov Haiku

May 19, 2016

Some claim: “If he’s the/
right guy, he won’t leave.” Unless/
she’s ignoring him.

Ignoring Her: Romantic ImproVerse Haiku

May 9, 2015

I’m ignoring her,/
of course. Otherwise it hurts/
too much to recall.

Post Valentine’s Day Sorrow: Romantic ImproVerse Haiku Lament

February 15, 2015

She has decided/
to ignore me. How, then, can/
I send her a hug?

I Am No Longer Unclean (I Hope) — Revolutionary ConTEXTing Free Verse Poem

December 7, 2014

Those who I worked with,
Prayed with,
Laughed with,
Helped,
Was helped by,
Taught,
Was taught by,
Mourned with,
Loved
And was, I thought,
Loved by;
Those who I Disappointed
And walked away from,
Now treat me,
As I return,
Like a leper.
As though my filth
Is still there.
As though
I will somehow
Taint and soul soil them/
With my past,
Instead of lift them
With my future,
With the possibility
Brought about by the Reason
We’ve worshipped together before.

I am surprised
To have to say,
Again,
I’m sorry.

I’m shocked
That after decades
Of talking in councils
And classes,
Around campfires
And sports fields,
And sitting down at BBQ
And Thai and other meat,
That we can’t
Now meet;
That when they see me,
They have nothing to say
To me.
That their lives,
And their children,
No longer matter
To me
Who spent
thousands of hours
On.

Perhaps I
And mine
Never mattered
To them.

Should they leap
To embrace me
And welcome me
And my return?
Is that selfish?
Do I expect
Too much?
Why not?
I would.

But maybe it’s true:
You can’t return
No matter how cleansed
You’ve become.

We Don’t Listen: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

August 25, 2014

We yell and ask, loud,/
“WHAT SHOULD I DO WITH MY LIFE?!?”/
then don’t like answers.

Does She Think God Ignores Us? Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

April 16, 2014

Does she not know of/
people and Temple prayer rolls?/
And think God ignores?

It Happened Too Soon: Romantic ImproVerse Rhyming Haiku Lament

April 10, 2014

I wondered when I/
would want her again and she’d/
again ignore me.
OR

I wondered when I’d/
want her again and she would,/
once more, ignore me.