Posts Tagged ‘intelligence’

Writing Matters: Romantic ImproVerse Haiku

May 12, 2015

I have crushes on/
pretty women ’til they prove/
they lack English* skills.

OR
*writing

Smitten Lakeside: Romantic Blogging Haiku

May 27, 2014

I hope she’ll forgive/
me for being smitten. I’m/
not used to smarts here.

Christmastime Gift Is Still Selfishness: Revolutionary Improv Email Sonnet

December 22, 2010

I came at Christmastime bearing gifts,
not of gold, frankincense and myrrh,
but instead of contemplation,
intelligence and mirth.

My offering was time:
the chance to step away
from the duties, the struggle
of her day-to-day.

I thought my kindnesses
would somehow extend
needed emotional relief;
a heart-felt helping hand.

But gifts that ignore another’s deeper need
are simply signs of my self-centeredness and greed.