Posts Tagged ‘listen’

Her Deep Desire: Romantic IMprov Haiku

February 15, 2016

Her desire was not/
to be wildly taken, but/
deeply listened to.

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Why Can’t You Be Quiet: Revolutionary (Napkin) Free Verse Poem

May 7, 2015

I don’t understand
why those who want me to
wear their words
will stand
and talk loud
over my thoughts
that I bled onto
my paper.

Don’t i matter?
Maybe I’m old.
Maybe I was born
In a time
When my daddy
And mamma taught we kids,
Once young, too,
Like you,
To be polite,
To show respect
To others,
To listen
When it’s your turn to hear.

Just as I
Turned my gaze
To you
And listened to your lips
As they caress
The open mic.

I will listen
And did listen
To you
When it was your turn,
To speak your truths.

And now that
Its my voice
That should be heard,
You can hear.
Or u may leave
And converse outside.

Or,
If you’re here,
So others may hear,
U may kindly,
Politely,
Quietly
Shut the f*** up.

Listen. She Don’t Care: Romantic ConTEXTing Rhyming Haiku

November 25, 2014

I wish that she would/
listen to me. But she won’t,/
because she don’t care.

Discussion Pontification: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

October 6, 2014

Does middle age cause/
discussion to morph into/
pontification?

The Best You Can Do: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

August 16, 2014

If you listen, you/
learn that a good thing can be/
replaced by *better.
OR
*the best.

What I Learned Today — Navajo Mesa Teaching: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

July 6, 2014

If you listen to/
plants, rocks, birds, and animals,/
they’re all praising God.

Voices: Romantic ImproVerse Haiku

May 31, 2014

She claims I have too/
many voices in my head./
Maybe she should leave.

Attention Grabbing Or Wisdom Giving: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

March 7, 2014

Am I screaming out:
“Hey! Look at me!”, or saying: /
“Watch, listen and learn!”?

Seeing Clearly: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

February 1, 2014

The scales fell from my/
eyes. I realized it’s not/
all about dating.

Praying As We Go: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

January 28, 2014

If I don’t have time/
to listen, I can still pray/
And hear as I go.