Posts Tagged ‘no answer’

No Answer Helps: Romantic IMproVerse Haiku

February 11, 2014

Staring at a read/
screen, with no answers in sight,/
doesn’t calm my fears.

Hell’s Fury, Poet’s Pain: Romantic IMprov Rhyming Quatrain

January 27, 2014

Hell hath no fury/
Like a woman scorned,/
And life knows no pain/
Like a poet ignored.

Red Shoes Blues: Romantic ImproVerse Haiku Rhyming Lament

January 12, 2014

I post pics of her/
red shoes, and say she’s my muse,/
Then, she goes silent.

Ending Conversations: Revolutionary IMprov Haiku

November 24, 2013

I ask a question./
No one answers it. That ends/
the conversation.

When She Doesn’t Answer: Romantic ImproVerse Haiku

May 18, 2013

I tried to call. No/
answer, so I went dancing/
by myself instead.

Phone Message Void: Romantic ImproVerse Haiku

November 24, 2012

The thing about left/
phone messages: If there’s no/
answer, then what’s next?

A Study In Lonely: Romantic ImproVerse Haiku Laments

October 27, 2012

Usually these would be separate postings, but they all deal with the same emotion and situation, so I thought it’d be interesting to group together. They start with the earliest first, and progress through the period of a couple of days.

Friday, Oct. 26, 18:10 p.m.
So What If The Moon’s Out? Romantic ImproVerse Haiku
A week later it/
doesn’t matter if the moon’s/
out. So what? She’s not.

Friday, Oct. 26, 19:22 p.m.
What Does Your Silence Mean? Romantic ImproVerse Haiku
You didn’t call last/
night nor this morn nor today./
Is this your goodbye?
Saturday, Oct. 27, 1:21 a.m.
The Moon’s Still Up: Romantic ImproVerse Haiku
The moon is still up./
I am, too. She may be, but/
I’ll never know it.
Saturday, Oct. 27, 5:35 a.m.
I Am Not Old, Dude: Romantic ImproVerse Rhyming Haiku
Your old dudes could stay
far away from you but that’s/
something I can’t do.

Saturday, Oct. 27, 5:48 a.m.
Truth Hurts Less: Romantic ImproVerse Haiku
She could just tell me/
the truth. It would hurt much less/
than me not knowing.

Saturday, Oct. 27, 6:07 a.m.
From Goo To Nothing: Romantic ImproVerse Rhyming Haiku
She went from goo and/
“I miss you!” to nothing at/
all. That is painful.
…all. What did I do?

Saturday, Oct. 27, 6:17 a.m.
Loss Of Energy: Romantic ImproVerse Rhyming Haiku

What’s happened to me/
and my vaunted energy?/
Did she pull the plug?
Did God pull the plug?
Did thugs pull the plug?

Saturday, Oct. 27, 6:24 a.m.
Mirror, Mirror Breaking: Romantic ImproVerse Haiku
Sometimes you look in/
a mirror and think you see/
yourself. Then it breaks.
Saturday, Oct. 27, 6:27 a.m.
Is It Ever Time Wasted? Romantic ImproVerse Haiku
Is it ever time/
wasted to make up rhymes for/
one who won’t answer?


It’s a waste of my/
time to make up rhymes for one/
who won’t answer me.


We Won’t Answer Because We Love: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

October 19, 2012

You may now notice/
that all the people who love/
you won’t talk to you.

Lack of Answer = No Romancer: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Poem

February 4, 2011

Goo-bye being said,/
some tiny dancer/
is stuck inside my head,/
but there’s no chance for her,/
or me/
to be/
her romancer,/
if she/
doesn’t answer.