Posts Tagged ‘nothing’

Inviting Myself: Romantic ImproVerse Haiku

April 1, 2013

Inviting myself/
onto you gets me nowhere/
and nothing but shame.

Die Carpe: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

February 27, 2013

When Joie de Vivre dies,/
when there’s nothing more to seize,/
I’ll do what’s needed

My Nothing Teenage Life: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

January 11, 2013

Watching a coming/
-of-age movie I’m thankful/
for my nothing life.


As I watch a film/
on coming-of-age I’m glad/
my teen life was dull.

Either / Nor: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

November 22, 2012

You give either-or /
proposals. I say: “You choose.”/
I get neither-nor.
You give either-or /
proposals. I say: “You choose.”/
And I get nothing.

Meaningless Meaning: Revolutionary IMproVerse Haiku

October 31, 2012

What’s meaningful to/
me but not solid to you/
ends up meaning nichts.
What’s meaningful to/
me but not solid to you/
means it means nothing.

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.


By Saying Nothing: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku Lament

July 30, 2012

When she says nothing /
and writes nothing I assume /
that she feels nothing.

that I mean nothing.

Come What May Surrendering: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

August 9, 2011

Surrendering to/
“come what may” means nothing much/
creative appears

Nothing When You’re Gone: Romantic ConTEXTing Rhyming Haiku

July 28, 2011

It just must be so/
exhausting knowing that when/
you’re gone there’s nothing.

Avoiding Stories: Romantic ConTEXTing Haiku Lament

July 22, 2011

She knew his stories./
They’d soar and rip up his mind./
She, still, did nothing.