Posts Tagged ‘Otis Redding’

Unexpected Dancing: Romantic ImproVerse Haiku

August 16, 2015

My first lake dancing/
was not with someone who I/
ever expected.Dancing in Utah Lake to Otis Redding - Aug., 2015


Dancing To Otis = Left-Eared Flower: Romantic Crayon Haiku

January 8, 2014

Red-Orange tissue paper flower worn over her left earHer left-eared flower/
told me our Otis soul slow/
dance had impressed her.

Romantic Full Moon Song — Who Cares? Romantic ConTEXTing Haiku

May 3, 2012

The full moon is out. /
Otis croons soulful romance./
I don’t even care.

Full Moon Motown Midnight: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

February 19, 2011

Top down. Full moon out./
Otis cranked up. I’m solo./
It gets no better!

Following Otis’s Advice: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

February 16, 2011

I tried a little/
tenderness, like Otis said./
It worked…so now what?

Well Run Dry: The Romantic ConTEXTing Poet Loses His Muse

October 9, 2009

I stare/
at a blank screen;/
it’s as if/
I lost my muse./
I sigh, dare/
2 finally grasp truth/
of Otis’ cry:/
You don’t miss your water/
’til your well runs dry.