Posts Tagged ‘overcoming fear’

I No Longer Need Courage: Revolutionary IMprov Haiku

August 29, 2016

People claim that I’m/
courageous to write the way/
I do. I was, once.

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What Gets Her Up? Revolutionary Napkin Haiku

October 9, 2014

What at last gets her/
up? It’s not peer pressure, for/
I am way too old.

Overcoming Fear: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

April 13, 2014

Whose message is it?/
If it’s not yours, then there’s no/
reason to worry.
OR

cause to be afraid.

Creating Wanderlust: Revolutionary IMprov Haiku

May 31, 2013

Take good walking shoes - Battle Creek Waterfall rocksI remember when/
you were afraid and I said: /
“Take good walking shoes.”
or
I recall when you/
feared, so I pushed you, saying: /
“Take good walking shoes.”

Trust Overcame Fear, Then Had Second Thoughts: 3 Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

August 8, 2010

I opened up more/
than I ever had before./
Trust overcame fear.

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10 minutes later, when I hadn’t heard back, the fear returned… and I penned this at 12:08 a.m. August 9th:

Then, with her silence,/
He thought he’d been too intense,/
wanting to take risks.

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By 8:50 a.m. the morning of August 9th, I still hadn’t had a response, so this was the result:

He woke the next day./
She’d had nothing, still, to say./
Will he ever learn?