Posts Tagged ‘parent’

Small Steps Taught: Revolutionary ImproVerse Free Verse

February 18, 2017

From
“I’m not feeling it at all tonight.”
to
“That was one of the greatest musical experiences I’ve ever heard!”
is a short,
small step.
Isn’t that what parents,
teachers,
mentors,
guides
are for?Standing ovation for Mozart's Requiem, Utah Symphony, Feb. 2017

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Soccer Ball In An Icy Ditch 6 Months Later: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

December 19, 2015

Lost soccer ball in an icy Utah cow pasture ditch, Dec. 2015

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The things we do for/
our kids may shock us more than/
it surprises them.

Who’s The Boss? Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

July 19, 2015

If you let your kids/
lead you around and tell you /
what to do, they will.

Relative Pain Relating: Revolutionary Blogging Haiku

May 21, 2013

Is the pain our son/
feels like the pain you felt when/
I left? I’m sorry.

More Heartache: Revolutionary Blogging Haiku

May 20, 2013

Just when you think you/
can’t get any more heartache,/
you learn that you can.

Resurrecting Hurt: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

December 30, 2012

I didn’t know my
holidays would resurrect
hurt, painful feelings.

I Won’t Show Deference For Insults: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

December 29, 2012

It may not make sense,/
but I have no deference
nor love for insults.

Parental Help Fail Pain: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku Lament

September 28, 2012

Only a parent/
can know the hurt of failing/
when trying to help.

OR

Only parents get/
the pain of failing when they/
try to help their kids.

Who To Cut From Your Roster: Romantic ConTEXTing Rhyming Poem

September 11, 2012

Since your parents,
children,
siblings,
grandchildren
are family,
you can’t lose them,
so it’s logical
to dump me.

I thought that I
was more support than that
but you sleep with your dog,
and can’t kick a cat.

So without a doubt,
I’m the one that should be left out.
And so again,
I am.

Who To Cut From Your Roster: Romantic ConTEXTing Rhyming Poem

September 10, 2012

Since your parents,
children,
siblings,
grandchildren
are family,
you can’t lose them,
so it’s logical
to dump me.

I thought that I
was more support than that
but you sleep with your dog,
and can’t kick a cat.

So without a doubt,
I’m the one that should be left out.
And so again,
I am.