Posts Tagged ‘parents’

Where Is Chivalry? Here I Am With Deeds: Revolutionary IMprov Sonnet

January 18, 2017

I, a chivalric knight,
am still here,
fighting the fight
for those I hold dear.

Children and parents,
loved ones who’ve passed;
it makes more sense
to work for them at last.

And so my social life
can take a back seat.
I’ll find my new wife
who God wants me to meet,

by working on deeds of kindly service,
(even though waiting makes me real nervous!)


Who Better To Be Our Angels: Revolutionary IMprov Haiku

March 19, 2015

There is no doubt that/
those who loved us, earthly, still/
love us, heavenly.

Count Your Blessings: Revolutionary IMprov Haiku

November 20, 2014

Parents who complain/
about their kids bugging them/
aren’t empty nesters.

Not Knowing Fear: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

June 6, 2014

I’m sobbing in the/
shower. It might not be him,/
but it’s someone’s child.

My Desolate House: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

April 5, 2014

By not keeping my/
Covenants, I let my house/
become desolate.

Waiting Leah: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

March 9, 2014

Could Leah have found/
perfect love if she and her/
parents had waited?

Who’s Abandoned? Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

March 2, 2014

While she is feeling/
abandoned, her parents are/
with her. So she’s not.

Although she feels she’s/
abandoned, her parents are/
there. That’s what we do

Cellist’s Parents: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku Lament

December 18, 2013

Springville High School Chamber Orchestra's Christmas Concert at Springville Museum of Art, Dec. 2013To the parents of/
Springville High School cellists: I /
did the best I could. — click here to see a short Christmas video of the concert

We’re Good To Our Parents: Revolutionary ImproVerse Rhyming Haiku

May 24, 2013

Some day when I’m old/
and gray, I hope my kids will/
treat me that same way.

Simple Cough Death: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

January 6, 2013

A simple cough is/
inconvenient for us but/
Death to our parents.