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!)

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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.

AND
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.

http://youtu.be/PkeE5qv3CqI — 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.