Posts Tagged ‘party’

Getting Invited: Romantic ConTEXTing Rhyming Haiku

March 2, 2016

Were I she, she me,/
I would have invited me/
to her friend’s party.

Carpe Diem Solus Man: Revolutionary Free Verse Lament

April 5, 2013

Should I rage
At again
(or still)
Being told
How much I’m missed,
How much I’m needed,
How much I’m thought of;

But when the time comes,
When the opportunity’s there,
When the shot’s ready
To be taken,
I’m forgotten,
Ignored,
Or worse,
Excused away,
Made to believe that
IF
Things were different,
And IF
I had “been there”,
And IF
I’d been more proactive,
The great chance
Would have been mine?

Should I be mad, sad, frustrated?
Or should I just accept
That’s who I am,
That’s how I’m thought of,
That’s the world’s view
of solo mio;

That I’m some invisible
Nothing
Who has such a vast array
Of kind feelings,
Such a tender heart,
such a positive nature,
That people expect
That they can party
And dance
And hold the parade
Without me.

That I’ll just watch,
Face pressed against
The second story window,
As others play,
Until at last
I grow tired
Of being left out,
again,
as I was.

Then I go out
And create my own magic,
Alone,
As I always have,
As I’ve always been,
Carpe Diem Sōlus Man.

In Your Party Partying: Romantic ConTEXTing Haiku

August 3, 2011

At tonight’s event,/
you can wish I was in your/
party, partying.

Or
Tonight, at dinner,/

To One Thinking the Unthinkable: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

May 18, 2010

Are you yet alive?/
Don’t go. Your friends want to dance/
and party with you!