Posts Tagged ‘pessimistic’

Frustratingly Optimistic Pessimism — 4 SL8R: Revolutionary IMprov Haiku

December 7, 2014

She was frustrated/
by my optimism, and/
turned pessimistic.

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How a Cynic Sees Romantic Poetry: Romantic ConTEXTing Limerick

April 29, 2010

How does a wise cynic see/
receipt of romantic poetry?/
Through jaded, pessimistic eyes?/
With drawn out, disbelieving sighs?/
Or with smiles of “Could be!’ whimsy?