Posts Tagged ‘rejoice’

Temple Locker Phone Alarm Gladness: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

February 10, 2017

When phone alarms ring/
in Temple lockers, rejoice/
it is not “Hell’s Bells!”

Overlapping Wakes: Revolutionary IMprov Haiku

May 28, 2014

Be not sad in her/
passing, but be glad that her/
wake overlapped yours.


Don’t sorrow in her/
passing. Rise! Rise! knowing her/
wake overlapped yours.

Written to a friend who’d met and been touched by Dr. Maya Angelou, who was bemoaning her passing. My friend had written this about their meeting:


The Desert Needed More Snow Pack: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

April 13, 2014

Snow in lower elevations -- Farmers rejoice!It’s cold and rainy./
The snow elevation drops./
Let farmers rejoice!

Southern Surprise Sunset: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

October 25, 2013

Southern Sunset at Lake WinneconneI looked for the sun/
to set too far north. When I/
found it, I rejoiced.

Complaining Versus Rejoicing: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

November 22, 2012

Why do I write of/
hard and sad things instead of/
rejoicing in life?

Rejoice in New You: Romantic ConTEXTing Haiku

December 25, 2010

As the morning light/
brings promises of things new,/
I’ll rejoice in you.

Inspired by Heartache: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

April 16, 2010

In joy or heartache,/
you always inspire deeply,/
asleep or awake.