Posts Tagged ‘rhyme’

Blackberries Have Thorns. So What? Revolutionary ImproVerse Rhyming Haiku

July 1, 2018

Fresh-from-the-field blackberry cobbler, July 2018, NW Georgia Nature's GuyHead into the field/
after summer rain. Reap sweet/
rewards for your pain.

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Mutually Exclusive Lifestyles: Revolutionary Blogging Rhytming Haiku

April 26, 2018

You can’t expect me/
to live creatively if/
I must do fact checks.
OR
Don’t expect me to/
live spontaneously yet/
deliberately*.

*deliberately. adj. 1. Done with or marked by full consciousness of the nature and effects; intentional

Finally Learning Life’s Lessons: Revolutionary Blogging Sonnet

April 26, 2018

My early life seemed always
to play the same old song.
I lived a decades-long phase
where I was told “You’re wrong.”

Everything I did or said
was corrected or changed.
It at last went to my head.
I felt foolish and deranged.

In my effort to change my life
I took another way.
I dumped corrective strife.
It seemed foolish to stay.

Now I see the truth of my strange and weird way:
I’m at last honest. Now I must be certain of what I say.

Lying In The Clover: Revolutionary IMprov Sonnet

March 6, 2018

LyingInTheClover_FrontYard_March2018When you’re lying in the clover
on a sunny Spring day,
you need not mull problems over;
the world seems far away.

Take off your shoes;
lay down your blanket or quilt.
Cast off your troubles and blues.
Relax yourself without any guilt.

Let your heels connect to Mother Earth.
Grab the moment to fee the sun shine all around.
Drink deep of harmony, peace, joy, healing, mirth.
Harvest insights deep and profound.

Your’re shadowed cuz your sweetheart nuzzled up to your face?
Enjoy the warmth of it all. You’ll never find a better place!

Thinner Belles (Christmas in Dixie) : Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku and Song

December 22, 2017

Parka Girl on the Ice with an Ice Spud (aka Ice Chisel) -- Lake Winneconne, Dec. 2017
When Dixie’s daughter/
Comes back from Christmas up North,/
I sing “Thinner Bells”.

*Sung to the tune of “Silver Bells”
Thinner Belles!
Thinner Belles!
it’s Christmas time down in Dixie!
Not much snow!
fewer clothes!
Soon it will be Christmas Day.Parka Girl on the Ice -- Lake Winneconne, Dec. 2017
In Wisconsin
they’re all bundling
trying just to keep warm
that you can’t even see what they look like.
Past Mason Dixon
they’re all fixing
to show off their form.
With no snow suits or parkas we’ll cheer!
Thinner Belles!
Thinner Belles!
it’s Christmas time down in Dixie.
They’re so cute.
No snow boots.
Soon it will be Christmas Day!

Tree Planting Allegory: Romantic IMprov Rhyming Haiku

August 7, 2017

Dig holes. Plant trees. Will/Planting black walnut trees on the banks of Chickamauga Creek, Northwest Georgia on my mind
they grow? Wait and see. It’s a/
good allegory.

Why Is This A Wisconsin Concert Thing? Revolutionary ImproVerse Rhyming Haiku

July 16, 2017

Men stand, beer in hand,/
looking, bored, stage-ward, while their/
women dance hot. Why?

Perfect Fit Dating TMI: Romantic IMprov Rhyming Haiku Lament

July 14, 2017

Oh shit! They fit so/
anatomic perfect!/
I don’t want to know.

No Time To Rhyme At Sunset: Revolutionary ImproVerse Rhyming Haiku

July 14, 2017

Reflection of sunset in reading glasses, must yawp, no time to rhymeIt is sunset, and /
time, not to rhyme, but to yawp,/
or you might miss it.

To My Daughter Visiting Her Grandpa’s Gravesite: Revolutionary IMprov Haiku

July 14, 2017

In your times of grief,/
though I wasn’t there, you were/
always in my prayers.