Posts Tagged ‘rhyme’

To Beauties Watching A Moonrise: Romantic IMprov Haiku

April 10, 2017

I shall refrain from/
quoting what Shakespeare once wrote:/
Smite that jealous Moon.

Upon Request, No Pho: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Rhyming Poem

April 1, 2017

Yes, I know PHO is NOT pronounced “FOE”, but it looks like it should be.
To my daughter in the Emergency Room, hungry:

Oh, No!
I won’t bring Pho.
We have to go
get some!
(Not Dim Sum)
Donchaknow?!?

On The Nightstand: Romantic ImproVerse Rhyming Haiku

March 24, 2017

She might leave the dime /
there, reminder of the time /
he showed how he cared.

Only If There’s A Temple Trip Involved: Revolutionary ImproVerse Rhyming Haiku

February 21, 2017

Would it be a big/
mistake to invite her for/
a Philly cheesesteak?
Philly cheesesteak landmarks Pat's and Jim's

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Please Wash: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Rhyming Haiku

February 16, 2017

After he’d emptied /
his glands, she only hoped that/
he had washed his hands.

Calling A Date A Date: Romantic ImproVerse Iambic Poem Lament

February 15, 2017

When she flew with a married guy/
to Paradise, I didn’t cry.
Why?
I was just waiting.
Now she at least admits:
They’re dating.

Yes, it’s the pits.
But don’t be alarmed.
I won’t lay awake at night,
nor fight
a battle of wits
with someone who’s half armed.

Moving At The Temple: Revolutionary ImproVerse Rhyming Haiku

February 13, 2017

Moving Day, Provo Temple, Feb. 2017Don’t let Moving Day/
get in the way of going/
to His Holy House.

The Museum’s Best Works: Revolutionary IMprov Rhyming Haiku

February 10, 2017

Your best pieces of/
art can’t be marked with hearts. Yours/
beat strong already.

Don’t Call Her Beautiful: Romantic ConTEXTing Rhyming Haiku

February 8, 2017

Beautiful is more/
than groovy, Si!, but I would/
never call her that.

Teach Buzzing Beehives: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Rhyming Haiku

February 8, 2017

When you teach Beehives/
you just try to stay alive/
without getting buzzed.