Posts Tagged ‘risk’

Why Risk Rescue: Revolutionary Email Haiku

May 4, 2011

Rescue is risked when
potential results are worth
the effort. This is.

Taking Chat Risks: Romantic IMprov Haiku

May 2, 2011

Your chat message says/
I may be interrupting./
I’m glad to take risks.

Standing On The Edge: Romantic IMprov Sonnet

March 10, 2011

As she stands
at such a precipice,
dare I extend my hand
at a risky time like this?

Is she dangling
dangerously?
Or merely trying
a better view to see?

Will my reaching out
block her enthusiasm
as she removes her doubt
and leaps across the chasm?

I will retreat and offer no assistance
until I’m certain I’ll meet no resistence.

“Let’s Just See” Wisdom: Romantic ConTEXTing Haiku

January 4, 2011

She’s right. “Let’s just see”/
Makes a whole lot more sense now/
Than taking huge risks.

Trust Overcame Fear, Then Had Second Thoughts: 3 Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

August 8, 2010

I opened up more/
than I ever had before./
Trust overcame fear.

——
10 minutes later, when I hadn’t heard back, the fear returned… and I penned this at 12:08 a.m. August 9th:

Then, with her silence,/
He thought he’d been too intense,/
wanting to take risks.

—————
By 8:50 a.m. the morning of August 9th, I still hadn’t had a response, so this was the result:

He woke the next day./
She’d had nothing, still, to say./
Will he ever learn?

Filing Away Soft Haiku: Romantic ConTEXTing Haiku

May 31, 2010

For you, soft haiku/
are filed away. I can’t risk/
that much exposure

Delicately-Arranged Dance: Romantic ConTEXTing Poem

May 26, 2010

This is such a strange/
and delicate/
ly arranged/
and balanced/
dance./

R we deranged/
2 take a chance,/
and risk so much/
just 2 feel a warm embrace?/
A tender touch?