Posts Tagged ‘sailing’

Assailing Her With A Pun: Romantic IMprov Haiku

September 28, 2016

If you ask women/
to go sailing on a first/
date, is that tacky?

America’s Cup Sailing Inspiration: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

June 19, 2016

America’s Cup/
race watching fills my sails to/
take my Sunfish out.

Sailing Pounded My Life Into Me: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

June 1, 2016

Sailing out into/
a fierce wind, I get my life/
pounded into me.

Sailing With A Phone: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

June 1, 2016

Sailing is harder/
when you’re worried about things/
dropping overboard.

Tales Of Rescue (‘Cuz That’s What Dad’s Do) : Revolutionary ImproVerse Poem

July 5, 2013

O'Day sailing on Lake Winneconne before being demasted, July 4th, 2013My sister told the tale/
of being under sail/
years before.

She capsized,/
but she knew,/
and was not surprised/
with how quickly from the shore/
our Father flew/
to her rescue.

While I was glad/
that she was loved by our Dad,/
I knew/
Between him and me/
there would never be/
such sharing/
or attentive caring.

Yesterday, decades hence,/
my cousin and I went/
on a day sail,
and our mast ripped apart and failed.

So, we drifted, demasted,
but my anxiousness only lasted/
a moment or two/
before I knew/
that once more/
my Dad had watched from shore/
and quickly, in his boat without crew,
was coming to his child’s rescue.

Because that’s what Dads do.


Never A Bad Sailing: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

July 2, 2013

No bad sailing: The wind died, but I saw a rainbowJust when the wind died,/
and I thought sailing was bad,/
I saw a rainbow.

Tagging Her As A Bird: Revolutionary IMprov Haiku

June 30, 2013

I tagged a martin,/
purple, soaring with the wind,/
thankful for her Muse.

Several Haiku On A Nautical Theme: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku(s)

February 27, 2013

As I wrote one haiku, several others followed, with deeper realization behind each.

What’s The Point?: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku Lament, 5:20 a.m.
If you wait for calm/
seas before you sail, you’ll n’er/
go anywhere fun.
If you wait for calm/
seas before you sail, you will/
always stay on shore.

If you wait for calm/
seas before you sail, you’ll stay/
moored, bored or becalmed.
Waiting for calm seas/
before you sail? Why even/
risk the adventure?

Why Wait To Sail? Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku 5:27 a.m.
If you leave harbor/
with no rudder or mast, your/
trip will be cut short.
If you leave harbor/
with no rudder and no mast,/
disaster awaits!

I Need A Crew: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku 5:46 a.m.
Life’s sail is better/
when you have a first mate and/
not just passengers.

You Were In The Breeze And Sun: Romantic IMprov Haiku

November 21, 2012

The gentle breeze pushed/
me ‘neath the warm sun. With full/
sail, I thought of you.

My Drug The Lake: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

June 30, 2012

Like a drug my lake /
draws me in, cools me, takes me /
sailing, makes me sneeze.