Posts Tagged ‘strong’

Her Last Son: A Birthday Gift — Revolutionary IMprov Free Verse Poem

March 6, 2014

I was IMing my youngest son, and the conversation turned toward what he could do for his mother’s upcoming birthday. I wrote this as a prompt for his music.
Happy Birthday,

She was surprised/
when I came./
a blessing in her/
a comfort, /
one more step/
into her golden-haired/

Stong I became,/
and protected her/
as she guided me,/
shielding each other/
from life’s awful realities./

She always lifted/
and loved/
and supported/
and guided/
and nurtured/
and believed./

And now that I’m /
she still does./

And she will always/
for me,/
because I/
am her,/
and hers,/


Mom’s Health Barometer: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

May 12, 2013

Holding Mom's strong hand in Church on Mother's DayIf you are worried
about Mom’s health, hold her hand./
She’ll crush your fingers.

It Worked For Paul: Romantic ImproVerse Haiku Lament

March 22, 2013

When my loneliness/
gets too strong, I consider/
Seventh Avenue.

Hard, Strong, Wet Mornings: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

September 18, 2011

It comes, some mornings,/
hard and strong, filling downspouts./
It makes flowers dance.