Posts Tagged ‘tender’

Words Hurt, Time Heals: Romantic IMprov Iambic Poem

November 30, 2014

She had been crushed/

by words dropped on her
with power,

by one who used/

and abused/

them well.

I could tell/

her that my verbs/

and nouns/

and words/

were tender/

and soft /

like butterfly kisses,/

but only time/

could heal her/

and make her well/

once more flow.

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Words Warm Rain: Romantic IMprov Haiku

September 30, 2013

His soft, tender words/
rained warmly over and in/
her, unexpected.

Affection In Church: Romantic ConTEXTing Haiku

July 28, 2013

I see couples in/
Church tenderly touching. I /
wonder: Where is she*?
OR
*mine?

Please Let Me In: Romantic ConTEXTing Haiku

September 12, 2012

When you won’t let me/
in, I can’t show you my deep/
and tender feelings.

There Is This Woman: Romantic IMprov Poetry

March 10, 2011

There is this woman
who has, from day one, intrigued me,
but who said from day two
there was no “we” that could ever be.

Does she now, at last,
let tender, caring words slip?
Let feelings escape her grasp,
just as I prepare for a trip?

The words and thoughts
I’d always waited in vain for,
now are finally brought
as I head out the door.

Yet though these words come at last as a surprise,
I take comfort knowing: Such a feeling never dies.

Awkward First Tender Moment: Romantic ConTEXTing Iambic Poem

November 3, 2010

Do you want to forget/
a tender moment when we met,/
and you had your doubts/
and stuck your foot in your mouth!