Posts Tagged ‘thumb’

Aching Thumb, Hurting Heart: Romantic ConTEXTing Haiku Lament

February 1, 2013

My thumb never ached/
as much then as my breaking/
heart is hurting now.

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Thumbnail Moon Memories: Romantic ConTEXTing Haiku

July 23, 2012

Tonight’s thumbnail Moon/
reminds me of more thumbing/
episodes with you.

Crab’s Crushing Revenge: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

August 19, 2011

Rock Crab begins to pinch
While you worked, I was/
screaming, separating a/
rock crab from my thumb.

Rum Tasting: Revolutionary Rhyming Haiku

June 30, 2011

Some rums are yum. Some/
are dumb. You can test them by/
sticking in your thumb

Valentine’s Day Word Surge: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

February 14, 2011

Sad words surge from my/
thumb this Valentines Day. I’d/
hoped for better muse.

Burnt hurt dumb thumb! A comical revolutionary poem

February 15, 2009

I burnt my thumb!
I feel so dumb!
But I also have to say
I singed my wrist yesterday!

The logs we cut
do not fit
in the firebox!
(that’s the size of it!)

A 16 inch cut
will, of course,
let me put wood straight in
without using force!

But these logs were sawed
by some hand unseen
after they were felled
to measure 18!
fireplacefirenarrow
So wrestle, push, pry,
twist, poke, force,
balance and jam must I,
and then, of course,

Sometimes my finger, hand, arm,
or wrist, will slip up and touch
that hot iron box!
“Does it hurt?” “Yeah, pretty much!”

But gas heat is expensive
and the wood, it is free!
Though I’m apprehensive,
we burn the felled trees!

And I have to suffer
and force more wood in;
there is no safety buffer!
I’ll probably burn me again!

Singe my wrist, arm, hand, thumb,
finger, and again feel warm, and dumb!