Posts Tagged ‘upset’

She Fears My Anger: Romantic ImproVerse Haiku

July 5, 2014

The only reason/
I’d be mad is if she went/
back to her bad past.

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Dad Taught Me What Mom Can’t See: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

November 4, 2013

My Mom was upset/
that I took the long way home./
But guess what I saw!
Or
But I saw great things.

Sometimes Rhymes … Don’t: Romantic ImproVerse Freeform Poem

December 5, 2012

I stay up late to see if you will,
but you won’t.
I am wake up early to see if you did,
but you don’t.

And just when I think/
it’s time I forget you,
And I wish you’d leave,
because I’d let you,

You manage to contact me with no rhyme or reason and upset the rhythm and smoothness and balance of every normal thing that I think I should be thinking.

Saving My Daughter’s Life (Please): Revolutionary ImproVerse Free Verse Poetry

September 24, 2012

I understand that you have a full-time job.
I understand that there are 20 pages of paperwork
that have to be filled out.
I understand that the person who has to finally review that paperwork
here in this state won’t be home for two or three days from vacation.
I understand that when the application does get reviewed
it will get need to go to other reviews somewhere else.
I understand that you have other people to talk to
about things that are important to them.
I understand that you have other things to worry about.

But while you’re working
and talking to other people
and your boss is vacationing
and other people are waiting to review the paperwork
that seems to drag on and on and on,
my daughter is dying.

I understand there seems to be nothing I can do
to make you hurry up.

So please understand excuse me if I get a little upset.

Because I don’t understand how vacations,
and work,
and paperwork,
and talking to other people
can get in the way
of saving my daughter’s life.

I Was Upset At You Until … Romantic Improv Haiku

June 12, 2012

I was upset at/
you … until I heard you’d died./
Now I’m just bummed out.