Posts Tagged ‘wake’

Overlapping Wakes: Revolutionary IMprov Haiku

May 28, 2014

Be not sad in her/
passing, but be glad that her/
wake overlapped yours.


Don’t sorrow in her/
passing. Rise! Rise! knowing her/
wake overlapped yours.

Written to a friend who’d met and been touched by Dr. Maya Angelou, who was bemoaning her passing. My friend had written this about their meeting:


The Audacity of Hopelessness: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

November 7, 2012

For the first morning/
in nearly 4 years I wake/
with almost no hope.

Upon Waking Peacefully: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

August 14, 2012

This morning I wake/
drained and emptied, and yet I’m /
peaceful and content.

In The Wake Of Harleys: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

June 17, 2012

Harley  Bikers on I-15 -- No cages, feel the rumbleHey Harley bikers!/
Can I drive in your wake just/
To feel the rumble?

2 a.m. Habit: Romantic ConTEXTing Rhyming Haiku Lament

January 2, 2012

At 2 a.m. I /
wake to see if u wrote me./
You didn’t and won’t.

Waiting For More: Romantic ConTEXTing Haiku

August 28, 2011

I wait for her to
Wake, to reach out, to want me
More than I need her.

Wake Up Quiet Woman: Romantic Blogging Haiku

June 17, 2011

Again, she remains
a quiet woman. What do/
I do to wake her?

On Texting Too Early: Romantic ConTEXTing Poem

June 10, 2011

I texted too early;
my mistake.
I don’t know, surely,
when you wake.

You claim you need coffee?
Please, call me!

Why needest thou coffee?
Thou shouldst call me
and certainly
how gently
and slowly
I would wake thee!

4 a.m. Northbound Train, Springville, Utah: Romantic ConTEXTing Haiku

May 20, 2011

4 a.m. train horn./
It whistles lonesomely long./
I wake and miss you.

Waking Before Sleeping Beauty: Romantic ConTEXTing Haiku

July 30, 2010

I can no longer/
sleep. For once, I wake before/
you, sleeping beauty.