Posts Tagged ‘wallow’

To Wallow Or Not: Revolutionary Blogging Haiku

January 1, 2018

If you wallow and/
dwell on all things that could go/
wrong, they prob’ly will.

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Wallowing Alone: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

December 7, 2014

I should go wallow/
in pathetic positive/
self pity alone.

Stop Self Pity: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

December 7, 2014

It is easy to/
mind read and wallow in my/
self pity. Just stop!

He’s Not Wallowing: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

October 18, 2013

In her eagerness/
to stop his wallowing, she/
doesn’t see: He’s not.

Looking Forward: Revolutionary Improv Haiku

October 5, 2013

The joy in looking/
forward takes away the sting/
of any backwards glance.
OR
Looking forward gives/
so much joy and hope, there’s no/
time to wallow back.

Why Hang Around Downer People With Broken Hearts? Revolutionary Email Prose

April 4, 2011

A friend recently asked “Why would you want to hang around with downer people with recently broken hearts?” I answered:

Why hang around?
Because you can talk about it with me.
Because I’m a nice guy.
Because sometimes it’s just fun to have fun,
to take ourselves out of the moments
of wallowing in self-pity,
to recognize we are NOT
who some others might think we are.

We are not controlled
by what others think
of us,
or want to do with
or to
or about
or without us.

We control our own destiny,
and when we step out
of the wallow
and the muck
and take control
of who we are,
then we shine
and illuminate
and wow those around us.

And the heart discovers
it’s merely bruised,
not broken,
and that it,
like a good, dry martini,
must be shaken
before it is again stirred.