Posts Tagged ‘wisdom’

Who Is The Muse: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Poem

February 13, 2011

U read/
my poetry,/
and ask: ‘Who is this she?/
This muse inspiring words/
of rhyme’d wisdom,/
truth felt and heard,/
that come/
rising from/
a soul true?’/
She is U.

Wisdom on Her Fridge: Romantic ConTEXTing Haiku

October 10, 2010

Often, people have groups of words/phrases in little magnets on their refridgerators, which they then form into interesting, sometimes insightful, prose or poems. I met someone who was fond of that “fridge genre” … after I wrote this, I realized it could also apply to how I’d felt during my marriage. There are 3 alternative endings to the first line.

She could have wisdom (or romance, or Poe’try,)/
on her fridge. Instead, she chose/
to have yardwork done.

OR
She could have wisdom/
on her fridge. She chose getting/
her lawn mowed instead.

Being a Being: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

June 18, 2010

Once again she speaks/
soft words of wisdom, gently,/
“Remember: Just be.”