Posts Tagged ‘wordsmith’

Dumbstruck By Emoticons: Romantic IMprov Rhyming Haiku

April 11, 2016

Blonde Bomb Emoticon DumbThe wordsmith, struck dumb,/
had no words to respond to/
her emoticon.

Too Forward (Again): Romantic ImproVerse Haiku

July 11, 2014

Even extremely /
talented wordsmiths can suck/
at relationships.

Definitive Wordsmith: Romantic ImproVerse Haiku Lament

July 9, 2014

She is a wordsmith./
Her “Don’t call me, I’ll call you!”/
is definitive.

What Are Words Worth? Sundance Film Festival Entry: Revolutionary IMprov Ideas

January 27, 2012

Fill is a middle-aged wordsmith who wasted his passion for words writing romance poetry to a too-busy, analytical wife and making up non-scensical, Sesame Street-type rhymes to amuse his now-grown children.

When divorce and an empty nest let him consider other options, he makes up a cheap Lucy Van Pelt-like sign, “The Improv Poet is IN!”, stands on street corners, and does poetic, usually iambic commentary on people passing by.