Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Monday, February 25, 2013

Sunday, February 24, 2013

Haiku #335 - Adventures in Dating (5)

the first time we met
i trembled when you held me
as we danced til three*

*well, it wasn't actually 3, but sometimes one needs to reference Gershwin

Haiku #334 - Adventures in Dating (4)

we had just ordered
when he conceded "weakness"
emergency room

Saturday, February 23, 2013

Friday, February 22, 2013

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Haiku #331 - Adventures in Dating (3)

it was his first date
since the divorce was final
my friend said - after

(he was very sweet
i had a lovely evening
have to start somewhere)

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Haiku #330 - Fooooooooooood!

"There is no love sincerer than the love of food." - George Bernard Shaw

bacon is awesome
french fries are pretty great, too
cookies are the best

Sunday, February 17, 2013

Haiku #329 - Adventures in Dating (2)

forty-five minutes
is a long time to be late
and expect third date*

*you see, he was 45 minutes late both times we went out...and then he told me I was rude when I plead busy to his invitation to a concert the next week. hmm.

Friday, February 15, 2013

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Haiku #327 - Happy Valentine's Day!

never be alone
learn to do one simple thing:
be your own best friend

I'd like to expand on the 17 syllables today -
1. simple but not easy 
2. relationships are great, but I find it irksome that romantic love is exalted so far above any other kind. And, those relationships are not always perfect or permanent either. I have the love of my family, friends near and far, a most awesome kitty cat, and - most important - a me I've taught to take care of myself, draw boundaries, persevere when things don't go my way, relax - and reach out a friend when I alone am not cutting it. All valuable things, single or no. Hooray for love!

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Monday, February 11, 2013

Haiku #324 - Unexpected

love knocks on your door
it's not quite what you ordered
still, you let it in

Saturday, February 9, 2013

Haiku #323 - Loneliness

don't beat yourself up
loneliness is bad enough
without guilt or shame

Haiku #322 - Blizzard

I've got my cat to keep me warm.
the wind howls outside
inside is warm and cozy
time for a snuggle

Thursday, February 7, 2013

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Monday, February 4, 2013

Sunday, February 3, 2013

Saturday, February 2, 2013

Haiku #316 - Tour Buddies

Kurt & Cherie made everywhere feel like home.
i could be marooned 
on a bus and truck with you
for decades and smile

Haiku #315 - When I'm Very Old

when I'm very old
I won't have much, but I'll have
loved you for so long