Posts Tagged ‘marriage’

Wedding Haiku, Outtakes 4

September 11, 2017

“Sailing the sea of
Matrimony has ups and
Downs but mostly ups”

“Marriage isn’t just
Chemistry; it’s persistence,
Respect, work and love”

“Marriage: give and take,
Pick your battles, know when to
Not sweat the small stuff”

“Learn to adapt, be
Honest and be happy with
The hand life dealt you”

“Always continue
To grow, place each other first
And trust each other”

“A sense of humor
Is the most essential trait
Of marriage success”

“Respect your spouse’s
Opinions and tell her you
Love her every day”

“The secret of a
Successful marriage is to
Pretend all the time”

“Communicate, be
Honest, be vulnerable,
Always be a team”

“Roll with the punches,
Be happy with what you’ve got,
Forgive and forget”

Wedding Haiku, Outtakes 3

September 10, 2017
“Beauty isn’t a
Pretty face; it’s a pretty
Heart and mind and soul”
“Do you measure your
Life in significant or
Self-indulgent acts?”
“Why do we yearn for
More; why can’t we be happy
With just what we have?”
“All artists are on
A continuous hunt for
Who they really are”
“Just because a road
Is on a map doesn’t mean
It’s safe to take it”
“We should all flock to
Austin to nurture our souls
At South By Southwest”
“When big things go wrong
Be thankful for the little
Things still going right”
“Between the garbage
And seaweed you will find the
Heroes and flowers”
“Goodbyes are not the
End; they just mean I’ll miss you
Till we meet again”
“Humans need faith for
Sustenance just as they need
Clothes, food and shelter”
“God is inside and
Outside; upstairs and downstairs
God is everywhere”
“Love is inside and
Outside; upstairs and downstairs
Love is everywhere”

Wedding Haiku, Outtakes 2

September 8, 2017
“Midwest church basements;
Potlucks that serve hot dishes
And bars for dessert”
“Nobody makes a
Guitar begin the beguine
Like Daniel Levine”
“Thanks to grad school friends
Three years in DC are now
“Don’t be reluctant
To pee on jellyfish stings
Men have better aim”
“Everyone should taste
The flavor of growing up
In a ‘Redwood Falls’”
“Put your arms around
Me tight like morning glories
Embrace their trellis”
“The best gift from a
Husband to wife is learning
To see household dirt”
“A man feels proud to
Give his woman the life for
Which she’s been longing”
“Purple clover, queen
Anne’s lace, turn prairies into
Pointillist paintings”
“The dog sees the deer
With her nose; the human sees
The deer with her eyes”
“Everybody leaves
A carbon footprint except
When walking a dog”
“Cats are sentient
Only for about twenty
Percent of the day”

Wedding Haiku, Outtakes 1

September 7, 2017

“People hold hands to
Speak without talking, to say
‘I want you with me'”

“May your lives always
Have food, water, cover and
Places to raise young”

“Never miss a chance
To bond and have quality
Time with your elders”

“May you stay mostly
On key as you perform the
Forever duet”

“I promise to love
And honor you but I will
Obey only me”

“There will be bumps in
Life’s road; make sure your hearts have
Good shock absorbers”

“Life with a spouse is
Significantly different
From life without one”

“Keep yourselves balanced
And aligned so the wheels don’t
Fall off your marriage”

“Keep yourselves tuned up
So your marriage runs smoothly
On all cylinders”

“The most beautiful
Words in the English language
‘You’re hired’; ‘I do’”

“Let’s do it like Fred
And Ginger; high heels and spats,
Forward and backward”

Table & Speech Haiku from T & M Wedding

September 6, 2017

“Some lucky people
Realize once in a lifetime
Only happens once”

“Back in the day you
Didn’t meet online, you met
At South By Southwest”

“Relax, enjoy, laugh,
Sing, love, meditate; today
Will never return”

“Whatever you make
Of today, you will carry
With you tomorrow”

“Whatever else I
Do, I know my whole life through
I’ll remember you”

“Best friends are there from
Once upon a time until
Forever after”

“Give thanks for every
Second of every day you
Spend with those you love”

“If you want to know
Someone don’t listen to their
Words; watch their actions”

“Wherever you are
Tonight, sleep peacefully and
Wake up happily”

“Listen to your heart
For it knows how to listen
To wind and silence”

“If we all could see
Through the eyes of a child
We would see magic”

“Don’t just live and think
Outside the box, live and think
Like there is no box”

“Humans need love for
Sustenance just as they need
Clothes, food and shelter”

“Your joie de vivre
And je ne sais quoi make me
Want to faire l’amour”

Haiku Duet:
1. “Firgun, a Hebrew
Word which means to take joy in
Someone else’s joy”

2. “Let us all firgun
For Michael and Tessa in
Their magic moment”

Haiku Duet, To Have And To Hold

July 23, 2017

“That girl is so smart, – so beautiful, so witty, – so out of my league”

“Really connecting – with someone means you can share – thoughts without speaking”

Haiku, Engagement Blues

June 17, 2017

“Make sure the ring is – the right size before you put – it on her finger”

Haiku Quartet, The Knot Without End

July 19, 2016

1. “Humans are doomed to – marry the wrong people but – it doesn’t matter”

2. “For which fresh form of – suffering do you wish to – sacrifice yourself?”

3. “Question for a first – date: Which particular form – of crazy are you?”

4. “Maddening children – who extinguish the passions – from which they arose”

Haiku, High Mileage Marriage

May 23, 2016

“Has your life lost its – sound and fury; has your spouse – become your roommate?”

Haiku Quartet, The Marriage Interview

March 28, 2016

“How many ways can – you say ‘I love you’ and still – sound like you mean it?”

“How annoying are – your parents and how do they – resolve their conflicts?”

“Will we have children, – will you change diapers, will – my debt be your debt?”

“Is our marriage for – life come what may or would you – consider divorce?”