Haiku: Life, from the haunted house

I saw the tree swing From the cadaverous house Semblance of spirit   A Haiku is a Japanese poem of seventeen syllables, in three lines of five, seven, and five; traditionally evoking images of the natural world Shared with:…

Haiku – The Parrot on my Window

On my window sill, She sang sweetly night and day. Ah! Birdie poem... This Haiku is dedicated to the dozens of parrots who come to my house in India, seeking food; mornings and evenings. They come pretty early in the morning.…

#Haiku – The Missing Bird

Fear gripped the maiden, As she lay lifeless; mourning the abandoned cage... A Haiku is a Japanese poem of seventeen syllables, in three lines of five, seven, and five; traditionally evoking images of the natural world Shared with: Haiku…

Haiku – Bliss

As she reflected On terra firma; she was... One with universe! A Haiku is a Japanese poem of seventeen syllables, in three lines of five, seven, and five; traditionally evoking images of the natural world Shared with: Haiku Horizons -…

Haiku – Cheetah

Innocent disguise, Black spots, expeditious pace, Deceptive, cute cat! We were on a road trip to the Smokies with the family and throughout the drive my 5 year old nephew could not stop talking about the Cheetah and its fast…

Haiku: Ambrosia

Sat on the daisy Sucking the nectar of life She was set to fly A Haiku is a Japanese poem of seventeen syllables, in three lines of five, seven, and five; traditionally evoking images of the natural world Shared with: Haiku…

Haiku: Torrential Rains

"Mind it" said thunder But lightning struck so fiercely... Skies wept aloud! A Haiku is a Japanese poem of seventeen syllables, in three lines of five, seven, and five; traditionally evoking images of the natural world Shared with: Haiku…

Haiku: Spring is here

Stunning spring season Snow vanishes, buds appear... ah! welcome relief! So many things happen during our evening walk. Last evening, when we were busy walking and talking, suddenly something caught my attention and…

Haiku – Necrosis

After a full life Safe beneath the blue blanket She finally lay A Haiku is a Japanese poem of seventeen syllables, in three lines of five, seven, and five; traditionally evoking images of the natural world Shared with:…

The Disenchanted Scribbler

Dejected, he decided to visit his favorite restaurant. He wanted to keep it a secret hence he decided to wriggle out, quickly pulling his jacket so as not to freeze in the cold outside. The snow had turned the whole place into a…

Haiku – Ancient Tale

So goes the story Lion and rat, hand in hand... What a leap of faith! A Haiku is a Japanese poem of seventeen syllables, in three lines of five, seven, and five; traditionally evoking images of the natural world Shared…

A flight fuelled by love

My favorite definition of ‘home’ is a safe heart-warming place where one experiences secure relationships, love, mutual respect and affirmation. It is a place where people understand each other and believe in the concept of sharing and…

The Best Things in Life Are Furry

"Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole." - Roger Caras (photographer and writer) This morning was just a normal morning, as all mornings are. I woke up to a piping hot cup of tea made by my beloved and got to my…

That fateful day

  We were inseparable, Ram and I. While some called us Siamese twins, I am very well aware that many prided on calling us ‘that’ type. Okay, but why must I be so hush-hush about it. They used the ‘gay’ word. Initially it bothered me to no…

Top 10 Benefits of Marrying a Punjabi NRI

  My husband Desh has been unwell since the weekend, down with the flu. So it’s been introspection time all over the weekend and beginning of the week. Why introspection? Simple, isn’t it? He’s unwell and needs to sleep it off as much as he…