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Haiku: Waves

Misty horizon Waves lilt upon the wet sands Sunset, a soft glow 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: Glorious Summers

Colorful flowers Skies with myriad hues Just matter of time Just matter of time Longer daytime shorter nights Warm bright sunny days A Haiku is a Japanese poem of seventeen syllables, in three lines of five, seven, and five;…

Haiku – Friendly Spider

Three dimensional Friend philosopher and guide Spider in cobweb The 'three dimensional' analogy that I have used is based on an important characteristic of the cobweb - it is used to describe the three dimensional web of some…

Haiku: When the tree kissed me…

Early morning kiss My heart skips myriad beats What adulation   Each morning, when I step outside the front door of my house, I find the beautiful tree waiting for me; to kiss me good morning. I can't think of any other way Mother…

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 – 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 – 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…

Monkey business

Swinging through forests The ultimate nemesis Mischievous monkey 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:…

Kaleidoscope

Submerged underneath Silver precipitation Motley emerges A Haiku is a Japanese poem of seventeen syllables, in three lines of five, seven, and five; traditionally evoking images of the natural world …

My Wind Chimes Story

Wind chimes are one of the most fascinating possessions for a person who is musically inclined. My husband and I often go looking for them whenever we go shopping (which happens to be atleast twice a week – for the fun of it) and by…

Bella’s catnap

Sweet hibernation Dormancy at its peak, yet; Supraliminal As I tiptoe to click her She smiles in her siesta I was busy doing some work around the house this morning when I suddenly noticed how peacefully…

Adulation

Captivating smile Her fluttering eyelashes In love at first sight A Haiku is a Japanese poem of seventeen syllables, in three lines of five, seven, and five; traditionally evoking images of the natural world Featured Image…

The Journey

I sat on the ship On the great harbour of life What a high speed cruise! 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…

Snow In

Like fleecy blankets Show nature's love in winters Cover me with thine 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:…