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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: 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.…

Chaos

Like bokeh in a dark night, I can see the faded sketches of past. Now that I am here; I fail to not laugh hard. You know how you do something and not think? And wish it turns out to be good. You know how every failure brings a thought? That…

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…

Pure Love

The rumour of your arrival Sets my heart racing I can’t help but wait… With bated breath But how do I know You will be by my side You never allow me The joy of anticipation  It’s the air that tells me When it blows so bitter cold The…

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…

Deliberation

The astral skies Me under, thoughts abounding; Reflecting on life 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…

Sinister Night

Dead cold silent night Warning of harrowing times Shivers down my spine 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:…

Eternal Hope

Daybreak after dusk Light at end of the tunnel Hope springs eternal 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…

Nature’s Bolt

Deafening din of Colossal nebula clash Changes the backdrop Divine artistry for some Wrath of nature to many A Tanka is a a Japanese poem consisting of five lines, the first and third of which have five syllables and the other…

Contemplation

Even queens need time, Mother earth's lap, quietude To mull over life 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…

Krishna

Beaming countenance Peacock feather on the crown Mesmerising smile The charming lover The enchanting flute player The graceful dancer The valiant warrior The vanquisher of evil The wise kingmaker Multifaceted Your leela is…

Orb of Night

Ethereal moon Thou art the aubade for me You light up my life so This Haiku is inspired by the picture of the moon in the post, clicked by my husband Desh. A Haiku is a Japanese poem of seventeen syllables, in three lines of five,…

Red Rose

Enticing passion Alluring crimson beauty Redolence of love A Haiku is a Japanese poem of seventeen syllables, in three lines of five, seven, and five; traditionally evoking images of the natural world. Image Source: Flickr