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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 – 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…

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…

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 …

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:…

Nature’s Marvel

Delicate dewdrops Exquisitely set on leaves Like a string of pearls 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:…

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…

Broken Trust

Gospel truth of life Like fragmented macrocosm A fate worse than death 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…

Criticism

Like a thorn it pricks Embrace, don’t shun, stick it out Be luminescent 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…