blue – the ocean lies in my inkpot Author’s thoughts: The world of a writer… For the Shiki Kukai, July. Free format. (Recd. 7 points) (July 31st, 2012)
I knock twice. No reply. Using my key, I enter the house. My wife lies on the cot in the bedroom. I go inside. A pool of red is dripping slowly to the floor from near her head. My two year old sits nearby her, crying. She sees me and says, “I broke mommy’s inkpot.” … Read moreFalling red drops..
lavender lips open to shy blue eyes – forget-me-not Author’s thoughts: I was intrigued to see the bud of the Forget-me-not to be lavender, and not blue like the flower. Linked with Haiku Heights, dVerse Open Link Night and Haiku My Heart. The beautiful photograph is taken by Birgitte, who blogs HERE. I found it … Read moreForget-me-not..
lone candle – its light conquers the darkest night Author’s thoughts: I chanced upon a haiku at Vaishali Jain’s Cosmuse blog, where she asks, does a heart which has longed for care for 9 years still keep hope. I think to have survived 9 years, that heart surely had at least one heart (candle) giving … Read moreHopes..
little drops of rain remain unseen in the pond – shine on lotus leaf ~*~ plain words when put in perspective – come alive Author’s thoughts: Trying to say the same thing with both of the haiku. Linked with Haiku Heights, d’Verse Poets and Haiku My Heart. (July 20th, 2012)
Pride of a family, blessing to prayers, Accepted by all, to their lives one day; Brought up with many expectations, airs, Perfect in few eyes, in each little way. Choices not easy, did double the pride, Freedom for freedom, happily ceded; One mother for another – sacrificed, To defend his nation, he proceeded. Selflessly he … Read moreIn memoriam and in tribute