Saturday, October 9, 2010

Smiles Grow on Stones


Entry for Haiku Heights prompt: Blemish

Scars on Moon's face
Nature's blemish turns a boon
Saves from ill will...



For One Single Impression prompt: Lonely
Thanks to Harshadji for a very thoughtful prompt.. it makes one contemplate a lot.. here's my humble attempt , a cluster of haikus....


Smiles Grow on Stones

Storm kills flowers; Sad
Butterfly dreams of new; and
Doesn’t feel lonely

Far deep in the sky
A lonely star fades away;
Many more appear

Happy Moon shines
Amidst stars; sends smiles to
Lonely Earth

A step forward
Heart lights on the palm
Loneliness vanishes

Friendship with
Loneliness; books on shelf
Tap feet and sing

Lonely hearts
Beam with delight; a handshake
Tells all with feel

Millions of fireflies
Descend on dark lonely lane
Smiles grow on stones



22 comments:

  1. Pyaara Dost,
    Good Morning!
    Beautiful lines and so touching!Just waiting for the words that touch the heart,the hands that bring the warm touch and the smile that soothes the heart.
    I had put before too for your earlier posts but they got deleted.I don't know what is the problem.
    I think,you love the star studded sky with Moon a lot...............
    It's a pleasure reading your posts.
    Wishing you a lovely Sunday,
    Sasneham,
    Anu

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  2. after a sad episode, comes a happy, hopeful moment!

    i like the thoughts and spirit of your haikus...;-) never-ending positivity, it's like...'after the storms comes a bright day'!

    or...'behind the clouds, the sun is still shining'...:-)

    stars, moon, fireflies, flowers, friendship, they all make us a happy lot! loneliness seem to vanish like magic!

    i love the totality of your Kus Ramesh!

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  3. P.S. I forgot, I also like your Blemish Ku...thanks for the contribution, it's my prompt this week anyway at HH... :-)

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  4. This was beautiful, and I loved the imagery at the end.

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  5. a beautiful interpretation of the osi prompt....


    www.mypoeticpath.wordpress.com

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  6. Great poetry. You certainly seem to have a hand for haiku.

    Teresa

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  7. Beautifully written work! Loved where you went with the prompt! =)

    -Weasel

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  8. Ramesh ... loved these stanzas, this line particularly stuck out for me "Friendship with Loneliness" ... such an interesting thought to contemplate.

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  9. So lovely and uplifting...your poems always make my heart smile. The last stanza had beautiful imagery!

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  10. Each one tells a unique tale; uplifting and sublime. I especially like the last Haiku to the lonely prompt.

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  11. apt take on the blemish part...
    beautiful post.

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  12. The title itself is amazing; hope providing indeed. Thank you.

    Please have a good new week.

    daily athens

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  13. these are lovely series of haiku! i love the imagery of your words.

    "Millions of fireflies
    Descend on dark lonely lane
    Smiles grow on stones"

    that made me smile. :)

    thanks for visiting my blog.

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  14. loved the last haiku...even a stone can smile!...:)

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  15. Thanks a lot to all the friends and visitors for your encouraging comments.. it keeps me going..

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  16. well written blemish and the loneliness poem is wellcrafted

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  17. I really like the last one-- it spoke aloud to me.

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  18. Wonderfully written, love the part... a lonely heart beams with delight.

    Nicely done

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  19. love the haikus...your imagery is remarkable. The firefly one is my favorite- thank you!

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  20. exquisite collection here..absolutely loved it.. "smiles grow on stones" is endearing.. and so is "books on shelf, tap feet and sing" :)

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