Monday, April 29, 2013

A Zebra Crossing....

April A2Z Heights -
Day 30

Prompt: Zebra Crossing
I hurry to cross;
she holds my hand, leads me to
a zebra crossing 
A zebra crossing;
whenever on life's cross-roads
her subtle hint helps
Her subtle hint helps;
an  image of zebra crossing
slows me down a bit
Thanks Leo for a great made my mid-night
hours full of excitement and creativity....and
thanks to HER..for letting me sit for writing Haiku
so late and wait for the clock to strike 0000 hrs.. everyday..

Sunday, April 28, 2013

World of the Youngling

April A2Z Heights -
Day 29
Prompt: Youngling
World of the youngling;
chatting over a coffee,
updates on face-book
Updates on face-book
we are not able to relate;
novice I and she
Novice I and she
yet she understands better ;
past is not future
Past is not future,
energy flows in present;
world of the youngling

Saturday, April 27, 2013

She Shouts At Me Wild..

April A2Z Heights -
Day 28

She Shouts At Me Wild..
Happier summers;
all my paper boats dream of
tiny streams around

Tiny streams around,
as I leave water-tap open;
she shouts at me wild

She shouts at me wild;
each drop of water is gold
in her open palm

In her open palm,
she holds hope of lavish rains;
happier summer

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Prompt: Liquid..

Friday, April 26, 2013

She is Xerox of Her Mom...

April A2Z Heights -
Day 27


Prompt: Xerox
Absolute copy,
she is xerox of her mom;
still writes with a pen
Still writes with a pen;
 words of her first letter fade,
no xeroxes, then

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Thursday, April 25, 2013

Soothing Symphony

April A2Z Heights -
Day 26

Prompt: Waterfall
Soothing Symphony

She sits on the edge
of a steaming waterfall;
I click her photo

I click her photo
as wet pearls land on her face;
sounds of waterfall

Sounds of waterfall
and her bare feet splash water;
soothing  symphony

Soothing symphony;
hopping on the scattered rocks
I slowly reach her

I slowly reach her;
my little one clicks us both
we sit on the edge..

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Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Not A Volcano...Haiku

April A2Z Heights -
Day 25

Prompt: Volcano
Ah, a real cool heart,
she never erupts ever;
not a volcano
Not a volcano;
a quiet river of love flows

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Uprooted Twice.. Haiku

April A2Z Heights -
Day 24

Prompt: Uproot
Uprooted twice
he survives to write haiku;
his dwelling, her heart

Monday, April 22, 2013

Tsunami of Tears - Haiku

April A2Z Heights -
Day 23

Prompt: Tsunami

# 2

Tsunami of tears
and flood of smiles around her;
ah, chilly challenge

RS :)

Tilted Earth ... Haiku

April A2Z Heights -
Day 23

Prompt: Tsunami
Tilted Earth

her heart hides many
deep inside
Deep inside,
she is a mother;
tilted Earth
Tilted Earth;
her axis is her
 she will brave any

Sunday, April 21, 2013

I Stand In Her Light

April A2Z Heights -
Day 22

 Prompt: Shadow
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Prompt: Twilight
I stand in her light
to find my shadow happy;
twilight years ahead..

Twilight years ahead;
stars twinkle in her eyes,
I stand in her light

Saturday, April 20, 2013

Half the Moon for Me.. Haiku..

April A2Z Heights -
Day 21

Half the Moon for Me..
Glorious Sun-set
at the end of the long road;
I just keep going
I just keep going
looking up for Moon in sky;
ah, night arrives
Ah, night arrives;
God has cut it in two halves,
half the Moon for me
Half the Moon for me;
people around know her as
my dear better half !

Friday, April 19, 2013

Ah, No Rosemary... Haiku

April A2Z Heights -
Day 20

Prompt : Rosemary
Ah, no rosemary
aroma in our balcony;
 the haiku whispers
The haiku whispers
as she goes in search of it;
ah, no rosemary
Ah, no rosemary;
 hey visitor,  tell me please,
can you send her some
RS :(
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Thursday, April 18, 2013

Yet She Prefers Taj..

April A2Z Heights -
Day 19

Prompt : Qutub Minar
My dream to touch skies
 falls  from the Qutub Minar;
she catches it well;
She catches it well;
Thank God she had her feet kept
firmly on the ground
Firmly on the ground;
heights do not impress her,
I know I am short 
I know I am short;
Qutub Minar stands real tall,
yet she prefers Taj

Yet she prefers Taj
in the pictures I have brought;
One day, yes, one day..


Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Pariah By Choice: Haiku..

April A2Z Heights -
Day 18

Prompt : Pariah
Pariah by choice,
class bunks, but he doesn’t;
lovely weather


lovely weather;
ah, scattered heart carries
indelible dots

 Indelible dots
or so he thinks as time flies;
she is among dots

 She is among dots,
a smiling dot forever;
pariah by choice…


Tuesday, April 16, 2013

An Owl Outside Hoots: Haiku..

April A2Z Heights -
Day 17

Prompt : Owl

I confess to her,
"Never seen an owl, you know?"
Mirror behind laughs ..
Mirror behind laughs,
I turn to look back, angry;
An owl outside hoots

Monday, April 15, 2013

Night Stays Still....

April A2Z Heights -
Day 16

Prompt : Nightingale

adds to heart’s silence;

sings hoping he is heard;
night stays still


Do I  sing
like a nightingale?
She says, "No"

RS :)

Sunday, April 14, 2013

I Miss Morning Mist..

April A2Z Heights -
Day 15

Prompt: Mist..

Bright sun of summer
quietly peeps through her window;
I miss morning mist

I miss morning mist;
no more scrawling of names
on the window’s glass

On the window’s glass;
she pulls a curtain to stop
bright sun of summer…


Saturday, April 13, 2013

Ah, She Loves Mangoes..

Day 14

 Ah, She Loves Mangoes

Her sparkling white shirt
wears a big round yellow spot;
ah, she loves mangoes 

Ah, she loves mangoes;
summer is slowly picking
her delicious ways 

Her delicious ways;
little one splashes water,
beads shine on her face

 Beads shine on her face;
she wipes with a corner of
her white sparkling shirt


Friday, April 12, 2013

She Holds a Lily..

Day 13

Prompt: Lily
She Holds a Lily
Soft and magical
layers wrapped together;
she holds a lily
She holds a lily
and he plucks it from her hand;
a wink of eyelash
A wink of eyelash,
her face turns a dark crimson;
colourful lilies
Colourful lilies
in the bouquet know it all;
gift of innocence
Gift of innocence
goes from his hands to her heart;
dark crimson turns pink
Dark crimson turns pink;
freshness of blooming lilies,
soft and magical..


Thursday, April 11, 2013

She Sits on the Edge..: Haiku

Day 12

Prompt: Koi Pond
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She sits on the edge
of  Koi pond, mesmerised;
ah, colourful fish
Ah, colourful fish
try to catch her reflection;
moon floats serenely
Moon floats serenely
amidst the fish in koi pond;
a birds flies over
A bird flies over
betraying nightly silence;
moon-lit water shines
Moon-lit water shines,
her smile creates ripples;
she sits on the edge

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

She Waters Jasmine

Day 11

Prompt: Jasmine

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She waters jasmine,
robust vine happily climbs;
I paint the wall bright

I paint the wall bright;
each little flower thanks her
with a fragrant smile

With a fragrant smile
she gifts me jasmine joy;
magical moments

Magical moments;
sun knocks on the window,
she waters jasmine..


Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Aroma of First Crush

Day  10

Prompt: Incense
Aroma of First Crush..

Aroma of first crush..;
she burns his only letter
kept hidden for years
Kept hidden for years
he burns her only letter;
aroma of first crush
Aroma of first crush;
both see a happier future
through that sheet of smoke
Through that sheet of smoke
 I see some smiling stories;
you are smiling too

Monday, April 8, 2013

Happy Greens: Haiku

Day 09

King lion goes
hunting for the sheep;
happy greens 
Jungle of my thoughts
as I hunt for negatives;
dark images grow
Ah, I fear
nurturing talent;
hunters all