Sunday, 15 October 2017

long night

warm hug
slight shiver
long night

©Nimi Arora

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leafing through - Haiku series

leafing through
my memories of you
-first fall

first fall
dry leaves
moist eyes

moist eyes
savor photos in album
leafing through


©Nimi Arora


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embrace destiny...

caterpillar
pupa
butterfly

embrace destiny, no worries
what will be, will be... faith


©Nimi Arora



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star-crossed lovers, forever now - Tanka

a slight glance
shiver down the spine
-strangers connect

star-crossed lovers meet again
old love, new life, forever now

©Nimi Arora


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Saturday, 14 October 2017

Torn papers, fallen flower - Haiku Story

Words of verse
A part of the universe now
She said no

She said no
Verse embraced by air
Torn Letter

Torn papers
Adorn the fallen flower
Witness of the end


©Nimi Arora



lonely flower


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First note - Haiku

Passionate chords
whet painful memories
-love's first note


©Nimi Arora


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Thursday, 12 October 2017

Silent chanting, Blossoms fall - Haiku series

Tranquility
the ultimate aim
Monk meditates

Monk meditates
on a crowded flight
silent chanting

Silent chanting
Blossoms fall in respect
Tranquility


©Nimi Arora



Blossoms (Image Source)


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Wednesday, 11 October 2017

True reveal, snail's pace - Haiku series

Without burden
Naked, no pretensions
True reveal

True reveal
He removes his mask
First glimpse

First glimpse
Without shell, discovering self
Snail's pace


©Nimi Arora


Haiga Snail (Image Source)




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Tuesday, 10 October 2017

raindrops - haiku

raindrops
tickle senses
alive

©Nimi Arora


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Into the sea - Tan Renga


melting into the sea
the full moon
leaves a candle bright                 © Jane Reichhold (1937-2016)

melting into each other
lovers glow in candlelight                © Nimi Arora



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Carpe Diem #1273 Into the sea

Leaves leave - Tanka

Autumn Colors (of October)

leaves leave

hidden messages 
colors fall

what will be will be
smile the falling leaves

©Nimi Arora


The prompt was to write a Haiku inspired by Robert Frost's October. 

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Last of his name - Haiku

So important it is to leave behind something of oneself in this world, for some. 
Pride does show its scary face in many ways.
Choosing to let go...


shedding pride
the final jump, saga ends
satisfying thud

© Nimi Arora





 'The Last of His Name' - beautiful music, but the title has me thinking of Game of Thrones, and Tommen, and Cersei.
This haiku is not about any one of the characters in particular but inspired from their stories.


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Desert traveller - Haiku series

Vastness
an impossible task
the first step

first step
within and out
search

search for Oasis
the beauty of possibility
Glimpse of green

©Nimi Arora

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Reflections of love - haiku

pleading eyes
reflected in my window
-lover's spat

mirrored
in each other's eyes
lover's emotions


©Nimi Arora

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final goodbye - Haiku series

light floats away
blurred by misty eyes 
final goodbye

final goodbye
fingers linger 
final touch

final touch
teary eyes meet
spark dies


©Nimi Arora

Japanese lampions (shuntoo)

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Truly Rich - Haiku

smiling
at death bed
truly rich

©Nimi Arora

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Tuesday, 3 October 2017

I spy - Haiku trio


Courtyard Blues

alert eyes
search every corner
I spy

I spy
memories of childhood linger
Grandparents' courtyard

Grandparents
Walk away slowly
I spy future


©Nimi Arora


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