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Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Needle : Haiku

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                                                      scent of pine needles...

                                                      sky a crimson dusk , bright stars...
                                                      I am rapt in love




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                                                     needle to sew your 
                                                     clothes is nowhere... sighed Mom to 
                                                     the now waxing Moon !



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                                                   needles prick my heart
                                                   a place you used to dwell in  
                                                   love bleeds out on snow


70 comments:

  1. You are such a pro babe at Haiku, koi mai ka laal nahi who can beat you. Superb all three, my personal favorite the first one...and I so like that you keep the Haiku form as classic. superb again kudos babe (and i know your comment is either starting with a smile or a baba re :)) hugs

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    1. Baba re... first line padh kar hi ye reaction aa gaya :D :) You know me too well dear bestie <3 :)
      Thanks again n again for pointing out things, motivating and being the pillar of strength :)
      and I am real glad you noticed my effort to maintain its classic form .. koshish jaari hai....
      Love you Lots for these sweet words and for those which you have left unsaid...almost :p :)

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  2. Beautiful Kokila - and the images perfectly sum up the words.

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    1. Thank You Barbara.. so glad you are finding these interesting ..:)

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  3. Beautifully expressed!The third one is evocative and profound!

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    1. I am very much pleased that you are liking my efforts.. Thanks Uppal Ji :)

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  4. Whoa..again a superb set of haikus :) The last one is beautiful Kokila.. and the snow falling from your space in the first pic made it magical again :) The words etched are perfect :) (and I had no idea that the title Needles would lead to these haikus.. kudos to your imagination)

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    1. Hey Shinchan .. Thanks a TON boy ! For the first one I too felt the same and thought okay so stars bhi aa gaye finally as I was searching for a pic with dusk, pine trees and stars !
      The third one resonated well with you ..hmm brooding, bleeding .. bas yahi sab .. :p
      Jokes apart I am glad as long as you are liking anything here ..:)
      Keep in touch Boy :)
      best wishes for your A-Z :)

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  5. Well Kokila.. I loved the third one.. and in inspired me to add one more on a little positive note yet keeping the essence intact..if one can catch it.. Do visit me again.. Regards RS:)

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    1. Thanks RS .. I am pleased and humbled if these words inspired you in any sense ... I am sure to visit and I already know that I am going to experience yet another beautiful emotional pirouette your words always made my feelings do ! :)
      Best
      Kokila :)

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  6. Lovely Haiku. I wish I had the talent to write a Haiku. All the three Haiku portray different emotions. Beautifully penned, Kokila.

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  7. I have huge respect for people who write haiku. Simply beautiful read.

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    1. Thanks Saru :)happy to know you liked it :)

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  8. All 3 - Great! Nice use of the word needle.

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    1. Hello there.. Thank you for the nice words :)

      PS. could not locate your webpage ..

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  9. Love bleeds in the snow!! I love the use of words Kokila .. Characteristic of you :).

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  10. Thanks a lot Kiran.. you writes beauituflly dear and I am sure when/if you'll try haiku , it will come naturally to you :) Till then I am really happy to read your musings , reviews and thoughts :)
    its gratifying that you enjoyed these:)

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  11. Hi Vinay , Thanks for the encouragement ..Its much needed and desired :)
    Really pleased that you are liking these ...

    PS . Dont know why the reply tabs are not working.. so am replying separately ..

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  12. All are lovely haiku poems, I loved the third one .You are so talented Kokila :)

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    1. Thanks Aunt Mary ... its great to know that you enjoyed these. :)

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  13. I love the perfect use of metaphors in all your Haikus Kokila.
    Btw why does Mom want to stitch clothes only for the Moon and not for anyone else? ;) I like that one so much.
    PS- You just made me go :O seeing my wordpress notifs :D That was a marathon reading :P

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    1. Hey Ranju .. I forgot to mention it before that I generally read like this ..:)
      One blogger at a time .. gives me better understanding of the blog and brews a sort of familiarity with his writing style and the range too :)
      So if its okay with you permit me this Marathon raid at your blog :) :)

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    2. PS .. Mom has stitched clothes for all of her kids but this moon's size keeps on changing ..waxing and waning DAILY and sometimes disappearing completely on Amavasya (no moon night ) !!
      What to do dear ?
      he he .... glad you are enjoying your time here dear :)

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  14. These are gorgeous, Kokila my friend.

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    1. Thank yoou Celestine for your unwavering support and comment-love :)

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  15. That last tore MY heart out, it's so visual and powerful. I seem to say this every time I stop by here, but you do write so beautifully! Lovely haikus.
    PS: I must admit I didn't really get the second one (clothes for the moon) unless I read your explanation in a comment above. What an amazingly imaginative perspective!

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    1. Thanks a lot of Amy for the sweet words :) I myself, keep on raving about you so much. even if we completely ignore the amazing pictures and experiences you share with us, the name of your blog is Fascinating enough !! :):)
      Its heartening to know you enjoyed these but to keep the record straight, the second one (moon clothes) is not my authentic imagination but inspired by a childhood poem... I just made a haiku out of it :)
      Thanks again Amy...Hugs :)

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  16. Scent of pine needles...yes, they do have an exotic smell..reminds me of long lost memories, nostalgic. I can so relate with this one dear :-)

    The second one is so imaginative..have no words!! just great...

    The third one speaks of the quintessential love and being a love-lorn...BEAUTIFUl ... :-)

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    1. Hey soul-sis ...to know that you loved any thing here is always gratifying and pleasure.... Few things give me more satisfaction than when you say that you liked it :)
      Yeah dear, for me too, pine needles mean that smell, the chill, the fog ,warmth of love and.... Either bliss or desolation..

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    2. PS . forgot yo mention Thank you ... Bahut Sara dhanyawaad :)

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  17. It is actually a good management technique. I used to wonder where to begin when I had to read blogs. There are so many good bloggers out there and I had no idea where to start. One blog at a time is a good idea. I might copy your technique. ;)
    And why do you even ask for permission? It is upto you. Read as and when, however you want. As long as you keep coming back, any method is fine :P

    That is such a well thought concept. Now I like that particular Haiku more. The moon's size difference and clothes that don't fit. Only you can use such metaphors Kokila. Mindblowing! :D

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  18. sky a crimson dusk....so evocative. Beautifully penned, Kokila. I like how the same word expresses such different emotions/feelings in these three haikus.

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    1. Thank you Beloo for the beautiful words ..... Its a pleasure to know you liked these ... :)

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  19. Oh my god ! How do you write such beautiful haikus? Each time I read yours and Maniparna's haikus I am like speechless! .

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    1. Thanks a TON Somali...you are generous and I am humbled : )
      Hugs :)

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    1. Thanks a lot Ananya...your presence is special to me :)

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  21. I have read this before and it keeps making feel special :)
    Blood on snow - it is like a vampire's delight :D :D

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    1. Ha ha ha Teny ... That's focus :D
      From now onwards it would be hard for me to look at the image and feel pain.... :p :p
      Great yo know vampire buddies are pleased :)

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  22. Romance, imagination and spike!
    Your haiku will take long to fade away...

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    1. Heartfelt thanks for the motivating words Amit... Means a lot :)

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  23. Wow stuff, Kokila. The last image and the words were the most impressive.

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    1. So glad Rachna it resonated well with you ... It makes my day to see appreciation from you dear :)
      PS . kufos to you in managing two blogs, two kids not to mention a hubby :p
      Some work girl :)

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  24. WOW! All three are Awesome! But my fav the first one! :)
    The images are so apt too!!!

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    1. Its always such a pleasure to hear from you Deepa..it makes writing worthwhile to find friends enjoying your words :)
      And the first one is my fav too ! :)

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  25. Beautiful ones, especially the last one! I missed writing on this prompt, but seeing yours brought a smile to my face :-)

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    1. Really glad Archna that you can connect to these .. Missing a prompt happens with me too (all the new time ):)
      Thanks for the comment love dearie ... Love n hugs :)

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  26. I liked the natural progression of love in the series.. Well done Kokila!!

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    1. Thanks for the new read ...its happiness to know you liked these :)

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  27. wow! these are simply beautiful weave. loved all the three..

    A Rat's Nibble

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    1. HeyRat ...
      Your presence is enough yo make my day ...words are a bonus Meera ..purring :) :)

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  28. I so identify with this one, as I love mountains.

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    1. Aww Mridula Even I loovee mountains .... Thanks nomad :)

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  29. With your blog layout, in the first picture i could see love falling from the sky (the little while flakes) :)

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    1. Thanks Alok ,even I felt the same after posting the image :)

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    1. Nice to see you here and pleased to know that Girija :)

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  31. Lovely, profound, meaningful lines. Loved all the 3 haikus. You are brilliant, Kokila :)

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    1. Thanks Purba for such sweet words... Positive motivating:D
      Love n wishes:)

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  32. Superb! How well you have woven the words for the pics!

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    1. Thanks Indrani .. its always a pleasure to have you here .Glad you liked the piece :)

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    1. Thank you dear Friend .... Your words mean a lot to me :)

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  34. The first one is sowwww lovely.
    The second is super cute.
    And the last kinda hurts.
    So much emotion here. Awesome job, my friend. <3

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    1. Loads of thanks dear:):) your words made my day Dee :)

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  35. Be it Hindi poetry or haiku, you are a class in yourself! Too good!

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