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Urban Spaces - Haiku Evening at North Country Mall



Yesterday evening I had plans to go to North Country Mall, around 1 km from my place to sit in its surroundings though I had one errand to run there too. I made it a priority because later the day would descend and by the Mexican honeysuckle bushes over the cascading platform on sides I occupied a place. On the other side the main entrance formed of brick pattern with Frangipani trees on borders. I can hear the horns blowing in distance. In fact, one can make amusing discoveries here as the world passes away. I had my notebook, jotted down few thoughts.

Here are two of haiku, I would like to share:

little rain
on a path here and there
frangipani flowers


few birds
in the nebulous sky...
looming silence

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Echoes, my new poetry book

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Here is blurb at back of book:

Consistency where life frames women in different roles and you feel inhabited.

In such serenity I sit and think saturated with thoughts.  A woman speaking of in her element perennially devises how way further will be for her without the barriers of struggle.  Nature is succour.  One easily connects with primal action born of thought. As innate as vital energy of mind and body, the poems here touch aspects of womanhood subliminally.

It would not be in woods or meadows far reaching only through echoes, it would beat deep inside throbbing and touching through aspects of life.



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Cold winds with those dark clouds
on my sky are my aspirations
where horizon of blue sublime,
tiny corpuscles of lime,
from where I have sprung and this haste
do I even know the melody…

Again the Sky

First published on Literary journal.

Today showered again the sky I wondered if soaking the streets I choose to ignore.
Small leaves sprout and crawl inside me, branches spread out, straws are collected nests are created.
Lone pathway on feet speck of air or earth so full, and my own heart's silence in this moment's time.

Moon and stars

moon again behind
the hills what
myth I build on my story


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a star out of canvas
I am 
here with truth


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few stars in sky
and angles in and out 
can't locate more

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only one more round
at moon hedge
full of jasmine