Haiku #1 – Monsoon

 

Thundering Skies

Tall Swaying Coconut Palms

Broken Lonely Heart

PS: This is my first attempt at Haiku, a style I have consciously kept myself away from as I felt that I could never do justice to it. If there are any mistakes, please do point out, Iรขโ‚ฌโ„ขd love to learn but please be a little kind ๐Ÿ˜›

This is in response to the WriteTribe Prompt also linking this to the UBC Day 12.

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Writing to me is therapy, it frightens and comforts at the same time. Liberates like nothing else. A book in my own name is a dream, but a bigger dream would be to write something that haunts the reader even after the last page is turned and the book is shut. I enjoy reading and music, spending time with family whilst battling my social awkwardness.

57 thoughts on “Haiku #1 – Monsoon”

  1. Greetings from the UBC! I love your haiku. For a first attempt, it is wonderful. The first line has four syllables, instead of five, but I wouldn’t change a thing. I used to shy away from haiku as well, until I had to write one for a poetry challenge. Something in me clicked and now, I love writing them, especially continuous haiku (several haiku grouped together as one poem). Keep writing!
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    1. Aww I’m glad you think so SuKu. Why don’t you give it a shot, challenge yourself. I’m sure you can come up with something good ๐Ÿ™‚

  2. Hi there, it is good. I also attempted my first haiku for UBC Day 12. please do read and comment. thanks.

    1. Thank you Corinne.
      I was so apprehensive to put this up, that I pestered Meena a lot before actually swallowing the lump in my throat and hit the publish button.

  3. Shouldnt it have been a broken skull with all those swaying coconut palms?
    Maybe that’s why the lonely heart.. heart misses the head ๐Ÿ˜€
    Love Bhavya. I loved ur Haiku..was just in a mischievous mood ๐Ÿ˜€

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