28.5.15

Shades of Love: Haiku

Unrequited

Tilted emotions
of a contemplating heart
an unending wait


Reciprocated

Heart with soul merges
flowery spring forever
happiness abound


Abandoned

Left in sorrow, pain
broken, withered, bleeding hearts
lost, abandoned souls




Japanese poetry form: 5/7/5 syllables per line.

18 comments:

  1. Oh my gosh Vandana... that last part about being abandoned was sad... very well written

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  2. This feels like seasons of the year.. does love always follow such cycles?

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    1. I love the poem, and I love Bjorn's comment! Beautiful! <3

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    2. I loved the poem, and I loved Bjorn's comment. Beautiful! :)

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  3. Follows logical process most appropriately Vandana! Love is held back not really sure, got entangled and happiness abound but faced testing times later with some tears! Great lines!

    Hank

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  4. Feels like you have just described seasons of love, some blooming.. while others wilting.! Well penned :D

    Lots of love,
    Sanaa

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  5. a heart scorned them. i envision so much of that lately.
    nice !

    gracias

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  6. Now we need some winter redemption!

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  7. i luv happy, yet the Abandonded souls tugged at my heart today; the really good ones

    have a nice Tuesday

    much love...

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  8. This work weeps pathos and tragedy. Just brilliant.

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  9. The illustration seems perfectly chosen for these verses.

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  10. You capture the shadows and the bright light of love.

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  11. I love the contrasts in your haiku, the different meanings behind the same word.

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  12. I specially like the second haiku, flowering spring & happiness ~

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  13. Beautiful. The first was my favorite...the contemplating heart!

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  14. I really enjoy the idea of love in different colors, which in turn are called something else. Love can be so mysterious...

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  15. one of my favourite forms! Well crafted!

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  16. Each one tells its own story, but put together like this, they tell a complete story. Brilliantly woven.

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