Seasons in Haiku

24 Mar

A Haiku is a a form of Japaneese poetry with 17 syllables in three lines structured such that the first and the third lines have 5 syllables and the second line has 7 syllables. There are several varieties of Haiku which have evolved over the years. Our dear Megzy has already mastered the art and I am a huge fan of her Haikus.

I was sorting some of my photographs when I thought of putting up a picture and writing a Haiku for every season. Here is the end product of my attempt…

Winter (View from my apartment after a snow storm)

Winter’s spell – warm barn,
snow capped hills and chilly breeze.
Calm in still white peace…

Spring (Sunset from my apartment just after a rainy spell)

Spring’s blossom – cheery bright.
Witnessing nature’s delight.
an engrossing sight…

Summer (Dry and parched Grand Canyon)

Summer’s fury – harsh heat.
The Sun mercilessly blazing,
noon shadows gazing…

Fall (Colorful & fiery leaves at Bear Mountain, NY)

Autumn’s gift – misty milieu.
lapping water, warmth in the sky,
leaves – colorful n dry…

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7 Responses to “Seasons in Haiku”

  1. megzone March 24, 2011 at 11:28 pm #

    eeeeeeeeeeeeeeee 😀 😀 😀 😀
    kittaaa masssttttt likhaaa.. and wat awesome picssss 😀 😀 😀 😀
    ekdummm superawesomefantasmashinlicious 😀
    kkiieekkiieekkiieee :mrgreen:

    himanshu’s poems
    pics providing lovely sights
    a reader’s delight..!!!

    muhhahahahhaahhahahahahahah :mrgreen:

    • Himanshu March 25, 2011 at 12:00 am #

      @ Megzy
      Thanks a tonne for your comment. You always encourage me when I try form poetry. Thanks!!

      And what a lovely Haiku you have up there. Obliged Ma’am! 🙂

      • megzone March 25, 2011 at 9:54 pm #

        huh!!
        wadde logg..!!!
        aajkal “obliged” kehte hai “thanks” kehte hai 🙄
        ghhmppffff 👿

  2. Himanshu March 27, 2011 at 1:54 am #

    @ Megz
    When celebrities like you grace the blog of this mere mortal, the latter ought to be obliged! 🙂

    • Megz March 27, 2011 at 3:57 am #

      grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr 👿
      celebrity kaun idhar 😯
      ur a celebrity gana waana gaate ho 😛
      shows karte hai
      main to mango junta 😛

      • Himanshu March 27, 2011 at 9:41 am #

        Thats your modesty. How inspiring 🙂

  3. megzone March 28, 2011 at 1:58 pm #

    nooooooooooooo…. thats the facttttttuuu :mrgreen:
    Aap log wadde log 😛 ab main kya bolu

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