Treasure Island

ramesh rai

(13.12.1955 / howrah)

HAIKU # 1


Worth living is life
when the night flower bloom
moon is hidden within
the breast of cloud

Submitted: Sunday, September 08, 2013
Edited: Monday, September 09, 2013

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  • Dr Tapan Kumar Pradhan (9/8/2013 1:22:00 PM)

    Interesting composition. But the format is NOT that of haiku! Haiku has three lines, usually with a 5-7-5 syllable scheme. Haiku is the most difficult format of poetry to master (I myself am not good at haiku) . Haiku is a form of meditation, which requires years of practice for perfection. Each of the three lines should evoke a distinct image connected through a very subtle thread.... With devotion and practice, the above poem can be converted to a nice haiku. Good effort. (Report) Reply

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