Treasure Island

Tribhawan Kaul

(01-01-1946 / Srinagar (J & K) India)

Senryu Series-1


Mother crying
blood all over new born
father celebrating.
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Sun shining bright
Children starving
Twinkling stars fading fast.
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Highway crash
Brain dead
Dead men walking.
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Submitted: Friday, November 08, 2013
Edited: Friday, November 08, 2013

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Three liners like haiku with syllables count in first, second and third line as 5-7-5 respectively. Predominantly dealing with human nature and its behaviour. Reader has to imagine what the poet wants to say.

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  • Queeny Gona (11/11/2013 7:15:00 AM)

    With different interpretations of the last senryu it sounds great to feel the heart of the poet dear Tribhawan Kaul Ji
    I loved the first one most! (Report) Reply

  • Tribhawan Kaul (11/9/2013 8:24:00 AM)

    Valsa George: -. I am always of the opinion that a poem can be interpreted in many ways depending upon the perception of the reader. I do love your interpretation of my last senryu....dead man walking. My intention, interestingly, was totally different. I had organ donation in mind. Once organs of dead victims are harvested, those terminal cases awaiting organ transplants get a new lease of life....dead man walking. Thanks. Stay blessed./TK (Report) Reply

  • Valsa George (11/9/2013 5:16:00 AM)

    At times men are so callous! They make everything a celebration, forgetting their duties! The last one is most inhuman! Seeing an accident, some people indifferently walk away without extending any immediate help! Those people are as good as dead! (I wonder If my interpretation comes anywhere near what the poet has in his mind) (Report) Reply

  • Wahab Abdul (11/8/2013 9:43:00 AM)

    what beautiful haikus are these! lovely and very meaningful....all 3 are superb.. bravo (Report) Reply

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