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Snip snip…

Snip snip...

(Photo of a baby girl at her ‘mundan’ ceremony). This was a prompt on a lovely Facebook group that I am fortunate to be a part of. This is what I came up with (an attempt at Haiku).

‘Snip..snip.. Curly locks fall gently to the ground.
Baby girl, you have no choice!
The first of many sacrifices.’

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My best Valentine’s message ever!

I finally hear you utter,
The words I never thought you would..
‘I lub you, Amma’

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Poem Thought and Reason

Thoughts on another planet.

Caveman from a distant planet,
Gapes at ‘civilized’, turbulent Earth.
And chooses to remain, a noble savage!

 

(P.S: In case you are wondering why I wrote this: The fortnightly writing exercise on S&Co. was on Life on newly discovered planet, Creon. Since there were so many brilliant entries to the contest, I dared not compete with them, and decided to only write down the gist of my thoughts, and what better format, than Haiku !!)

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Company (More n more haiku)

The child sees his reflection,

And claps with glee,

Thrilled to have company !

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My first Haiku

(For my most naughty and adorable toddler, Rishi.)

Baby’s sleep-time


Its time to say “Good Night”.
A tiny arm reaches up to me,
And pats me to sleep.