Twilight in City

Glowing neon signs

Defy twilight’s fading light..

Chirp outside the pub.

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Money Buys

Currency notes crisp…

Flavoury notes, soft on tongue

Delightful Cuppa.

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Separated Lovers

Time doesn’t slip by

Melancholy rests heavy…

The distant lovers.

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The Woodpecker Visits

Sound of constant blows

Every morn at my window-

Woodpecker’s red plume.

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Bonds

Detached leaves of trees

Vagabond in winter breeze….

Unyielding bonds break.

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Crow

Warmth of spring season

Memory of my past life….

I hear them beckon.

PS : In Hindu religion, a crow is considered to be a carrier of the soul of a dead relative. When the dead relatives wish to visit the earth, they come in the form of crows. A reason why crows are sought during a funeral rituals and provided offerings; by that it is hoped that the dead soul also gets the offering. This haiku is a derivation from this ritual. 

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