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HAIKUsutradhar : 19th May 2023

Updated: May 23, 2023

HAIKUsutradhar . weekly prompts

A FRIDAY FEATURE

Lev Hart, the MENTOR for HAIKUsutradhar, would be pleased to answer your questions and concerns.


hosts: Akila G. & Shreya Narang

month of May: Subir Ningthouja


Picture prompts


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haikuKATHA - the monthly journal from Triveni Haikai India!

founder/managing editor: Kala Ramesh

associate editors:

Ashish Narain

Firdaus Parvez Hemapriya Chellappan

Priti Aisola Reid Hepworth Sanjuktaa Asopa

Shalini Pattabiraman

Suraja Menon Roychowdhury Vandana Parashar


Haiku, senryu and haiga/shahai (photo haiku) posted here on this thread will be picked up for Triveni Haikai India's monthly journal - haikuKATHA At the moment we are not looking at found poetry, rengay and other split sequences.

................................................................................................................................. Associate Editors, Madhuri Pillai and Akila G. are stepping down for personal reasons. We wish them the very best. Associate Editors, K. Ramesh and Shobhana Kumar stepped down earlier in the year for personal reasons. A huge thank you to all four beautiful poets. Associate Editors, Reid Hepworth (from Oct 2022), Sanjuktaa Asopa (from 15 October 2022) and Hemapriya Chellappan (from Dec 2022) will be joining us. A huge welcome to all these three lovely poets. _()_ ................................................................................................................................. For some more exciting news! CHECK THESE FORUMS ... Tanka, kyoka and tanka-prose to be posted on TANKA TAKE HOME and Haibun to be posted on THE HAIBUN GALLERY It will help you tremendously if you learn to comment on 'triveni spotlight' 'open sky :: SAMVAAD' and 'thinkALONG' Such good poems are posted. ................................................................................................................................... The poems you post will also be considered for the haikuKATHA Monthly Journal each month. Due to a sudden increase in activity, here are some quick guidelines, for HAIKUsutradhar:

1. From September 2022 onwards only 3 haiku (numbered 1, 2 & 3) per week/per prompt are to be posted on HAIKUsutradhar. 2. Please do not post two poems in one day /24 hours ... just one and in total only 3 poems per week from Friday to Friday.

2. For each poem you share, please comment on ONE other poem which isn't yours!

3. Post only your unpublished, original poems.

4. If poets have NOT ASKED for FEEDBACK, please don't give. 5. Most importantly, please do not post a variety of drafts, along with a request for readers to choose which they like most. Only one poem to be posted. ....................................................................................................................................

Post your best haiku and let's have each issue with your best work.

Poems previously published on your webpage or social media will be accepted.

Poems previously published in peer-reviewed or edited journals or anthologies and contest winners that were published elsewhere will not be accepted.


4. IMPORTANT: if any member provides feedback on the poem in the comment section, the poet must decide on the final version and post it on top of the original version.


Or else the original unedited version on your thread will be picked up by us.


On your comment thread, you need to post your revised final version (if you have one!)


Edited version: Your final version of the poem goes first, so it will be easy for our team to consider that for the haikuKATHA journal.

Original version: Your first version of the poem remains - under your final version. The way it is shown here.


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The Prompt


Do you think there is only a moon here!? Sometimes we have to delve deeper for 'Eureka'!

We wait to read your verses







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haiku 1 26 May 2023


dreaming

of rosogollas...

blood moon (Somehow this is what the picture made me think of!)

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Kala Ramesh
Kala Ramesh
26 mag 2023
Risposta a

This prompt is not the current one, Raamesh. Not many will visit this page now.

HAIKUsutradhar changes every Friday morning. So now the new prompt is up.

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Radhamani Sarma
Radhamani Sarma
25 mag 2023

haiku 3

25 may 23


cool pond

his write on fading moon

floating reflects


comments welcome


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25 mag 2023
Risposta a

This English is a lttle too rough for me to understand. What are you trying to say?


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Baisali
Baisali
25 mag 2023

#3

25/5/23


old flames

at the reunion…

soft silhouettes


Fee back always welcome


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Keiko Izawa
Keiko Izawa
25 mag 2023

#3


last version:


a seagull’s shadow

sliding across the bridge

winter breeze


1st edit: (with thanks to Lev and Kala)


a seagull’s shadow

sliding across the bridge…

winter breeze


original:


winter breeze—

sliding across the bridge

a seagull’s shadow


feedback appreciated.

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Keiko Izawa
Keiko Izawa
25 mag 2023
Risposta a

Lev,

edited accordingly. Thank you!

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Billie Dee
Billie Dee
24 mag 2023

like Tesla--- weeping over the body of a rock dove

---Billie


feedback welcome

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John Pappas
John Pappas
24 mag 2023
Risposta a

Wow! I did not know about Tesla’s pigeon affinity. This was a really nice way to speak to and about the sorrow that comes from losing a beloved animal companion.

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