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HAIKUsutradhar : 25th august 2023 Sangita Kalarickal

HAIKUsutradhar. weekly prompts

A FRIDAY FEATURE

25th August

Host: Kala Ramesh

Group Mentor: Lev Hart Prompter for August: Sangita Kalarickal

OUR MISSION: 1) To provide a new poetry workshop each Friday, along with a prompt.

2) To select haiku, senryu, and haiga each month for the journal, haikuKATHA. Each issue will select poems that were posted in this forum from the 3rd of the previous month to the 2nd of the current month.

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES 1. Post a maximum of two verses per week, numbered 1 & 2.

2. Only post unpublished verses --- nothing that has appeared in peer-reviewed or edited journals, anthologies, your webpage, social media, etc.

3. Only post original verses.

4. For each poem you post, comment on one other person’s poem.

5. Give feedback only to those poets who have requested it.

6. Do not post a variety of drafts, along with a request for readers to choose which they like most. Only one poem is to appear in each original post.

7. Post each revision, if you have any, above the original. The top version will be your submission to haikuKATHA. Do not delete the original post.

8. Do not submit found poetry or split sequences.

9. Do not post photos, except for haiga.

10. With haiga, post details re: the source of the visual image.

Poems that do not follow the guidelines may be deleted.


Founder/Managing Editor of haikuKATHA Monthly Journal: Kala Ramesh

Associate Editors: Ashish Narain Firdaus Parvez Hemapriya Chellappan Priti Aisola Sanjuktaa Asopa Shalini Pattabiraman Suraja Menon Roychowdhury Vandana Parashar Vidya Shankar

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Prompt 4: openHALL Welcome back! to this space, where we create our own prompt, own verse!


Today is the third Friday of this month! and we offer openHALL to open up your muse. In the last three weeks, we have brought you some beautiful flowers. And for now, you are also welcome to freewheel as that is what openHALL is all about! Have fun! Give us your best cut!

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Martin Clark
Martin Clark
Sep 02, 2023

Not sure if this is allowed, please let me know, but they all happened together.


shore break

into the sound of sea

a skiff launches


a cox calls

into the sound of sea

oars catch


a bow rises

chasing the sea

into blue sky


feedback welcome


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lakshmi iyer
lakshmi iyer
Sep 11, 2023
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Hello Martin,

Welcome!

Kindly please read the above standard rules and points to be followed.

Maybe if you read what other poets are posting, you will love to be on the same platform. Thanks!

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Sumitra  Kumar
Sumitra Kumar
Aug 31, 2023

#2


South Pole landing

the moon gives away

her dark secrets


feedback welcome

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Billie Dee
Billie Dee
Aug 31, 2023

#1---30 August 2023


long hike two fly rods rest against the pine


---Billie


feedback welcome


[Just back from a wilderness trek with my brother. . . missed you guys.]

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Sumitra  Kumar
Sumitra Kumar
Aug 31, 2023

#1


2023…

a moonwalking season

starts anew


feedback welcome!

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Debarati Sen
Debarati Sen
Aug 30, 2023

# 2


revised, thanks Lev.


blood donation

a wheelchair waits

in the queue


original


blood donation camp —

a wheelchair waits

in the queue


(feedback pls)

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Debarati Sen
Debarati Sen
Aug 31, 2023
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Thank you for your kind feedback, Steph.

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