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open sky :: SAMVAAD | 18th Dec

hosts : Sanjuktaa Asopa & Vandana Parashar


wings for a day my hands turn to mayflies


---- Pippa Phillips

(Wales Haiku Journal, Autumn 2022)

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mona bedi
mona bedi
26 dic 2022

Nice share!

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Kala Ramesh
Kala Ramesh
23 dic 2022

Nice one. Thanks, Vandana.

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Vandana Parashar
Vandana Parashar
21 dic 2022

Pippa shares-

“ My interest in poetry began with the French symbolists, particularly Guillaume Apollinaire. When I began to write haiku, even though I knew I wanted to eventually move beyond traditional haiku, I worked hard to internalize the "haiku rules," particularly the preclusion of figurative techniques. However, I have recently begun to return to symbolism. In this poem, 'mayflies' represent creative inspiration insofar as I experience it. I write every day, both prose and poetry, and for the most part, it is brick laying. Inspiration is fickle and temporary-- but when it comes, it transports me to the bleeding edge of reality, and compels me to work, to the point I may not need sleep or food for a…

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marilyn ashbaugh
marilyn ashbaugh
18 dic 2022

good ku! thanks for sharing!

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Creative! Nice one Pippa!

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