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open sky :: SAMVAAD | 29th May

Updated: Jun 4, 2022

hosts: Sanjuktaa Asopa & Vandana Parashar


summer moon

light echoes across

the canyon


---- David Mcmurray

(A Hundred Gourds, June 2016; AIHN's "World Haiku Series"; Charlotte Digregorio's "daily haiku-haiga")

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Kala Ramesh
Kala Ramesh
Jun 02, 2022

https://www.trivenihaikai.in/post/renku-linked-collaborative-verses Check this out ... you have only a short time for each verse! Don't miss out on the fun!

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I can imagine the light echoes across from the moon. It is very beautiful.

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Vandana Parashar
Vandana Parashar
May 31, 2022

David shares-

“I first experienced this haiku moment when I walked quietly through a red desert canyon in the hidden ancient city of Petra, Jordan. I was returning from a late afternoon visit to a sandstone tomb on June 30, 1988, during an overland world tour to the Seven Wonders of the World. Your readers in India might have seen the fictionally-named canyon of the crescent moon featured in the movie “Indian Jones” released on May 24, 1989.


The original poem was penned in my dusty travel diary in all lower case letters.


summer moon

light echoes across

the canyon


This haiku continues to reverberate around the world, most recently on March 22, 2022 at Charlotte Digregorio's “daily haiku-haiga” alo…


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Kanji Dev
Kanji Dev
May 29, 2022

The combination of imagery and sound in this haiku is quite haunting!

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Kala Ramesh
Kala Ramesh
Jun 01, 2022
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How lovely to read your comment, Kanji

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Kala Ramesh
Kala Ramesh
May 29, 2022

Beautiful. Good choice, Vandana. There is so much resonance between words and lines in this ku. _()_

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