The Haibun Gallery 31 January


hosts: Shalini Pattabiraman & Shobhana Kumar

31st January

This is the second haibun in the series featuring Kala Ramesh..


We know clouds spoke in Kalidasa’s Meghaduta. I used to stand looking up at the Chennai skies as a child, searching and easily finding all that my imagination could put into words: horses, elephants, and chariots, all superimposed with migrating cranes that dotted the twilight sky. Clouds give inspiration, as they did for Michelangelo when he painted the father giving life to the son. They collide and waft in the summer sky, carrying my thoughts with them, higher than I could ever go.

an unseen hand

writes, and having writ. . .

ripples on the river

Source: Contemporary Haibun Online

The river is an important motif in our lives. We invite you to share a haibun that shares your relationship with a river. What of those memories stands out for you?

We are delighted to open the comment thread for you to share your unpublished haibun (within 300 words) to be considered for inclusion in haikuKATHA monthly journal.


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