Monday, April 29, 2013


the rancor in your eyes
and in your boyfriend's--
how can I
get rid of the albatross
around my neck?

petals fall
in the soft glow
of paper lanterns
-sakura at night
or the dust of moon?

Sunday, April 21, 2013

More haiku

our leisure talk...
a butterfly forming
within its pupa

a prayer-note
against a blizzard
butterfly wings

green Sunday--
when did last we count
the dragonflies

Wednesday, April 17, 2013


a ruru calls...
how long will
the last leaf last

clouds pile up--
hoping against hope
for a glimpse

your soothing words...
sip by sip
the storm disappears

back home...
pots of chrysanthemums

Sunday, April 14, 2013

3 Tanka

how does one
speak without words...
once again
the twinkle in your eyes
breaks our silence

making the pup
learn rock'n roll
cries hoarse all through
Thanksgiving Day

the cat
roams around apples
on a table--
how long can we chat
about the weather?

Saturday, April 6, 2013


between the cracks
my anguish
will the blizzard spare 
our prayer note

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Spring Haiku

leaves in March
eye contact with my
new neighbour

still i
hang on to your thoughts
a broken dream-catcher

pale faced day
colours of Holi sticking
to your palm lines

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