Treasure Island

sathya narayana

(12-06-1958 / Nellore, Andhra Pradesh)

HAIKU COLLECTION - I


Summer power cut
In the blacked-out village streets
Glow worms

Autumn night
In the bright moon light
Naked timberline

Snow covered mountains
Walking there all alone
A naked yeti

rain doctor helped
the earth deliver
baby saplings

.
someday in March
the northern woods woke up
to cuckoo's song

whistling winds brought news
Of an impending drizzle
Trees nodded thanks

“He’s such a flirt
This handsome butterfly”
Gossiped flowers

With tearful eyes
Farmers prayed for rain
Somewhere thundered hope

Submitted: Saturday, August 01, 2009
Edited: Tuesday, September 29, 2009

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