Khadim Hussain

(27 July 1957 / Lunger Pur Baly, Jhellum, Pakistan)

Obsession - Haiku


Like Majnun
Living lost memories
Lonely in mela

Majnun: Obsessed. Madly or desperately in love. Celebrated lover of Laila.
Mela: a fair

Submitted: Sunday, June 24, 2007
Edited: Thursday, December 29, 2011
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  • Elysabeth Faslund (6/24/2007 3:35:00 PM)

    This is excellent Haiku...3-6-5. I am very happy that you do not choose, with this one, to follow the strict 5-7-5. The old Haiku Masters seldom did! In fact, one of the best Haiku I've read by a Master had a total of 19 syllables. Some, less than 17. Great! Poignant. Near to the reader.xxElysabeth (Report) Reply

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