Yasmeen Khan

Bronze Star - 2,226 Points (Islamabad)

Haiku(2) - Poem by Yasmeen Khan

We long for deep greens
Along the life-giving waters
Thirsty boughs with parched lips

Poet's Notes about The Poem

Thomas Cole painting Lake with Dead Trees

Comments about Haiku(2) by Yasmeen Khan

  • Heather Wilkins (6/6/2013 10:32:00 AM)

    excellent haiku. thess are some of my favorite forms. well done (Report) Reply

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  • Wahab Abdul (6/5/2013 11:20:00 AM)

    have you counted the third line? '' thirsty ' has 2 syllables.....but the meaning of the 3rd line is terrific.. love it...excellent! ! 1cracking! (Report) Reply

  • Shahzia Batool (6/5/2013 4:50:00 AM)

    Farah ilyas is right, it's deep! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Farah Ilyas (6/5/2013 3:22:00 AM)

    Desiccated boughs want water to flourish but fail to do so, same in our life happens, nothing could lessen our burden, our miseries....multi_interpretable Haiku... digging in it still...fabulous (Report) Reply

  • (6/3/2013 7:03:00 AM)

    Wonderful............. (Report) Reply

  • Unwritten Soul (6/2/2013 4:09:00 AM)

    Simply nice to think and imagine_Soul (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, June 2, 2013

Poem Edited: Wednesday, September 4, 2013

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