Kumarmani Mahakul

Gold Star - 246,584 Points (Gandam, Dist-Deogarh, Odisha, INDIA)

Haiku-8-Wick - Poem by Kumarmani Mahakul

Lamp has a wick,
Igniting itself it lights
Mirth comes from brick.

Topic(s) of this poem: lifestyle, sympathy

Poet's Notes about The Poem

Ignite – set fire to
Brick – kind hearted person/small rectangular block of backed clay

Comments about Haiku-8-Wick by Kumarmani Mahakul

  • (10/23/2015 12:06:00 PM)

    as the shadows dance
    ingenious haiku-10
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  • Savita Tyagi (9/21/2015 7:17:00 PM)

    Great haiku! Never knew brick has another meaning. Great use of word. (Report) Reply

  • Liza Sudina (9/21/2015 2:06:00 PM)

    and fights, and fights -
    I just continued for a rhyme.

    Frankly - I don't really understand what genius is in haiku.
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  • Valsa George (9/17/2015 5:27:00 AM)

    When the wick on a candle is ignited, the surrounding is lighted...... Great Haiku! (Report) Reply

  • Sanjukta Nag (9/17/2015 2:05:00 AM)

    So much philosophy is hidden in normal little things of everyday life. thank you. (Report) Reply

  • Kelly Kurt (9/16/2015 7:25:00 PM)

    I delight in how this form can be so versatile and profound in such brevity. Well done. (Report) Reply

  • (9/16/2015 12:46:00 PM)

    A wonderful haiku....when something is in the dark too long, the first emergence of light gives way to celebration. Great work. (Report) Reply

  • Mohammed Asim Nehal (9/16/2015 12:36:00 PM)

    Superb haiku.....terse....10 (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, September 16, 2015

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