siblings…
the different narratives
of our childhood

 


28 Responses

  1. kalaramesh Says:

    Lovely ku, Madhuri.
    I can easily relate to this.

  2. Debbi Says:

    Brilliant! Thank you, Madhuri.

  3. madhurip Says:

    Thankyou Debbi.

  4. Vidya Venkatramani Says:

    So simple and very relatable!! Love it!!

  5. madhurip Says:

    Thankyou Vidya, glad you like my ku.

    Warm regards,

    Madhuri

  6. Sue Burke Says:

    The perfect day for this wonderful poem.

  7. madhurip Says:

    Thankyou Sue.

  8. Perry Says:

    Ain't it the truth. :-)

  9. madhurip Says:

    Thankyou :)

  10. Alan Summers Says:

    siblings…
    the different narratives
    of our childhood

    —MADHURI PILLAI

    Ah, yes, so true!

    Whether single gender or multiple gender siblings we are like different countries to each other.

    warm regards,
    Alan

  11. madhurip Says:

    Thankyou Alan, I love your analogy.

    Warm regards,

    Madhuri

  12. MaryJo Says:

    spot on. You have put it so well.

  13. madhurip Says:

    Thankyou Mary Jo.

  14. David Oates Says:

    very nice.

  15. madhurip Says:

    Thankyou David.

  16. Madhuri Pillai Says:

    Thankyou Kala, so glad the ku resonate with you.

    Warm regards

  17. Samantha Sirimanne Says:

    Wow…so true! I love this Madhuri, thank you!

  18. madhurip Says:

    Thankyou Samantha, glad it resonated.

  19. Barbara A. Taylor Says:

    loved this
    right on!

  20. madhurip Says:

    Thankyou.

  21. V. Ranaldi-Adams Says:

    This haiku captures what is true of any two people recalling the same event.

  22. Madhuri Pillai Says:

    Thankyou Samantha, glad it resonates 😊.

  23. Geethanjali Rajan Says:

    Lovely one, Madhuri. Put so well. Thank you!

  24. Karen Harvey Says:

    Yes, it was like being brought up on different sides of the street.

  25. Lawrence Says:

    this is so true.
    enjoyed the read. :)

  26. Adjei Agyei-Baah Says:

    Beautiful Madhuri. You take me back to my childhood days with beautiful haiku. The humor is refreshing as well.

  27. Aparna Pathak Says:

    Beautiful Haiku Madhuri ! Makes me nostalgic every time I read it !

  28. seaviewwarrenpoint Says:

    This really resonated for me as I had six siblings (sadly the two youngest are no longer with us)

    Lovely, Madhuri.

    marion

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