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,


  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:

    the different narratives
    of our childhood


    Ah, yes, so true!

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

    warm regards,

  11. madhurip Says:

    Thankyou Alan, I love your analogy.

    Warm regards,


  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:


  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.


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