on my lip
again and again
the same fly

—A. Thiagarajan
        

About the author: A postgraduate in English, A. Thiagarajan taught in colleges in India, before joining the finance sector. He has been writing in English and Tamil since college days. His work (poems, haiku, short-stories and articles) has appeared in various magazines and ezines, radio etc. He lives in Mumbai, India.

Email: thiag at vsnl dot com

 

Responses to the haiku for 20 July 2006 by A. Thiagarajan

  1.  
    Bill Kenney
    2006-07-20 07:24:43
     

    solstice
    the tireless whine
    of the mosquito

  2.  
    Georgia
    2006-07-20 14:24:38
     

    urchin moth
    enamoured
    follows me everywhere

  3.  
    b. m. richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2006-07-20 18:26:01
     

    winded, morning jog
    fresh bakery's aroma...
    stops me in my tracks

  4.  
    joffre
    2006-07-20 19:55:56
     

    i like this haiku. it has form. and i can feel your annoyance.

  5.  
    Suy
    2006-07-20 21:11:10
     

    i think this is odd.

  6.  
    2006-07-21 13:11:04
     

    Good to see you here!

    the fly
    rubbing its hands
    on my yellow t-shirt

    Fellowship of Australian Writers haiku competition, june 94, commended
    Haiku Quarterly, British poetry/haiku magazine
    dec 94

    Maybe the same fly? ;-)

    It brought it all back, thank you!

    Alan

  7.  
    Judith Ingram
    2006-07-22 00:04:24
     

    frustrated
    an exquisite lunar moth
    beats against my lighted window

  8.  
    Andrea
    2006-07-22 13:18:30
     

    perfect...

  9.  
    2006-07-24 05:01:39
     

    That fly is universal, and I begin to wonder if he or she doesn't zoom around the world to plague us! ;-)

    Great to see your haiku at tinywords!

  10.  
    KeithD
    2006-07-27 07:03:37
     

    A colleague responded

    on my fly
    again and again
    the same lip

  11.  
    DH
    2006-07-27 10:08:50
     

    Go Keefy !

  12.  
    b.m.r.
    2009-07-24 19:21:36
     

    rainy season
    her nearness
    brings the rapid whispers--
    mosquito

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