sudden drizzle
a mosquito takes off
from the paper boat


—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 16 October 2006 by A. Thiagarajan

  1.  
    Angelika Wienert
    2006-10-16 07:53:13
     

    i like this haiku -- everything is so light (there isn`t hard rain, there is drizzle, then a mosquito, a paper boat) -- when i read it it`s like a feather which touches my skin

  2.  
    Bill Kenney
    2006-10-16 10:57:38
     

    I share the response Angelika has so eloquently articulated.

    a bee's silhouette
    on the vertical blind
    so much to do

  3.  
    b. m. richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2006-10-16 18:46:03
     

    millennium of rings
    first rain
    shatters the mirrored lake

  4.  
    Sari
    2006-10-16 19:09:39
     

    I'd like to echo Angelika's response. This haiku is light, just the right effect. Love it!

  5.  
    kala ramesh
    2006-10-17 07:53:28
     

    Hi Thiagarajan,

    From India!!
    This is "heavy" stuff- for sure!
    Sure enjoyed reading your haiku!
    all the best,
    warmly,
    kala

  6.  
    Alan Summers
    2006-10-17 12:11:51
     

    That paper boat resonates as well as the mosquito! ;-)

  7.  
    b.m.r.
    2009-10-26 18:07:25
     

    autumn night
    woolen socks and bare feet
    now, there's fire

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