thunderclap —
the darkening sky splits
into liquid night

 

 

 

 

(Originally published in beyond the horizon beyond)

18 Responses

  1. Peggy Hale Bilbro Says:

    Wonderful aural and visual image, Kala!

  2. kalaramesh Says:

    Peggy,
    Thanks a lot for your time.
    Happy you could relate to this ku.
    _()_

  3. martin1223 Says:

    Love it, as usual!

    approaching storm
    the boatman fingers his bowl

  4. kalaramesh Says:

    Thanks a ton, Martin
    Happy you 'love it'.
    Our Indian monsoon, which lasts for over two months, gives us such beautiful moments.

  5. Vidya Venkatramani Says:

    What a great image !! A very dynamic Ku with power packed words like thunderclap, split and liquid. It resounds in your mind long after you have read it . One of my all time favourite ku !!

  6. kalaramesh Says:

    Vidya,

    Thanks a million.
    Lovely comment – something I go back to and feel good, when I'm in a rut!
    ^_^

  7. K. Ramesh Says:

    I like the vivid imagery in this haiku!

  8. kalaramesh Says:

    Ramesh,
    Thank you so much for your comment.
    Your comment means so much to me.
    ^_^

  9. Firdaus Parvez Says:

    Beautiful imagery. Really liked ‘Liquid night’. So much left to the imagination.

  10. kalaramesh Says:

    Firdaus,

    Thank you so much for your lovely comment.
    It's nice to know you are able to relate to this image.
    _()_

  11. Mallika chari Says:

    Liquid night….so lovely…brings d monsoon night right in front of the eyes

  12. kalaramesh Says:

    Thanks, Mallika.
    Happy you like the image in this ku.

  13. Mallika chari Says:

    ..so lovely…brings d monsoon night right in front of the eyes

  14. sanjuktaa Says:

    Great image! Very visual.

  15. sanjuktaa Says:

    Great image! Very visual.

  16. kalaramesh Says:

    Thanks a ton, Sanjuktaa _()_

  17. Marie Shimane Says:

    I'm a bit late in responding but remembered admiring this so much when I first read it in your book.

  18. kalaramesh Says:

    Marie,
    How are you?
    It's absolutely lovely meeting you here.
    Thank you so much,. Happy you like this ku.
    _()_

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