Posts Tagged ‘Indian Haiku’

Vol. 1 No. 30: Stella Pierdes, Ernesto P. Santiago, Vijeta Pai, S.M. Abeles, Pravat Kumar Padhy

Monday, August 6th, 2012

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“Mexicans Pay in Blood for America’s War on Drugs” (read more)

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tasting metal
the cup fills with news
of war

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Poem by Stella Pierides. Read more by this poet.

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“Heatwaves ‘proof of global warming’” (read more)

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global warming
my Armani wallet
starts to crack

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Poem by Ernesto P. Santiago. Read more by this poet.

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“Monsoon rains to hit Kerala in two days” (read more)

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memories of the last monsoon
washed away
again, it rains

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Poem by Vijeta Pai. Read more by this poet.

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“Fast Food Linked to Depression” (read more)

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burger joint
her loneliness
drenched in salt

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Poem by S.M. Abeles. Read more by this poet.

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“See India’s ‘Supermoon’ at 9pm tonight” (read more)

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super moon—
the girls busy playing
basketball

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Poem by Pravat Kumar Padhy. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 1 No. 36: Stella Pierides, Sandip Sital Chauhan, Manu Kant, Aditya Bahl, Armando H. Corbelle

Monday, September 17th, 2012

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“Only Two Cosmic Disasters Are Certain” (read more)

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sunset
the water-lily
still warm

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Poem by Stella Pierides. Read more by this poet.

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“Why I Left India (Again)” (read more)

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migrating birds…
a grain of wheat clings
to my suitcase

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Poem by Sandip Sital Chauhan. Read more by this poet.

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“General lives on in Russian consciousness” (read more)

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in my father’s library
a complete set of Stalin’s works—
summer rains

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Poem by Manu Kant. Read more by this poet.

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“Chhattisgarh encounter genuine, says Chidambaram” (read more)

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morning clouds…
he pulls a shroud over
her dead body

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Poem by Aditya Bahl. Read more by this poet.

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“Burning-monk photographer Malcolm Browne dies” (read more)

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saffron robe
saffron too
the flames

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Poem by Armando H. Corbelle. Read more by this poet.

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Vol. 1 No. 37: Laryalee Fraser, Nu Quang, Ramesh Amand, Sonam Chhoki, Kath Abela Wilson

Monday, September 24th, 2012

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“Poor monsoon rains hit millions of Indian farmers” (read more)

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cloud watch—
the inner weight
of grey

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Poem by Laryalee Fraser. Read more by this poet.

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“Toll court shows little mercy to Highway 520 drivers” (read more)

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toll bridge . . .
the 99% carries
more weight

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Poem by Nu Quang. Read more by this poet.

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“Stiglitz’s plea for compassionate capitalism” (read more)

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autumn—
listening deep
to my inner voice

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Poem by Ramesh Anand. Read more by this poet.

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“Bhutan’s Wangdue Phodrang temple to be rebuilt after fire” (read more)

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it stood on the spur
for over three hundred years
today…
in smoke and ashes we scour
for sacred relics of our past

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Poem by Sonam Chhoki. Read more by this poet.

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“Hundreds of dead birds on I-95 in Laurel” (read more)

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above
the rush hour crawl
a gliding hawk

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Poem by Kath Abela Wilson. Read more by this poet.

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