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Emptiness: Haiku

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A haiku on a woman’s plight but how she wishes to fly high!

zica #fantastico Goa

Source: Maitreni’s Goa trip album


Haiku                                                            Haiku



A mouth full of sky,

Hands filled with aspirations,

still there is a void


— Sangeeta Mishra

Haiku is a Japanese poem traditionally comprising of seventeen syllables, in three lines of ‘five’, ‘seven’, and ‘five’, which evokes natural images, now a days referred to as #micropoetry.


    Wow! simply amazing and so thought provoking.. I feel the same right now.. Hope this void fills soon 🙂

    • Thank you so much Deeshani. Glad that you liked it. …… Amen. 🙂

  • Happens sometimes in life.
    Well written.

  • MS Mahwar

    Very well penned!

  • Saru

    This void can only be filled with love, care and respect. Loved the haiku and your daughter’s Goa picture.

    • Truly said Saru. Glad that you liked both the stuff. Thanks. 🙂

  • a powerful haiku

  • Last line is contrast to first two.
    I loved it!

  • Purba Chakraborty

    A beautiful haiku, Ma’am. It happens so often in our lives 🙂

  • another of your gems !

    • Thank you so much Kokila. Means a lot. Glad that you liked it. 🙂

  • Another stealing formation of words Sangeetha ji :)) nice Haiku.

    • Thank you so much Mr. Dsari. I’m glad that you liked it. 🙂

  • bushra

    So much said in so little words. Amazing 🙂

  • And what a dilemma that is… everything yet nothing… 🙂
    very well penned Sangeetaji… 🙂

  • well at least we have a lot of something … and hopefully maybe one day the void can be filled tooo .. who knows


    • Yes, indeed you are right. This is how life turns out to be. Thanks for stopping by. 🙂

  • The eternal void.

    Very beautiful, Sangeeta Ji 🙂

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