Thursday, 22 November 2012

Desert of Mind




Nothing sprouts
Dust pulls behind
Desert of mind

Desert of mind
Scattered arid grains
Long for rains

Long for rains
Parched senses, stinging doubts
Nothing sprouts

written for Haiku Heights
Picture taken from: etsy.com

45 comments:

  1. Desert of mind is dangerous when creative thoughts stop sprouting ... just a little rain is needed ... well said :-)

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  2. Description of writers block?!!

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    1. description of my mind, the way it behaves some times!

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  3. chills! evocative write....sometimes this happens...

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  4. read it few times to see if i can understand anything.

    well, this is how our mind is programmed to behave, rest is just an illusory notion.

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    1. hahaha..... You make me doubt my writing, Thanks for comments!

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  5. Wonderfully composed cascading haiku. Very well done.

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  6. I LOVE your incorporating rhyming words into the haiku - creates such nice flow.

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    1. I dont know Judith, may be its my mental block, poem to me doesn't seem to flow if it doesn't rhyme! thanks for apprecaition!

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  7. Sometimes the mind is slow to 'sprout' but then the flood gates open. Nicle done!

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    1. Nice one, I;s waiting for these gates to open and carry me away all drenched!

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  8. I like the parched senses and stinging doubts ~ Good one ~

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  9. Wonderful, clever use of desert ~ I know the feeling when nothing sprouts!

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  10. Awesome set...Terrible situation when this happens!

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    1. Thanks for reading and appreciating, Valli!

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  11. 'Parched senses' I hope no one ever gets to that deprivation.

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  12. You are a brilliant writer and should write more often, Meenakshi. Neat Haiku...beautiful :)
    love and god bless

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    1. Thanks Mam, I am just a learner and aspire to be as good as you!

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  13. A desert of the mind, hope it's just a writer's block.

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  14. there is always something in nothing - and you found it here!

    now I must go and search for nothing...

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    1. Wow! Thanks for the compliment! 'Something in nothing'...You made my verse complete!

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  15. `parched senses' and `stinging doubts' - wonderfully stated.

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