Saturday, 12 January 2013

Demise of Birthday


Candles blown in haste

Chocolate cake, gifts in wrap

Magician in funny hat


Magician in funny hat

Wishes, songs, games galore

Time flies by


Time flies by

Pending work on mind

Candles blown in haste


written for Haiku Heights

41 comments:

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    1. Thank Anthony, I was not sure about this one. Glad you liked it,

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  2. Unique and mysterious take on the prompt!

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    1. Growing up snatches the fun out of birthdays. They become kind of routine. I always longed to write this one.

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  3. Time indeed waits for none...nice verse!!

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    1. True Reshma, every day becomes the same, gifts, cakes excite no more. We receive wishes sent over phones with routine thanks. I yearn for a a real birthday, that special day which doesn't come now.

      Glad you liked it!

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  4. different direction with this prompt...well-done - thought-provoking

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    1. Thanks Joanne! I happy I was able to convey through this haiku!!

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  5. Demise of birthday - fantastic, creative!

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  6. A different take on the prompt! Lovely Meenakshi!


    Fragrant Memories

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    1. Thanks Valli,

      It is difficult to relate this prompt with birthday, But somehow I felt compelled to write this one.

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  7. Wow ... candles blown in haste ... perhaps scarcity of time doesn't let us enjoy the moments of our lives peacefully ... well illustrated :-)

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    1. As children, we blow candles in haste as we are excited about cake, gifts, friends. But when we grow up, we blow candles in haste as birthdays are no more than routine and pending jobs weigh us down.

      Thanks for reading and liking!

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  8. Sorry.. Was out from bloggers network for sometime.. today i am free I am going to see what all I have missed :)

    You write deep...

    I am being repetitive now.. I know cant help I may continue to be so in other comments as well...

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    1. Thanks Aparna,

      please accept my gratitude for ever encouraging me.

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  9. Lovely Meenakshi...

    I loved the Haikus that you've penned and how the last line rolled into.. ;)

    Do visit my blog! Would love to see you by! *cheers*

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    1. Thanks Kappu!

      I visited your site and am floored by your style, superb!

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  10. oh yes .. the charm of growing up i guess .. no time left to enjoy the little things ..

    Bikram's

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    1. Yessss.....we lose our birthday in everyday grind. I wish we were kids again!

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    2. me toooooooooooooooo me toooooooooooooooooo

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  11. Ah so thoughtful and deep x birthdays certainly are not what they once were!

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  12. beautiful description of change in feelings & attitude of a person as he grown up. I liked it.

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    1. Thanks Anamica,

      Who understands it better than you.

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  13. Good one yet again Meenakshi.. the way we see our birthday's change indeed as we grow older..

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    1. Thanks Deepak,

      I feel myself more excited about my daughter's birthday than mine. This one was spontaneous.

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  14. A great thought...amazingly penned:)
    The brevity is the essence of this otherwise voluminous thing!

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    1. A word of appreciation from your side always props my spirits up! Thanks you so much!

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  15. 'blown in haste' life must have gone with it....

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  16. Wonderful and unique take on the prompt

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  17. Superb! Like candles time too melts just like that.

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  18. Quite telling... like life, we celebrate aspects of death. :-)
    I've been writing my haiku on my blogspot blog.
    http://positivekismet.blogspot.com/2013/01/musings-trust.html
    Eliz

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    1. Thank you so much for reading and visiting my space.

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