Sunday, 3 February 2013

Flowering Branch of Plum



Stems play waltz
Lovely damsels dance
Pluck or clap

x--o--x 

Soft petals
Quivering with breeze
Mute prayer bells

Picture taken from: Google Search


46 comments:

  1. Hi Meenakshi,

    Wow, lovely Haiku for the spring season. Beautiful personification of the stem to damsels.
    Loved reading this, a great start to Monday morning. Did you have a good start? :) :) :)

    Regards

    Jay
    My Newest Blog Post | My Entry to Indiblogger Get Published

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Yes, in fact lovely start when these damsels came dancing to my mind and pour out of my pen performing to waltz.

      Thanks Jay!

      Delete
  2. Hi Meenakshi Loved the Haiko.Specially the line
    'soft petals
    quivering with breeze, are very touching.

    ReplyDelete
  3. "Mute prayer bells" - I loved the intonation here ... wonderfully said !!!

    ReplyDelete
  4. Love the idea of blossoms as damsels dancing!

    ReplyDelete
  5. Meenakshi... you never falter.. beautiful haiku yet again..
    damsels dancing.. WOW.

    ReplyDelete
  6. Pluck or Clap ... a lovely linesd. Thank you for sharing :)

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Oblivious of the feeling the spectator is hiding, they perform, spread their beauty!

      Thanks a lot!

      Delete
  7. "stems play waltz " these lines makes me dance..lovely !!

    ReplyDelete
  8. "Mute prayer bells" - such lovely imagery. I'm loving your heralding-the-spring series of haikus of late :)

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Thanks Meenakshi, these haiku are dedicated to a 'Carpe Diem' site which gives daily prompts and lots of inspiration for writing haiku.

      Delete
  9. I am enchanted by the image of "mute prayer bells."

    Crushing One Blossom

    ReplyDelete
  10. Wonderful set of haiku ~ can hear the bells ~

    Carol of (A Creative Harbor) ^_^ on Blogger

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Thanks Carol, May these prayer bells spread love and peace.

      Delete
  11. Just great--the one who plucks flowers does not recognize that the soft quivering petals are silent prayer bells--how harsh we are.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Thanks Ma'am, my damsels required this sympathy.

      Delete
  12. These words are dancing in my head this morning! Just wonderful images in both, just wonderful!

    ReplyDelete
  13. Lovely haiku. That last one is breathtaking. Pure haiku, that one.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Is that so! Thank you so much! It brightened my day!!

      Delete
  14. I sense a layer of meaning
    Under those soft petals
    Music for the soul.

    Cheers!
    JzB

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Music for the soul
      wisdom to the mind
      Those who listen.

      Thanks Jazz you inspired me to right this one.

      Delete
  15. apki kavitaye samvedana me guthe huye vichar hain

    ReplyDelete
  16. I'm waiting for the damsels' waltz... Musical Haiku!!

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. They will be all around soon, wait for spring my dear!

      Delete
  17. Beautiful. I am amazed at the beauty of this line, 'Mute prayer bells'

    Keep sharing these lovely haiku :)

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. This is very close to my heart too, Saru, I am happy it reached yours.

      Thanks!

      Delete
  18. Mute prayer bells is a very nice phrase.

    ReplyDelete
  19. “The earth has music for those who listen.”

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Absolutely Purba, Thanks for your visit!

      Delete
  20. The elegant dance made me smile... damsels scented in the sun. :-)
    Eliz

    ReplyDelete