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  • Haiku Entries – September 2009

    Posted on September 3rd, 2009 Sonam No comments

    Thrilled thumb on keypads
    An expectant lover calls
    Subscriber switched off!!

    Karma C W (Thimphu)

    Caffeine, milk froth and Nelly Furtado
    Latte’s the name or “turn off the light” Nelly says
    Nokia rings!!

    Tshering Dorji  (Thimphu)

    A father
    Helping his child..
    Down the ledge

    Namgay Wangchuk (Thimphu)

    Sitting..
    Complacently..
    An unexpected smile on a friendly face

    Namgay Wangchuk (Thimphu)

    Playing basketball
    In the middle of the sky…
    A rainbow

    Namgay Wangchuk (Thimphu)

    A slight tremor
    Earth quake?
    Yes, no surprise

    Namgay Wangchuk (Thimphu)

    Keys and strings
    Jazz and kolors
    Dance of life

    Tshering Dorji (Thimphu)

    Monday’s tremor
    Warning of sort
    How fragile it can get

    Tshering Dorji (Thimphu)

    Scarf on the hair,
    piercing, tattoos and tatty pants -
    today’s yoof culture

    Kinley Tshering (Thimphu)

    On this tragic day,
    all have come to pay respects -
    tear drops from the sky

    Kinley Tshering (Thimphu)

    Amidst the traffic
    honking noises sound the town -
    the cherub child waves

    Kinley Tshering (Thimphu)

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    Hazy mist and men
    visiting the grand red shrine -
    riding warrior

    Kinley Tshering (Thimphu)

    Steel Lord’s Day
    Cars adorned like a bride -
    a merry mood.

    Kinley Tshering (Thimphu)

    Suddenly daylight becomes blurry
    A friend’s face appears
    More beautiful than ever

    Sonam Palden (Den Haag, Netherlands)

    Voices fade awayMorning Yoga
    To the sound
    Of a twig breaking

    Sonam Palden (Den Haag Netherlands)

    Nothing i do seems important
    Yet all of that seems so urgent
    To be able to love every moment

    Sonam Palden (Den Haag, Netherlands)

    Afternoon and still sunny
    Slight tremor with vertigo like feeling
    Nature playng its usual pranks

    Tshering Dorji (Thimphu)

    Autumn’s sunny day
    Insects humming the tune
    Sloth creeping without invitation

    Tshering Dorji (Thimphu)

    om mani padme humMouse and computer
    Heart beat stops -
    The cursor blinks

    Tashi Tshering Dukpa (Thimphu)

    A moment with family,
    An act of life -
    I am the Director

    Tashi Tshering Dukpa (Thimphu)

    In the bathroom
    a naked earthworm -
    a naked self

    Tashi Tshering Dukpa (Thimphu)

    When the heavens are sadtibet IV 131
    The tears they shed grow our crops
    Unconditional…

    Jurmi Chhowing (Thimphu)

    A mound of old dung
    I kicked for a childish fun
    A beetle was partying!

    Karma CW (Thimphu)

    Two women
    In a mood to dance
    Shake all that’s there!

    Tshering Dorji (Thimphu)

    I opened the door,
    I looked straight ahead,
    Right away i knew – he was enlightened.

    Druksel Dorji (Seattle, USA)

    13 Ah! Coquettishly
    smiling in a cherry robe -
    my root guru

    Kinley Tshering (Thimphu)

    Amongst tall buildings
    She sits…
    Selling her stuff under a bulb light

    Namgay Wangchuk (Thimphu)

    The constant heat
    annoyed my frame of psyche -
    pressure cooker blows

    Kinley Tshering (Thimphu)

    A blade of grass
    Crushed under my sinful feet
    An insect taking shelter!

    Karma CW (Thimphu)

    FreedomBlue sky
    White clouds
    Birds chirping

    Neten Chhetri (Thimphu)

    Winds whistling through the leaves
    Mother tree grounded as ever
    It is just there.

    Tshering Dorji (Thimphu)

    Amateurish
    driver hits the pole signal –
    no entry

    Kinley Tshering (Thimphu)

    From the Hilltop
    Gazing down the vale below –
    The Blue Buddha

    Kinley Tshering (Thimphu)

    Fields turning yellow
    Wealth of autumn is approaching
    Is your heart rich, too?

    Karma CW (Thimphu)

    Timeless
     

    Hair strand on the key pad
    Fingers typing away
    Thinking of something smart

    Tshering Dorji (Thimphu)

    Flu in my nostril
    H1N1 at the back of my mindbbs sunset
    Thanks to the Mexican pigs!

    Tshering Dorji (Thimphu)

    You love me like my father
    You weep like my mother
    Beautiful pear tree

    Sonam Palden (Den Haag, Netherlands)

    Prayer flags on fire escape.
    am i just clinging
    to that which has passed?

    Chandra DeNap (New Jersey, USA)

    P1020990The mosquito,
    smelling provisions flies to
    Suckle from me

    Kinley Tshering (Thimphu)

    I look at a tree
    It’s leaves are turning blonde
    Autumn’s here again!

    Kinley Tshering (Thimphu)

    I put on the stove
    but why is not catching fire?
    I lit the wrong one

    Kinley Tshering (Thimphu)

    I kiss your lipsriver
    and its flavor’s beautiful –
    Cadbury chocolate

    Kinley Tshering (Thimphu)

    Smell of Autumn
    Taste of Autumn
    I hate the flu though!

    Tshering Dorji (Thimphu)

    You were once a man
    Running with wild Buffaloes
    What happened to you?

    Jurmi Chhowing (Thimphu)

    Another summer has gone
    Another winter has come
    I am still here on the same chair.

    Sherab Jamtsho (Thimphu)

    Light ShaftWaiting for the flight to board
    A deep urge arises …
    To miss my flight.

    Sonam Palden (Den Haag, Netherlands)

    Thoughts ..
    Discursive as always …
    Are they my enemy?

    Tshering Dorji (Thimphu)

    As the sun goes by Autumn
    Everyone is lost in the harvest
    Time heals everything

    Sagar Gurung (Thimphu)

    Hi! Said I,
    Substance for joy
    Looser I was

    Kinzang Dorji (Thimphu)

    The sun shines bright
    The soft wind blows
    The day never ends

    Dorji Phurba (Thimphu)IMG_4998

    Barking Dogs
    Birds singing
    My mind full of sorrow

    Sonam Wangdi (Thimphu)

    River flows day and night
    Cool air blows
    The bubbles remain alone

    Sonam Wangdi (Thimphu)

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    The telephone rings
    and slashes the silence

    Yamsel Dragyel (Thimphu)

    boredom
    lone ness
    and sleep

    Yamsel Dragyel (Thimphu)

    Tears
    Unaccountable drops
    Can be an ocean

    Sonam Tshering Sherpa (Thimphu)

    We remember the days gone
    Months pass by and years ahead
    But never think of death

    Lal Bars Abba (Thimphu)

    Indecision,
    Walking blindly …
    Guru’s song floats from a window.

    Namagay Wangchuk (Thimphu)

    Cloud in the sky
    Disturb the rain
    I wonder whether my life

    Sonam Wangdi (Thimphu)

    Sun shines brightly
    Cool wind blows in the Valley
    My life passed like a river

    Sonam Wangdi (Thimphu)

    45 When I throw out the dust
    I feel like I
    Avoid my bad habits

    Lekey Dorji (Thimphu)

    I thought of the past
    I thought of the future
    But I could not do anything in the present

    Dorji Phurba (Thimphu)

    5 o clock 1 The flaming sun ascending
    Lightening up the countryside
    - Fills my heart with joy

    Sagar Gurung (Thimphu)

    The valley dressed in smoky clouds
    Colorful or drizzling rain
    A sunny day will soon arrive?

    Sagar Gurung (Thimphu)

    The fresh smell of
    The cold air
    The bark of a dog

    Yansel Dragyel (Thimphu)

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    My friend sweeps the room,
    The sound of the bromine
    and the dust rising up

    Yansel Dragyel (Thimphu)

    When the sun shines I feel hot
    When the wind blows I feel cold
    Why is this?

    Lal Bharsabba (Thimphu)

    A gathering,
    Lot’s of chanting,
    Silence.

    Kinley Tshering (Thimphu)

    Old man
    Buzzing, Joyfully –
    Brotherhood!

    Kinley Tshering (Thimphu)

    Scorching sun,
    I step out
    headache

    Kinley Tshering (Thimphu)

    flying The bird lands
    and steps straight on
    the earth worm

    Kinley Tshering (Thimphu)

    Early sunrise,
    Filling water in the bowls –
    Father’s offering

    Kinley Tshering (Thimphu)

    Altar Room
    The mantra moves slowly –
    Heat Energy

    Kinley Tsering (Thimphu)

    The bird landsq16
    Clutches and instantly onto
    the earth worm

    Kinley Tshering (Thimphu)

    In the evening walk
    I’m being followed
    by a constant gaze

    Kinley Tsering (Thimphu)

    A loner, a sad walk
    Heavy rain and weeping willows
    Who is not crying?

    Karma CW (Thimphu)

    Looking out of my window
    Kids playing in the street
    Reminded me of my childhood

    Sherab Jamtsho (Thimphu)

    Homage to My Guru
    I pray at your feet
    My guru does not even know

    Sherab Jamtsho (Thimphu)

    In between my mom’s scoldingsThimphu Valley
    My dad nearly Pours tea
    in my curry cup!

    Sonam Palden (Thimphu)