Fireworks – A haiku

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By Somali K Chakrabarti

Kerala Temple Fire

flurry of fireworks

in an old temple premise-

doom descends, charred lives

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Moon on Reef

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Moon on Reef

By Somali K Chakrabarti

Moon on Capitol Reef

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A spread of red cliffs-

Moon rising on rocks peeps from

Chasm between the reefs

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© Somali K Chakrabarti

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Latur Water Crisis – A haiku

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By Somali K Chakrabarti

Latur water crisis

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sweet profits reaped

from thirsty sugarcane farms

cost bitter tears!

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Unlearning

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By Somali K Chakrabarti

Child

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Looking at the world

through the child’s eyes, we unlearn

to learn once again

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© Somali K Chakrabarti

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Antlers

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Antlers

By Somali K Chakrabarti

Antlers

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Gorgeous antlers twine

the referee moon looks on-  

two stag deer lock horns

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© Somali K Chakrabarti

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Haiku Stairs

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Haiku Stairs

By Somali K Chakrabarti

Haiku stairs

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Epic, steep, stairway

to heaven through misty clouds

– a forbidden trail!

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© Somali K Chakrabarti

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Festival of Colours – Holi

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Festival of Colours – Holi

By Somali K Chakrabarti

 

 

Happy Holi

Lavender, blue, pink

orange, green hues splashed all over

coloring the spirit!

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Tree Tunnels

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Tree Tunnels

By Somali K Chakrabarti

 

 

Tree Tunnel

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Flower carpet

set in the tunnel of trees,

stroller’s ecstasy!

This magical tree tunnel is located in Sena de luna, a quaint municipality in Spain.

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Budget 2016 Quotes

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Budget 2016 Quotes

By Somali K Chakrabarti

Budget Haiku

Market commotion

cools as budget scrutiny picks

devil is in the fine print

A day post Budget, newspapers  are rife with Budget analysis, the uncertainty is over and market is up again.

With India having been hailed as a ‘bright spot’ amidst a slowing global economy by IMF, the budget focus has been on

  • Ensuring macro-economic stability and prudent fiscal management.
  • Boosting on domestic demand
  • Continuing with the pace of economic reforms and policy initiatives to change the lives of people for the better.

Budget has different impact for different people. Here are some Budget Haiku to highlight a few key features of the Budget 2016. 

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Train of Hope

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Train of Hope

By Somali K Chakrabarti

Train of Hope
Rain,Steam and Speed/JMWTurner/1844

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Arising from mist

of mind, the train of hope appears

On a track of faith!

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