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Haiku 02 - I Am Sad Today

The poet is a medical student with a weird sense of humour and spends a great deal of time exploring ways to flourish his cultural insight.


I am sad today

Bats fly when owls cry,
Stars shine and moon glows but
I am sad today.


Note from the poet :

Many of us, though have heard the name 'Haiku' many times,don't actually understand what it is. So, questions like 'Why there is no rhythm? ' or ' How can only 3 small lines make a poem? ' are normal.

HAIKUS are Japanese short poem which are traditionally composed within 17 syllables in 3 lines. These syllables are respectively divided in order of 5-7-5. Haikus are not meant to rhyme rather they are a set of simple words arranged in a particular formation so that they can act a punch line for certain situations.

See that's the beauty of haikus, a huge aggregation of emotions, feelings always lands a punch somewhere in your mind as you read a haiku. It almost resembles the feeling of being amazed when you get to see reflection of the entire meadow in the shiny surface of a tiny dew drop. Hence, reading such haikus always leaves me awestruck.

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