Wednesday, October 18, 2017
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My own Haiku poems

Haiku. The most ‘lyrical’ blank verse bursting with the song of utterly simple beauty and philosophy. Seventeen syllables, three lines of pure, evocative magic, writes Pavan R Chawla. Here’re some of his own little moments of inspiration. My own little pieces of Haiku.
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