It takes skill to K.I.S.S. In Apathy, unfeelingly , I like what a fellow blogger, K.K. commented. “Short and crisp!” Not that it’s like crunchy potato chips, but it reminds one that it takes skill to K.I.S.S. (keep it short and sweet)! I used to summarize CVs ( 1-4 pages long) to fit them intoContinue reading “It takes skill to K.I.S.S.”
Viewers versus players In front of the box, screaming in frenzy, but you are not the players! This Haiku observes the frenzied enthusiasm displayed more so by viewers than the player themselves. Quotes: “In a world full of spectators, be the player.” ― Michael Bassey Johnson, Song of a Nature Lover “Train like you are the worstContinue reading “Viewers versus players”
Paint a garden mural (a haiku) Drip, drip, slap and dash Repainting the garden wall distant mountains high! This haiku tells of an effort to repaint the garden wall with a few tins of paints. The careless slaps and dashes of the brush yield a garden mural instead- one with distant high mountains! Quotes:- “IfContinue reading “Paint a garden mural”
Trusting Tuesday and school bullies- is a Haiku about trust and a schoolboy being accused of stealing a mobile phone.
Waiting at a corner of the room Go, go look after your siblings and the cafe Pa’s waiting for me. This haiku is about a mother telling her children to go home. She reminded them to look after their younger siblings and their coffee shop. This lady pointed to her late husband waiting at aContinue reading “Waiting at a corner of the room”
I write, I type, I swype is about illegible handwritings, typing skills, and swyping on phone.
Motherly Monday The baby clings to dear life … till it swings away! Quote: The child seeks independence by means of work, independence of body and mind – Maria Montessori
Are our kids matured? ( A Haiku) Tolerant patience, the ‘grown-up’ demeanour of unchildish children This Haiku reflects how some children mature at different ages. Some earlier in life and some later, which some adults, never seem to! Quotes:-1. “Youth ends when egotism does; maturity begins when one lives for others.” ― Hermann Hesse, Gertrude2.Continue reading “Are our kids matured?”
Fry me a fish ( a Haiku) Get the shield ready! Careful; sizzle, hiss, pop, pop! Fry fish, not your skin! I love fried fish. But I hate frying fish! This Haiku tells of many young girls’ war in the kitchen, learning how to fry food in hot oil, I would arm myself with aContinue reading “Fry me a fish”
Love and KissesCaring tenderlydoting with such endearmentadoringly…smooch! I have seen varied families upbringings. For some, saying ” I love you” and ‘smooches’ are alien, non-existent and an embarrassment. Perhaps only when one was a baby: a time when one cannot remember being kissed! This Haiku envied the many kids and families who express words ofContinue reading “Love and kisses”