Evening walk: In the harsh nothingness, they grow

Evening walk: In the harsh nothingness, they grow As I set out to walk in the evenings, I notice a particular leafy plant. And I was so amazed to find a few of these plants growing on top on zinc ceiling sheets- no soil at all! That would mean no nutrient? Just rain water andContinue reading “Evening walk: In the harsh nothingness, they grow”

Cos boys don’t hit girls!

Cos boys don’t hit girls! “Why are you crying?” Mary slapped me on my face here! She lost in ‘catching’! “Did you hit her back?” Cannot! She will surely cry! Poor boy, my ‘big’ boy! The nanny related this to the boy’s amused mother. I like the quotes below. What would you have done, ifContinue reading “Cos boys don’t hit girls!”

Evening walk: the Dragon Backbone

Evening walk-the Dragon Backbone During my evening walk, one can see in the horizon, the rugged and long, protruding ridge surrounding the valley of greeneries and houses. And this magical hilly formation is called the Klang Gates Quartz Ridge. Known to be the longest quartz formation in the world, it stretches more than 14km longContinue reading “Evening walk: the Dragon Backbone”

Missing you

Missing you Every year passed is a year closer to you Tis me, missing you! Very often, when a spouse or partner passes on, one ponders about one’s time too. This Haiku expresses the missing of a loved one. With time, will the feeling of loss diminish? Quotes:- “All deaths are sudden, no matter howContinue reading “Missing you”

Of course, boys can cry!

Of course, boys can cry! Face flushed as blood gushed, watery saltiness felt, behind nose and eyes. “Are you OK, dear?” No, please don’t make me cry more! But thanks, for being here! “It’s OK to cry!” That’s because you are a girl! They say boys don’t cry! I have seen dad cry. In history,Continue reading “Of course, boys can cry!”

It takes skill to K.I.S.S.

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.”

Paint a garden mural

Paint a garden mural 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:- “If you couldContinue reading “Paint a garden mural”

Fry me a fish

Fry me a fish 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 a kuali’s cover toContinue reading “Fry me a fish”

A blogger reads and writes

A blogger reads and writes Read, read, digest them! Assimilate, recreate. A new synthesis! This Haiku is about how a blogger grows! The amount of readings and researches forms the basis of new ideas for writings. Quotes:- “If you don’t have time to read, you don’t have the time (or the tools) to write. SimpleContinue reading “A blogger reads and writes”

Viewers versus players

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”

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