Monthly Archives: May 2015

Song

For week #66 of Haiku Horizons, the word prompt was ‘song’. I immediately thought of nature, birds and birdsong. 🙂 Song A trilling birdsong Misty morning’s sweet greeting Nature’s herald’s song Khor Hui Min 29 May 2015 Advertisements

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A terrible shame

For week #65 of Haiku Horizons, the word prompt was ‘shame’. I thought of the destruction of nature for personal and economic gains. Haiku Horizons will provide a haiku prompt each Sunday. A terrible shame A terrible shame The destruction of nature … Continue reading

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Is the world fair?

In week #64 of Haiku Horizons, the word prompt was ‘fair’. I did not realised I skipped a week! So, here is the haiku, if it is not too late… Is the world fair? What makes the world fair? The … Continue reading

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Pitch & Time

For this week’s Ronovan’s Weekly Haiku Challenge #45, the word prompts are ‘pitch’ and ‘time’. The word ‘pitch’ stood out to me, and I thought about music and singing. Pitch & Time The girl sang in tune Perfect pitch in perfect time … Continue reading

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Charge & lovers

For this week’s Ronovan’s Weekly Haiku Challenge #44, the word prompts are ‘charge’ and ‘lovers’. It took me quite some time to think about what haiku to write. But at last, I thought of a graceful dance, such as the waltz, salsa … Continue reading

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Fond Memories

Starting this week, Wednesday is poetry writing day in the Malaysian Writers FB page. The word prompt for today is ‘photograph’. So, I wrote a piece on nostalgia and family, since we are celebrating Mother’s Day in May and Father’s Day in … Continue reading

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Every Breath You Take

We are coming to the end of Week 6 of the 10 Premodern Poems by Women public online course by Stanford University. The featured poem this week was ‘How do I love thee?’ by Elizabeth Barrett Browning. It is touted as one of the … Continue reading

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Water

In week #63 of Haiku Horizons, I wrote a haiku using the word prompt ‘water’. This haiku talked about water being essential for the sustenance of life, and also touched on the spiritual aspects associated with it. Water Elixir that cures Sustaining delicate … Continue reading

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Gardens by the Bay: Cloud Forest

Gardens by the Bay is a breathtakingly beautiful, well-planned and excellently designed garden complex full of surprises suitable for the whole family. We only had a few hours to visit this place, so we bought tickets to view the Flower … Continue reading

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Preparing a Feast

It is Week 5 of the 10 Premodern Poems by Women public online course by Stanford University. It has been interesting to read poems written by women in the 17th and 18th centuries and learn about the lives of the poets themselves. To visit … Continue reading

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