Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Haiku/Senryu--By Shloka Shankar--India

job listings
swatting flies above
my head

face mask
mother peels years
off her skin

sleepless I whistle through my nose

from a gossamer...
moth wing

one-third of my past soars on Garuda's wing

Shloka Shankar is a freelance writer residing in India. Her work appears in over two dozen international anthologies including publications by Paragram, Silver Birch Press, Minor Arcana Press, Harbinger Asylum, Kind of a Hurricane Press and Writing Knights Press among others. Her poems, erasures, haiku & tanka have appeared in numerous print and online journals. She is also the editor of the literary and arts journal, Sonic Boom.


  1. Hi, Shloka, these Haiku are such fun to read and as I read I heard myself laughing out loud! Very creative! Sheri

  2. love the pictures these conjure up

  3. Shloka, I truly enjoyed these picturesque Hiaku/Senryu. Thank you for sharing your wonderful talent.