Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Haiku--By Pravat Kumar Padhy--India

morning solitude--
the buds burst into

first death anniversary
a lone leaf on the withered

sign language--
the memories float
with clouds

foggy morning--
your waving hand
speaks to me

Pravat Kumar Padhy hails from Odisha, India. He did his Master of Science and has a
Ph.D from IIT-Dhanbad. His short poems, haiku, tanka and haibun have appeared in various venues such as Chrysanthemum, Simply Haiku, Red lights, Ribbons, tinywords, Modern Haiku, Lilliput Review, Under the Basho, The Heron’s Nest, Shamrock, A Hundred Gourds, Bottle Rockets, Asahi Haikuist Network, Frogpond, and Acorn. He is a recipient of Editor’s Choice awards, Special and Honourable Mentions. Songs of Love: A Celebration published by Writers Workshop, Calcutta is his latest collection. http://pkpadhy.blogspot.com


  1. Excellent, thank you for these, very moving.

  2. Pravat,
    These are so touching. I can't pick a favorite, I love them all! Welcome to Whispers!
    Your new friend,
    David Fox

  3. An interesting collection. Enjoyed very much indeed. Ralph.

  4. Thank you for sharing your haiku, Pravat. I enjoyed each of them. Continued blessings to you!

    -MJ (www.tgbtgpublictions.com)

  5. Thank you for sharing these touching haiku, Pravat.

  6. The first haiku especially leaves a strong emotional impression on me. Wonderful haiku, Pravat.

  7. I didn't need to read one word of your bio to know how accomplished you are Pravat. Your poetry speaks for itself,
    and it is a real pleasure to read your work! Thank you, Aloha, Connie