Sunday, August 30, 2015

Haiku--By Arvinder Kaur--India

tree swing -
in and out of sunshine
my outstretched toes

smoke drifts
from the incense stick-
my wayward thoughts

vacant desk...
the expanse of sunlight

a distant echo
of her anklets

Note--Previously published at A Hundred Gourds

Arvinder Kaur is an Associate professor in English and Media Studies. She writes haiku both in Punjabi as well as English. She has four books to her credit which include poetry, a work of translation and her first collection of punjabi haiku, Nimolian. Her work has been published in several haiku journals and anthologies. She lives in Chandigarh with her family.


  1. Beautiful ku - I particularly like that last one - I can hear the tinkling sounds

  2. I really like these.

  3. Lovely use of light and sound. Enjoyed! Ralph