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Winter 2006, vol 4 no 4

HAIKU

Narayanan Raghunathan

 

whiff of clouds
in my morning tea ~
Himalayan summer
 
   
  Himalayan valley ~
another mountain grows
autumn clouds
   
winter night ~
howling hurricanes
in astral dances
 
   
  spring dawn ~
grandma looks at her
childhood photo
 
endless snow ~
bonsai mango tree
sprouts a fruit
 
   

Vishnu Narayanan lives in India. He writes poetry, including haiku, and also does graphics and photography. He has published two books of philosophical aphorisms: Kalki ~ The Last Coming [Apocalypse ~ The Eternal Aspiration] and Scrap Bits From The Note books Of A Lunatic.

His poetry has appeared in Buddha's Temple, Still, Haiku Poet's Hut, Photo Haiku Gallery, Charnwood Haiku Arts, midnightedition and elsewhere. He sometimes uses the pen name RUDRA.

He has done work in mathematics [number theory, transcendental numbers, foundations of axiomatic set theory, etc.]. He is also "sincerely into" Indian classical music and dance.