Tuesday, March 18, 2008

My first publication !

My haiku have been published in the World Haiku Review in the haiku of merit. My second literary achievement after the Saarang 2006 Creative Writing crack. I feel like blowing my own trumpet a little, so please don't mind :) . The link to the World Haiku Club's review of the conference I attended is given below.

Haiku of Merit at the WHC

Many haiku above are brilliant, especially the award winning haiku by Kameshwar - has a true Zen ring to it. All poets were asked to submit three haiku for consideration in the contest. I am glad that all the three haiku submitted by me have made it to the top 20 ! Here are the haiku that made it.

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still winter night
the wind chimes tinkle
as I close the door
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constipated baby ~
after an hour in the toilet
a smile
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large Gulmohar tree
I stop to see an iora
it flies away
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by Harish Suryanarayana [ All rights reserved ]

PS: An iora is a small yellow bird. Any comments on my work are welcome.

4 comments:

N said...

Lovely haikus!
And I was flabbergasted when I saw in your blogroll my name followed by 'My bestest friend' within parentheses. Lol.

Harish Suryanarayana said...

Thanks ! Well what a nice coincidence !

An Iengar Chick .... said...

Hey congratz again !! you seem to be on a roll. Ride the wave while it lasts.

Harish Suryanarayana said...

Thank you again ! Big time high !