Saturday, March 2

Risshun - Haiku

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Specks of red and blue
Settle on rich blossom
This Holi day . 


P.S :  Holi is a festival of colours celebrated by Hindus in India , which marks the beginning of Spring . 
Written for the Carpe Diem . The prompt - Risshun ( Coming of spring ) 

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  1. Loved your haiku! They have such inspiring prompts at Carpe diem!

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    1. Sure they do Adriana ! I i like your name . Reminds me of a blooming flower ! ( blame the haiku frenzy ; ) ) . Do keep visiting this space :)

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    2. I think I will! Thank you - I like my name too ;)

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  2. What a colorful festival this must be--appropriate for celebrating spring!

    Old Willow Woman

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    1. It is Mark , but then all Indian festivals are somehow or the other tightly linked to colours :) Thankyou for the visit . Will be expecting you more over here :)

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  3. That would be a colorful festival and yes it's a festival to celebrate the coming of Spring. Wonderfully crafted haiku.

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    1. Thank you Kristjaan . Once again i should be thanking you for such a rich prompt :) Loved your haiku too !

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  4. Beautifully scripted! I loved the association of spring with Holi.
    Cheers!
    Gracy
    www.gracydsouza.com

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    1. Thankyou Gracy :) welcome to this space .

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  5. I didn't know about Holi.

    Nice the way you made it work in English.

    Cheers!

    JzB

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    1. I am glad that i could spread words about such an age old tradition of ours through the haiku . Thank you for the appreciation :)

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  6. Oh yes, Holi is near ... thanks for reminding :-)

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  7. I've read about Holi, a very nice touch. I recall Holi when reading "a suitable boy" thanks for the reminder

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  8. In the the northern winter you might have specks of red and green, the holy and the ivy :)

    I love your lovely words and that I've learned at the same time...thank you!

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    1. Thans a lot for those good words and i liked your pun :)

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  9. Holi is of course rich in colors ..colors of life they are..loved how you concocted holi with haiku..

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