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Haiku - Hide and Seek

Updated on March 24, 2017
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Sun, a source of energy shining day after day never fading in its glory.

The following are haiku about the glorious sun rising at dawn turning night into day.


sunsets darkness grips

taking hold shadowing day

light fades slips away


playing hide and seek

sun rays emerging takes flight

night turns into day


sun rays filtering

branching trees leaves imprison

golden drops of sun


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      Nithya Venkat 3 years ago from Dubai

      Thank you Anita lesic.

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      Dream Lover 3 years ago from Zagreb

      Very beautiful and amazing haiku ;)

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      Nithya Venkat 3 years ago from Dubai

      CloudExplorer thank you.

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      Mike Pugh 3 years ago from New York City

      Lovely radiant theme style of a Haiku poem bro, nice!

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      Nithya Venkat 3 years ago from Dubai

      jhamann thank you, am happy I brought some sunshine! All is well and I hope all is well on your side too.

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      Jamie Lee Hamann 3 years ago from Reno NV

      Beautiful Haiku Vellur and a much needed "Sunshine On My Shoulders." Thank you for sharing and I hope all is well. Jamie

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      Nithya Venkat 3 years ago from Dubai

      vocalcoach thank you for visiting again, much appreciated.

      the astrology thank you.

      cam8510 thank you and yes there is the science of photosynthesis!

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      Chris Mills 3 years ago from Maple City, Michigan

      This is a beautiful way to consider the passing of time. And I didn't miss the bit of science thrown in when "leaves imprison golden drops of sun."

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      theastrology 3 years ago from New Delhi

      B'ful place..

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      Audrey Hunt 3 years ago from Nashville Tn.

      Stopped by again to view this lovely image and feel the emotions of your beautiful haiku.

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      Nithya Venkat 3 years ago from Dubai

      Thank you Prithima Sharma.

      Thank you dghbrh.

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      Nithya Venkat 3 years ago from Dubai

      Thank you dghbrh for reading and for the many votes and share, much appreciated.

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      deergha 3 years ago from ...... a place beyond now and beyond here !!!

      Wonderful haiku. Thank you for the share. Shared and votes way up:-)

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      Prithima Sharma 3 years ago from Delhi, India

      pics are marvelous

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      Nithya Venkat 3 years ago from Dubai

      Diasy thank you so much dear friend! Thank you for all your wishes and support.

      tillsontitan thank you for your wishes. Thanks for the vote up too.

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      Mary Craig 3 years ago from New York

      Lovely haiku about the beautiful sun we see and love.

      Happy Birthday! Hope it is filled with sunshine.

      Voted up and awesome.

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      Daisy Mariposa 3 years ago from Orange County (Southern California)

      Nithya,

      I stopped by to read your haiku again, and to wish you a Happy Birthday.

      Have a beautiful day, my friend!

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      Nithya Venkat 3 years ago from Dubai

      shampa sadhya thank you.

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      Shampa Sadhya 3 years ago from NEW DELHI, INDIA

      Loved it!

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      Nithya Venkat 4 years ago from Dubai

      PurvisBobbi44 thank you, have a great week yourself too.

      Vinaya thank you for stopping by and your appreciation.

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      Vinaya Ghimire 4 years ago from Nepal

      Nithya,

      You are a wordsmith. Your composition evokes pleasant feelings.

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      PurvisBobbi44 4 years ago from Florida

      Hi,

      Beautiful poem with awesome photo is a pleasure to read.

      Have a great new week.

      Bobbi Purvis

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      Nithya Venkat 4 years ago from Dubai

      Thank you wayne barrett.

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      Wayne Barrett 4 years ago from Clearwater Florida

      Pretty!

      Very nice work.

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      Nithya Venkat 4 years ago from Dubai

      Cyndi10 thank you for stopping by and your lovely comment. You made my day.

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      Cynthia B Turner 4 years ago from Georgia

      Really enjoyed your haiku. And what a nice choice of John Denver to pair with your haiku. Excellent.

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      Nithya Venkat 4 years ago from Dubai

      dreamseeker2 thank you. John Denver's songs are great. Thanks for the votes too.

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      dreamseeker2 4 years ago

      I have always loved that song by the late John Denver, Vellur. Love your poem-haiku too! Voted it up, of course. : )

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      Nithya Venkat 4 years ago from Dubai

      ocfireflies thank you and the very best always to you.

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      ocfireflies 4 years ago from North Carolina

      How so few words can make such an impact and how expertly executed.

      Thank You for so much beauty.

      Best Always,

      Kim

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      Nithya Venkat 4 years ago from Dubai

      vocalcoach thank you for stopping by. Sunshine does make me smile and think happy thoughts.

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      Audrey Hunt 4 years ago from Nashville Tn.

      I love the sun, songs about the sun (John Denver) and your magnificent poem. I feel all warm and wonderful!

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      Nithya Venkat 4 years ago from Dubai

      rajan jolly thank you for your appreciation! Am glad you liked it.

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      Rajan Singh Jolly 4 years ago from From Mumbai, presently in Jalandhar,INDIA.

      How beautiful this is! Voted up.

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      Nellieanna Hay 4 years ago from TEXAS

      My pleasure! By the way - I love the John Denver song. Perfect for your poem!

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      Nithya Venkat 4 years ago from Dubai

      Michelle thank you, nature is always truly beautiful.

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      Michelle Liew 4 years ago from Singapore

      Haiku that captures vividly the beauty of the scene! Thanks for sharing, Nithya!

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      Nithya Venkat 4 years ago from Dubai

      Debbie thank you, you made my day!! Thanks for the share too.

      Dana Teresa thank you for stopping by.

      Vinaya Ghimire yes night and day are both beautiful. Thank you.

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      Vinaya Ghimire 4 years ago from Nepal

      Night and day are parts of our life, and there is beauty in night as well as day. Beautiful haikus.

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      Dana Strang 4 years ago from Ohio

      Lovely. beautiful image to. Execellent pairing.

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      Deborah Brooks Langford 4 years ago from Brownsville,TX

      Vellur I love Haiku poetry and your sun drops makes me smile. thank you I needed to smile.. You are awesome

      blessings

      I am sharing on Facebook on my poetry pages

      Debbie

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      Nithya Venkat 4 years ago from Dubai

      Nellieanna thank you, you made my day :)!!

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      Nellieanna Hay 4 years ago from TEXAS

      I like gook haiku, but so much I see isn't very good, as haiku,- though it might be quite good, just as poetry. The form of haiku is quite specific, not only of form but of subject content.

      Yours is good on both counts, in my humble opinion. The subject is perfect and you've given the form your special touch without overstepping or defying its own.

      Voting up and beautiful.

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      Nithya Venkat 4 years ago from Dubai

      rajan jolly thank you, sunshine is always inspiring and warms my heart.

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      Rajan Singh Jolly 4 years ago from From Mumbai, presently in Jalandhar,INDIA.

      Lovely haiku Nithya. Voted up.

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      Nithya Venkat 4 years ago from Dubai

      Sunshine625 thank you for stopping by and reading. Sunshine makes live worthwhile and happy!

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      Linda Bilyeu 4 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Well done Vellur! A haiku about the sun is bound to be a favorite for me :)

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      Nithya Venkat 4 years ago from Dubai

      dreamseeker2 thank you, John Denver's songs are great to listen to anytime and every time!!

      teaches12345 thank you, John Denver's songs are a great source of inspiration.

      AudreyHowitt you made my day!! Thank you,

      Joanne M Olivieri thank you for stopping by and the lovely comment.

      jhamann thank you for stopping by, much appreciated.

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      Jamie Lee Hamann 4 years ago from Reno NV

      Great haiku, so expressive. Jamie

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      Joanne M Olivieri 4 years ago

      So beautifully displayed and expressed.

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      Audrey Howitt 4 years ago from California

      Beautiful! I so love the short forms and you did them justice here!

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      I love your poem and the connection with Denver's song. Imagined it all as I read. Very nice.

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      dreamseeker2 4 years ago

      Beautiful picture to grab the readers attention, Vellur. : ) Your haiku was well written too. Loved the song by J.Denver. My brother use to play all his songs on his twelve string guitar. Brought back good memories. Thanks!

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      Nithya Venkat 4 years ago from Dubai

      Daisy thank you, you made my day! Thank you for all the encouragement and appreciation.

      Gypsy Rose Lee thank you, sun is an amazing creation of nature!!

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Voted up and beautiful. I've always enjoyed watching the sun's rays make all sort of interesting shadows here and there. Loved this and passing it on. That lovely song just made it perfect.

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      Daisy Mariposa 4 years ago from Orange County (Southern California)

      Nithya,

      I'm so glad you've been writing haiku! You have such a great feeling for the 5 / 7 / 5 micropoetry. Well done, my friend!

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      Nithya Venkat 4 years ago from Dubai

      tobusiness thank you, John Denver is amazing.

      Eiddwen thank you for your lovely comment and the vote.

      Isaac White thank you for stopping by and leaving a comment.

      always exploring thank you and yes John Denver topped it off!!

      Ruchira thank you, what would we do without the sun.

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      Ruchira 4 years ago from United States

      Beautiful haiku, nithya.

      Sun is an important part of our survival.

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 4 years ago from Southern Illinois

      This is a beautiful haiku! John Denver topped it off. Loved it. Thank you...

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      TDM 4 years ago from Welcome to my beautiful world, where magic is no longer a myth.

      nice work. truly. :)

      I .White

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      So much beauty in so few words. Beautiful Haiku and voted up.

      Eddy.

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      Jo Alexis-Hagues 4 years ago from Bedfordshire, U.K

      Great haiku, beautiful image, I love how the sunlight filters through the shadows and John Denver... just perfect.

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      Nithya Venkat 4 years ago from Dubai

      billybuc thank you and am happy my haiku brought back a song to you!!

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      Nithya Venkat 4 years ago from Dubai

      dghbrh thank you, you made my day. Thank you for the many votes and share.

      DDE thank you and glad you felt the warmth of the sunshine.

      Eiddwen thank you, much appreciated.

      Laurie thank you, long and short poems are beautiful. I just started writing haiku.

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Lovely little haiku that says so much. There was an old song from the 40's called "Night and Day." All of a sudden I'm humming it. :)

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      Rayne123 4 years ago

      Great poem

      I really admire anyone who can write short poems as well. I seem to have no ending, I can't seem to get an ending without going on and on.

      Thank you

      Laurie

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      Beautiful !!!!

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      Devika Primić 4 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      The lovely feeling of sunshine such a dream for me at this moment

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      deergha 4 years ago from ...... a place beyond now and beyond here !!!

      Very beautiful haiku. It really felt like a drop of sunny and shiny sun. Shared and votes +++++++++++