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Haiga - Love and Other Matters

Updated on October 21, 2016
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Mohan is a family physician, film and TV aficionado, a keen bibliophile and an eclectic scribbler.

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Silver moon caress

Silent shivers on sleeping lake

My hand on your skin



Haiga : Ripples
Haiga : Ripples | Source



Raindrop on nose tip

Teeters to jump past wet lips

Eyelashes cheer, wave



Haiga: Raindrop
Haiga: Raindrop | Source



Humming bird yearns more

Petals open slow and shy

Leaves rustle gossip



Haiga : Hummingbird
Haiga : Hummingbird | Source



Sleepy hand searches

Crumpled side of empty bed

Last nights memories



Haiga: Empty bed
Haiga: Empty bed | Source



Steam frosts windows hide

As my will melts in your heat

Car radio croons



Haiga: Frost/Window
Haiga: Frost/Window | Source



Waves try, try again

Sand beach yields some, some more

My words and your love



Haiga: Waves
Haiga: Waves | Source



Indigo deep night

Fireflies guide me back from dark

The twinkle in your eyes



Haiga: Firefly
Haiga: Firefly | Source



A brush of your hands

Means a thousand silent words

Haiku in fingers



Haiga: Hands
Haiga: Hands | Source



Clouds flock on sky fields

Thoughts of you through plane window

Grazing on dream grass



Haiga: Cloud flock
Haiga: Cloud flock | Source



Life book, leaves flutter

The story moves on daily

Love binds, holds the spine



Haiga: Life Book
Haiga: Life Book | Source

© 2012 Mohan Kumar

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    • Daisy Mariposa profile image

      Daisy Mariposa 

      3 years ago from Orange County (Southern California)

      Mohan,

      I'm sharing your beautiful haiga (haiku with imagery) another time. This is one of my favorites of your haiga collections.

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      Mary Craig 

      5 years ago from New York

      "Silent shivers" on warm skin and open hearts when we read your beautiful words. The pictures you chose just increase the depth in your words and imagery. Loved this!

      Voted up, awesome and beautiful.

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      Daisy Mariposa 

      5 years ago from Orange County (Southern California)

      Mohan (Docmo),

      I returned to view / read your haiga another time. They are incredibly beautiful.

      Brilliant work, polymath!

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      Mary Craig 

      5 years ago from New York

      These beautiful photos and haikus take my breath away. Beautifully done and so emotional.

      Voted up, awesome, beautiful, and interesting.

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      livingsta 

      5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Beautiful, sharing!

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      Audrey Howitt 

      5 years ago from California

      These are beautiful!!

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      Daisy Mariposa 

      5 years ago from Orange County (Southern California)

      Mohan (Docmo),

      Your haiga are a beautiful blending of haiku and images. Brilliant work, polymath!

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      Mohan Kumar 

      6 years ago from UK

      Thank you, Linda. Glad you like these.

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      Linda Bilyeu 

      6 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Beautiful haikus and photos.

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      Mohan Kumar 

      6 years ago from UK

      @sofs, 'Master of Romance' sounds like a great degree to have! I am, but a humble wordsmith with no such aspirations but I like the way it sounds. Thank you so much.

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      Mohan Kumar 

      6 years ago from UK

      @Amy, Haiku is yet but another expression of feelings, perceptions and observations much like your own work. These may not strictly adhere to the classic haiku format - but I like the freedom of the format where you try to say much with so little. 5-7-5 syllables ( although the original Japanese versions have 5-7-5 'on' that roughly but not strictly equate to English syllables). Thanks for your lovely words.

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      sofs 

      6 years ago

      Doc, you are a master of romance too are you? Beautiful Haikus! Have a wonderful day! God bless!

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      Amy Becherer 

      6 years ago from St. Louis, MO

      Mohan, I have to say I never really "got" haiku art. You've shown me the way. Each tells a whole story with a meaningful message. Brilliant are you...breathtaking shivery love.

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      Mohan Kumar 

      6 years ago from UK

      @drbj, I can always count on you to brighten my hub with your comments. Elixir of love, indeed!

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      Mohan Kumar 

      6 years ago from UK

      @acaetnna- thank you very much for appreciating the artwork and haikus. Glad you liked them.

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      Mohan Kumar 

      6 years ago from UK

      @Drjacki, thanks for visiting my hub and for your comment. Much appreciated.

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      Mohan Kumar 

      6 years ago from UK

      @Ruby, so kind of you. Thanks and glad you enjoyed these concoctions...

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      drbj and sherry 

      6 years ago from south Florida

      Delicious haikus, docmo, and perfect graphics expressing the elixir of love. Thank you.

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      acaetnna 

      6 years ago from Guildford

      Oh these are stunningly beautiful and the pictures amazing too. Voting up and pressing your buttons too.

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      Drjacki 

      6 years ago from North Carolina

      Lovely...very inspiring for Valentine's Day and every day! Thank you for the Hub!

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      Ruby Jean Richert 

      6 years ago from Southern Illinois

      What can i say that is expressive enough to show the deep admiration I have for your brilliance in putting a beautiful Valentine haiku together? I think I just did.. Brilliant! Thank you..The pictures are beautiful..

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