Photo Haiku – By Gabriel Rosenstock

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Marina Beach - Pic by Mahesh Balasubramanian

 

Photos by Mahesh Balasubramanian

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1.

Jai Mahal
will it too vanish
like the last bird of evening

 


 

2.

sitting
outside one’s door . . .
known as sitting meditation


 

3.

we will be
as birds again
and fly


 

4.

whispering reeds …
the fisherman
too preoccupied


 

5.

rickshaw wallah
what to him the hammer
the sickle
 


 

6.

lovely the feet of those
who pray at the feet
of Bahubali
 


 

About the Author

Gabriel Rosenstock is a bilingual poet (in Irish & English), haikuist, tankaist, playwright, novelist, short story writer, essayist, translator, writer for children and champion of ‘forlorn causes’ – the phrase is Hugh MacDiarmid’s. He is a Lineage Holder of Celtic Buddhism and a member of Aosdána (the Irish academy of arts and letters). Among his awards is the Tamgha-i-Khidmat medal (Pakistan) for services to literature. His latest titles are free volumes of ekphrastictanka, Every Night I Send You Flowers, and The Road to Corrymore, published by Cross-Cultural Communications, New York and EDOCR: https://www.edocr.com/v/ox5ekdgm/gabrielrosenstockbis99/EVERY-NIGHT-I-SEND-YOU-FLOWERS

His website: https://www.rosenstockandrosenstock.com

 

About Mahesh Balasubramanian

Mahesh is an Independent Photographer from Chennai, India. His works are published in various international magazines like National Geographic Traveler US, BLUR, Digital Photo UK, Wanderlust UK, Dodho, etc. He has won many international awards like National Geography traveller Photo Contest, 1x, PX3, IPA, Siena Photo Awards, Monovision, Shoottheface etc. Adobe has also chosen one of his photo for Adobe Lightroom as a Splash Screen (startup screen). He is currently a part of Diversify Photo’s new Up Next, a list of photographers, selected from the more than 1,000 applicants.

His website: https://www.maheshb.com/