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Haiku from R. K. Singh



      The main string of life
      lost in the knots of small things
      living tragedies
          A child's fingers feel
            the butterfly lying
            one with yellow leaves
 
Exploring the world
in haiku silence God --
an event
     On the margin of
     home-to-work-to-home routine
     life's achievements

  Burning tap water
  and seething house in the morning
  heat wave cripples
         The Holy Ganges
         tolerates the city's garbage
         even rape and death
 
The Night Bombing
leaves the garden
white as death
       Moving shadows
       in the silence of the room --
       windows rattle

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