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Wednesday, 20 January 2016

Special Letter


Clouds visit mountain
With a rare, special letter
From his old pal, sea;
As mountain beams and writes back,
Clouds form drizzles to meet sea.

-Purba Chakraborty
20.01.2016


Tanka is a classic form of Japanese poetry related to the haiku with five unrhymed lines of five, seven, five, seven, and seven syllables. (5, 7, 5, 7, 7)




18 comments:

  1. I've never thought of cycles of water and air as messages between mountain, sky and sea--and I love it! Of course! Beautiful.

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  2. Love this :D especially the image of clouds meeting the sea :D
    Beautifully expressed Purba :D


    Lots of love,
    Sanaa

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  3. I love this circular journey of cloud, sea and mountain........

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  4. I love how your poem shows the connection between the mountains and the sea! They really work as a team, don't they?

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  5. Nature in its harmony happily balancing the world to the myriad needs of us all. But then came man to upset the balance of the world!

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  6. Wow, what a beautiful letter ! You have created an invincible bond between clouds and sea. Such an aesthetic imagery Purba and so very nicely describes the picture. :)

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  7. love how you imagine the mountain and the sea as two beings writing to each other. I love your mind. So beautiful. thanks!

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  8. Amazing imaginative letter, that friendship will last long until the end. Nice work Purba, thank you for sharing :))

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  9. Lovely imagery! :) That's a letter exchange that keeps happening.

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  10. ah..how poetically you've exposed their connection...beautiful Purba..

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  11. Ohh...love this crisp piece, Purba. Great imagery...

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  12. And a wonderful poetic letter this is too - a wonderful concept beautifully written

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  13. Nice thought on how they meet 😊

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  14. Beautiful, well done. I like how they are friends here.

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  15. Great write up... I liked the first line a lot...
    "Clouds visit mountains. "

    Lovely creation... :-)

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