Friday, 24 September 2010

Haibun form of Poetry- I Travel

The below poem is something about  travel (real or imagined) using the haibun form .Haibun form?What is that means?Okay,let me give a small intro before I give a detailed post in my Exploring Poetry on the coming days


Haibun is a combination of prose and haiku poetry, sometimes described as 'a narrative of epiphany'.I thought about a topic about travel.I have already written some in another form of poetry like the Train,Titanic ship,Desert...So I came up with this idea

I Travel



I travel so fast, flying high in the sky. I sailed over the rainbow, studied the colours of the sky and played with the wind. I am a kid again. Yes, a kid with an uncontrollable desire to learn, scrutinizing each and every thing that comes in my way.


On sky I travel
With my magic wand 
I paint butterfly


"Come on, it’s getting late. Get up”. My mom was waking me up.” You have to go for your  School exam”, she said. I slowly opened my eyes. I was awakened from my dream.” What exam?” I thought.Ah! Well, in fact this is what I was trying to do de in my dream writing, painting, and stuffs like that but it was much more exciting than this real stuff called exams.


I got up, did my cleaning, and got myself ready to go to my college. Before me on the table, I saw my pen, my lucky pen that my dad gave me for my birthday. It had a butterfly picture decorated on it. In an instant, I smiled when I looked at it.Hmm…Again, I thought “Is this my magic wand? “ LOL...I hurry up to the door.


To my School I walk
Lucky mascot in my hand 
My butterfly pen

Submitted for Bigtentpoetry





By: Umamaheswari Anandane

12 comments:

  1. very sweet, this was lots of fun to read!

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  2. I love the way you carried the butterfly theme throughout the poem. I hope you did well on the exam!

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  3. @all..Thanks!
    @Mary...hehe..this is my exam.Poetry exam.Your comments are my grade.:)

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  4. I love to have everyone attend my Rally, I was giving out invitations, then did not want to make you feel too stressed out....
    Thanks for the quality participations.
    you make my day!

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  5. Love to join you all...and thanks :)

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  6. I like how the poem portrays the travel...thank you for sharing.

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  7. poetry and prose together? i don't know about that. :) you've definitely created a well fitted piece.

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