Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Rings of joy.


Bells of laughter ring,
circle of joy gets bigger,
children holding hands.
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Gleaming rings of gold,
dipped in sweet syrup of love-
yummy jalebis.
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This post is shared with Haikuhorizons and this week's prompt is RING
Pictures are from Google images

35 comments:

  1. Both Haiku are superb! The joy of watching children playing together is so fulfilling and rings of Jalebis are yummy,yummy.

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    1. Thank you for your kind words Ushaji, pleased you liked my take :)

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    1. Thank you Chowlaji, Jalebis are my favorite sweets :)

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  3. brilliant haiku both of them! I especially liked the opening line! :)

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  4. The second one is so appetizing.

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    1. It is hard to resist sweet temptations :)

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  5. Ahh. Send me some of those jalebis.

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    1. Sure SG, let me get some first :)

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  6. wow loving both!!! haiku of innocence!! :)

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  7. These are both good...I am going to have to find out what jalebis is...looks like noodles!

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    1. Glad you liked my take Rallentanda :) Jalebi is a deep-fried sweet dish that is soaked in sugar syrup.

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  8. while the first one makes me nostalgic, the second one s makin my mouth water! good ones :)

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    1. Thank you for dropping by Swathi :) Glad you liked my take :)

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  9. You brought back the memories of my maternal grandma :)
    Beautiful post...

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    1. Thank you for the kind words Nupur, hope to see more of you :)

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  10. Lovely and sweet, respectively!! I am yearning for the jalebis now! :)

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    1. Thank you Shilpa, I too want some Jalebis :D

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  11. Why did you write about jalebi? I need a few now :-/

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    1. I have been wanting to lay my hands on Jalebis for quite a while now, and this prompt just gave me the excuse to think more about them :P

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  12. love the second one ! indigenous !

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    1. Thanks Milan, glad you enjoyed my take :)

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    1. Children's laughter has magical powers, I always yearn for more of it :)

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  14. OMG, I had to laugh at the second one! You are a genius!! Never would have thought of spaghettios! Brilliant!

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    1. Thank you for your kind words Kathy, the second haiku is about a delicacy from India called Jalebi which resembles a fried pretzel dipped in sugar syrup, sinfully delicious :)

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  15. Lovely haiku,both.First one is for me favourite since jalebis don't water my mouth.

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    1. Thanks Sarala :) Children's laughter is sweeter than any Jalebi in the world :)

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  16. Lovely haiku,both.First one is for me favourite since jalebis don't water my mouth.

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