THE WINDOW

THE WINDOW

A Poem by Prateeksha Khot
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This is a Senryu. This Japanese form of poem has 5-7-5 syllables format but it is different from a Haiku in the sense that it is related to Human nature

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Windows of your heart,
Keep open, let in Love; there's
enough room for him.

Windows of your mind,
Don't close, Mr. Knowledge's to come-
Shouldn't you greet him?

Windows of conscience,
Welcome Truth,Justice; mentors
to you when in doubt.

Windows of senses,
Open wide to Famous Five :
Sight, Touch, Sound, Taste, Smell.

Windows of your soul,
Open to Enlightenment;
Your guide let him be.

© 2010 Prateeksha Khot


Author's Note

Prateeksha Khot
This is collection of Senryu for THE WINDOW (POETRY WRITING CONTEST). I think I am not wrong in saying these are Senryu as they basically deal with human nature and human emotion.

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This is a beautiful piece! I really like the word choice and the structure. This poem is simple yet powerful, which means the message goes a long way!
I love the message too. Nice work! Really nice work...

~Happy Writing!~
-Susan

Posted 12 Years Ago


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I love this poem and your choice of Words is awesome :)

Posted 6 Years Ago


I read the poem because of a reason. And I found it to be pro. I know it is not easy to write poems. But your word choice, rhythm, flow, the essence of a poem- all is top class. The message is serene and deep and very calmly put. A very nice piece of literature. Cheers

Posted 6 Years Ago


A wonderful and moving poem

Posted 7 Years Ago


Great! If I had to quote my favourite line, I have to quote the entire poem! Awesome job... Nice imagination... and... excellent expression! Kudoz to you, Prateeksha Khot!☺

Posted 9 Years Ago


small n sweet

keep up good work madam:-)

Posted 9 Years Ago


Oh yipee, I adore learning new poetic forms. And your progression the the elements of the psyche is a delight. Thanks.

Posted 10 Years Ago


Quite enriching poem. Thanks for sharing.

Posted 10 Years Ago


A nice portray of Human nature........beautifully crafted piece !

Posted 10 Years Ago


A beautiful piece!! :)

Posted 11 Years Ago


they are senyru...a nice series of them...they go together as one and can be read separately...

nice philosophy contained within.

nicely written

jacob

Posted 11 Years Ago



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Prateeksha Khot
Prateeksha Khot

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India



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A happy-go-lucky rebel, i like doing things my way : that is the different way. I am creative and like trying out new stuff : There's hardly anything in which I am not interested. Plus point ? : I HAV.. more..

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