HAIKU # 122

Pic courtesy Chander Ummatt

Many shades of grey

Clouds shimmer on lake surface

Mystic yet vibrant

Copyright (c) 2019 Namrata D Prabhakar

HAIKU # 82 -86 Five elements – Unpredictable

When the things are not balanced whether in nature or our life, the results are always disaster.


Soft breeze gentle bliss
Strong winds storm of destruction
Absence instant death


Drops nurturing life
Excess flood of destruction
Absence lifeless Earth


Flames a glowing warmth
Molten lava volcanoic
Absence tastless life


Green and moist growth food
Hard surface barren dry lands
Too Soft soil week roots


Profound purity

Humans can never pollute

Power of shuna

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Flash Fiction :WATER



 Walking slowly looking at the burning  Sun over the head, my throat dry, even the saliva was no help. As I moved forward my thoughts traveled backwards  to   incidences where I had thrown a near full water bottle after coming from school, a half filled glass into the kitchen sink or let the bucket overflow.

 Suddenly  I heard the familiar sound and  hurried up my steps. There it was  clear, sweet and sparkling. With tears of gratitude I quenched my thirst. That day I realized the fragility of life. 

 Bowing, I pledged never to waste even a drop.


 This is a Friday Fictioneer story, inspired by the picture above, this week provided by Roger Bultot. FF is hosted by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields, who posts a picture online every week, and writer around the world write a 100-word story inspired by it. Click here to read stories by other writers, or here to join in.