A Birthday Haiku

Another year’s cake is cut.
Older, feeling younger, but not necessarily wiser;
Adolescence should wane next year!


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About Moi - I like to think I am a simple person while most people tend to disagree. I like lots of things, sometimes quite contrary ones, a
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35 Responses to A Birthday Haiku

  1. jincy says:

    hehe… true it is like having the same plans we had like last year…


  2. Kavita says:

    Adolescence should never wane! πŸ˜‰
    Happy Birthday !!! πŸ™‚ (belated 😦 ) :
    Hope you had a GREAT time… have an extended b’day throughout the weekend! πŸ™‚ I am pretty sure that’s what’s gonna happen


    • Amrita Ghosh says:

      kaviiii..you’re sooo right :-)) why should it wane…it’s easy to get old quickly, it’s a lot more difficult to stay young πŸ™‚ yes, i did have a good b’day…chilled out πŸ™‚


  3. Jingle says:

    Happy Birthday!

    Happy Belated Birthday!


  4. Jingle says:


    the deadline to vote for July poets is Sunday,
    thanks for the attention….

    Happy Saturday!
    u r nominated, thus u win one vote automatically,
    when u vote for other poets, u will obtain another vote for yourself…


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  6. Amrita Ghosh says:

    hey jingle, thank you soooo much πŸ™‚ my b’day was actually on the 19th πŸ™‚


  7. buttercup600 says:

    Happy belated birthday my friend xx


  8. belated Happy Birthday Amrita!!

    Best wishes for you!! πŸ™‚


  9. Happy Belated Birthday and great haiku^^~ Cheers!


  10. Amrita Ghosh says:

    thanks for the wishes and for stopping by πŸ™‚


  11. Belated Happy Birthday Amrita.. πŸ˜€ May all your wishes come true, and the year ahead turns out to be rocking for you..!! Cheers…!!


  12. Amrita Ghosh says:

    hey ilakya, thanks much for the wishes πŸ™‚ do visit again!


  13. heartspell says:

    Happy Belated Birthday! I came here by way of Jingle! πŸ™‚ Heartspell


  14. Amrita Ghosh says:

    hey, thank you for visiting and for your wishes, heartspell (laurie, i suppose) πŸ™‚


  15. Happy Belated Birthday!!


  16. Imagina says:

    Happy belated birthday, Amrita, wishing you all the best πŸ™‚ xxoo


  17. nanno1982 says:

    Happy Birthday Amrita
    May all your wishes be fullfilled forever more πŸ™‚


  18. Amrita Ghosh says:

    hey noha, thanks much πŸ™‚


  19. Jingle says:

    Hello, How are you?
    You are invited to attend Thursday Poets Rally, despite that fact that you are also represented as one of the fresh poets,

    Thanks for the attention!
    Happy Wednesday!


  20. Amrita Ghosh says:

    Hey Ji, thanks so much for your consideration…I’ll send in my entry today πŸ™‚


  21. hi Amrita, this is a really nice tercet πŸ™‚ indeed a birthday is what u say..!


  22. Amrita Ghosh says:

    Hi Leo, thanks much for the explanation…you’re right, it’s a deviation from the classical Japanese Haiku and takes more a form of the modern day English Haiku. I will definitely aim to follow the rules you outlined in my next one…cheers!


    • Leo says:

      umm, welcome for the edit.. i try to help when i can.. managing Haiku Heights, it sort of becomes my duty too πŸ˜€

      even the English Haiku uses syllable count itself, not word count, Amrita πŸ™‚
      only thing, it doesn’t stick to 5-7-5 format.. makes it a maximum of 17 syllables in any format of 3 lines.


  23. hope u don’t mind me correcting it.. plz, u needn’t moderate this and the previous comment.. πŸ™‚
    i tell the HH participants the problems too when/if i find..


  24. Amrita Ghosh says:

    hey, chill πŸ™‚


  25. -D says:

    i feel the same way. πŸ˜€ I mean, every year another year is added yet i grow up backwards. not like mr. benjamin button though, but more on my mental age. LOL. loved it.


  26. Jingle says:


    I know your submitted three poems,
    would you please link them up yourself?

    it requires online images, thus I could not make a decision of what image your use…
    Thanks for the attention!
    Happy Monday!


  27. Jingle says:


    two awards for you…

    welcome in Rally week 29 or Poetry potluck, 12 hours to go.
    Happy Tuesday!
    Your support is valued.


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