The Haiku Challenge 2012

The Haiku Challenge 2012 – Day 21 – Dedication

It feels as though Day 21 has arrived too quickly! Today’s prompt is “write a haiku based on the theme:
 “Dedication” 
To my mom 
A portrait of love 
Embodiment of all wise 
And wonderful things 
My mentor and friend 
She steered me on the right path 
Inspiring my growth 
To my pressure cooker 

Without you, my life 
Would be difficult. Cooking
Tasty food a chore 
To my spectacles 
You gave me vision 
To see the world around me 
In its full glory 

Written for The Haiku Challenge 2012 – Day 21 – February 21st – Theme: Dedication

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Vidya

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15 Comments

  • Reply
    Grace
    February 21, 2012 at 11:49 pm

    What a lovely dedication to your mom….and I had a chuckle with the pressure cooker…I haven’t used one for ages ~

    Happy day ~

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      Vidya Sury
      February 22, 2012 at 6:03 am

      🙂 Thank you Grace. The little things in our life make a big difference! i couldn’t survive without that pressure cooker, or so I think!

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    Abby
    February 21, 2012 at 8:04 pm

    Amazingly different, but apropos selections.

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      Vidya Sury
      February 23, 2012 at 6:04 pm

      Thank you, dear Abby! Couldn’t see how I could leave out my favorite gadget!

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    Ellecee
    February 21, 2012 at 11:47 pm

    These Haiku are so well done. I’m sure your Mother would be especially pleased with your dedication to her.

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      Vidya Sury
      February 22, 2012 at 5:00 am

      Hi and welcome, Ellecee! Thanks for your kind comment. Yes, I am sure my Mom will be pleased 🙂

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    becca givens
    February 22, 2012 at 4:10 am

    Great dedication set – particularly for your mom. I hope you share with her.

    Here is my Day 21.

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      Vidya Sury
      February 22, 2012 at 6:05 am

      Thank you Becca! 🙂 I am sure my Mom is reading this … she passed on two years ago and I miss her constantly.

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    SweetTalkingGuy
    February 22, 2012 at 9:56 am

    Phew, I can relate to all of these!!! Cool dedication!

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      Vidya Sury
      February 23, 2012 at 6:05 pm

      🙂 Thanks Andy. My folks were laughing when they saw the cooker and the glasses! Couldn’t live without either of them.

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    My Inner Chick
    February 22, 2012 at 6:14 pm

    **You gave me vision
    To see the world around me
    In its full glory **

    b e a t i f u l.

    Luv U.

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      Vidya Sury
      February 23, 2012 at 6:06 pm

      Thank you, darling Kim! 😀 Love ya too!

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    Harleena Singh
    February 22, 2012 at 1:45 pm

    Perfect Vidya!

    Goes so well with the pictures! I guess these collections do bring out the creative writer in you 🙂

    Thanks for sharing 🙂

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      Vidya Sury
      February 23, 2012 at 6:06 pm

      :-)Thank you, dear Harleena. I’ve always written poetry, though not haiku. I am having fun!

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    Someone is Special
    February 23, 2012 at 10:28 pm

    beautiful dedication to mom, cooker and your spectacles..!

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