Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Across the Wilderness

                                                                                                      User: Kneiphof
Image: The Trans-Siberian Railway in 1903
Source: Wikimedia Commons (here)

Travelling across
the Siberian wilderness
in spiritual bliss

Coldness I feel out
there but warmness exudes from
just her mere presence

Aleph, I proceed
Jubilance in feel for I
am pensive in mood

Note: Retracing the footsteps of Paulo Coelho who writes in
the first person of his journey in Russia in his novel, Aleph

Written for Chev's CARPE DIEM #363 with  -  Aleph, the journey begins..


12 comments:

  1. wow...that sounds like quite the adventure... makes me yearn to board a train you know... smiles.. happy new year to you hank

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  2. that would def be quite the journey...i def would take a train trip again...that would be so fun...to the sway of the cars down the tracks....

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  3. Be quite the trip from start to finish indeed

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  4. Lovely. Such tender haiku. I loved the last one. I wish you a Happy New Year. Have a good time. :-)
    -HA

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  5. It's nice to have someone warm nearby, isn't it? Happy New Year!

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  6. All good wishes for 2014 Hank ... you've caught the romance of the Trans Siberian Railroad in a nice trio of haiku. Brings good vibes to my mind ...

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  7. Loved the verses and thanks for digging out the photo, how interesting.
    Ciao
    Pea

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  8. Love your reference and pictures to the Transibirian Railway... I would love to travel once. I love travel that way and do it every now and then up to Northern Sweden... takes about 20 hours ,,, and with your own compartment its quite a spiritual journey.. Happy New Year.

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  9. Your 2nd is quite romantic.

    Happy New Year!
    JzB

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  10. Really love that first haiku...surprising since most associate Siberia with desolation. To be blissful is to be oblivious to that around you. Well done.

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  11. Beautiful presentation and great mood created here with these haiku. Thanks for your wonderful comments. I have catching up to do.

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