Sunday, January 12, 2014

Ob River Russia


                                                                                     Attribution: Andrew Kudrin
Image: Placid Evening at the Ob River  (here)

Extending its reach
Impinged on various peoples
of many regions

No surprise then the
Ob River known by many
names of endearment

Over calm waters
The Moon grimaced a little
for rain was then due

Written for Chev's CARPE DIEM #373 -  Ob River 
and Leo's Haiku Heights #317  -  grimace

18 comments:

  1. Loved the description of the Ob river in your poetry.

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  2. I loved the last one the most! nice set of haiku!
    here's my take:
    http://apurvakj.wordpress.com/2014/01/13/grimace-haiku/

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  3. The last haiku is beautiful. The moon grimacing is a nice image.

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  4. The river sure runs through it, as the moon shines down above

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  5. Beautiful... picture and haiku, especially the third one.

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  6. Nice image of a river..'moon grimaced' is just wonderful !

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  7. Still the river is constant through it all.

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  8. dont really know the river actually...i really like that last stanza though, the personification in it....

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  9. Gentle, beautiful, thoughtful ~ I loved this set x

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  10. A nice set of Haiku. The last one is amazing.

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  11. I can see the moon grimace from here, wonderfully written Hank

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  12. beautiful !

    for rain was then due
    over calm waters of Ob
    my fascination .

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