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Broken Wings

silky web of
the glittering world . . .
broken wings


Religion without Celebration

Without celebration religion is a mere corpse.

ਧਰਮ ਵਿਚੋਂ ਉਤਸਵ ਦਾ ਤੱਤ ਕੱਢ ਦਿਓ ਤਾਂ ਪਿੱਛੇ ਸਿਰਫ਼ ਇੱਕ ਲਾਸ਼ ਹੀ ਬਚਦੀ ਹੈ।

उत्सव रहित धर्म एक शव मात्र है l

Culture and Civilization

Culture and Civilization
Cannot, really, co-exist.
In fact, they are poles apart.

grave too small

Posted: August 12, 2013 in Dalvir Gill, Haiku
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Negligence –
grave too small to withstand
the body

dawn painting

Posted: August 12, 2013 in Dalvir Gill, Haiku, Hokku
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metal eyes . . .
dawn painting the wings
of an egret


Posted: August 12, 2013 in Brain-Droppings, Dalvir Gill, Haiku, Hokku


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Ron Kleiman

Vir, I am unfamiliar with Zoka, forgive my ignorance
(google was no help other than to point out Zoka Coffee Roasters and Tea Co. and a Bar in Pine Colorado )
July 6 at 11:56am · Unlike · 2

Dalvir Gill

Zoka is the the untamed, unpredictable, creative power of the universe; her continuum of creation, and transformation. I’ll try to find some material and share with you.
July 6 at 12:04pm · Like · 3

Jaime Gori

Zoka is the creative life force in nature. In haiku it is the source of kigo and the implied, unsaid energy
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Ron Kleiman

thank you
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Dalvir Gill

I always call it the creative/destructive force. Looking through the “Non-Dual” glasses death and birth are one;

‘Transforming Force’ sounds better. ( Only if that huge meteor/dwarf-planet had not hit the earth, leaving her to spin on an tilted axis! )
July 6 at 12:41pm · Like · 1

Dalvir Gill

There’s a misconception about Hinduism; that of it being a polytheistic religion. There holy trinity of Brahma ( Creation ), Vishnu ( Sustenance ) and Shiva ( Destruction ) is just three manifestation of the same Force – OM ( Zoka ).
July 6 at 12:54pm · Like · 4

Dalvir Gill

here is one:
Basho – Example 1 of a Paper on Basho — Faculty/Staff Sites
3451 Sage Hall University of Wisconsin Oshkosh800 Algoma Blvd., Oshkosh, WI 54901

Phone: (920) 424-0746E-mail:barnhill@uwosh.eduFax: (920) 424-0768
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Ron Kleiman

today I celebrate
the wonder
of a new thought
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Dalvir Gill

Lovely Ron Kleiman ……..
July 8 at 3:40am · Like
Dalvir Gill

The Biblical/Western thought is that God created (past participle ) but Taoist/Eastern believe that “He” is creating/transforming it every second, not that once the creation was “over” He rested.
July 8 at 3:46am · Like

Ron Kleiman

BTW Vir, Orthodox Jewish thought shares with you the belief that creation is an ongoing process, in which we are partners. Indeed it is our belief that the world is constantly being created. If the process were to stop even for an instant the world would not only cease to exist, it would in fact never have existed.
July 8 at 8:46am · Edited · Unlike · 1

Dalvir Gill

That brings us to the next thing that “Haiku is the poetry of “Now” .” as it can be deduced from your statement that

there is only one ( Indivisible ) Eternal Moment.
July 8 at 4:25pm · Like · 1

Ron Kleiman

You have just nailed the core of our belief
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dark night . . .
between the memory and sleep
infinite stars


sun sets
till sun-rise tomorrow . . .
a big wheel

turning the pages

turning the pages –

half a haiku, and     one ticket to the paradise -  take-off copy

half a haiku
one ticket to paradise –

it's my birthday

first period of
a very long day at the school –
it’s my birthday

Tomb of Homer

the mountain
conquered by her stones –
tomb of Homer

Tomb of Homer. c. 750 B.C.
photograph by Elly Murdoch

her laughter

pearls shining
In darkness . . .
her hearty laugh

July 27, 2013 Umit's Place

Umit BattalUmitBattal POOR – HAİKU©
July 26 via mobile

birthday to you;


27 July. .. — with Dalvir Gill.
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You, Rosie Mann, Rajesh Joshi, Ronit Mitchell and 15 others like this.
Ron Kleiman Hey, it’s your Birthday Dalvir, COOL!
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Dalvir Gill Thanks Dear Brother Umit!
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Aiko Nara Happy Birthdaayy …
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Dalvir Gill Thank you, Aiko Nara & Ron
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Josie Hibbing Best wishes on your birthday, Dalvir!!!
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Dalvir Gill Thanks Josie
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Tracy Beh Blessed day Dalvir.
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Dalvir Gill Thanks Umit and all friends.
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Ronit Mitchell Dalvir. Wait! Happy Birthday! *throws wildflowers* :))))
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July 27,2013

Posted: August 1, 2013 in Dalvir Gill, Haiku
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ਦਲਵੀਰ ਵੀਰ ਦੇ ਜਨਮ ਦਿਨ ਤੇ ਗਰੁਪ ਦੇ ਸਾਰੇ ਮੈਂਬਰਾਂ ਵਲੋਂ ਲੱਖ ਲੱਖ ਵਧਾਈਆਂ
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