autumn sky
patches of twilight
in the falling leaf
autumn dawn
mother serves white rice
on an almond leaf
autumn dawn
she sees a white hair
in my mustache
listening deep to
my inner voice
on a stone bench
mother fingers her wrinkles
autumn loneliness
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About Ramesh Anand

Ramesh Anand authored Newborn Smiles, a book of haiku poetry published by Cyberwit.Net Press. His haiku has appeared in many publications, across 11 countries, including Bottle Rockets Press, ACORN, Magnapoets, The Heron's Nest, Simply Haiku and Frogpond. His Haiku has been translated in German, Serbian, Japanese, Croatian and Tamil. His short verses have been honored by Muse India, Voicesnet and Boloji. He has been nominated and shortlisted for Muse India's young writer award for 2012. he blogs at

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