If Only

the sky
drops into a bright star
if only
i could stop
from dwelling on the past

the days darken
of winter depression
if only
i could stop holding
onto his empty love

still pond
reflecting the frozen stars
if only
i could stop counting
on her ignorance

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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 http://ramesh-inflame.blogspot.com

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