An EL Pictograph for Haiku [morning prayers] by Kala Ramesh(January 2013

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A Happy New Year!
2013年 あけましておめでとうございます。


Haiku by Kala Ramesh (Pune, India)
(Originally from Ambrosia Journal of fine haiku – spring 2009)

She sent several haiku to this site recently, and I chose this for the New Year's Day.

I recall a Japanese tradition to pray to the first sunrise of a year. People clap and press hands in prayer. In that process, there is a moment that the hands interpose the sun and the fingers become transparent showing blood color in ...
I wish you'll have a beautiful new year.