Thursday, May 24, 2012

Frogs in the well






Frogs in the well should
Expand their vision to float
Freely in the sea

Should dream big and shed
Inhibitions, to savor
The joy of freedom


Written for:      Tackle it Tuesday (Frog)
                           Haiku Heights (Joy)
Shared @ Haiku My Heart




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33 Comments:

Me said...

Very well written. Reminded me of the story of frogs in a well I had read sometime in childhood.

Kristjaan Panneman said...

This is wonderful. Very spiritual haiku. Love the first one the most. Yes indeed frogs should expand their world. Thank you Tarang for sharing this haiku on 'Tackle It Tuesday'.

Tarang Sinha said...

@ Me: :) Thank you!:)

@ Kristjaan Panneman: Thank you very much! I really enjoy writing for Tackle it Tuesday:)

joanne said...

A cool photo and very meaningful haiku....It's a life lesson...

rebecca said...

your haiku acknowledges so positively the power of perception. thank you for sharing with haiku my heart.

Karen said...

We all need to expand our horizons!

gma said...

Nice photograph and take the haiku to heart as I need to expand my world as well.

Kim Mailhot said...

Thank you for these froggy thoughts.
Happy Friday !

Tarang Sinha said...

@ Joanne: Thank you! The picture is from 'Tackle it Tuesday' prompt site:)

@ Rebecca: Thank you very much!:)

@ Karen: Yes. Thanks!:)

@ gma: Thank you!:)

@ Kim Mailhot: Thanks! Happy friday:)

Peg Englishman said...

what a cutie and wonderful haiku:)

Peg Englishman said...

what a cutie:) and a wonderful haiku

ArtMuseDog and Carol said...

Very contemplative haiku and love the photo ~ thanks, namaste, ^_^

Hazel said...

Nice haiku of a pretty frog. Let's hope there's a prince inside it :)

Tarang Sinha said...

@ Peg Englishman: Thank you!:)

@ Carol: Thank you very much! Namaste:)

@ Hazel: :) Thanks!

Pranita said...

Wise words... Reminded me of the story of the frog in the well too! :)
Do and think not.. Think, then do!

Grace said...

I like that joy in freedom ~ Nice set ~

☂☆ Vållῐ ★♬ said...

Beautiful one!...Defines the joy of freedom!

MAHARUKH said...

Joy of freedom make's us do many things which we always longed for, very inspiring :)

Libby said...

Love this!!! Frogs in the well should expand their vision. Guess we are all frogs in the well at some point!

Tarang Sinha said...

@ Pranita: :) Thanks!

@ Grace: Thank you!:)

@ Valli: Thanks a lot!:)

@ Maharukh: Thank you!:)

@ Libby: At some point...I guess so:) Thank you so much!:)

Leo said...

I hope the frog finds the sea, and finds it not intimidating, Tarang! A thoughtuful haiku..

Tarang Sinha said...

Thanks Leo!:)

Lenora said...

well written - looks like my daughters frog story in the sketch book project last year - freedom, yes..

peggy gatto said...

So wonderful and simply a frog!!!

Jaideep said...

Very insightful and wisdom at its peek!, great job :)

Irene Rafael said...

expanded vision and dreams never hurt anyone, not even a frog.

zongrik said...

all frogs and toads should be free, biology should not be taught by slaughtering them needlessly

valued benevolence haiku

Tarang Sinha said...

@ Lenora: :) Thanks!

@ Peggy Gatto: Thank you!:)

@ Jaideep: Thank you very much!:)

@ Irene: Well said! Thank you:)

@ Zongrik: I think it's difficult to stop slaughtering frogs for biology lessons but it seems cruel indeed. Thanks:)

Ramesh Sood said...

did any one think on these lines.. not really..thanks..well done..

RS:)

Tarang Sinha said...

Thank you Rameshji!:)

Anu Gupta said...

Nice haiku ...
Thankyou for sharing dis ...:)

N.S.Kirti said...

wow. very different take on joy.
amazing thought Tarang! :)

Tarang Sinha said...

@ Anu Gupta: Thank you! Glad you liked it:)

@ Kirti: Thank you so much!:)

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