5 Haiku
Origami
cradle songs
on the drive homeโ€ฆ
my empty womb

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my motherโ€™s
knitted sweaters-
I unravel knots

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tears-
water raining into
an empty cup

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drifting snowflakes-
I restore the fragile lace
of my wedding veil

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encounters-
his world is shaped
by her pirouettes

 

 

Kashiana Singh lives in Chicago and embodies her TEDx talk theme of Work as Worship into her everyday. Her first collection is Shelling Peanuts and Stringing Words. Her chapbook Crushed Anthills is a journey through 10 cities. She serves as an Assistant Poetry Editor for Poets Reading the News. Twitter:@Kashianasingh