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Vishnu P. Kapoor

Vishnu P. Kapoor

Born: October 15 1941, India
Resides: Chennai, India
E-mail: vpk151042 (at) yahoo (dot) co (dot) in

Retired services officer has been composing haiku since 2006. Published in various e-mag/journals and anthologies. Interested in Urdu poetry too.

Awards and Other Honors: Honorable Mention, 14th Mainichi Haiku Contest (January 2011); Honorable Mention, Akita - Crotia - Haiku Contest (November 2015); Honorable Mention, 14th Uhai Haiku Festival (April 2016).

Selected Work
new year supper
in my soup bowl
her silver hair
the missing queen
keeps me awake
day after
sun fills the birdbath
in grandpa's garden
winter night
even her memory
has warmth
waning moon
sagging flowers
of her blouse
winter dusk
lighting my shadow
with a candle

Credits: "new year supper" - Tinywords (January 1, 2007); "day after" - Modern Haiku 47:1 (2016); "waning moon" - Wonder Haiku World (2006); "solitaire" - Tinywords (January 6, 2016); "winter night" - Indian Haiku Anthology [Ed., Dr Angelee Deodhar] (Spring 2008); "winter dusk" - Frogpond 38:3 (Autumn 2015).

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