monsoon ends
...the sea breeze rising  
into rainfall

sunset chills
...the waves rolling towards  
her butterfly pose

twilight spreads
...the jasmines petals in   
the garlands shop

new year starts
... the beggars dogging    
waste bins

monsoon ends
...the lake filling into    


Ramesh Anand is an engineer based in Johor, Malaysia. His haiku and long verses have been published in various international haiku and poetry journals.