The Sitar Player’s Encore


The sitar player,
to amplify her music,
strikes galactic notes.
~~ ~~ ~~
The sitar player
has no words to criticize
even her weak notes.
~~ ~~ ~~
Hear the sitar moan
from the distant galaxy,
sounding bleak, forlorn.

© 2013 by Magical Mystical Teacher
More Haiku My Heart at Recuerda Mi Corazon
More Three Word Wednesday: “Amplify, Criticize, Moan”

Posted on November 6, 2013, in 5-7-5, Haiku My Heart, Recuerda Mi Corazon, Three Word Wednesday and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 25 Comments.

  1. I loved how you changed them just slightly and have no haikus.

  2. When I first heard the sitar many years ago I thought the sound was beautiful and unearthly, so am delighted with the third one.

  3. The galaxies and music now feel together in a perfect if by magic 😉

  4. hear the sitar moan
    to amplify her music
    even her weak notes

  5. Three variations, all wonderful 🙂

  6. luv sitar music, very innovative 3 word

    have a nice Friday

    much love…

  7. I hear Ravi Shankar when the word sitar is mentioned. Another world changing thought brought to us by The Beatles.


  8. I can feel the sounds of the sitar as I read this. Well done.

  9. A sad sitar player, I think! But her music is lovely!

  10. Your words are “lyrical”!!! Have a wonderful weekend!!

  11. I will be listening to sitar music tomorrow and will think on these galactic haiku…

  12. Yes, a sitar does moan, doesn’t it. Perfect haiku.

  13. Hmm ~ can definitely hear the sitar ~ lovely haiku ~ carol, xxx

  14. I feel like I’m right there in India with the sitar player. Wonderful.

  15. Yes, indeed. That is how I remember the sitar.

  16. I hear and am transported!

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