Haiku

Line Art Lubna Yusuf

Clouds embrace the breeze
as I hold my world in you
unsplashed perfection

Poet Lubna Yusuf

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haiku

Oil Pastel on Paper Lubna Yusuf

Bubbles in the wind
make colours of a rainbow
a tear and a smile

Poet Lubna Yusuf

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Haiku

Line Art Lubna Yusuf

Sound of a bird’s call
morning songs break our embrace
in life’s sweet parting

Poet Lubna Yusuf

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Tanka

Line Art Lubna Yusuf

My mind fleets this heart
tripping over truth again
I play both our parts
gently in time’s sweet sorrow
life lays out a cinema

Poet Lubna Yusuf

You may like to read her haiku book, Purpose of Flowers


monoku |haiku | tanka

Line Art Lubna Yusuf

You

one cup of autumn
on a sprinkle of winter
add a dash of spring
a pinch of summer to taste
a teaspoon of rain and you

Excerpt from my three poems, Palette | Bittersweet| You| published in the Spring Issue VIII of the Literary Impulse/ Shabd Aaweg Quarterly Magazine, along with some spectacular works of other talented writers.

Read the other poems here:

And to read the complete work ISSUE VIII:

Heartfelt thanks to Literary Impulse (Shabd Aaweg)-Priyanka Srivastava, Somsubhra Banerjee and Rahul Sharma, for continuing to come up with such great work in these distressing…


Andoumboulou Vorfreude

Line Art from Andoumboulou Vorfreude : Lubna Yusuf

Dear Readers,

Here’s presenting to you my new line artwork collection that have found home in an e-book along with the some very interesting pieces by some very interesting writers.

The Ebook Andoumboulou / Vorfreude — A ShabdAaweg Anthology, published by Literary Impulse (Shabd Aaweg) is available on Gumroad:

Illustration Lubna Yusuf

The theme of Andoumboulou and Vorfreude is well encompassed in this anthology and I hope it lifts your spirits. It was very special to make the artworks to accompany these beautiful pieces.

Many Congratulations to the writers:

Draft: Rough and Written by Melissa Bee A Tale…


Haiku

Line Art Lubna Yusuf

Wrinkles in water
meet the colours in canvas
telling our stories

Poet Lubna Yusuf

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A Concept to Explore

Line Art Lubna Yusuf

Aristotle concedes that ‘to do things well is rare’. According to Aristotle, eudaemonia is perfect and self-sufficient, that is eudaemonia by itself makes life desirable and is in no way deficient.
Michiko Kumano explores the Japanese concept of Ikigai and described it as eudaemonic well-being, as it ‘entails actions of devoting oneself to pursuits one enjoys and is associated with feelings of accomplishment and fulfilment’.

While we seek pleasure in all things and aim towards happiness, often it is fleeting and does not last. Once attained, happiness or the source of it shifts forms and we are in a loop…


Tanka Poem |GiaB writing prompt #15 illumination|

Oil Pastel on Paper : Lubna Yusuf

The white of your eyes
burns through my soul to hold me,
in an afterglow
I see you in everything
through bokeh of gleaming tears

Poet Lubna Yusuf

Thanks to Victor Sarkin at Genius in a bottle for setting the ‘Illumination’ writing prompt. If any of my readers and writer friends here and fellow GiaB writers would like to participate in this Theme Prompt here is your chance. Please read about the guidelines for the prompt here:

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Lubna Yusuf

| www.amazon.com/author/lubnayusuf | Author-Purpose of Flowers |Co Author- TheAIBook | Poet, Art maker| Instagram @iglubna |www.saatchiart.com/artbyyusuf

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