Saturday, May 7, 2011

Music and Haikus

I don't remember when it was that I first tried writing haikus. But I remember that it was during one of the summers I had spent in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. But, I know that I want to start writing hiakus again, and I want to be good at it.
I wrote this today, and I don't know if it counts as a haiku:

Light breeze in my hair,
You smile, as lightly I twirl.
You become the sun.

Does it? Well, it was inspired by a tweet I had written the other day that said "twirl me and I shall forever make you my sun"
Yes, twirl me and I shall forever make you my sun. And that tweet was inspired by something that happened earlier this week, or the week before;
Boyfriend and I were walking and there was this beautiful breeze and he twirled me. I smiled, I smiled as I realized how much I love him. 
I know this sounds cheesy, know? And by forever making him my sun, I don't mean that my world shall revolve around him, I mean that he's an integral part of my universe, a place where we both belong as we both exist as two separate entities- not losing the sense of who we are. And now that I thought about it, a star and a planet, because that's what we are; very different. 
It's been a great weekend. Yesterday, the lovely Hany Mustafa performed and oh does he have a heavenly voice! This song I can listen to over, and over again:

Here's a song from last night. And tonight, I am going to see Mashrou' Leila.
I haven't done that in a while and I am glad that I get to enjoy great music even though it's a very, very busy weekend.


Rhianne said...

this is beautiful sara, I love it and I also love the hug quote, I squeeze harder mid hug all the time lol

Anonymous said...

I love it.

Hamza Bin Ladin said...

<3ed the music.:)

Winnie said...

Aw, it doesn't matter that it seems cheesy, what's important is how happy you are in this post! I love it Sara!

Nikolett said...

Definitely counts as a haiku, and you get extra points for basing it off such a beautiful memory :) I like anything that might be "cheesy", especially if it's a real moment. Never apologize for being romantic, it's such a happy feeling!

Anonymous said...

Oh, Sara. The haiku is beautiful. I love how strong you are. I love that you said you won't make your world revolve around his.
I'm still trying to get there. Still trying not to make my world revolve around who I date.


pilgrimchick said...

Memories like that are amazing--so vivid.

Lemons Don't Make Lemonade said...

I love your haiku.

Writing haikus is an art - it's hard to squeeze awesome into three miserly lines.

Eeshie said...

That haiku was freaking amazing! I totally agree with Lemons. It rocked.

And I loved the whole Gentlman Rule thing. That was cute.


Anonymous said...

I hope your days are beautiful!