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Tiger Cliff

Here’s a Zen story I like a lot. I spent several days pondering it and enjoying the truths contained herein. Take your time. I hope you will enjoy it too. 187 more words


Over a Cliff - Ligo Haibun

One of my favorite zen stories is the one about the tiger, the cliff and the strawberry.  I’m not sure how many of you know it, but it’s one of those stories that really speaks to me about the paradox of life and the sweetness of the moment. 364 more words


Haibun Thinking - Week 14

Dawn over the sea, gulls over-head.  One of the most beautiful ways to wake up in the morning.

Years ago, we spent a few weeks camping on an isolated beach down in Calabria (Italy) on the Ionian sea.  257 more words


Haibun Thinking: Week 14 – April 22nd 2014

Haibun Thinking: Week 14 – April 22nd 2014

and Earth day..

Frank and Wanda stand on the icy Hawaiian beach and watch as the massive waves come thundering in. 66 more words


Blossom Lingering ~ #010 April 2014 - Haiga/Haibun/Haiku for NaPoWriMo 2014

Suddenly Spring

passionfruit returns to blossom production. each time I step outside. to see what is happening. the plant. seems to have meandered. with intention. along the fence. 181 more words

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Taemas Homestead

When I was a kid in North Queensland, we lived in a shed. On three sides it didn’t have walls, just fly wire. On rare occasions it would get cold (like 20 C). 258 more words


How Big?

I’m once more attempting Al’s fabulous prompts. I’ve missed a couple of the Haibun Thinking Challenges, but here is this weeks. Haibun is a Japanese literary form that combines one or more paragraphs of your written narrative (prose) with a concentrated (short) poem – the haiku.  309 more words

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