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more death poems — Basho and me

Sick on a journey,
my dreams wander
the withered fields

© Basho (tr. Robert Hass)

‘Journey’ as a metaphor for life, would be considered a cliché today, but Basho did a lot of travelling. 300 more words

Haiku

Haiku № 55

How do you talk to
someone when you don’t know how
they feel about you.

Poetry

Haiku № 54

Please hate me when
I tell you why I like to
spend my time with you.

Poetry

July 30, 2014

Apple-eating squirrel
stopped gnawing long enough to
give me the stink eye.

Haiku

Sitting on this rock - #haiku plus commentary for reflection

Sitting on this rock,
gazing at the green landscape -
time is convention

Haiku by Stephanie Mohan

For meditation and reflection:
Why is keeping time so important to us?

19 more words
Buddhism

Haiku: #100happydays

One hundred happy days

Memorialize the time

Remember the joy and wonder

Figuring It Out