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Re: Haiku thread

Post by Kanji » Mon Mar 04, 2019 7:11 pm

In winter I put out
Chicken livers
For the foxes.

One night I thought
Would I be doing this
If they were wolves?

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Re: Haiku thread

Post by Great Sage EofH » Thu Mar 07, 2019 5:12 am

somewhere, sometime, ere
wandering thru endless vales
the green breaks my heart
"We are magical animals that roam" ~~ Roam

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Re: Haiku thread

Post by Kanji » Thu Mar 07, 2019 6:39 am

Mirror

In my eyes
Violet stains
Deepening

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Re: Haiku thread

Post by Great Sage EofH » Thu Mar 07, 2019 5:19 pm

Kanji wrote:
Thu Mar 07, 2019 6:39 am
Mirror

In my eyes
Violet stains
Deepening
very nice! 物の哀れ (mono no aware)
"We are magical animals that roam" ~~ Roam

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Re: Haiku thread

Post by Kanji » Fri Mar 08, 2019 6:51 am

Thank you. The passing of time in gentle contemplation and ephemera are at the heart of all things, personally speaking.

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Re: Haiku thread

Post by Great Sage EofH » Thu Mar 14, 2019 3:43 am

Resting in Zen space,
counting off the syllables;
a bell ringing, STOP!
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Re: Haiku thread

Post by Great Sage EofH » Thu Mar 14, 2019 3:45 am

Nothing in this poem
really matters except
that strange thing called a heart
"We are magical animals that roam" ~~ Roam

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Re: Haiku thread

Post by Larry » Thu Mar 14, 2019 4:04 pm

:namaste:

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Re: Haiku thread

Post by Kanji » Sat Mar 16, 2019 8:30 am

Let it all go
Like leaves
In the wind

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Re: Haiku thread

Post by Enver M. » Fri Mar 22, 2019 6:24 pm

Kanji wrote:
Sat Mar 16, 2019 8:30 am
Let it all go
Like leaves
In the wind
I don't understand anything from this haiku.
no need for mathematic !!!
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Re: Haiku thread

Post by Spike » Fri Mar 22, 2019 9:07 pm

Enver M. wrote:
Fri Mar 22, 2019 6:24 pm
Kanji wrote:
Sat Mar 16, 2019 8:30 am
Let it all go
Like leaves
In the wind
I don't understand anything from this haiku.
You have important responsibilities, especially on behalf of your family, which you cannot, and should not, let go. Lives are at stake, and you are a faithful son. You must exercise judgment and control: you can't "let it all go".

Only let go of all that ought to be, in your judgment. Attachment can be problematic. See how you can be free and fully alive.

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Re: Haiku thread

Post by Enver M. » Sat Mar 23, 2019 8:53 am

Let's talk about Zen.
no need for mathematic !!!
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Re: Haiku thread

Post by Kanji » Sat Mar 23, 2019 9:01 am

Enver M. wrote:
Fri Mar 22, 2019 6:24 pm
Kanji wrote:
Sat Mar 16, 2019 8:30 am
Let it all go
Like leaves
In the wind
I don't understand anything from this haiku.
Letting go is something I have to work at all the time, leaves in the wind do it effortlessly! For me this is the heart of zen.

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Re: Haiku thread

Post by Enver M. » Sat Mar 23, 2019 9:51 am

You've remind me those days i begin to read and learn about zen.You've better read about zen some.Old zen classicals would be fine.

My younger days passed in a sense of freedom.
So that feeling i had meet with zen.Now looking for those happy days.trying to find that sense of freedom which i've lost years ago.is it the books that caused so or my old age i don't know.

but sure one thing that sense freedom is what lies behind the practice.imo


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Re: Haiku thread

Post by lindama » Sat Mar 23, 2019 12:51 pm

I can relate Enver. seems to me that we go beyond that sense of freedom or whatever we call it. maybe that is the true practice. I've forgotten some of the paradigm and am left to simply be here. If I remember correctly.... "true freedom is no freedom at all" ~Sartre

Another log on the fire,
10,000 frogs singing in the rain
burst into flames

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Re: Haiku thread

Post by Enver M. » Sat Mar 23, 2019 2:40 pm

Kanji was talking about the heart of zen.i've answered her.Freedom is a magical word.that's enough for me.
no need for mathematic !!!
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